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Market buzz - 5 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - FTSE indices were mixed heading towards the closing bell on Thursday, with the blue-chip index helped south by oil stocks undermined by crude's weakness and Royal Dutch Shell's second-quarter shocker.
Company news - 4 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Gold exploration company Stratex's partner Goldstone Resources raised £1m to advance a mining project in Ghana.
Broker tips - 8 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Cairn Energy shares rose on Thursday as RBC Capital Markets raised its rating on the stock to 'outperform' from 'sector perform' and reiterated a target price of 260p.
Morning traders' note - 12 hours ago
The morning note is a daily global markets overview for Thursday July 28th 2016 from the analyst team at Accendo Markets, providing a bullet-point snapshot of what can be expected in financial markets today and overnight activity. The information is straight from the traders’ desks, with news and insights on equities markets, commodities, and forex.
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The rally in the FTSE 100 (UKX) extended following a better than expected GDP number and rumours the Bank of Japan will announce a new stimulus package.
Later in the evening the index pulled back after the release of the FOMC meeting minutes.The Fed kept interest rates unchanged but suggested a possible rate rise after the summer.
The United Kingdom’s decision to quit the European Union last month wreaked havoc on the global financial markets. Very few segments of the market were hit more than the travel, tourism and accommodation industries.
While global equity markets have since rebounded, the travel and tourism sector is likely to suffer from speculation over the next two-plus years as Brexit Minister David Davis negotiates a new trade agreement with the rest of Europe.
Traders are typically told that analysis of financial markets can either be fundamental or technical.
Fundamental analysis is said to be the investigation of both macro and micro-economic conditions and how they affect a particular market or company.
Seeing Machines (SEE), which I suggested on Bullbearings in March, has confirmed that its full year loss will be in line with expectations even though revenues were lower than forecast.
House broker finnCap had forecast revenues of A$37.6m but the outcome was A$33.4m - up from A$19m in the year to June 2015.