USD: initial jobless claims fall even lower

Initial jobless claims decreased by 3,000 to 213,000 in the week ending 12 January from the previous week’s unrevised level of 216,000. It is the second consecutive week of declines and brought the number of Americans claiming unemployment benefits to the lowest level...


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EUR: Greek Prime Minister wins confidence vote

It seems to be that almost everywhere you look there is a confidence vote going on somewhere, with the Greek Prime Minister just the latest to survive one. Fears of a snap election in Greece have abated somewhat following the result, but there are still plenty of...


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Brexit plan B vote on 29 January 2018

Yesterday, the leader of the Commons, Andrea Leadsom, confirmed that, on Monday, Theresa May will make a statement to MPs about the next steps in the Brexit process and that she will table a motion. She went on to say that that the debate and Brexit plan B vote will...


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