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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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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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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

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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

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No tyring of M&A

FTSE 100 Index called to open +35pts at 7075, after an overnight bounce from 7025 lows to make for another lower low that extends a falling channel of sorts since

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Brexit progress pounds FTSE

“Global equities are sharply lower, making for a cautious start to the trading week, with investors focused on the twin threats of a global trade war and a more hawkish Fed

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4 Essential Beginner Tips For Investing in Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are a hot topic on the investment scene, with many investors looking to get involved at the earliest opportunity. However, complexity and variations between exchanges and currencies, combined with

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INDEXATION FIXATION? IT’S ALL WRONG

ISA investors should consider funds managed not to an index but with an objective in mind   “Most fund managers build portfolios and measure performance around indices”, which says Peter

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Higher stakes for bookies

Mike van Dulken & Henry Croft at Accendo Markets, commented to clients this morning: FTSE 100 Index called to open -20pts at 7145, giving up a little ground from Friday’s