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Aberdeen Asset Management: Jefferies moves target price from 400p to 420p keeping a hold recommendation.7 weeks ago
Domino's Pizza Group rose strongly after it delivered tasty first quarter numbers, with like-for-like sales ahead 6.6 per cent thanks to new products such as its Hot Dog Stuffed Crust.7 weeks ago
The FTSE 100 was little changed by Thursday lunchtime as the Bank of England (BoE) voted to monetary policy on hold, as all eyes turn to the European Central Bank (ECB) ahead of its policy decision in the coming hours.7 weeks ago
Tradenext has highlighted opportunities for potential upside in the mining sector following the sell-off in recent weeks, though these opportunities are high risk, the broker warned.7 weeks ago
Panmure Gordon has raised its target price for Domino's Pizza from 360p to 380p after the group's first-quarter update came in well ahead of expectations, but the broker has retained its negative stance on the stock.7 weeks ago
Earlier this week we heard from the Reserve Bank of Australia and the minutes of their meeting, which generally confirmed what most had suspected: that the strength of AUD was a pivotal factor in what was an otherwise close decision to cut interest rates.
The all-important policy guidance at the end of the minutes reveals that the RBA opted to use “some” (the “some” comment is a repeat from a couple of weeks ago) of the scope afforded by the low first quarter inflation figures and outlook, to lower the cash rate.
The latest Japanese GDP reading highlights the success that the new massive stimulus programme being carried out in Japan has had in revitalising that stricken economy. Today’s drop in UK inflation suggests that the new Bank of England governor may be wise to suggest a similar policy for the UK.
The markets seem to be extending their highs in recent days with no concern about the continuing threat of war in the Middle East.
This morning, news that Israeli and Syrian forces have exchanged fire across the ceasefire line in the occupied Golan Heights was largely ignored by the financial markets.
This morning silver fell to levels not seen since September 2010 as commodity prices slumped overnight in Asia and this extended in early London trading. Although here is plenty of physical buying from China, India and the Middle East – there is heavy computer ETF selling.
A strong dollar and outperforming equity markets have shifted investor’s attention to more risky assets with silver suffering.
Despite general US data thus far this week coming in a little softer, the dollar retains a bid tone, as US risk markets keep on posting new highs despite much speculation on whether USD may have rallied a little too far, too quickly.
Today we await CPI numbers and US data including housing, jobless claims and the Philly Fed.)
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