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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

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Trump’s latest advisory Bolt-on

“Equities are in the red, but well off their lows, after President Trump confirmed trade tariffs aimed at China, spooking fears of a global trade war, and having made yet another worrying

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Smith Group: Beware of nasty side-FX

Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets, commented this morning:   Smiths Group is the FTSE loser this morning after reporting lower H1 sales (-4%; -1% underlying), profits

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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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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