THE BREXIT BOOST FOR FX FIRMS

B2B FX firms do best in markets exposed to exotic, frequently-fluctuating currencies. Sterling just became one of those, at least for the short-term.

For the time being, any SME trading outside the UK will be worried about the currency exposure risk of the cost of goods they’re buying and selling […]Read More

A STRING OF MAGIC PONIES

Twitter’s acquisition of Magic Pony (named after one investor’s attempt to analogise how unbelievable their technology is) has been one of the most high profile moves into machine learning so far. As a result, we can reasonably expect our timelines to feature automatic sharpening of low-resolution and blurred video before too long […]Read More

VEHICLE RENTING AND LEASING: HOW TO CAPITALISE ON MARKET CHANGES

The 2016 budget retrospectively taxed company car drivers to the tune of £627 each, through the combined effect of 1) U-turning on a promise (O-turn?) to scrap the 3% surcharge on diesel and 2) moving the car tax bandings. The Chancellor pulled those levers in the hope that it would increase the take-up of electric cars (as well as boost the exchequer’s coffers), but the industry was way ahead of him […]Read More