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FTSE breakout after Sterling shakeout

FTSE breakout after Sterling shakeout Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets commented to clients at midday: “The UK’s FTSE index of blue-chip shares trade highs of the

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UK disinflation, FTSE jubilation

UK disinflation, FTSE jubilation Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets commented to clients at midday: “The UK FTSE has extended gains this morning, finally breaking beyond multi-month intersecting

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FTSE fails with fake-out

Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets, commented to clients this morning: FTSE 100 Index called to open -30pts at 7235, having failed to overcome intersecting falling highs

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Sell in May and go away?

The St Leger Day adage, which suggests that investors should: “Sell in May and go away, don’t come back ‘til St. Leger Day”, has long been touted as a good

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Which companies have been relegated from the FTSE 100?

As we rightly predicted, FTSE Russell, the global index provider, has officially confirmed that tailored credit products Provident Financial and British institution Royal Mail have been demoted from the FTSE 100. Investors are likely

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The perils of relying on FTSE 100 in your search for income

Disappointing news from AstraZeneca, British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands serves as yet another reminder of the perils of relying on the dividends of a handful of UK large caps.

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Who will fall out of FTSE 100?

It appears certain that provider of tailored credit products Provident Financial will be the latest candidate to be relegated from the FTSE 100 in this week’s third quarter reshuffle. Investors are likely

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Investors’ confidence dented by General Election

The findings echo the results of a YouGov poll which has found that wider consumer confidence plummeted as a result of the Election. In The Share Centre’s survey, reflecting the

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What does a hung Parliament mean for investors?

Economy Not surprisingly, Azad Zangana, senior European economist at Schroders, said: “This is a disastrous result for the Conservative party, which must raise questions over the future of Theresa May

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Is the ‘Sell in May’ myth set to return this summer?

Between 1986 to 2015 the FTSE 100, excluding dividends and charges, has ended down 16 out of 30 times (53% of the time) between 1 May and 30 September. From