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European shares can weather rites of spring

March 3, 2017 2:03 pm by

Despite a weak end to the week, European shares have started the month with solid gains setting the region’s benchmark on course for a sixth weekly gain out of 9, with only three down weeks since the start of the year.

FTSE can climb without copper plating

February 13, 2017 5:49 pm by

Strikes are bad for business, so it’s debateable how long mining investors will continue to applaud the stoppage at the world’s biggest copper mine that is keeping shares of mining giants BHP, Rio, Glencore, Anglo and others aloft.

Rio caps ‘extreme phase’ with a flourish

February 8, 2017 1:49 pm by

Rio Tinto edges ahead its investment case among London’s global base metals miners with an impressive set of 2016 results, including a surprise dividend hike and confirmation of a share buyback throughout 2017.

Week Ahead: Central bank watching…

October 27, 2016 8:13 pm by

Although the polls suggest that Clinton and the Democrats could still take the White House, the polls have narrowed in recent days, which must be worrying for the Clinton camp. This is being reflected in the financial markets, where the stock markets have been stuck in a directionless range (see more below), and Treasury yields have broken back above the key 1.8% level.

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