Anti-dumping: EU agrees on new rules for protecting its producers against unfair trade practices

On 11 October 2017, EU ambassadors endorsed the political agreement reached between the presidency and the European Parliament on a proposed methodology for assessing market distortions in third countries. The new rules will maintain the EU's capacity to protect its producers against unfair trade practices. They aim at detecting and redressing cases where prices of … Continue reading Anti-dumping: EU agrees on new rules for protecting its producers against unfair trade practices

LaSalle retains a positive outlook for European Real Estate in 2017 in spite of political uncertainty

The UK will remain a key investment market for domestic and global investors in 2017 but it is important to be very selective with opportunities, according to LaSalle Investment Management's Investment Strategy Annual (ISA) 2017 edition. Confidence in the UK occupier market held up much better than most expected immediately after the Brexit Referendum, and … Continue reading LaSalle retains a positive outlook for European Real Estate in 2017 in spite of political uncertainty

Automated Financial Systems Taps IBM Cloud to Expand Financial Services

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Automated Financial Systems, Inc. (AFS), a global leader in commercial lending to top-tier financial institutions is utilising the IBM Cloud to expand its loan processing capacity to support its overall growth and market expansion. AFS, whose clients include two-thirds of the top 25 U.S. banks and bank holding companies, … Continue reading Automated Financial Systems Taps IBM Cloud to Expand Financial Services

US Election Shocks the Markets, easyMarkets Trading Conditions Stayed Firm

US voters delivered a surprising result making Donald Trump the 45th President of the United States of America. The markets, which were expecting a Clinton victory, reacted sharply losing billions of dollars in just a few hours. The ASX 200 slumped almost 4% before pulling back to finish 1.9% lower. The Nikkei fell 5.8%, Hang Seng … Continue reading US Election Shocks the Markets, easyMarkets Trading Conditions Stayed Firm