Equity markets

UK election preview: May under pressure

May 22, 2017 11:28 AM
What a difference a week makes, this time last week Theresa May’s Conservatives were enjoying a 20-point lead over its nearest rival Labour. Fast-forward seven days and the Conservative manifesto released last Thursday, has gone down with voters like a lead balloon, and now pollster Yougov is saying that Theresa May only has a 9-point lead over Jere...

The Trump trade is back on, but watch the Vix

February 13, 2017 12:01 PM
<p>Markets have continued Friday’s upbeat theme, futures are pointing to a strong open in the US, and the dollar is stronger across the board in […]</p>