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I guess we can assume Yen stability

Without going into detail it looks like the Bank of Japan is keeping up with its current policy of monetary easing and as such the impact of this resulted pretty

Alternative Investments , News

BP: Buyback Positive

Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets, commented this morning:                                                             Heavyweight BP’s Q3 results have sent its shares over 3% higher, adding a significant 12pts to the

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Fillip or re-treat?

Mike van Dulken and Henry Croft at Accendo Markets commented to clients this morning: FTSE 100 Index called to open +5pts at 7490, holding above yesterday’s 7475 lows to give

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Self Assessment Paper Deadline

Ignorance Could Land Sharing Economy Users In Hot Water With The Taxman Renting out property on Airbnb or selling second-hand goods on sites like eBay and Gumtree could land people

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Is there a Halloween effect on the markets?

The six month effect, also known as the ‘Halloween effect’ in the US, is a variation of the Sell in May adage and it is a surprisingly powerful trend.  The

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A busy week ahead and will rates go up?

The next few days look set to bring a flood of news for investors, with US and UK central bank decisions, the Federal Reserve chair announcement due, US employment data

Guest Writers , Viewpoint

Interest rate announcements are all over the week.

Morning. The Euro collapsed as the ECB announced that it will be halving the QE program to 30€ billion through September 2018 and possibly beyond. The crisis in Spain continues,

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Geopoli-tricks or treats?

Mike van Dulken and Henry Croft at Accendo Markets commented to clients this morning: FTSE 100 Index called to open -20pts at 7485, in a continued downtrend from Friday’s highs

News , Property

As London falls, prime Paris pulls buyers across the Channel

London property transactions down 17% since 2015 (Hometrack) Brexit and Macron combining to push buyers from London to Paris (FrenchEntrée) France moved ahead of Germany for venture capital investment in

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Companies announcing results next week

Monday  HSBC (Q3 results) HSBC will be the last of the major banks to report Q3 numbers and judging by figures from its peers and its own Q2 figures, investors