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Henry Brennan, Investment Writer, looks at the market-moving events that have shaped the UK equity markets this week (April 24 to 28, 2017).
As the markets begin to lose confidence in the new president’s ability to address economic issues, John considers what might be distracting Mr Trump.
Mediclinic shares soared by almost a fifth today following a policy change in Abu Dhabi and income-seekers’ favourites GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca have posted first-quarter results.
Shares in chemicals group Croda hit a record high after its first-quarter update showed that the improving sales trend seen in the final quarter of 2016 had continued. But is its valuation up with events?
The Lifetime ISA promises to be a useful product, but pensions remain the primary means for investing towards retirement. Rob Morgan explains.
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Shares in hotel, restaurant and coffee shop operator Whitbread fell sharply after its full-year results, following a fourth-quarter slowdown in sales growth. Is this a sign of a consumer slowdown?
Former BP chief executive Tony Hayward has thrown in the towel at Genel, as the company valuation slumped from £3.1bn to just £216m.There are lessons for all investors in this tale.
John Redwood, Chief Global Strategist, shares his thoughts on the results of the first round of the 2017 French presidential election.
For high net worth individuals seeking a long term investment vehicle, a family investment company could present a tax-efficient vehicle for estate planning.
John Redwood, Chief Global Strategist, assesses the government’s progress in passing tax reform in the US.
Garry White, Chief Investment Commentator, looks at the market-moving events that have shaped the UK equity markets this week (April 18 to 21, 2017).
Debenhams profits fell in the first half of the year and today’s strategy update has failed to inspire. What the company really needs to do is get its product offering right.
As the French election looms, John takes a look at the leading candidates and considers what a win for Macron might mean for the markets.
Luxury fashion group Burberry missed expectations for retail sales growth in its second-half update. Chinese markets are recovering, but the strong dollar has hit US sales.