Markets - Archive

January 2018 articles

The pound hit a four-month high against the dollar this morning - but it had little to do with Donald Trump's refusal to travel [...]

12 January
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The price of gold hit its highest level in four months today as the US dollar dropped. [...]

12 January
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Theresa May’s reshuffle was memorable for all the wrong reasons: a wrong name was announced and ministers refused to budge. [...]

12 January
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An early-stage London tech fund, backed by the Mayor of London's office, has just announced its 100th investment while revealing [...]

12 January
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The global benchmark Brent crude oil topped $70 a barrel today despite concerns its rally is running out of steam. [...]

11 January
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It seems the so-called bond king has time to spare in his new role: Janus Henderson's Bill Gross has appeared to join the #MeToo [...]

11 January
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MoneyGram's the latest company to get a share price boost from cryptocurrencies. [...]

11 January
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Investment trusts enjoyed healthy investment returns last year, with funds focused on Japan delivering some of the best returns [...]

11 January
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Asset managers have revealed they are still cutting exposure to UK stocks, as concern grows over Brexit, the threat of a Corbyn-led [...]

11 January
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Bitcoin's electricity consumption this year could be greater than demand from electric vehicles in 2025, a new report suggests. [...]

11 January
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Not that long ago this column mentioned the fact that speculation over who would succeed Mark Carney as Governor of the Bank [...]

11 January
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Bitcoin has been dealt a huge blow by one of the world’s biggest economies, as South Korea today announced plans to outlaw [...]

11 January
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No one can deny (apart from a handful of politicians) that the NHS is in a bad way at the moment. [...]

11 January
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European stocks are set to pay out a record €323bn (£286bn) in dividends this year, according to investment manager Allianz [...]

11 January
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Bond markets around the world saw a continued sell-off today as investors nervously eyed Asian central bank actions and prominent [...]

10 January
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