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U.S. stocks avoid carnage

January 20, 2017 10:08 pm by

So here we are. Donald J. Trump is President of the United States. What seemed like the least probable scenario for financial markets during the most intense phase of campaigning last year—judging by their clear signals of aversion—has actually transpired.

Trump-trade trepidation for stocks

January 19, 2017 2:47 pm by

A rip-roaring run into the end of the year took all other major U.S. indices to new record peaks, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average to less than 4 tenths away from the ‘magic’ 20,000—but no higher.

Sky has probably fallen

December 15, 2016 7:26 pm by

There was an air of inevitability over Fox’s second attempt to snatch Sky when the news filtered into the market last week.

Exxon CEO exits as production lags

December 14, 2016 8:01 pm by

Having been deeply involved with Exxon when deals were forged or recast with almost every oil crude producing nation in the world, an appropriate one-word description of Tillerson might be “tough”.

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.

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.

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