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​UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s clinching a deal with 27 members of European Union, paved the way for UK’s referendum on EU on June 23rd. Mark your calendars. With poll showing close call and heavy weights like London mayor Boris Johnson joining the exit camp, it’s no telling upfront, which side may prevail. Just like Mr. Cameron, promised to campaign in favour of stay with heart and soul, we promise to bring our readers latest ins and outs, surrounding the referendum as well as UK asset class, FTSE 100, Gilts and Pound.​

Briferendum Series

Brexit harms startups but it may not be fatal

Jul 01, 2016 09:02 am UTC| Insights & Views Business

As the market turbulence starts to subside after Brexit, startups are worried that the UKs exit from the European Union might put access to venture capital and private equity at risk. Despite the UK ranking highly for...

Briferendum Series

UK food faces historic realignment after Brexit

Jun 30, 2016 13:14 pm UTC| Insights & Views Business

The situation created by the British vote to leave the European Union is momentous for UK food. It is on a par with the Repeal of the Corn Laws of 1846 when Britain decided its Empire could feed it, not its own farmers....

Briferendum Series

Referendum petition hack shows even democracy can be trolled

Jun 30, 2016 13:09 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

The electronic petition submitted to parliament calling for a second referendum on Britains exit from the European Union is a notable development in digital democracy. The number of signatories has passed 4m how many will...

Briferendum Series

Coalition likely to win following Brexit

Jun 28, 2016 20:49 pm UTC| Politics Insights & Views

The UKs vote to leave the European Union (Brexit) was known by the afternoon of the 24 June Melbourne time. The ReachTEL and Galaxy polls in the table were both taken entirely before the Brexit result was known. The one...

Briferendum Series

Why Britain's decision to leave the EU is bad news for Africa

Jun 28, 2016 20:11 pm UTC| Insights & Views Economy

The fallout from the UK referendum that ended in victory for those wanting the country to exit from the European Union (EU) is still reverberating around the world. But what does it mean for Africa? The decision will...

Briferendum Series

Post Brexit: does South Africa have the appetite to strike new trade deals?

Jun 28, 2016 20:01 pm UTC| Insights & Views

The UK has voted to leave the European Union (EU). South Africa has historical and very close trade ties with the UK. Most of these relations were inherited by the EU when South Africa signed a free-trade agreement with...

Briferendum Series

UK’s Osborne assures of contingency plan to deal with market volatility

Jun 28, 2016 11:35 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The United Kingdoms Chancellor Osborne has reassured the public that robust contingency plans have been put in place to deal with any potential fallout and address any market volatility that is expected to persist for some...

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Economy

U.S. Treasuries flat in muted session; Trump’s comments over Fed drag yields lower overnight

The U.S. Treasury yields remained flat during late European session Friday, after moving lower overnight, following President Donald Trumps pessimistic comments over the Federal Reserves rate hikes, besides threatening...

No new policy signals expected from ECB at July 26 meeting; rate hike seen in December 2019, says Danske Bank

The European Central Bank (ECB) is not expected to deliver any new policy signals at its meeting on July 26; however, the central bank is expected to hike rate in December next year, according to the latest research report...

Asia-Pacific's growth momentum continues to remain strong despite U.S.-China trade tensions

Asia-Pacifics macroeconomic growth momentum remains strong despite further trade tensions between the U.S. and China, according to the latest research report from SP Global Ratings, titled APAC Economic Snapshots--July...

Renminbi Series: ‘China weaponizing yuan’ theory may not be right

Chinese yuan has weakened for the fifth consecutive week and from 6.43 to 6.81 per USD as of today, and today, everywhere the news is flashing - China has weakened the daily fix by most since 2016. The Peoples Bank of...

New Zealand bonds end lower after NZX 50 pushes higher despite Trump’s Fed comments, escalation in trade rhetoric

New Zealand bonds ended lower on the last trading day of the week Friday after the countrys domestic stock index NZX50 closed the day on a higher note, snapping recent losses, as Fisher Paykel Healthcare Corp and Ryman...

Politics

Can democracy vote itself out of existence?

Look at the state of the worlds democratic nations, and it is easy to see why so many are concerned for the future of democracy. Leaders such as Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Vladimir Putin and Hungarys Viktor Orbán have...

Blame politicians, not Mandela, for South Africa's unfinished business

July 2018 marks Nelson Mandelas centenary year. Why is he still so revered across the world? The answer simply is that he is widely regarded as the personification of values which he spent much of his life fighting for....

Russia's World Cup widely hailed as success, but will the good vibes last for Putin?

Even before the final whistle had been blown at the 2018 World Cup, the world media were already proclaiming it a huge success. The New York Times asked whether Russia 2018 was the greatest of all World Cups, while The...

Australian jobs aren't becoming less secure

A common narrative nowadays is that standard, secure full-time work is a thing of the past thanks to increasing casual jobs, labour hire, temping and non-standard work contracts that side-step collective bargaining. The...

Taxpayers will back a carbon tax if they get a cheque in the mail

Ontarios new premier, Doug Ford, is scrapping the provinces cap-and-trade program, designed to reward businesses that reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, as part of his promise to make gasoline more affordable. Where...

Science

A brief history of briefs – and how technology is transforming underpants

Underpants. We tend not to talk about them but they are a fact of life (unless you go commando). Briefs have a fascinating history and are now being transformed by technology, with high-performance undies that claim to do...

PhD completion: an evidence-based guide for students, supervisors and universities

Many students enrol in a Master or PhD postgraduate research degree, but few complete them. From 2010-2016, 437,030 domestic and international students enrolled in postgraduate research programs in Australian public...

Peer review has some problems – but the science community is working on it

Peer review is the central foundation of science. Its a process where scientific results are vetted by academic peers, with publication in a reputable journal qualifying the merits of the work and informing readers of the...

When to trust (and not to trust) peer reviewed science

The article is part of our occasional long read series Zoom Out, where authors explore key ideas in science and technology in the broader context of society. The words published in a peer reviewed journal are sometimes...

Carbon monoxide exposure in homes is a risk – here's how to protect yourself

Winter is a good time to remind ourselves of the potential risk of carbon monoxide exposure from faulty or unflued gas heaters or other gas devices. Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odourless, colourless and tasteless gas...

Technology

'Fortnite' Season 5 Latest News and Updates: Week 2 Challenges Coming Up as Week 1 Wraps Up

Fortnite season 5 is surely exciting fans with the upcoming Week 2 just on the horizon. Week 1 has already come and gone with challenges that have asked players to look for a supply llama, follow a treasure map found in...

'Elder Scrolls 6' Release Updates and Features: Bethesda Committed to the Single-Player Experience

In an interview with The Guardian, Todd Howard, Bethesdas director and executive producer, and Pete Hines, the companys vice-president, talked about the companys vision and goals for the next few years and The Elder...

eGovernment solution provider CrimsonLogic launches blockchain cross-border trade platform in Singapore

CrimsonLogic, a Singapore-based provider of eGovernment products and services, has announced the launch of a blockchain-based cross-border trade platform. Global eTrade Services (GeTS), a subsidiary of CrimsonLogic,...

‘Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2’ DLC 7 Update: Kefla Added to Roster in Time for Epic Son Gohan Fight

Dragon Ball FighterZ might be getting much of the attention of the Dragon Ball fan base right now, but this doesnt mean that its all that Bandai Namco is focusing on currently. With the Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 DLC 7, the...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Update: Device Gets LineageOS 15.1 Support, Retains Crown as Budget Smartphone Royalty

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is out and it has been getting a ton of praise, largely because of how it absolutely demolishes the competition with its price and its features. The device handily retains its position as one of the...
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