LaSalle retains a positive outlook for European Real Estate in 2017 in spite of political uncertainty

The UK will remain a key investment market for domestic and global investors in 2017 but it is important to be very selective with opportunities, according to LaSalle Investment Management's Investment Strategy Annual (ISA) 2017 edition. Confidence in the UK occupier market held up much better than most expected immediately after the Brexit Referendum, and [...]

Brexit Appears To Be Taking Toll on the U.K., Economic Survey Shows

The United Kingdom's (U.K.) decision to exit the European Union, a move referred to as "Brexit,'' appears to be weakening the country's economy, according to an ongoing monthly economic survey of the world's leading nations by Decision Analyst. In the past 6 months, the U.K.'s Economic Index has declined from 110 to 101, the largest [...]

US Election Shocks the Markets, easyMarkets Trading Conditions Stayed Firm

US voters delivered a surprising result making Donald Trump the 45th President of the United States of America. The markets, which were expecting a Clinton victory, reacted sharply losing billions of dollars in just a few hours. The ASX 200 slumped almost 4% before pulling back to finish 1.9% lower. The Nikkei fell 5.8%, Hang Seng [...]

Kozminski University: Brexit may Increase Costs of Banking Services

The UK's decision to withdraw from the EU means that a number of banks could pull out of the country due to obstacles to trade and increased costs of operation, scientist warn. "Financial institutions may lose their EU passport as a result of Brexit. So far, many international banks can provide services across the European [...]

The development by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) of the doctrine of supremacy

To gain a better understanding about the basic principles and mechanism of the Court of Justice of the European Union it is important to mention CJEU’s main role which is, ‘ensuring EU law is interpreted and applied the same in every EU country; ensuring countries and EU institutions abide by EU law.’[1] To put it broadly, [...]