Current Overview We are beginning to see markets turn lower after a protracted period of generally sideways trading over the past few months. For numerous reasons, as alluded to in previous reports, this is not a complete surprise. Holding centre stage now is the US presidential election; a Trump win would be a shock even […]
It is somewhat early days still but data signs currently suggest the UK economy is encouragingly “bucking Brexit”.
UK cereal firm Weetabix is to be bought by US firm Post Holdings for $1.8bn, its owner has confirmed.
Supermarket giant Tesco has reported a fall in full-year profit after it was fined for overstating its profits in 2014.
The UK market has been at large flatlining for six weeks with investors seemingly unsure whether company valuations should appreciate further or not
As measured by the FTSE 100 index, the market has traded strongly over the past month post Brexit showing near 5% gains.
I had suspected earlier in the month that the market might not fall far on fear of a Brexit. Why? Because it is highly unlikely it will materialise.
First a Brexit vote followed by a Trump card and on both occasions the market reaction has essentially been the opposite to what was expected.
One thing that has always fascinated me during my 20 years watching the market has been its capacity to surprise.
Current Overview Investors and traders have returned to the worst start to a year for equity markets for as long as one can realistically recall. A further China currency devaluation in early January has exacerbated the ongoing commodity price rout which is driving the resource heavy FTSE 100 lower. Of additional concern is the emerging […]