Not so ‘Super’dry

Wednesday, 12 December: Moments before the opening bell rang on London trading floors it was announced that a no-confidence vote had been triggered after tory rebels reached the 48 required signatures. Conservatives will vote later, and we will receive the result ofthe secret ballot tonight. The Prime Minister was scheduled to visit the IrishPM later…

May We Talk About the Backstop?

Tuesday, 11 December: Heightened volatility persisted across global asset classes on Tuesday after a disappointing start to the week for markets.  The slight resurgence this morning for European markets was likely led from a stable session on Wall Street yesterday that defied losses across Europe. Tech stocks were the best performing as the NASDAQ closed…

Domino’s Franchises Want A Bigger Slice

Monday, 10 December: Shares in London began cautiously with Brexit uncertainty and development, without doubt, the prominent reason behind declining shares. After the EU Court of Justice then confirmed that the UK could reverse the Brexit vote without the backing of other members the pound was put under more pressure. Before traders had barely finished…

Chinese Trade Fears Spill Into Weekend

Friday, 2 November: Markets looked to end the week on a positive note after a bumper session in Asia which saw the Hang Seng close over 4% higher and the Nikkei achieve 2.5% gains to close the week. London shares remained higher for most of the session until tailing off later in the afternoon once…

BT Performance Picks Up

Thursday, 1 November: After a relatively strong close to a very tough month for global markets momentum quickly disappeared as we began November. After Wall Street managed to continue the Halloween rally, the NASDAQ most impressive with a 2% jump, Asian shares endured a typically mixed session. Beginning the new month usually spurs investors to…

Halloween Yields Treats for FTSE

Wednesday, 31 October: Despite the nature of today there were no hiding behind pillow moments for traders (on the whole). The FTSE imitated the strong session seen in the US and Asia yesterday and overnight, with investor fears generally seeming to ease as corporate earnings news dominated headlines. In the latest update from Next, investors…