Tag: Federal Reserve

    As fintech gets hot, is central banking becoming cool?


    ‘Move fast and break things’ was famously Facebook’s mantra in its early years. Such an edgy outlook, championed personally by founder Mark Zuckerberg, sat well with the disruptive digital world – and continues to do so...

    Time to spend? Kingswood Expert Opinion


    By Rupert Thompson, Chief Investment Officer at Kingswood Global equities have had a strong couple of weeks, with markets gaining a further 1.8% in local currency terms and 2.8% in sterling terms over the past week....

    Interest Rates held by the Federal Reserve, market reactions

    Yesterday the Federal Reserve issued the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement. In the statement it focused on Interest rates going forward and protecting U.S. economic growth.

    A view on markets and the UK Budget from Kingswood


    By Rupert Thompson, Chief Investment Officer at Kingswood Global equities had quite a volatile week but ended up around 1%. This gain reversed some of their losses the previous week and leaves them down some 3% from...

    Crypto – popular in the US, Russia, Nigeria and a few other countries


    In late 2020 we covered a story with TradingView about some of the most popular assets investors were looking at in 2020. Bitcoin trended highest in California for instance, while Tesla won in Texas. https://twitter...

    Crisis puts shadow banks on regulators’ radars

    Michel Barnier has had his hands full in recent years representing the European Union (EU) in the tortuous Brexit discussions with the bothersome Brits. But before that, he was a European commissioner with a differe...

    Federal Reserve real-time settlement service plan


    The Federal Reserve Board on Monday announced that the Federal Reserve Banks will develop a new round-the-clock real-time payment and settlement service, called the FedNow℠ Service, to support faster payments in the Uni...

    Fed relaxes Volcker rule for community banks


    Five federal financial regulatory agencies announced on Tuesday, July 9th that they had adopted a final rule to exclude community banks from the Volcker Rule, consistent with the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and...

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