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That’s just tariffic

FTSE 100 Index called to open -40pts at 6910, well off its worst levels (6840), but still having breached major support yesterday, extending the second leg of 2018’s reversal. Bulls

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MPC you in May

“Equities are firmly in the red, reacting to the trio of mixed guidance from the Fed (short term unchanged, long-term steeper hiking), the threat of a global trade war (Trump

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Ted Baker: Wardrobe malfunction

Retailer Ted Baker has reported a solid set of FY results, with faster growth for the 52 week period than January’s already strong 8-week Christmas trading statement. Add to this

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Investing in the future: the advantages of buying property near airports

Why is property more expensive in certain locations? The price difference is often determined by transportation costs: the lower it is, the higher the price per square metre.   For

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Po-well that was surprising

FTSE 100 Index called to open -45pts at 6995, still under pressure from falling highs resistance since Friday’s peak, back for a test of both overnight lows and March shallow

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“Fools rush in where Angels fear to tread”

Good UK figures this morning push the Cable straight up to my initial key level (1.4050 R1) and it is now more or less sitting on it as if it is waiting


Now it’s wage growth fears in the UK

“Equities are mixed into midday with the FTSE under-performing, testing near Feb lows, after stronger UK wage growth offset yesterday’s weaker than expected inflation, reviving expectations of BoE hawkishness and a

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Throwing the book at Zuck

FTSE 100 Index called to open +10pts at 7070, still in a narrow 7040-7080 consolidation channel after the recent sell-off, a break from which will decide the next move. Bulls


De La Rue: In the gutter

Shares in banknote maker De La Rue may be off their worst levels (-12.6% vs -19% trough), but remain volatile due to the uncertainty attached to today’s tandem disappointment of

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Heavyweight help at hand

“European equities and US futures are higher, off their worst levels (tech sell-off) but still cautious ahead of tomorrow’s Fed press conference, the outlook being more important than the widely expected