Jack’s Debut In Chatteris

Wednesday, 19th September: somewhere between Peterborough and Cambridge, in a town called Chatteris, Tesco geared up to introduce their first discount store Jack’s, named after Jack Cohen who introduced Tesco to the world 99 years ago. Over the next six months the group intend to open between 10-15 of these discount stores, roughly half of…

Coal Pulls Miners To Victory

Tuesday, 18th September: The effects of the trade war recently have been one of the main contributing factors to the FTSE 100 being down more than 5.0% so far this year. The two tobacco giants were at the bottom of the index this morning following negative sentiment towards the industry and the challenges it faces….

H&M’s Transition Year

Monday, 17th September: Amongst the clothing retailers, Swedish H&M’s share price jumped around 13% this morning following their third quarter update which revealed a comeback in sales as a result of their efforts to focus their attention on online and budget competition such as ASOS and Primark, as well as talks of taking the firm…

Goals Assisted from Weather

Wednesday, 12 September: Unfortunately, the record refuses to change and trade worries continue to loom over global markets and investors. Yesterday’s provocation from China contacting the WTO in regard to the US wasn’t enough to falter Wall Street, which had a strong session on Tuesday. However overnight Asian markets fell, the Nikkei dropped 0.27% alongside…

Mark Carney isn’t effing leaving!

Tuesday, 11 September: Markets have continued their mixed run of form this week. Japan’s Nikkei has begun with strong back to back sessions after going on a 6-day loss streak, today closing +1.3%. Global markets remain wary towards the next move in the trade spat between the world’s largest two economies, the US and China….

Economy Roars in July

Monday, 10 September: Despite murmuring trade tensions and emerging debt fears the FTSE managed to open the week with modest gains before these were slowly eroded during the session, ending in the index closing more or less unmoved on the day (+0.02%). Shortly after the open UK data released showed the positive effect this summer’s…