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Li Lays Out China's Economic Goals For The Year

CHINA HAS SET its growth target for this year at ‘around 6.5%’, prime minister Li Keqiang told the annual session of parliament. That is down from 2016’s goal of 6.5%-7% and the outcome of 6.7%. 430 more words


Don’t let uncertainty lead clients astray

As investors, we’re accustomed to hearing about risk: market risk, inflation risk, currency risk, and so on. No form of risk, though, challenges investors quite the way uncertainty can. 815 more words

Economy & Markets

The borderlands of your mind

There’s a look in her eye

it says I am strong and I do not know

yet how deep this goes

to join with protective arm in the moist earth those who stand before and after… 218 more words

Jumping Right In

Let’s jump right to the point.  The way I’ve chosen to invest is by using low cost index funds (either ETFs or Mutual Funds), and rebalancing them periodically, in my case, annually. 627 more words


The Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election: A perfect opportunity for politicians to explain their vision for growth in post-Brexit Britain.

An intriguing by-election…

I grew up in Stoke-on-Trent and the city has returned Labour MPs in all of its seats without exception throughout my lifetime. The fact that there is even speculation about the result of the upcoming by-election, caused by Tristram Hunt’s decision to resign as MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central, is another sign of the changed times we live in. 853 more words

UK Economy

Industrial strategy failures increase the likelihood of soft Brexit

In many ways, 2016 was a fairly typical year in post-crisis Britain. The economy continued to stumble along, but the government continued to pretend otherwise, declaring austerity to have prefaced a new age of prosperity, making Britain the envy of the developed world. 226 more words

Blog Posts

World Bank Holds Its Growth Outlook For China Unchanged

THE WORLD BANK has left its growth forecasts for China to 2019 unchanged from its projections published last June. In the latest edition of its… 416 more words