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May 2017 articles

With just over a week until polling day, Prime Minister Theresa May is set to turn her focus onto Brexit. Today, she will accuse [...]

30 May
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Valuation is key to making investment decisions. Invest when markets are expensive and future returns are likely to be poor over [...]

30 May
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Just imagine that it’s about to strike midnight on 8 June. The polling stations have closed and, after weeks of political campaigning, [...]

30 May
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Tech company Alfa Financial Software is set to complete London’s biggest listing of the year this week, and bankers believe [...]

29 May
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Forex firm WorldFirst is laying off up to 20 staff over the next two months as it refocuses its business, City A.M. has learned.  [...]

26 May
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The FTSE 100 jumped to yet another record high to end the week as a weak pound and a surge in shares in Lloyd’s List owner [...]

26 May
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Société Générale’s Albert Edwards, a market commentator that we on The Value Perspective blog respect very much, recently [...]

26 May
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Labour has surged in the polls in the last fortnight, closing the Conservative party lead to as little as five points. The pound [...]

26 May
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A tech company worth nearly £1bn is making its way onto the London Stock Exchange today, marking the market’s biggest float [...]

26 May
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The pound dropped below $1.29 against the US dollar overnight as polls revealed a surge in support for Labour under Jeremy Corbyn, [...]

26 May
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Trinidad and Tobago-focused oil firm Touchstone Exploration has announced plans to float on the London Stock Exchange. [...]

25 May
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Old Mutual is to spin off its wealth management arm with a separate London listing next year, as the break-up of the firm gathers [...]

25 May
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The bitcoin boom continues with the price smashing past the $2,700 mark, up more than 11 per cent today – a new record all-time [...]

25 May
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Oil cartel Opec decided to extend cuts to production until March 2018, after previous efforts to limit supply did not do enough [...]

25 May
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Opec today extended its production cuts for another nine months in an effort to bring the oil market back into balance. Keeping [...]

25 May
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