Will markets play the Trump card?

The US presidential election is as close as it has ever been in recent times (Hilary Clinton – 44% , Donald J. Trump – 42%) which has lead to market volatility, most notably within FX and equities. Donald Trump, whose…

Challenges ahead for Europe

Europe seems to be fighting problems on all fronts, ranging from migration, to the economy, along with a handful of other difficulties. The continent is like no other; the range of countries with their own history, culture and language all…

Brexit Immigration Conundrum – A football solution?

This week, we’ll see another set of four games involving the Premier League teams, Tottenham, Leicester, Arsenal and Manchester City, playing in Europe. Four English teams in the UEFA Champions League with squads of 25 players each, but only 8*…

The Blueprint of Success

Success. It is seen to many as this fleeting esoteric concept but in reality it is quite simple. The best definition of success I have ever seen, I found while listening to ‘The Strangest Secret’ by Earl Nightingale, a famous…

Brexit wont pop the bubble

On Friday morning, the unexpected occurred. The British population voted to leave the EU in a historic referendum as the Leave campaign garnered 17,410,742 votes, or 51.89% of total votes counted. Consequently, David Cameron said he would resign in the…

Brace Yourselves for Brexit

The Back Story The victory of the Conservative party for the 2015 election initiated a manifesto pledge to hold an ‘In/Out’ referendum on the European Union, leaving the choice to stay or leave the EU in the hands of the…

The mechanics of leaving the EU – explaining Article 50

Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty 1. Any Member State may decide to withdraw from the Union in accordance with its own constitutional requirements. 2. A Member State which decides to withdraw shall notify the European Council of its intention….

CM Inspires – Interview with Chuku’s

First off, congratulations on the launch of your unique culinary enterprise, it’s inspirational to see people so young launch a new business, could you give us some background on who you both are? EF: Emeka Frederick IF: Ifeyinwa Frederick EF:…

Populism: Another problem for the European Union?

‘Populism considers society to be ultimately separated into two homogeneous and antagonistic groups, ‘the pure people’ and ‘the corrupt elite’, and argues that politics should be an expression of the general will of the people.’ Recently it seems the bad…

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