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94% of all BAFTA film award nominees have been white, according to a new report

Only 6% of BAFTA — or British Academy Film Awards — have been non-white. That’s according to a new report from business psychology firm Pearn Kandola. This year, all nominees for Best leading actress are white. 94% of all BAFTA film award nominees have been white, according to a new report. The analysis, conducted by […]

The past week’s economic data has given the Bank of England some serious thinking to do

The Bank of England has aggressively signalled that it will raise interest rates in 2017. However, according to Andrew Goodwin, lead UK economist at Oxford Economics, the bank actually has little evidence in recent data to back up its hawkishness. Rising domestic inflationary pressures, cited as a major reason for any potential hikes, are not […]

Ex-JPMorgan trader turned bitcoin fund manager: ‘There’s trench warfare going on between analogue and digital financial services’

Danny Masters ran JPMorgan’s New York energy trading business in the 1990s before setting up his own commodities fund. His firm pivoted to bitcoin in 2014 and he has been embracing crypto over since. Masters believes executives from traditional financial firms are trying to fight off crypto by dismissing it as a Ponzi scheme or […]

How to beat a property downturn with returns of 11.8% per annum

Property Partner’s Gandesha says student blocks is attractive to investors because it is counter-cyclical, meaning it would be well-positioned to weather the storm of an economic downturn. Between 2012 and 2016, student accommodation returned a total of 11.8% per annum. LONDON — What goes up when everything else comes down? In the property market, investors […]