Will there be Theresa May after May?

Every day brings fresh speculation of a challenge to Theresa May’s leadership. There’s a rising volume of discontent over the Brexit negotiations in the Conservative Party. A bad set of re...
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Turkey and US clash over Syrian policy

The clash between Turkey and the US over Syrian policy has provoked extreme movements on the Turkish markets. US plan a catalyst The trigger was a US announcement of a plan for a 30,000, predominantly...
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China’s Belt and Road

Lifting China from a regional to a global power China’s ‘The Belt and Road’ plan is an economic initiative that if successful, will change the world’s geopolitical centre of gr...
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Close SPD GroKo vote expected

The outcome of the SPD‘s Sunday’s conference on the grand coalition (GroKo) deal is still difficult to call. The votes from the state parties that have made recommendations are too few to ...
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GroKo, smiles to acrimony and splits

The GroKo talks between the Merkel led CDU/CSU block and Schulz’s SPD ended on Friday with smiles all round. Now a few days later the smiles have given way to acrimony and splits. Pressure to renego...
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Crypto Currencies – Report bt Glenn Wepener – see link to read

I am not an expert by any manner of means but such is the excitement surrounding Crypto I thought I would publish an article written by a friend and ex colleague Glenn Wepener, please click on the lin...
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GroKo agreement and fault lines

The grand coalition (GroKo) talks enter their fourth day amidst a social media blackout. The talks between Merkel’s CDU, the CDU’s ally the CSU, and the SPD have so far progressed smoothly...
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