Posted by Steve Ruffley on January 14th, 2014, 10:46 am

There was much talk towards the end of 2013 that the UK economy was getting back on track and that we are set to see gains of up to 20 per cent in the FTSE in 2014. The question is:…

Posted by Steve Ruffley on February 19th, 2014, 12:32 pm

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Posted by Steve Ruffley on February 11th, 2014, 10:14 am

Do you expect Janet Yellen to make any changes to the Fed’s future direction for forward guidance at the February monetary policy meeting? For how much longer do you expect the Fed to keep rates low, in the face of…

Posted by Steve Ruffley on January 30th, 2014, 04:50 pm

1) What is your take on the impact of emerging-market currencies on global stock-market returns?
It is always difficult when approaching what impact ‘emerging’ markets have on the more established existing economies. Emerging markets which arguable China is no longer…

Posted by Steve Ruffley on January 28th, 2014, 11:59 am

Will the low Eurozone inflation push the ECB to cut rates at the meeting in February?
The ECB find themselves in the same situation as the US of having the problem of too low inflation. This will be Yellen’s first…

Posted by Steve Ruffley on January 20th, 2014, 02:53 pm

Q:Do you expect outgoing Fed chief Ben Bernanke to continue tapering QE in January at the same pace as in December or will the size of the reduction change?
A:The FED remain stuck in the holding pattern of waiting for…

Posted by Steve Ruffley on January 15th, 2014, 09:24 am

Over the years I have met a lot of people with their own take on trading. Having held a number of fairly high profile positions in the trading world I have been lucky enough to meet a lot of characters.…

Posted by Steve Ruffley on January 14th, 2014, 01:45 pm

Mark Carney will become the first man from overseas to head up the BOE in July of next year. This will be the first appointment of a non English man in its 318 year history. Why has the BOE taken…

Posted by Steve Ruffley on January 14th, 2014, 10:54 am

Cable (GBP/USD) has had fairly predictable range over the last 3 years. The demand for the pound against the dollar has revolved around the 1.57860 area, where a significant weekly or monthly close below this has sent the market down…

Posted by Steve Ruffley on February 27th, 2014, 11:39 am

The mood in the city is currently mixed. Last week it seemed that stocks were in short supply and the buyers were plentiful. The S&P hit new highs and we saw good gains in the DAX and FTSE. There has…


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