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(ShareCast News) - Equities in London rose to a positive close with the FTSE 100 enjoying a rise after UK retail sales for February came in stronger than expected and helped both clothes-related retailers and sterling higher.2 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Shares in London ended Tuesday marginally lower as the market takes a Brexit-wary stance ahead of Wednesday's US Federal Reserve interest-rate call, which is presently the centre of the market's attention.11 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Philip Hammond wrote that he will use this week's budget to build up a £60bn Brexit war chest to boost Britain's "resilience" to economic turbulence as the UK withdraws from the European Union. The chancellor warned that it would be "reckless" to turn on the spending taps before Brexit in 2019, but will announce a £1.3bn cash injection for councils to deal with the social care crisis and another £500m for 'T-Levels' technical training, both funded by cuts elsewhere. - Sunday Times3 weeks ago
(ShareCast News) - Analysts at Credit Suisse downgraded their recommendation on Moneysupermarket.com after a 34% run higher for the shares over the previous four months took them near to their target price of 355.0p.4 weeks ago
(ShareCast News) - Marks & Spencer: Jefferies upgrades to Buy from Underweight with a target price of 370p.4 weeks ago
They say “breaking up is hard to do” but in financial market break-ups spinoffs can be very profitable and give companies a new lease of life.
A spinoff is the creation of an independent company or in some cases more than one company through the sale or distribution of new shares of an existing listed company to shareholders holding the parent company at a certain date.
Three years ago I came up with the concept for a investment-focused podcast for the ShareTalk website I work on, called Conkers' Corner after my Twitter handle of @conkers3, and five months ago the first recording was made. Below are some of the lessons I have learned or have been reinforced during these years.
The concept of Conkers' Corner is very simple yet extremely educational and beneficial for all: the participants in the podcasts and interviews since I started in May 2016 have included shrewd investors/traders, ISA millionaires, high net worth individuals, business leaders, CEOs, highly respected fund managers and investment writers.
There’s a great debate in the financial industry about which type of analysis produces the best results for traders - is it better to be a technical trader or to rely on the fundamentals?
Is there a common ground between the two? We’ve all heard the phrase All roads lead to Rome. In this article we’ll explore whether this applies to the financial markets.
Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at the Share Centre, picks three top shares among the most popular purchases by equities clients in the last seven days.
The morning note is a daily global markets overview for Friday 24th March 2017 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.