The latest data on the UK economy told a tale of woe, but there are reasons to think this may be as bad as it gets.
Posted on 25th May 2017 in City News.
After hitting new highs with such regularity, it was becoming tedious, US stocks saw a sharp sell-off yesterday. Is this a problem or just a little turbulence on the flight to growth?
Posted on 18th May 2017 in City News.
In sport, there are winners and losers. In the world of stock markets, and over the last few days, it seems there have only been winners, as records tumble faster than you say, ‘on your marks, get set, go!’ But can it last? Will such rapid growth end in tears – will the fast sprinting […]
Posted on 17th May 2017 in City News.
Take a look back at how the markets have reacted to past general elections and their preference becomes clear – not that it makes them right.
Posted on 16th May 2017 in City News.
There is a market index that is meant to show fear – and yesterday it went within a whisker of an all-time low. So, let’s get this straight: there is the threat of nuclear war with North Korea, President Trump has just fired the man who is responsible for investigating him, France has had a […]
Posted on 10th May 2017 in City News.
Frankly, it looked as if the UK economy was in trouble, but maybe it was just a kind of winter shiver because the latest news on UK plc came with a fine dollop of good news, there is still a niggle, however.
Posted on 5th May 2017 in City News.
Apple and Facebook have been added to Microsoft, Alphabet/Google and Amazon – the results are all in, and they are impressive, all-round, but the story is only just beginning.
Posted on 4th May 2017 in City News.
Both the UK and US economies saw a significant slowdown in growth in the first quarter, but the UK slowdown might pose bigger reasons to worry – Brexit may be a factor.
Posted on 28th April 2017 in City News.
Stock markets tracking US techs and smaller businesses are surging, it is like the good times are back, it is not quite so good for the traditional US companies. Why?
Posted on 26th April 2017 in City News.