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An update on the oil market

A major driver of oil prices is of course the balance between global demand and supply.
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The Russian connection…

As much of the world salivates over proliferating alleged links between the Russian administration and President Trump’s campaign team, we focus on a different, but for investors no less important, link between Russia, the US and stock markets.
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Changes

The last time the Bank of England raised interest rates, Gordon Brown and Nicolas Sarkozy were freshly installed leaders, tech evangelist Chris Messina had just birthed the twitter hash-tag, and the first iPhone had just been released (and we were months away from the worst global recession in living memory).
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Return of the Luddites

For many, the ever more apparent global economic upswing serves only to temporarily obscure the complications that will blight our future.
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Icarus

Stock markets around the world continued to tip toe higher this week, with many making repeated all time highs.
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Bermuda Captive Conference 2017 offers trove of insight

We were delighted to be a part of this year’s Bermuda Captive Conference, held 10-13 September on, of course, the beautiful island of Bermuda – the world’s leading captive insurance domicile.
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