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 […]

Deutsche Bank Crisis – Share Price Crash Continues (September 13, 2017)

The Deutsche Bank crisis story and its future For some time now, the once German banking giant “Deutsche Bank” has been on the news for the wrong reasons. Although the bank has managed to survive the fall of its stock prices so far, the challenges seem far from over. Many experts have speculated that the […]

FTSE Rally 2017 H1 – What Caused It? (September 10, 2017)

What is behind the 2017 FTSE rally? FTSE Rally 2017 has been a good year from January to July for the FTSE 100 overall. Commencing the year with a fierce climb upwards, it broke to a then new high of 7,415.95 by the middle of March 2017. Although there was a dip toward the end of […]

Blockchain Targets Gold Market (September 6, 2017)

The current blockchain revolution is now targeting the lucrative gold market. Gold Markets Eye Crypto Boom Bitcoin public online ledgers have caught the eye of exchange owners such as IEX Group Inc. and TradeWind Markets who are rolling out technology that will bring gold into the digital age. Currently, around $27billion of gold changes hands […]

Sterling To Fall Below Euro (August 31, 2017)

Experts predict downcast UK Outlook, with EUR to outstrip GBP According to the latest UK outlook predictions from the experts, the pound has a rough time ahead of it, and could soon be trading at the same level as the Euro. The UK currency, whose price plummeted from 1.31 Euro the day before Brexit to 1.09 […]

OPEC Again Dictate Oil Moves (August 25, 2017)

Oil prices drop as investors hedge pending OPEC meeting outcomes Oil futures dropped this week amid concerns around uncertain commitment from several major oil producers to output caps, ahead of a forthcoming meeting of OPEC and the publication of its official monthly report. OPEC Discussions At the OPEC meeting in Abu Dhabi, members will discuss […]

AstraZeneca Share Price Dip On Test Results (August 21, 2017)

AstraZeneca share value plummets following failed cancer drug tests Drugs giant AstraZeneca saw its value nosedive by £7 billion, following flopped key long cancer treatment tests. The share price crash was the worst seen since the company’s formation in 1993. Failed Tests And Share Price Turmoil AstraZeneca braced itself for trouble following the announcement of poor […]

Altcoin Opportunities in 2017? (August 17, 2017)

Bitcoin split helps to shake up the altcoin market Altcoin leader, Bitcoin, officially split in two recently, with the newcomer Bitcoin Cash acting as a sort of upgraded version of the popular cryptocurrency. The two are incompatible, creating what technologists call a fork, with owners of an old Bitcoin now also owning a new Bitcoin […]

Latest Fed Statement More Dovish (August 13, 2017)

Expectation of American interest rate rises fall after dovish Fed statement Experts have slashed their expectation of an increase in American interest rates in 2017 after the Federal Reserve appeared to soften its position. A statement from the Fed suggested it would be shrinking its balance sheet as early as its next meeting on 19-20 […]

Sterling Levels Off – Is It The Calm Before The Storm? (August 11, 2017)

Pound remains stable as Theresa May promises stronger, fairer post-Brexit Britain Forex trading is tumultuous at the best of times, but recent months have marked a particularly notable degree of uncertainty characterising the markets. Due in large part to Brexit, this has been the key driver of the pound’s performance, yet now it seems that […]

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