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Opinion and insights on some of the latest events in the corporate and business worlds, the world financial markets, and the movers and shakers who pull the strings.

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Allen Pierce Equity Partners Insights

Assisted driving in China

Based in China, we have been looking hard at the rise of automated vehicles as part of the race to dominate the domestic car market.

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Powell to raise rates

The Federal Reserve's two-day meeting will likely be the highlight of the upcoming week, with everyone waiting to see what clues the Fed gives about future rate rises. Expectations are of a half-point increase this month, followed by the same in July.

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European Economy

A trade dispute between Germany and Russia could damage German manufacturing – one of three leading global manufacturing hubs besides the United States and China. According to Germany’s Federal Statistical Office, trade between Germany and Russia increased massively last year, with the value of goods traded climbing 34% to 59 billion euros ($64 billion).

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Twitter: Insiders, Titans & Tantrums

There’s nothing quite like enhanced and busy ‘Traded Option’ activity to herald [insider trading] price-sensitive information on forthcoming corporate news. Lo and behold, it was in late March 2022, and in the days preceding Elon Musk’s notification of a substantial interest, Twitter futures contracts suddenly started moving higher in above-average daily volume.

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