How Augmented Reality Is Making a Splash in Cities Everywhere

Pokémon GO Where?
The Pokémon GO craze has the capacity to take augmented reality into the mainstream. Born in the 1990s, this Japanese cartoon has staged a comeback that Rocky Balboa would be proud of. It’s […]

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Britons Vote and Stock Markets Rally

The third referendum in Britain’s history took place on June 23, 2016. The historic Brexit vote has been one of the most highly publicised and politicised events in the history of the UK, and it […]

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Mario Draghi Wastes No Time Stimulating European Economy

Mario Draghi Embarks Upon a Bold Asset Repurchases Program
The Eurozone is an ocean of economic and political uncertainty. With debate swirling about the possibility of a Brexit on June 23, and ongoing concerns about how […]

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Warring Factions Square up for Battle Royale in UK

On Wednesday, 11 May 2016, the Bank of England released details of its guidance for the UK economy in its inflation report. Among others, the Brexit remains front and center.

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Can European Major Averages Compete with the Best in the World?

The London Stock Exchange and the Deutsche Boerse are looking to tie-up a GBP 21 billion merger. But fears of the deal falling through are weighing on capital markets.

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Xavier Niel of Iliad Sets Sights on UK

Xavier Niel is a successful European venture capitalist with extensive experience in the IT sector. He owns approximately 55% of Iliad. Now he is targeting a deal in the UK too.

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Patrick Drahi goes from Austerity to Expenditure

Cost-cutting measures were a staple of Patrick Drahi’s strategic plan in 2015. Now however it's all about expenditure and the European business mogul is splashing some cash.

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The Fate of the Russian Economy Looms Large Over Europe

2015 proved to be one of the most challenging years for the Russian economy in recent history. Russia’s misadventures into Ukraine and the Crimean peninsula cost her dearly in terms of international prestige, political credibility […]

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BOE Likely to Delay a Rate Hike for the Next 4 Years

Mark Carney of the Bank of England is pushing back expectations for an interest-rate hike until at least 2017. The EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) is expecting no rate hikes until 2020.

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Time to Look to the Future – Not the Past, Says Tag Heuer Magnate

Swiss watch maker, Jean Claude Biver has apportioned blame on the conservative elite in China for European watchmakers looking to the past and not the future.

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The Wealth of the Eurozone is Seriously at Risk

The German economy has hit the skids and there are growing concerns that Europe’s most stable nation will wreck the ailing recovering in the eurozone.

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Merkel Sits On the Fence As She Calls for Tougher Laws

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in talks with the justice minister and the interior minister about how to handle deportations of migrants breaking the law.

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How are European Equities Reacting to a Fed Rate Hike?

European Markets Rally in Anticipation of a Fed Rate Hike 
European bourses have reacted positively ahead of an imminent Fed rate hike, as oil prices rebounded. The Federal Reserve Bank’s FOMC held a 2-day meeting on […]

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Will Britain Remain in the European Union?

British Prime Minister, David Cameron plans to hold a referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union. The IMF wants to expedite the vote.

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Turkey Relents After European Union Pushes for Migrant Controls

The European Union is attempting to entice Turkey with a basket of benefits for EU membership in return for strict controls on the migration process.

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France in Flames: Is it time to Close the Borders Yet?

As France writhes in agony over the latest mass shootings and bombings, a debate is raging in this cosmopolitan society about how best to confront the reality of Islamic terrorism.

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The Consensus is that Europe is Doing Just Fine!

European stock markets have staged a tepid recovery, but a recovery nonetheless. There has been enough progress to push the ECB towards further stimulus measures.

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Further ECB Stimulus Likely to Have Mixed Results

Mario Draghi announced that he will be considering additional monetary stimulus measures at the December meeting of the European Central Bank.

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