Stock market

French election: Is the market too comfortable with a Macron win?

May 3, 2017 4:07 PM
The second round of the French Presidential election will take place this Sunday, 7th May, the candidate who will win the keys to the Elysee Palace should be known by approx. 1900 BST, although the result won’t be confirmed until later, when all of the votes are counted.

Will the Fed put the nail in the coffin of the stock market rally?

May 3, 2017 2:12 PM
The Federal Reserve will conclude its meeting this evening and announce its latest decision at 1900 BST. The market expects no change in rates, and there is no press conference from Janet Yellen, so the focus will be on the statement.

Trump's first 100 days: the honeymoon period is over

April 28, 2017 8:10 PM
On Saturday 29th April Donald Trump will mark his first 100 days in office. Rather than rehash his political successes and failures, we have decided to let stock market performance do the talking. We have looked at the best and worst performers in the Dow Jones Industrial Average since Trump’s inauguration on 20th January, as you can see in figure 1...