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Thursday, 12 December: To little or no surprise, market headlines were dominated by UK election chatter. Yes, we know it’s barely been talked about we’re sorry, early in the session the pound’s climb kept a lid on the FTSE but as the session progressed the FTSE gradually proceeded higher until stopping +0.8% for the day….

JD Sale

Wednesday, 11 December: The FTSE reversed early progress to marginally decline this morning. As the afternoon progressed the index worked its way back flat, buoying around that level until the close. Oil has slipped from recent highs as the US has shown stockpiles to be growing and the pound had a mixed day (ultimately dictating…

Futura Flops

Tuesday, 10 December: Markets were expected to open fairly flat after subdued trade across Asian bourses suggested investors were happy to wait and see ahead of numerous significant economic and political events. Obviously at the forefront domestically is the general election, which is on Thursday, and through today’s session fear of a hung parliament slowly…

Ocado Turning Japanese

Friday, November 29: The FTSE 100(-0.94%) opened lower, following Asian markets which closed in the red as caution came to the fore with respect to US-China trade tensions. Chinese diplomats have promised to respond in kind after President Trump approved legislation aimed at protecting the rights of Hong Kong protestors. Ocado Group(+10.32%) jumped as the…

FTSE 100 Flops on Fading China-US Deal

Thursday, November 28: The FTSE 100(-0.18%) was weighed lower by a clutch of stocks trading ex-dividend, moderated hopes of US-China trade deal and a firmer pound after YouGov polling predicted that the Conservative Party would secure a majority at the impending general election. This particular poll carries significant weight since it predicted the hung parliament…

Future Falls on Management Placing

Wednesday, November 27: The FTSE 100(+0.36%) hit a two month high, and rose for a fourth straight session as risk assets received bids across the globe after President Trump claimed Washington & Beijing were close to a “phase one” deal, endorsing rumours heard in the week thus far. The sentiment spurred miners and Asia-focused bank…