Blog - Archive for the ‘Trump’ Category

US interest rate rise

14th Dec, 2016

America’s central bank, the Federal Reserve (or “Fed”), has increased its target interest rate by 0.25%. This takes the target from 0.25 – 0.50% to 0.50% – 0.75%. In this post I explain the key implications of this announcement.

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The positives of a Trump victory

9th Nov, 2016

Donald Trump has become the 45th President of the United States following a narrow victory over Hilary Clinton. Across the media there is widespread disbelief, despite the fact that in the weeks leading up to voting day the polls were neck and neck. There are also countless lists of all the potentially negative things we […]

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US election day

8th Nov, 2016

It is finally voting day in the US election after a tight, dramatic and acrimonious competition between Trump and Clinton. In this post I explain what we might see in investment markets over the next 24 hours as the results are announced. However this is only based on consensus views – in reality different investment […]

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