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I don’t have my finger on the trigger right now but I am ready to pull it.

Good day to you wherever you are. I’m back in the office seat today for the first time in a couple of weeks and as such am in no hurry

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Spain set for record breaking tourism & property investment levels in 2017

Did you know that tourist spending in Spain tops €37 billion in first half of year according to the Tourist Statistics Survey? Record 36.3 million tourists visited Spain in H1 2017

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So much for possible rate hikes Mr Carney – Maybe next year eh..?

After poor PMI figures yesterday the Bank of England kept interest rates at record lows and cut its forecasts for growth and wages. This meant the likelihood to “up” interest

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“So what’s in store for Today, well it’s all about the Pound…”

On the whole yesterday was one big frustrating day of “chop”. Euro$ peaked just above 1.1900 at one stage forming a fairly substantial “shooting star” on the longer intra-day timeframes

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Rolls Royce (RR): Excitement in the engine room

Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets, commented this morning: Rolls Royce shares are 8.5% to the good this morning, potentially on course for their best daily gain

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The Nationwide July Housing Price Index

The Nationwide July Housing Price Index The Nationwide July Housing Price Index was published this morning. Following this, Jonathan Samuels, CEO of the specialist property lender, Octane Capital, commented “Weak

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Why has this happened anyway when there is so much Oil about..?

Between 18:00 and 20:30 last night (UK time) U.S Oil shot up from $49.25 to $50.25. Is this rise in price going to continue now that we have struck the

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How to lose a guy in 10 days – Accendo Markets

Mike van Dulken and Henry Croft at Accendo Markets commented to clients this morning: FTSE 100 Index called to open +40pts at 7410, with an overnight bounce from 7380 extending

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“We’re going to see continued weakness in the dollar,” said Kristina Hooper

Looks like we will have a relatively slow start to the week as there is nothing of note coming news-wise until Wednesday.  Thursday will be active and then of course

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What a depressing day for the Euro$

Hi all. What a depressing day for the Euro$ as it went back and forth in a tight 40 pips range and ending up where, well fan my brow  – 1.1500..! Super