Brexit: to be or not to be together?

Few weeks ago, after a protracted period of renegotiation of UK’ s status as European member, the Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the country is set to have a referendum on June 23rd. He said “We are approaching one of the biggest decisions this country will face in our lifetimes: whether to remain […]

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Understanding the Forex Market

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 […]

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What future for ILVA?

  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 […]

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