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Are Italian markets too relaxed?

December 2, 2016 10:36 am by

If the mid-week European stock market rally signalled that sell-offs ahead of Italy’s referendum were overdone, slides by key indices on Thursday showed complacency remained a risk.

Credible tests dig a deeper hole for RBS

November 30, 2016 3:47 pm by

The Bank of England’s stress tests may not have proved much, but they did show that RBS shares could still crater more, even after losing more than 30% for the year by Tuesday night.

FTSE goes slow mo’ on OPEC and Italexit woe

November 29, 2016 11:40 am by

Having survived the Brexit vote and shrugged off the Trump shock, the FTSE 100, perhaps even more than its transatlantic cousins, has revealed its deeper vulnerabilities via a tortuous rise of less than 2% this month.

Royal Mail still delivering disappointment

November 17, 2016 1:45 pm by

That Royal Mail needed to take additional steps (on top of long-standing self-help) to offset perceived and actual sensitivity to Brexit and sterling’s devaluation was already priced in before Thursday’s interim results.

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