State debt at only 12.6 per cent of gross domestic product is fairly impressive considering recent history
RUSSIA has managed to overcome sanctions because of higher oil and gas prices and China’s trade and investment.
In the past year, the … Read the rest
BREXIT opportunities are dwarfed by numerous difficulties, both for the UK and European Union (EU).
The nub of the problem is the lengthy Brexit process, which opens the door to public discontent and economic uncertainty. Divisions between “Brexitier” and “Remain” … Read the rest
The UK government will find it exceedingly difficult to confiscate Russian assets, unless it can prove links to criminality.
A massive amount of Russian money is invested in UK property and other assets. The holders are not only oligarchs and … Read the rest
Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, does his best to put forward a positive spin
As it heads into the final stretch of the Brexit negotiations, the UK is bogged down. It has twin problems; a sluggish economy and high … Read the rest