UK-listed firms to start selling shares in China

The London-Shanghai Stock Connect service is now open for business as UK builds on its efforts to build a stronger economic dialogue with China

UK economy shrinks after Brexit car factory shutdowns

Official figures suggest the British economy shrunk in April during a dramatic decline in car production ahead of the original Brexit deadline

Noose tightens on Swiss bank account holders from India

Swiss authorities are in process of sharing details of at least 50 Indian nationals having accounts in Switzerland-based banks, with regulatory and enforcement agencies in the two countries tightening their noose on individuals suspected to...

Jet’s lenders to begin insolvency proceedings

Lenders have decided to initiate insolvency proceedings against Jet Airways after failing in their efforts to find a buyer for the grounded airline

US Supreme Court partially okays Trump's travel ban

The US Supreme Court has partially reinstated President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, before examining the case in full this autumn

Arun Jaitley raises H-1B concerns with US treasury secy

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised the issue of tightening of the H1B visa regime with US counterpart treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin during their first meeting, highlighting the contribution of Indian firms and professionals to...

US asks public schools to let transgender access to bathrooms

The US administration has issued guidance directing public schools to let transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity.

Will ‘Teflon’ President Zuma survive the latest scandal?

Former US President Ronald Reagan was called by his detractors “the Teflon president”. The nickname was coined by Patricia Schroeder, a Congresswoman, and reflected on how a plethora of scandals surrounding his presidency seemed to have no effect...

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Women of India, Women of Britain, Women of the World

They nearly did it. The Indian cricket team nearly won the world cup in cricket. The women came a lot closer than the men.

Bank of England cut growth forecast

Brexit negotiations initially got off to a shaky start as it seemed that British cabinet ministers were unable to reach an agreement on the best course of actions and the government also seemed at war with itself over the divorce terms.

Brexit deal in tatters

The ongoing and tense negotiations have led to a broad agreement by the UK to a gross financial settlement of £89bn on leaving the bloc, although the British expect the final net bill to be half as much. The news brings the two sides close to agreement on a key obstacle to opening talks on a future free trade pact.

Lightening doesn’t strike twice?

Following last week’s article about the boomerang deal, we have had another deal come right back to us

Doubling The Pie

Last Friday I attended an auction, with the hope of acquiring a property on behalf of a client. It was a corner property with the benefit of a large piece of land on the side



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