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Hurricane Energy may have made the largest undeveloped discovery on the UK Continental Shelf. If true, this could prove there’s still life in North Sea oil.
Garry White, Chief Investment Commentator, looks at the market-moving events that have shaped the UK equity markets this week (March 20 to 24, 2017).
John Redwood, Charles Stanley’s Chief Global Strategist, asks whether China can expect to meet its growth targets.
As the Republicans continue to experience difficulties pushing through reforms on Obamacare, concern grows around whether Trump can deliver on the main economic issues; increasing infrastructure spending, putting through tax cuts and bank relaxations. John considers how this might affect the longer term investor.
Profits at Next have fallen for the first time in eight years – and things on the high street remain tough. But the shares shot to the top of the FTSE leader board on relief things were not worse.
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Property services group Savills beat expectations in its full-year results, despite some “geopolitical distractions”. Earnings were particularly strong in Europe and Asia, but the UK held up well.
John Redwood, Charles Stanley’s global chief economist, looks at the outlook for inflation and interest rates in the US and the UK.
Posh gin-and-tonic mixer group Fever-Tree Drinks posted a strong set of results, but its shares fell as there was no upgrade to current-year guidance. Has this presented a buying opportunity?
Vodafone has unveiled plans to merge its Indian unit with rival Idea Cellular in a deal that will create the country’s leading player with almost 400 million customers. The deal appears to make strategic sense.
Henry Brennan, Investment Writer, looks at the market-moving events that have shaped the UK equity markets this week (March 13 to March 17, 2017).
John Redwood, Charles Stanley’s global chief economist, looks at how investors can get ahead of disruptive technological innovations.
A £4,000 money purchase annual allowance will come into effect from 6 April 2017 for individuals who have taken taxable, flexible payments from their pension pot.
As the language and policy of the United States continues to change under Trump’s leadership, China sees this as an opportunity to be more of a world leader, taking the moral high ground on environmental issues and looking to pick up the pieces of the broken transpacific trade partnership.
John Redwood, Charles Stanley’s chief global strategist, gives his views on the week ahead.