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Week Ahead: Will the Fed deliver the goods?

December 8, 2016 4:14 pm by

A child goes to bed on Christmas Eve certain that they have been put on the ‘good’ list and Santa will come and deliver gifts to open the next morning, so too does the market believe that the they have been ‘good’ enough for Janet Yellen to deliver the much-expected rate hike on Wednesday 14th December.

European markets steady on tenterhooks

December 5, 2016 5:49 pm by

Whether or not the rebound of European markets can last depends on how well a political fix in Italy supports the country’s banks, as they remain the fulcrum of financial pain from the referendum.

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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