Markets - Archive

May 2018 articles

More than 25 per cent of shareholders who voted in Royal Dutch Shell's AGM today expressed their discontent with the management's [...]

22 May
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Elections tend to trigger sudden surges of optimism. Leaders declare “yes we can” and promise to “make America great again”. [...]

22 May
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Elon Musk’s last tweet before he went to bed on Monday was: “Just wanted to say thanks to all Tesla supporters. I damn well [...]

22 May
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It's been a long time coming, but the government is now getting tough on fixed-odd betting terminals (FOBTs) – affectionately [...]

22 May
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For weeks, some London commuters have been blasted by headlines warning of “the biggest timetable shake-up in rail history”. [...]

22 May
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Aston Martin today announced its fifth consecutive quarter of profits, as the James Bond car maker geared up for a potential [...]

21 May
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Many investors are attracted to the perceived stability of certain stock market sectors. But safety stems from the price you [...]

21 May
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A UK-based energy company has unveiled plans to develop 4,500 rapid charge points for electric vehicles across the country [...]

21 May
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Movements in the dollar can have a significant impact on your investments. This is especially true for investors based in the [...]

21 May
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The FTSE 100 has hit record highs this morning, blowing past 7,800 to trade at 7,849, levels not seen since before the financial [...]

21 May
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European markets managed to close higher for the eighth week in succession last week despite the Italian market suffering a large [...]

21 May
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The fintech firm LMAX Exchange Group announced today that it would be launching the first physical cryptocurrency exchange to [...]

21 May
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A study has found that by the end of this year, bitcoin mining could be using as much as half a per cent of the world's global [...]

20 May
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Marc O'Brien, the former chief executive of Visa UK and Ireland, will be taking on the role of chief executive for the world's [...]

20 May
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UK stock markets ended the week slightly lower after hitting all-time highs on Thursday. [...]

18 May
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