Investors Tuck Into Greggs’ Results

Tuesday, October 9: The FTSE 100 clung onto minor gains intraday(+0.06%) despite a global growth downgrade from the International Monetary Fund which stressed the primary index and bourses across Europe. The IMF’s World Economic Outlook cited the U.S.-China trade war, rising US rates pressuring emerging markets and a weaker Eurozone performance as the catalysts for…

Markets in Turmoil as Club 18-30 Holidays Cease

Monday, October 8: Risk off sentiment prevailed as the negative implications of a trade war and the consequences of US interest rate rises which could track ahead of market expectations dominated investors’ thoughts. Markets moved to re-price the risk with the relative attractiveness of equities in a rising risk-free rate environment diminished versus fixed income…

We’re Intu the Money

Friday, 5th October: It was a downbeat end to the week for global markets, as European shares followed a poor Asian session overnight. The FTSE closed 1.35% lower, hit from a fall in the oil price and resilience in the strength of the pound. During September Russia and Saudi Arabia increased output which sent the…

Uncomfortable Reading for DFS

Thursday, 4th October: The FTSE 100 today closed at a 2-week low after emerging market fears gripped investors. It was another strong session on Wall Street but Asian shares concentrated on the strong dollar overnight with European bourses following. Shares slipped 1.2% on the FTSE to just above 7,400. The index wasn’t helped by a…

Aston Martin Shares Reverse on Debut

Wednesday, 3rd October: Yesterday Wall Street endured a mixed session but the Dow continued to be undeterred to record highs yet again. Its now the longest winning streak for the index since mid-July, currently up for the fifth straight session, the FTSE hasn’t had a five day win streak since late April. Nevertheless today the…

Wall Street Bull Rages On

Tuesday, 2nd October: Today markets opened lower as the momentary relief from the NAFTA revamp wore off during the Asian trading session this morning, investors instead choosing to not neglect the other trade worries currently ongoing across world markets. The FTSE dropped around a quarter of a percent at the off and barely moved from…