Understanding the Forex Market
What future for ILVA?
This article aims to understand the forex market better. We are going to deepen our knowledge looking at two of the most important characteristics for a professional portfolio manager: volatility and correlation. Through this article, we aim to clarify which currency, if any, could be useful in order to increase the diversification of our portfolio. Understanding […]
Ilva, the third-largest steel producer in the EU, is a 100 year-old Italian industrial concern whose post-war history has been marked by cycles of expansions, near-bankruptcy, public ownership, privatisation and, recently, near-collapse. A year ago, the Italian government took the control of the Ilva plant in Taranto after a court sequestered sections of it […]
Impending changes in the UK telecom market
GLOBAL OVERVIEW The beginning of the new year has came with alarms in many areas, from the pure financial sector to the commodity sector, to the geopolitical tangle in Middle East. Among those, there is also a terrible performance of the oil price. Since mid-2014, price per barrel of oil began to decline from an […]
With the recent approval by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) of BT’s takeover of EE and the ongoing attempt by Three to takeover its competitor O2, the UK telecom landscape is about to change. Before getting into details, let’s take a step back and take a broader look at the global scenario. Mergers […]