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Student accomodation provider Unite is asking shareholders for another 100m pounds to back its expansion plans, including in Newcastle and Edinburgh. They deserve it, says The Daily Telegraph´s Questor team.5 days ago
Student accommodation group Unite has set out plans to raise a gross 100m pounds in a discounted placing and open offer to accelerate its regional development programme.6 days ago
Full-year profit decline; Lifts adjusted net asset value per share; Increases dividend, upbeat about rental growth prospects6 days ago
Bwin.party Digital Entertainment rose strongly after Numis Securities reiterated its 'buy' rating on the stock.3 weeks ago
Bank of Japan plans to extend two programmes offering low cost loans to banks by one year; Focus on UK CPI inflation; Economic confidence figures due for release in Germany and Eurozone3 weeks ago
Three poor data releases from the Pac-Asia region (South Korean Unemployment, Australian confidence down and Japanese inflation falling) combined with Chinese credit issues have crushed copper and iron ore prices overnight.
Japan’s Misery Index rose to a 33-Year High, this figure is the jobless rate added to the level of inflation, will climb to 7 percentage points in the next three months starting April 1, which was by the caused by the increase in its sales levy to 8 % from 5 %.
It’s hard to believe that it is now just over 5 years since the US financial markets hit their crisis lows with the S&P500 hitting 662 and the Dow Jones 6450.
The S&P500 is up 174% with many stocks putting in gains of well over 1000% since those dark days; Las Vegas Sands (LVS) is up 3700% and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD) up 1500% to name a few.
The S&P 500 broke through to all-time highs early last year and has since been on a charge. So does that mean it’s expensive, or is there still a lot of upside potential?
Of course it’s impossible to say for sure, but there are some tools available which can give us a half-decent idea. One of the most popular of these tools is CAPE, the cyclically adjusted PE ratio made popular by Robert Shiller, which compares the price today to average inflation adjusted earnings over the past decade.
The strength of the euro over the past year and a half has mostly proved to be a surprise to most traders. In this article I will look at technical analyses of how we got here, and to where we might be going next, by examining the EUR/USD and EUR/JPY.
Back in 2011, the constant stream of bad news and fear emanating from the eurozone caused the single currency to plummet, with many pundits forecasting that the euro would soon reach parity with the US dollar. As so often happens in speculative financial markets, the actual course of events was exactly opposite to what was anticipated by conventional wisdom.
Tracking and security products developer Starcom (STAR), which floated on AIM in February 2013, has been selling its WatchLock padlock for a couple of years but with the backing of global locks supplier Assa Abloy the sales could grow even faster.
Assa Abloy is about to start selling the WatchLock in the UK and in April it will be launched in the US to be followed by roll-outs in other countries. The WatchLock will be sold under the Assa Abloy, Mul-T-Lock and Yale brands.
Daily global markets overview for the 7th March 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.