June 2019 Articles

Acacia hits out at shareholder Barrick
Acacia hits out at shareholder Barrick
Acacia Mining hit out at its main shareholder Barrick Gold this morning, as a takeover offer from Barrick looms. The [...]
June 19, 2019
If you’re panicking about a spike in oil prices, look to history for a silver lining
If you’re panicking about a spike in oil prices, look to history for a silver lining
The tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman have raised fears of a sharp increase in the price of oil. [...]
June 19, 2019
Oil prices rise as Trump says he is set to meet with the Chinese President Xi
Oil prices rise as Trump says he is set to meet with the Chinese President Xi
Oil prices rose by nearly two per cent this afternoon as markets were buoyed by hopes of an ease in [...]
June 18, 2019
Financial Conduct Authority launches probe into Woodford fund suspension
Financial Conduct Authority launches probe into Woodford fund suspension
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said today it has launched an investigation into the suspension of fund manager Neil Woodford’s [...]
June 18, 2019
Fidelity bars clients from putting money into Woodford fund
Fidelity bars clients from putting money into Woodford fund
On of the UK’s largest investment platforms Fidelity Personal Investing has blocked its customers from putting money into the Woodford [...]
June 18, 2019
US shale production to hit record high in July
US shale production to hit record high in July
US shale oil production is expected to hit record levels in July, authorities have said, as domestic production continues to [...]
June 18, 2019
Oil prices fall for second day as US-China trade war fears grow
Oil prices fall for second day as US-China trade war fears grow
Oil prices have fallen for a second consecutive day as global growth shows signs of being hit by the ongoing [...]
June 18, 2019
Which stocks are in the dividend danger-zone?
Which stocks are in the dividend danger-zone?
Dividends are one of the perks of the stock markets. While investors can opt to take dividends as cash, reinvesting [...]
June 18, 2019
Is Angela Merkel to blame for Europe’s woes?
Is Angela Merkel to blame for Europe’s woes?
Sakrileg: the German word for sacrilege – that is, the violation or misuse of what is regarded as sacred. And [...]
June 18, 2019
Foreign candidates turning backs on City of London
Foreign candidates turning backs on City of London
Foreign talent is turning its back on the UK financial sector, new analysis has revealed, raising the possibility of staffing [...]
June 18, 2019
Fires in the Gulf: How a tiny waterway worries international oil traders
Fires in the Gulf: How a tiny waterway worries international oil traders
Oil prices soared four per cent last Thursday as observers reported seeing smoke rising from a Norwegian oil tanker off [...]
June 17, 2019
Airtel Africa’s London float to value it at £3bn – £3.6bn
Airtel Africa’s London float to value it at £3bn – £3.6bn
One of Africa’s largest telecoms businesses said today it would float in London at a value of £3bn to £3.6bn. [...]
June 17, 2019
Pound continues slide as Tory leadership battle rumbles on
Pound continues slide as Tory leadership battle rumbles on
The pound continued to slide against the euro today, following six straight weeks of falls, as it looked increasingly likely [...]
June 17, 2019
Women in Financial Trading
Women in Financial Trading
Finance has always, at all levels, been a predominantly male populated field. But this is changing. As the equal opportunity [...]
June 17, 2019