The immediate aftermarth
Nov09

The immediate aftermarth

SUMMARY Asia Pacific has set the tone for what promises to be a dramatic day on the rest of the world’s financial markets. A Trump presidency seems likely to bring a level of uncertainty not seen since the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008. The main points are; Stocks have been battered throughout Asia Pacific with the Nikkei in Japan closing down 5.36%, Australia finishing down 1.92% and Hong Kong off 2.82% (still to close there)....

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Presidential election sees markets and dollar plunge as Trump nears victory – live | Business | The Guardian
Nov09

Presidential election sees markets and dollar plunge as Trump nears victory – live | Business | The Guardian

European stock markets expected to tumble as US election shocks the fincnail markets Source: Presidential election sees markets and dollar plunge as Trump nears victory – live | Business | The Guardian

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Banks urged to pass on Bank of England rate cut – live updates | Business | The Guardian
Aug04

Banks urged to pass on Bank of England rate cut – live updates | Business | The Guardian

UK central bank has cut borrowing costs, boosted its QE scheme, and committed an extra £100bn to encourage banks to lend. Source: Banks urged to pass on Bank of England rate cut – live updates | Business | The...

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FTSE 100 bolstered by ITV and UK growth data – BBC News
Jul27

FTSE 100 bolstered by ITV and UK growth data – BBC News

The FTSE 100 hits its highest level for nearly a year, as better-than-expected results from ITV and strong UK growth data boosts sentiment. Source: FTSE 100 bolstered by ITV and UK growth data – BBC...

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Can anyone derail Trump
Feb24

Can anyone derail Trump

Donald Trump ecstatic after stunning win in Nevada Donald Trump has trounced his Republican rivals with a decisive victory in Nevada which has sent shockwaves across the Grand Old Party. The Republican frontrunner picked up 45 per cent of the vote, with senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Ted Cruz of Texas trailing some 20 points behind. “We will be celebrating for a long time tonight,” Trump told cheering supporters in a...

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Hold your nerve, it’s not all doom and gloom
Aug26

Hold your nerve, it’s not all doom and gloom

The FTSE 100 bounced back from 10 days of continued losses yesterday, overcoming fears of a Chinese-led global slowdown that had caused it to fall 4.67% on Monday. By Yesterday’s close, the FTSE index was up 182 points or 3% to 6,081. The rise was boosted by news that China had cut its main interest rate by 0.25 basis points to 4.6%. Surprisingly the top gainers of the day was dominated by mining stocks which have been hit badly...

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