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Alternative finance index launches

CAMFI, a partnership between the UK’s TAB and China’s BBD and AIF, highlights the emergence of alternative finance as a new asset class. The index aims to monitor the health

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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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Brisk off – Accendo Markets

Mike van Dulken, head of Research at Accendo Markets commented to clients this afternoon: “Equities look set to end this week on a downer, as geopolitical uncertainty regarding North Korea

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Companies announcing their results next week

Monday Clarkson (Q2 results) Followers of Clarkson, the market leader in providing shipping services, will be looking out for an update on demand for its services and its outlook as

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Trump by name, Trump by nature – Accendo Markets

Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets commented to clients this morning: FTSE 100 Index called to open -40pts at 7350, the current sell-off extending last night to

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Results doing more to hinder then help – Accendo Markets

Mike van Dulken, head of Research at Accendo Markets commented to clients this afternoon: “Equities remain under pressure from geopolitical tensions (albeit calmer) but are also being impacted by ex-dividends

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Calm, kind of – Accendo Markets

Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets commented to clients this morning: FTSE 100 Index called to open -40pts at 7455 having adjusted by 41pts for ex-dividends. This

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House price growth ‘stable’ in July

House prices increased by 0.3% on a monthly basis to average at £211,671. Robert Gardner, Nationwide’s chief economist, said: “The annual pace of house price growth remained broadly stable in

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In the words of Ron Burgundy….. – Accendo Markets

“Well, that escalated quickly, really, that got out of hand fast!”  Mike van Dulken, head of Research at Accendo Markets commented to clients this afternoon: “Equities are nursing losses thanks to an

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World economy expected to grow by 3.6%

Recent data for several major economies point to a more significant pick-up in global growth this year than we projected in May. Among the advanced economies, the upward revisions have