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(ShareCast News) - Exova Group: Goldman Sachs reiterates buy with a 195p target.11 days ago
(ShareCast News) - After delivering a total return of 22% and lifted net asset value 17% per share in the year to 31 March, private equity giant 3i Group cheered investors further with a healthy payout and an improved dividend policy.12 days ago
(ShareCast News) - 3i Infrastructure reported on a year of strong portfolio performance on Thursday, with a 14% total return on net asset value in the year to 31 March.3 weeks ago
The financial markets are about as unpredictable as they get.
No matter how much time you spend analyzing trading patterns, you’ll never be able to predict the market’s behaviour with absolute certainty.
As we approach June, the question on everyone’s lips will be whether the Fed will pull the trigger, some six months after their December hike which brought about a sharp downturn in financial markets in the first half of 2016. Last week’s FOMC minutes sparked a sharp appreciation in the US dollar, which has since led the index to an almost two month high.
With rate hike expectations on the rise, the June meeting is certainly back on the table as a potential action from the Fed. Janet Yellen has reiterated time and time again that each monetary policy decision is ‘data dependent’ in its own right.
Graham Spooner, investment research analyst, picks three stocks from last week’s most-bought shares on the London Stock Exchange.
Investment insights highlights this week are: National Grid, Royal Dutch Shell and Lonmin, which all stand out in a good and in a bad way last week.
Each day, governments, central banks and research firms release important economic statistics and reports that help traders evaluate the economy and financial markets.
The financial calendar helps traders anticipate those releases and take positions accordingly.
On Thursday, 23 June 2016, Britons will be going out to vote en masse in the Brexit referendum. At stake is the UK’s membership of the European Union.
Proponents of a Brexit cite many reasons for their position, including exorbitant fees paid to Brussels every year, security concerns, open borders, stress factors on UK culture, healthcare, coffers and so forth. On the other side of the equation are those who are against a Brexit, including the Prime Minister David Cameron, ranking Tory and Labour members and others.
The morning note is a daily global markets overview for Monday 31st May 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.