REYL Group strengthens Structured Finance presence


REYL & Cie Ltd (“REYL”) has further strengthened its growing Structured Finance capability in its London office with the appointment of James Spooner as Managing Director in Corporate Advisory & Structuring. The news demonstrates the continued focus for Structured Finance opportunities based in London, following the appointment of Ante Razmilovic… Read More »

Trump and the Federal Reserve


Donald Trump hit out again recently at the Federal Reserve for its monetary policy management, taking it to task for hiking interest rates, which he claims would hamper US growth. But this is something of a bold statement given the White House’s fiscal policy. The chart below depicts US unemployment… Read More »

Second stakeholder consultation on hybrid methodology for EURIBOR


Today the European Money Markets Institute – EMMI announced the publication of the Second Stakeholder Consultation on the hybrid methodology for Euribor. This Second Consultation is part of EMMI’s commitment to deliver a reformed and robust methodology for Euribor, which aims to meet regulatory and stakeholder expectations in a timely… Read More »

10 Thoughts on the October 10 Market Selloff


On October 10, global equity markets tumbled, led by the US, with the S&P 500 Index declining -3.3%. The VIX Index—a measure of US equity market volatility—spiked above 20 to its highest level in six months. The event was US equity market centric, while the response in other assets and… Read More »

REYL Overseas Ltd appoints new CEO


René Marty has been appointed as CEO of REYL Overseas Ltd, an independent Swiss wealth manager licensed by the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) to provide investment advisory services to US clients. Established under Swiss law and headquartered in Zurich, REYL Overseas Ltd is an independent affiliate of REYL… Read More »

French public debt stands at 100% of GDP

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French public debt stands at close to 100% of GDP, but is this really a cause for concern? No – it is important not to overstate the importance of this figure. French statistics body INSEE made the news as it measured public debt at over 100% of GDP for 2017,… Read More »

Italy: Growth expectations are too optimistic


Here is the frightening part of the Italian budget: growth figures. In an interview Giovanni Tria said that growth forecasts for 2019 and 2020 were 1.6% and 1.7% respectively. These are unbelievable expectations. Such numbers were attained only in period of global euphoria (2006) or of global recovery (2010). This… Read More »

Ideagen Acquires Morgan Kai Group Ltd


Ideagen plc, the UK-based, global software firm, today announced the acquisition of Morgan Kai Group Ltd, a leading Audit Management software provider to both public and private sector organisations. With operations in Leeds, Yorkshire, and Chicago, Illinois, Morgan Kai Group Ltd currently generates £5.3m in revenue with £3.2m recurring. The… Read More »