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London-listed stocks are set for a sharp slide on Friday morning, with City sources predicting the FTSE 100 will open around 75 points lower than yesterday's close of 6,431.85.10 days ago
Student accommodation group Unite has acquired two new development sites, adding around 1,250 new beds to its current total.10 days ago
Student housing provider Unite Group reported a strong third quarter performance from its investment fund and said lettings were doing well.12 days ago
Betting and gaming software provider Playtech's first half results showed the company is firing on almost all cylinders, but much is already baked into the share price, writes The Times's Tempus. Sales at its casino division rose by 29%, driven by multiple customer wins in various territories, accompanied by a 35% increase at its sports business. However, the expansion in the latter was flattered by the World Cup and is not a sustainable rate of growth. Bingo and poker on the other hand are facing stiff competition.7 weeks ago
Antofagasta: Investec lowers target price from 720p to 719p and retains a sell recommendation.8 weeks ago
Defence and security business Cohort (CHRT) has made its second earnings-enhancing acquisition in the current financial year. The latest acquisition is expected to enhance 2015-16 earnings by 15%.
AIM-quoted Cohort sold its space business earlier this year and that gave it a cash pile to finance acquisitions.
Forex technical analysis on the Japanese yen against the pound sterling. The GBP/JPY pair is a currency market that moves quite violently at times.
There is a significant amount of volatility in this market and traders can see we have recently fallen off of a cliff, dropping from the 178 level all the way down to the 170 level over the last couple of weeks.
The Ichimoku Cloud, also known as “Ichimoku Kinko Hyo”, is a comprehensive technical trading tool that is favoured by experienced traders as it utilizes more data points than other indicators and provides a higher probability of successful trades.
While it can be somewhat difficult to interpret at first, once the multiple elements of the chart are understood, the Ichimoku Cloud tool can be hugely valuable to all traders, from novice to highly experienced.
We've just had one of the best rallies of the year followed by one of the biggest sell-offs - and they say volatility is dying. Well, this just goes to show just how nervous the market is right now.
Concerns about the rest of the world, with stalling recovery in Europe and slowing growth in China, are leading the market to think this will not bode very well at all for US equities in the medium/long term.
StatPro (SOG) has been supplying portfolio analysis software for two decades and it is going through a major transformation into a cloud-based business. The investment required has hit short-term profit but investors with patience should find it pays off in the longer-term.
The focus is increasing sales of cloud-based product StatPro Revolution, which enables portfolio information to be shared with as many people as the subscriber wants.
Daily global markets overview for the 17th October 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.