UK House prices booming
UK house prices have risen to new to record highs. Demand continues to outpace supply, helped by continued low interest rates, the return of 95% mortgages and the stamp-duty holiday extension.
Chinese markets fall
Investors in China have had a reality check.
The risks of vaccine nationalism
The threat of an all-out vaccine war between Britain and the EU appeared to recede last week, with both Boris Johnson and German leader Angela Merkel trying to calm tensions and remember international ‘interdependencies’.
Rishi’s Recovery budget
The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has had an exciting first year in the role.
UK welcomes HongKong Nationals
Migration agents in Hong Kong have seen a rush of enquiries from people seeking to access the UK’s new visa scheme, which came into force on 31st January.
The Great Crash of 2021?
US stocks are more expensive than they were prior to the Wall Street crash of 1929 on a cyclically adjusted price/earnings.
The Arab Spring : Ten Years on
Ten years ago, the Arab world was rocked by mass protests and popular uprisings that ousted dictators.