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The UK blue chip index retreated on Friday as a calmer bond market and favourable British construction data was overpowered by a weaker commodities market. Sector-wise, oil and industrial metal stocks provided the biggest drag on the FTSE, dwarfing the boost provided by real estate and travel.2 weeks ago
After a negative start, UK stocks rallied into the close as improving labour-market data from the States lifted sentiment.2 weeks ago
UK stocks rebounded from early losses, but remained restrained by concerns of Greek instability. Sector wise, miners and technology services provided the biggest drag, while insurers and utilities gave a welcome boost.2 weeks ago
UK stocks erased losses by Thursday lunchtime on a quiet session for economic data, though concerns about Greece were limiting upside.2 weeks ago
Investment manager 3i Group said all its businesses had performed well in the year to end of March, although it warned of currency volatility across many financial markets.2 weeks ago
There are a few things that could get in the way of your trading even when everything else seems to be just ok.
Read on to find out about three things you may avoid when you trade.
I have written at length over the years about oil prices and how to trade to them and the truth is that no matter how much experience one has it’s not an easy commodity to predict and ergo to trade.
There are a number of considerations one must delve through prior to taking any position on the oil price particularly when using leverage.
Debt and legal services provider Fairpoint has been transformed in recent years. Originally known as Debt Free Direct, the company was focused on individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs) but non-IVA revenues were two-thirds of total revenues of £38.3m in 2014.
The move into legal services will enable Fairpoint to grow faster than it would have if it remained focused on debt management services.
Preparation is key for daily trading, same as for athletes, footballers, darts players. You can gain small but important advantages if you prepare carefully. Bullbearings gleans some insights from Markus Strauch of Momemtum Signals about his daily routine and explains why his schedule is so important.
Read to the bottom for lots more Bullbearings articles on becoming a day trader from the comfort of your own home.
The metals market and the currency markets are historically linked together and in some cases there are metals where prices may fluctuate in a similar manner to currency exchange rates.
Although there are specific supply and demand components of various metals that are different to that of currencies, fluctuations in the prices of metals may move in tandem with currencies over well-defined periods.
This is a daily global markets overview for the 29th May 2015 from the analyst team at Accendo Markets providing a snapshot of overnight activity and what can be expected in the markets today. The information is straight from the traders’ desks, with news and insights on equities markets, commodities, and forex.