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A corner is being turned at Imagination Technologies after an in-line first quarter, according to Investec, though the broker kept a 'hold' recommendation on the stock ahead of an uncertain second half.6 weeks ago
Numis Securities has kept an 'add' rating for spreadbetting group IG Group but has trimmed its forecasts after a poor first-quarter update from the firm.6 weeks ago
A particularly quiet summer in the financial markets meant first-quarter revenues from spread-betting and CFD provider IG Group were short of analysts' expectations.6 weeks ago
Even though GDP figures were not as good as last quarter, they still matched expectations. How does this affect our forex trades on the pound sterling against the US dollar, a trade traders call 'Cable'.
FX options provide traders with an alternative to spot FX trading, which is the conventional way of buying and selling forex. The power of options lies in their versatility, they can be used to trade in any market environment.
The following is the first of a string of lessons, which will be posted bi-weekly to help you understand how options can be used to enhance your trading.
When I think of WH Smith’s (SMWH) I think of a familiar friend on the high street selling magazines, stationery and, in the good old days, 12-inch records from top 80s bands.
What I don’t think of is a rocket-powered growth machine, relentlessly driving earnings and dividends per share upwards every year. But in recent years that is exactly what it’s become.
2014 has seen a rush of companies looking to float on the London Stock Exchange. But while many recent initial public offers (IPOs) in London have looked overvalued, the flotation of luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo (CHOO) looks a little different.
On the whole by the time the ‘little investor’ gets a chance to become involved, returns are normally skinny or end up losing money as many IPOs recently have soon traded below their initial offer price.
Defence and security business Cohort (CHRT) has made its second earnings-enhancing acquisition in the current financial year. The latest acquisition is expected to enhance 2015-16 earnings by 15%.
AIM-quoted Cohort sold its space business earlier this year and that gave it a cash pile to finance acquisitions.
Daily global markets overview for the 31st October 2014 by Accendo Markets. Also the overnight activity and what can be expected in the markets today. Information straight from the traders’ desks. Insights on commodities, equities, stocks and forex currencies.