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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.2 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.3 days ago
Full-year profit decline; Lifts adjusted net asset value per share; Increases dividend, upbeat about rental growth prospects3 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
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.
As equity markets press on to record highs, we are seeing an increase in the number of companies looking to list their shares on open markets. Are they likely to be worth investing in?
Last year saw the highly-publicised flotation of Royal Mail (RMG), and white goods retailer AO.comrecently joined the market as AO World (AO.). Now a number of retailers are moving along the road to becoming publicly listed.
Small company finance provider 1PM (OPM) has come a long way in the past few years. The company has achieved a turnaround by increasing lending at the same time as minimising bad debts. 1PM has also attracted the backing of a major financial institution.
Small businesses are finding it difficult to gain finance from high street banks and 1PM is well placed to take advantage. It has been able to attract funding that has allowed the lending portfolio to grow.
Those who have followed me for some years know that I have been a fan of trading and investing in commodities for well over a decade and I have held numerous seminars with the commodities guru Jim Rogers.
Now unlike many I am happy to also go short or just step out of the area when I don’t see great opportunities. For the last few years I have really had less interest in commodities frankly the opportunities have been far better in stocks so why would I bother with commodities?
In my last piece a couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a positive “Eureka” experience I had as a new trader, when I “finally realized that success was as much a function of what I traded even more than how I traded it.”
Today I want to expand on exactly why it is so important, and detail some simple methods you can use to determine your own universe within which you look for trades.
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.