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(ShareCast News) - Infrastructure investment group 3i said first quarter net asset value rose to 538p a share, up from 463p at the end of March as the company's portfolio benefited from the slump in sterling after the UK's vote to leave the European Union.5 weeks ago
(ShareCast News) - Infrastructure investment company 3i Infrastructure updated the market on its performance in the quarter to 30 June on Thursday, with portfolio income down and investment activity high.7 weeks ago
(ShareCast News) - Private equity firm 3i said it had no plans to dispose of its investment in Dutch discount retailer Action despite a number of approaches.8 weeks ago
Stride Gaming (STR) floated in May 2015 in order to be an online bingo consolidator and shareholders have just passed resolutions to enable the funding and completion of two further add-on acquisitions that are set to enhance its profitability and double its share of the UK online bingo market to 10%.
The current share price is nearly double the original placing price of 132p but strong management and earnings enhancing acquisitions mean that they are still attractive.
It’s not just bank CEOs and hedge fund managers that have a major impact on the financial markets. Political leaders and heads of state also wield tremendous power in the world of finance, influencing everything from interest rates to trade and all the way up to geopolitics.
Below is a list of some of the most influential people in the world of economics and finance in 2016.
Over the last several weeks, central banks have played a major role in the forex markets, so it is important that traders understand the role of central bank and how such institutions impact the market.
The role of central banks differ from country to country but their core function in many countries is to facilitate and control monetary policy (the supply of money within the country).
The UK stock markets have been through a period of extreme uncertainty in recent weeks, thanks to the hugely significant Brexit vote in June's referendum.
Initially the FTSE 250 lost over 10% after the referendum, but since then the mid-cap index has recovered all of those losses and now sits close to its all-time high.
The morning note is a daily global markets overview for Friday August 26th 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.