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THRIVE’S Positive Investment Model Wins Top Renewables Award

Thrive Renewables (Thrive) wins the prestigious ‘Financial Leadership’ category at the Renewable Energy Association (REA) awards, recognising Thrive’s success in attracting positive investors to its accessible green energy bond and

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Investing in shared spaces: co-working and co-living spaces, pop-up retail and self-storage spaces

The economic model of collaborative consumption has been spreading worldwide since the mid-noughties. The main principle of it is that paying for temporary access to a product is more convenient

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Commodities Update

Gold During the week, gold traded 0.18% higher and ended at USD1257.80 per ounce. In the Asian session, at GMT0500, gold is trading at USD1254.80 per ounce, marginally higher from

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Major Indices Update

FTSE100 The FTSE 100 fell 0.53% during the week to close at 7424.13. During the week, the index traded at a high of 7561.07 and a low of 7396.75. The

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Currencies Update

EURUSD During the week, the Euro weakened 0.04% against the US Dollar to close at 1.1194. The pair is trading at 1.1191 at GMT0500 in the Asian session, with the

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Global Economic Update

Britain and the European Union started formal Brexit negotiations on 19 June 2017. The Bank of England’s (BoE) Governor, Mark Carney, warned that given the mixed signals on consumer spending

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Commodities Update

Gold Yesterday, gold traded 0.22% lower in the New York session and ended at USD1251.90 per ounce. In the Asian session, at GMT0500, the precious metal is trading at USD1252.40

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Major Indices Update

FTSE100 The FTSE 100 weakened 0.11% yesterday to close at 7439.29. During the week, the index traded at a high of 7561.07 and a low of 7377.86. The FTSE 100

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Currencies Update

EURUSD The Euro weakened against the US Dollar in the New York session yesterday, closing 0.09% lower at 1.1151. At GMT0500, the Euro is trading at 1.1163 against the US

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Global Economic Update

In the UK, the CBI balance of firms reporting total order book above normal registered an unexpected rise to a level of 16.00 in June, compared to a reading of