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Maritime ties pave the way for an even closer US-UK trading relationship

The United States and the United Kingdom are, and long have been, two countries divided by sea but united politically, culturally, economically and... Read More >

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Smart people from around the world share their thoughts

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The Macro View

Recent financial news and how it connects across all asset classes

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Technology

Fintech, proptech and what it all means

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Uncorked

A sideways look at the world of wine

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The Fund Manager

Real money - the capital allocators

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The Architect

Some of the profession's best minds

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The Auctioneer

What's going on in the auction world

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Residential Investor

Making money from residential property investment

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King dollar, currency pegs and the Arabian money souks

The post Lehman decade was defined by the Federal Reserve’s “lender of the last resort” strategy to stabilize the global banking system. The American... Read More >

Fighting poverty is less complicated than Oxfam thinks

Oxfam thinks that Singapore is an unsuccessful economy – ranking it 149th out of 157 countries – because it has inequality. Singapore thinks that... Read More >

DIGITISING THE NHS: OPPORTUNITY OR LIABILITY?

Back in May, apparently in an effort to look like ‘real people’ on social media, Conservative MPs received some much-needed, if slightly elementary, top... Read More >

Will lab-grown meat really change the future of food?

We gluttonous Westerners are being told to dramatically cut our meat consumption to reduce our carbon footprint, but it could well be that a pioneering new... Read More >

Strangely, building more homes does reduce a housing shortage

Why can’t you afford a home? UCL researcher Josh Ryan-Collins says it is due to inevitable landowner profits from land, to a majority of homeowners... Read More >

How smartphones are helping to save the planet

Some people are dumping their smartphones and returning to old-fashioned hand-held devices. Eddie Redmayne did so in 2016, stating, “It was a reaction... Read More >

The Professor

Analysis and opinion from the academic sphere

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Face to Face

In-depth interviews with leading figures in the property world

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The Headhunter

Recruitment and career moves

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The Analyst

Investment themes and trends

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The History Man

A look back at previous cycles, events, characters

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The Economist

Money, rates and prices

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The Agent

Reflections on estate agency, today and in past times

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Political Insider

The inside scoop on Westminster and Whitehall

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THE STIRLING PRIZE

The RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) Stirling Prize, named after the renowned architect James Stirling, was introduced in 1996 and is presented... Read More >

A US-UK trade deal built on trust would set an example to the world

It’s official. We are most definitely not at the ‘back of the queue’ when it comes to a trade deal with the United States. Actually, we’re at the... Read More >

Demand For Data Fuelling Communications-Based REITs

Recently I was reading an article by LBX Investments explaining that “autonomous vehicles are expected to eventually have a transformative impact on our... Read More >

What next for the BREXIT deal?

Few MPs disagree with Jo Johnson’s assessment that Mrs May’s Brexit Deal is a failure of British statecraft on a scale not seen since Suez. What divides... Read More >

BACK TO BASICS ON SAFE SPACES

In October, on International Day of the Girl, women’s and children’s charities took to the media and social media channels to highlight the ongoing... Read More >

GROWTH IS A BETTER STORY THAN VALUE

About a dozen times a year, Halkin Services holds a speaker event in London. The interests of our group of mainly financial professions are vast and wide,... Read More >

What next for global markets after October’s risk spasm?

The swift 10% correction in the S&P 500 index in October is a mild echo of the 25 – 35% bear markets emerging markets, led by the financial panics in... Read More >

Does the patent system need fixing?

Patents are a rather controversial topic among pro-market thinkers. Some are very much in favour of them, seeing intellectual property as just another kind... Read More >

THE FUTURE OF THE PROFESSIONS

It has become almost a commonplace to suggest that the professions are at a watershed - or even under siege. That, with the new culture of accountability in... Read More >

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