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Bank of England and the Royal Exchange in London
The news this week focused on central bank activity, with the Federal Reverse (Fed) and the Bank of England (BoE) deciding to keep rates on hold. Looking back at the whole hiking cycle, both central banks have now delivered rate increases in a relatively short timeframe to bring their respective rates to over 5%.
A man is giving a pitch presentation in an office
In uncertain times, investors become even more risk averse. For startups, persuasive pitches are all the more important. This is what to pay attention to.
euro sign logo and buildings
Over the summer months, given the more resilient nature of the US economy in the face of a swift hiking cycle, investors have priced in a soft landing for the world’s largest economy.
Roses and ring
In the UK, prenuptial agreements are on the rise. The Marriage Foundation reports that over 20 per cent of couples married since 2010 had some kind of prenuptial agreement (pre-nup) in place.
mountain and trees
Over the summer months, given the more resilient nature of the US economy in the face of a swift hiking cycle, investors have priced in a soft landing for the world’s largest economy.
Young employee in the Harambee office
The South African non-profit organisation Harambee wants to put an end to the country’s high youth unemployment. LGT Venture Philanthropy is supporting Harambee with its mission.
stacked dice with arrows increasing
2022 was a volatile year for investors in all asset classes. A major reason for this was the end of a period of extremely loose monetary policy, which has its roots in the response to the Global Financial Crisis of 2008.
open trunk
With school out for the summer holidays, we are delighted to bring you news of the Victoria & Albert’s newest venture in East London, designed specifically for children and to keep them entertained.
Bank of china flag and building
This summer, news coverage on China has turned quite negative. Some articles allude towards a potential “Japanification” of China, a term which describes the so-called “lost decades”, when the stock and property bubble of the 1980s led to persistent weak growth and multidecade deflation.
top view of builder
Climate change risks, and the need to transition to cleaner forms of energy, are widely recognised by governments, businesses, and consumers, but one part of the investment debate remains hotly debated – what role will oil and gas majors like BP play in the transition?

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