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Erdogan wins re-election but economic challenges remain
Despite the pro-Kurdish party (HDP) passing the ten percent threshold required to enter the Turkish parliament, which could have prevented a majority for Erdogan, the People’s Alliance won a clear maj [...]
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Volatility is back !
After an extended period of calm and buoyant markets, February was a bit of a wake up call to investors as markets sold off and volatility surged to levels not seen since crisis times. [...]
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Blockchain and Bling – Bringing Transparency to the Diamond [...]
This week, Lucara Diamond Corp announced the acquisition of Clara Diamond Solutions - a secure digital platform that uses blockchain technology to match rough diamond production to specific polished d [...]
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Technicolor’s brightening horizon
While Netflix announced that it will increase it’s content budget from $6bn to more than $7bn in 2018, its competitors have no choice but to enter into the race as large content budgets are increasing [...]
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1 Year of President Trump
It has now been almost twelve months since the popular TV show ‘The Apprentice’ moved to the White House. [...]
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Hidden gems – digging for unique plays in the diamond indust [...]
Lucara Diamond Corp recently discovered the world's second-largest gemstone in history - the 1,109carat Lesedi La Rona and has just announced its sale to Graff Diamonds for $53m. [...]
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Contrarian opportunities in low volatility environment
2017 has started strongly for equity markets. The MSCI World index, a gauge of global stocks, recently touched all time highs. [...]
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Fast-growing digital gaming market not such a gamble
Online gaming has been growing by an impressive compounded annual growth rate of around 12% over the last 10 years. [...]
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Emmanuel Macron Wins
This time, the polls were spot on, and Emmanuel Macron was duly elected President of France, as predicted by the outcome of the first round of the elections. [...]
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