Category: Emma Davidson

Jacob Zuma South Africa Rand
August 22, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Zuma and the Rand: A Story of Ups and Downs

World leaders are regularly subjected to criticism from all quarters, it comes with the job - just ask Donald Trump, Theresa May, and Emmanuel Macron (to name a few). The rise of platforms like Twitter have made it easy for the general public to voice their discontent and they can record and pick apart every …

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July 18, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Protectionists, Brexit and Cheese: The Impact of the EU’s Latest Trade Deal on the Currency Markets

Four years in the making and 18 rounds of negotiations later, and the Euro-Japanese free-trade agreement finally got the green light. Announced officially on Thursday 6 July, the colloquially named ‘cars for cheese’ deal is expected to increase European exports to Japan by €20bn a year, writes FXTM Staff Writer, Emma Davidson. Europe has pressed…

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global currencies
July 10, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Is Global Currency Re-Evaluation Inevitable?

The following article was written by Emma Davidson, Communications Manager at FXTM. Global currency revaluation is a divisive topic, writes FXTM’s Emma Davidson. It has been covered extensively by experts purporting it will never happen, and others who decry that it is inevitable. So, which camp has it right? A global currency re-evaluation would require all nations…

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