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#Economic Factors That Can Impact Forex Trading

#Economic Factors That Can Impact Forex Trading

| September 27, 2018

Forex, also known as foreign exchange or FX trading is one of the most traded markets in the world today. Forex trading allows investors to speculate on changes in currency strength over a period of time, trade currencies and buy and sell one against another. Profit is gained by traders when they benefit from fluctuations […]

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How #Brexit will affect the gambling industry

How #Brexit will affect the gambling industry

| September 19, 2018

The impact that Brexit could potentially have on the gambling industry has been widely speculated and discussed. Within Britain almost 50% of the population engage in some form of gambling, whether this be playing slots at a mobile casino on their phone, placing a bet on their favourite sports team or having a go on […]

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On the ECHR’s anniversary, is the Council of Europe under threat? #COE

On the ECHR’s anniversary, is the Council of Europe under threat? #COE

| September 7, 2018

September 3rd marked the 65th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)’s official entry into force. When it was first applied in 1953, the ECHR was one of the first treaties of the newly formed Council of Europe, ratified by just eight northern European countries. Today, it has been ratified by 47 states […]

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Phasing out #Coal in Europe: Easier said than done

Phasing out #Coal in Europe: Easier said than done

| August 30, 2018

By this December, Germany’s last two hard coal mines – Prosper-Haniel and Ibbenbüren – will shut down for good. On the surface, this seems like an encouraging sign for Germany’s much-touted transition to a lower-carbon economy (the Energiewende) especially when combined with the news that German renewable energy outweighed coal for the first time this […]

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Did #Qatar pay the biggest ransom in history?

Did #Qatar pay the biggest ransom in history?

| July 17, 2018

  On 16 December 2015 Qatar’s ruling family learned that 28 members of a royal hunting party had been kidnapped in Iraq.  The hostages, who had gone to Iraq to hunt with falcons, included a cousin and uncle of Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, who was about to become Qatar’s foreign minister. He and Qatar’s […]

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The number one question between #Ukraine government and its people.

The number one question between #Ukraine government and its people.

| July 12, 2018

The 20th EU – Ukraine Summit was recently held in Brussels, where both sides discussed many issues, including those connected with the partnership between the two sides, in particular the implementation of the provision for Association Agreement, signed in 2014. Taking into consideration the previous year, this meeting was more successful for Ukraine, as European […]

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#Qatar Progress Shouldn’t Hinder Efforts to Resolve the Gulf Crisis

#Qatar Progress Shouldn’t Hinder Efforts to Resolve the Gulf Crisis

| July 11, 2018

  Qatar’s recent decision to open its borders to Irish meat is just the latest effort by the country’s rulers to withstand the ongoing crisis, a little more than a year after the start of the Saudi-led blockade. To date, Qatar has shown remarkable resilience in weathering the storm, having diversified its imports, boosted domestic […]

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