Auto Trader Overtake Expectations

Thursday, 6th June: Entertainment One has successfully reversed all the negative impact which was caused yesterday following the speculation surrounding president and chief executive officer Mark Gordon and his apparent departure from the company. The rumours had a shocking impact on the share price which was down more than 16.0% yesterday. However, the popular Peppa…

EasyJet & Hikma Get The Boot

Wednesday, 5th June: In the latest quarterly re-shuffle of the FTSE 100, news surfaced that easyJet and Hikma would be taken off the prestigious blue-chip index. EasyJet has been a member of the index for around six years, and Hikma since Christmas 2018, which was the pharma companies’ second shot at being a member, the…

Airlines Soar On Weaker Oil

Tuesday, 4th June: Just when Theresa May thought she could pick up her feet and relax, Trump swoops in and suggests she should take back her resignation. On his second day of the state visit, Trump started off at St. James’s Palace for a meeting with business leaders, which was followed up with talks at…

Buckingham Palace Welcomes A Guest

Monday, 3rd June: Queen Elizabeth opened her doors to Donald Trump on Monday, not literally of course, but their meeting was over-shadowed by a bitter twitter feud between the president and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. The trip, which was insisted by Theresa May back in 2017 was arranged with the hopes of boosting trade…

Trump Sends Markets Tumbling as Wizz Air Loses Altitude

Friday, May 31: FTSE indices commenced the day in the red, following on from a red close in Asia after Chinese PMI manufacturing data missed expectations.Europe woke to the news of more sabre-rattling from who else but Trump. The POTUS announced the imposition of 5% tariffs last night on all goods coming from Mexico, in…

FirstGroup Lets Greyhound off the Leash

Thursday, May 30: Indices opened higher in London following gains in oil majors for the FTSE 100(+0.46%), despite risk-off sentiment prevailing in the US late yesterday and overnight across Asia. Shell & BP benefited from rising oil prices on Thursday, after an industry report indicated a larger than anticipated decline in crude inventories in the…