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May I have this dance?

“Equities have made a positive start to the week, albeit now off their best levels. Following Friday’s rout, investors are once again doing their best to digest the latest US-China war

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Cryan all the way from the bank

FTSE 100 Index called to open +20pts at 7205, holding near last week’s peak to maintain the rebound from late March’s trough. Bulls need a break above Thursday’s 7220 highs

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ESMA and the Tale of the 5 Leverages

ESMA and the Tale of the 5 Leverages No. This is not the title of the next Lord of the Rings instalment or a Game of Thrones knockoff, but it

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FANGs a lot Tech

FTSE 100 Index called to open -55pts at 6945, after an extension of the reversal of yesterday’s rally having fallen foul of intersecting resistance (dating back to Feb lows). Overnight

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Another Trump turnaround?

FTSE 100 Index called to open +80pts at 6980, extending yesterday’s rebound to break above 9650 overnight. Bulls are eyeing a break above 7000 to open the door for a

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Trade war averted?

“Equities are extending their rebound as investors breath a collective sigh of relief that a global trade war looks to be off the menu (China and US negotiating, several exemptions). This has

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UOWN: Property crowdfunding made easy

In the last few decades, crowdfunding in all sorts of industries and investments has really kicked off, becoming an incredibly popular way to make a bit of money in an

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Smurfit Kappa – Paper thin bid increase

Smurfit Kappa shares are bottom of the FTSE this morning after management’s formal rejection of a circa 3% boost to the cash and share offer from International Paper. Having jumped

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The importance of dual blockchain in the equity market

Known for being a public and transparent place, blockchain technology has aided the financial industry for almost ten years when it was first introduced as the mastermind behind the Bitcoin

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He doesn’t really want a trade war

FTSE 100 Index called to open +5pts at 6925, of its last Friday lows of 6850 and nearing a challenge on falling highs around 6940 (3-day) and 6955 (2-week). Bulls