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Investment funds: the winners and the losers after Brexit

Funds primarily invested abroad have benefited, but others have dropped in value following the EU referendum<p>Some of the big investment funds popular with Isa investors lost around 5% or more of their value in the days immediately after the Brexit vote – but there have also been winners at funds …

Stock Markets

8 ways Brexit could directly affect you and your money

The U.K. Referendum had been expected to end in a close vote, but nonetheless a vote to remain <i>in</i> the European Union. However, concerns over sovereignty, immigration, and the country's ability to make its own economic and social decisions ultimately drove the "leave" campaign to success. …

Markets

'This may not be the time to catch a falling knife'

Markets are set for some further volatility this week as the aftershocks of Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union after 43 years …

European Central Bank

Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful

The market's knee-jerk reaction to the Brexit vote is an overreaction.<p>I take a technical look at the S&P 500.<p>I talk about a study I did on the VIX …

Brexit - A Historic Day For Gold

<b>A Classic Case of Failed Socialism: What’s Next After the Brexit?</b><p>By Frank Holmes <i><br>CEO and Chief Investment Officer<br>U.S. Global Investors</i><p>Defying …

Brexit Rate Collapse: Buy These Defensive REITs And Win

Uncertainty created by Brexit causes a run for government bonds.<p>Retreat to 1.52% on the 10-year treasury feeds expectation of no rate increase till …

Investing

Brexit will help lift US economy in long run

Let’s get to the bright side of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union: In the long run, it will help the US.<p>Of course that wasn’t so clear …

Stock Markets

'Brexit' could halt the growth of California trade with Britain

California and its $5 billion of annual exports to Britain could be standing in harm’s way if there’s economic upheaval caused by Britain’s vote to leave the<p>European Union.<p>The state is a major trading partner with England and the rest of Britain, whose vote to exit the EU -- the so-called<p>Brexit-- …

One of Britain's most famous fund managers is bullish on Brexit

In a blog post published on Friday, Woodford describes Brexit as being "not as negative a development" as the markets think, and goes on to argue that in the long-term, Brexit will actually benefit the UK.<p>"Markets are clearly shocked by the decision but, in our view, it is not as negative a …

United Kingdom

Viewpoint: Brexit puts UK on new economic path

<b>Germany is likely to be anxious after Brexit about the direction taken by the EU in trade and industrial policies.</b><p>On the whole Germany and the UK agree on the need for free-market and sound-finance policies, against the more protectionist and sometimes financially lax views of other member …

Europe
United Kingdom

A select group of hedge funds made some serious money on Brexit

For a small band of hedge funds, the decision, and its impact on the market, led to outsize returns.<p>The gains are especially noteworthy, as many funds went in to the vote having reduced risk.<p>"An unusually low number of client incoming calls and modest trading volumes away from the Russell …

Markets

How Brexit will affect publishing, and more book news

Brexit is upon us, and it’s an event so outlandish it seems fictional. (Think about how many dystopias have “and then the UK left the EU” in their backstory, and then try not to think about it anymore.) So as we take the weekend to gather our thoughts, might I suggest seeking refuge in some book …

Books
Stock Markets
Europe
China

London banks gird themselves for post-Brexit reform

In early June, the Chancellor George Osborne stood shoulder to shoulder with Jamie Dimon, the boss of JP Morgan, to warn that a vote to leave the EU would cost the jobs of up to one in four British workers at the bank.<p>“I don’t want you to worry about it but when you vote you should think about …

Downing Street

Keiser: Brexit fallout could result in systemic collapse bigger than 2008

All the pieces are in place for a systemic collapse greater than the financial crash of 2008 in the wake of Brexit, warns Max Keiser.<p><b>Trends</b>Brexit<p>The …

How Brexit Could Impact The Creative Industry

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. Here’s how design might change as a result.<p>On June 23, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in a referendum known as Brexit. As a result, markets have plummeted and a general sense of uncertainty has spread around the world. …

European Union

Brexit: how the UK can navigate through this brave new world

As Mark Carney strode through the Parlours wing of the Bank of England to address the nation, he knew Britain was entering a new era.<p>Speaking directly to camera, the Governor’s words were calm and measured. But he was also determined to send a message: the Bank would deal with any financial fallout …

United Kingdom

Brexit is 'a much smaller deal than it's been made out to be' and you should not panic

• The UK is just 4% of global GDP. Even in a worst case scenario this economy is not large enough to derail the global economy. If they experience something like a 3.5% decline in GDP then it will be bad for the UK, but it will be a pimple on the rear-end of the global economy.<br>• I downplayed China …

World Economy

How Brexit Will Change the World

17 top economists, foreign policy gurus and historians look five years into the future.<p>The results of the Brexit referendum are in, and it is chaos. The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. Prime Minister David Cameron is stepping down. The Dow Jones has fallen 611 points in a day. The …

Geopolitics

Central Banks Fear Trouble Ahead as Brexit Stress Goes Global

From Washington to Mumbai, central bankers are finding their policy decisions gummed up by a potential British exit from the European union.<p>Federal …

Economics
Economics

Oil prices march past $50 amid signs of U.S. inventory falls

Oil futures rose Wednesday, with the U.S. benchmark posting a nearly 11-month closing high, as crude found support from continued supply disruptions, …

Oil

In Venezuela, crisis, economic chaos and the spectre of coup | The Star

In the meantime, Maduro is ruling by emergency decree.<p>The political spat is threatening to engulf the hemisphere. Luis Almagro, head of the …

Venezuela

FTSE jumps as oil hits $51 a barrel

The value of the FTSE 100 today rose to its highest level in more than a month, indicating that equity markets have quickly shrugged off last week’s disappointing US jobs figures.<p>The index was up 11.13 points, or 0.18pc, to 6,284.5, its highest value since April 29, as improving energy prices …

FTSE

Why We May Be Headed For Recession And Investors Should Stay Put

<b>Why We May Be Headed For Recession And Investors Should Stay Put</b><p><b>June 7, 2016</b><p><b>by Luke F. Delorme</b><p><i>Advisor Perspectives welcomes guest contributions. The</i> …

Hong Kong Has Plenty of Billionaires But No Billion-Dollar Startups

Luxembourg has a unicorn, and so does the Czech Republic. That puts them ahead of Hong Kong, which doesn’t have a startup valued at $1 billion-plus …

Hong Kong

World Bank warns of 'insipid' global recovery as debt danger looms

The World Bank has slashed its global growth forecasts for the next three years and warned that the "insipid" recovery is coinciding with a potentially dangerous build-up in corporate debt.<p>The international body also said a Brexit vote in the EU referendum this month could trigger "significant" …

Economics