Stocks Benefitting From Blockchain Tech (December 10, 2017)

Blockchain Stocks get Midas touch. It’s become somewhat of a market cliché that when a firm goes near something blockchain related – or is even rumoured to – its stock suddenly shoots up. It’s not uncommon for its stock to rise before it even enters the field. Riot Blockchain Inc., formerly Bioptix Inc. is just one […]

Anti Corruption Purge Boosts Oil (December 4, 2017)

Oil prices hit 2-year high following Saudi anti-corruption measures Oil has hit its highest levels for two years as markets tightened amid an anti-corruption purge by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince. Brent Futures Reach Two-year High Brent futures LCOc1 prices were as high as $62.90 per barrel in the last week, the highest level achieved since […]

Brexit Negotiations remain key for Sterling (November 29, 2017)

Sterling has had a rocky few months. After dropping immediately after the Brexit vote, it has swung significantly in recent weeks following various pieces of news and rumours surrounding the Brexit negotiations. It looks increasingly possible that the European Council could declare that insufficient progress has been made when they meet to discuss Brexit in […]

Crypto Technology To Open Up Mainstream Markets (November 21, 2017)

In the financial world, cryptocurrency technology advances have caused a huge splash in 2017 so far. The main player, Bitcoin, currently continues to ride high in the markets and has seen around a 500% increase over the whole year. Will Blockchain be made more accessible for the mass market? This growth shows that more people […]

Senate Tax Bill Halts Dollar (November 13, 2017)

Dollar falls as US Senate tax bill is revealed Thursday 9th November was not a good day for the US dollar, which slipped to a six-day low against an impressive basket of currencies, a trend catalysed by the emergence of details surrounding the US Senate Republicans’ proposed tax cut plan. A number of rival proposals […]

Indian Rupee (INR) Set To Lose Ground to USD (November 8, 2017)

Declining Rupee faces turbulence ahead of 2019 elections. The Indian rupee (INR) may continue to decline against the dollar over the next few months according to analysts at currency forecasters Mizuho Bank Ltd. US Rate Rise Will Hurt INR Speaking to the Economic Times, Vishnu Varathan, Mizuho’s head of economics and strategy, said that the […]

Netflix Plans Future Growth To Boost Share Price Further (November 3, 2017)

Netflix Building Share Price Digital streaming is rapidly becoming the entertainment norm for lots of homes, with Netflix valued at $11 billion, more than many traditional TV and media companies. However, the company isn’t resting on its laurels with news that it plans to invest another $8 billion in shows for 2018. It is also in the […]

Stock Market Boom See Rise Of Very Wealthy (October 29, 2017)

More than a million people now ‘very wealthy’ after stock market boom At least one million people entered the global ranks of the extremely wealthy over the course of 2016 thanks to booming stock markets. The boom means that the number of individuals with free assets of more than $1m or £750,000 now stands at […]

Japanese Yen Up On Dollar As Abe Re-elected (October 25, 2017)

Gains in Japanese Yen and Asian stocks following Shinzo Abe election The majority of Asian stocks increased on Monday following news of the election victory for Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic party in Japan. It is the fourth time Abe has claimed general election victory in his political career; he previously governed from 2006 to 2007, […]

UK Aviation Industry And Airline Consolidation (October 19, 2017)

Monarch collapse highlights EU airline consolidation – The recent move by Monarch Airlines into liquidation is likely the first in a round of news that will have major impacts on the European aviation and travel sector. Aviation Trading Opportunities In recent years, we have seen the US airlines suffer at the hands of low-cost players, […]

Euro Settles After Catalan Drama (October 16, 2017)

Euro reaches a two-week high as tensions ease in Catalonia The Euro has regained ground against the US Dollar following two weeks of tensions in Spain. After declaring Catalonia’s independence following the region’s vote to leave Spain, President Carles Puigdemont’s decision to hold talks with the Spanish government in Madrid has eased economic worries. Euro Impact […]

Credit Trump For Rising S&P And Nasdaq Markets? (October 10, 2017)

Donald Trump has made great political capital out of the strong performance of the S&P 500 and other US markets since he took office in November 2016. In fact, the Dow Jones saw a record-breaking 22,000 in August of this year. But is the success because of the Donald, or despite him? Here are a few […]

Gold Price Collapse As Inflation Hits Safe Haven (October 3, 2017)

Will gold prices continue to fall? The last couple of months have seen the price of gold drop alarmingly and certainly its biggest downturn in recent times. Many traders will be wondering if this is a temporary blip or something more long term to take note of. Often seen as the ultimate safe commodity, just […]

Lithium – Trading The Next Big Asset (September 30, 2017)

Investors look to lithium The silver-white metal lithium, encountered in high school chemistry lessons and smartphone batteries, has experienced a dramatic surge in demand this year. Producers of the precious metal have seen their stock prices trading at double their value of twelve months ago. Expectations surrounding electric cars and acquisitions within the lithium market […]

Irma Impacts Oil Prices (September 26, 2017)

Oil prices rise in Irma’s wake Oil prices hit a new high recently in the wake of Hurricane Irma, as investors assessed the likely energy demand in affected areas and took in the extent of the damage to refineries on the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey had passed through. How Irma Affected Oil Prices Commodities […]

Sterling Spikes On BoE Rate Rise Hint (September 22, 2017)

Pound improves following recent vote on interest rate rise Following hints from the Bank of England that interest rates in the UK could rise from as early as November, the pound has risen substantially against the Euro, reaching its highest level in over eight weeks. On Friday 15 September, the Bank of England’s nine policymakers […]

Apple Share Price Boosted (September 18, 2017)

Apple share price surges in anticipation of new product launches Global technology giant, Apple Inc saw its shares (AAPL) top a new record high recently, amid heightened expectations around forthcoming product launches promised by the company. So what did this mean for Apple’s stocks? AAPL Live Price Chart Apple Inc Steady Rise Apple shares continue to rise […]

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