Brexit – selling UK IT assets by the pound

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Source: ITCandor from OANDA historical data Part of my methodology each quarter is to look at currency movements of international currency against the $US. My Figure shows the movement of the average value of each local currency in Q2 2016 compared with their rates in Q2 2015. Those on the […] Read more »

Could Brexit increase the taxation of the ITC industry’s £35b profits?

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The IT and Communications industry is highly profitable for successful companies, with the smallest and largest enjoying the greatest profitability. In the UK we spent £146B on its products which created profits before tax of around £35B in 2015: an extra 10% of that collected by UK government could help out the […] Read more »

2016 prediction 4 – Turkey top, Russia bottom of EMEA growth (again!)

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EMEA is a region full of country markets. Germany is the largest, followed by the UK. For the second year running I expect the strongest growth (3.8%) to be in Turkey and the steepest decline (-10.7%) to be in Russia. The lifting of sanctions on Iran will lead to growth […] Read more »