Daily Archives: 2016-07-15

The need for whistleblowers to be protected by law and authorities

By Ghui The relentless growth of capitalism and large corporations has had far reaching effects in job creation and globalisation. While there are certainly many benefits that stem from this, it has also led to the rise of undesirable side effects such as corruption and greed. When there are large sums of money to be made, there may be the …

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BOE keeps rates unchanged, Chinese GDP data in focus

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Last night, the Bank of England decided to hold the base rate unchanged at 0.5%, in contrast to the market’s expectation of the first rate cut in over seven years. As a result, sterling rebounded sharply right after the announcement, and the FTSE 100 index closed slightly lower. Ahead of the BOE meeting, the futures …

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Theresa May, Britain’s second female Prime Minister

Theresa May was formally appointed by Queen Elizabeth on July 13 to become the second female Britain's Prime Minister in Buckingham Palace and addressed her to form a new government. Theresa had studied Geography at St Hugh’s College, Oxford University and started her career at the Bank of England. She then went on to hold posts at the Association for Payment Clearing …

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