Markets - Archive

April 2018 articles

The FTSE 100 has continued the slow climb it began at the beginning of this week, closing today at 7,361.56 points compared [...]

20 April

Shares in London-listed Record, which provides currency hedging services to investors, have plummeted by more than 12 per cent [...]

20 April

One of our key calls for 2018 is that consumer price inflation in the US will become an increasing issue for markets. [...]

20 April
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When I presented on the prospects for trade to the meeting of the Atlantic Council in Washington DC last summer, the mood of [...]

20 April
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Sterling has continued to slide against the dollar this morning, as Bank of England Governor Mark Carney dampened expectations [...]

20 April
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All eyes are on the pound today after Mark Carney said yesterday that interest rates may not rise next month. [...]

20 April
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Private equity giant Blackstone has seen its profit drop more than 20 per cent in the first quarter as stock market turmoil takes [...]

19 April
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Metals markets have rallied today as pressure from US sanctions on Russia and rising oil prices boost commodities to multi-year [...]

19 April
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Oil prices surged to top $74 (£52) a barrel today, the highest price recorded since the end of 2014, on a bullish view from [...]

19 April
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The City watchdog has announced today it is cracking down on "irredeemable" preference shares, as many investors may not be aware [...]

19 April
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On Tuesday the International Monetary Fund (IMF) upgraded its economic growth forecast for both the world and the UK economy [...]

19 April
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Anyone who works in the City, or any finance related field, will already have faced plenty of questions from family, friends, [...]

19 April
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The man behind a suspected “bitcoin heist” in Iceland has escaped imprisonment. [...]

18 April
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Dabbling in cryptocurrencies is often a wild ride for investors, but a new game now lets players race on the peaks and troughs [...]

18 April
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Lloyds Bank’s private banking division, which invests the money of wealthy clients, has said it will start to reduce its exposure [...]

18 April
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