The 31st of January the Brexit finally occurred, more than three years after the notorious Brexit-referendum the United Kingdom (UK) finally left the European Union (EU). The UK moved into the so-called transition period, scheduled to the end of this year, in which she still follows EU regulation and trade on free terms with the continent.
The recent assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani increased tensions worldwide. When such occurrence take place, investors usually steer their portfolio to more traditional safe-haven assets such as the Swiss Franc or gold.
For most of you it probably did not went by unnoticed. Last Friday and the days surround it, there was a rush for the best shopping deals at retail and web shops. Black Friday with its crazy discounts was reigning in the country again.
The first of November will be a remarkable day for the European Monetary Union (EMU). The current president of the European Central Bank (ECB) Mario Draghi will be succeeded after a term of 8 years by Christine Lagarde.