12 Nov 2018
The Cambridge index declined 746.7 points or 3.1% to close at 23689.3, as index heavyweights such as Johnson Matthey and DS Smith posted weekly losses to their share prices.
7 Nov 2018
This week I am looking at Associated British Foods (ABF), a UK-listed food, ingredients and retail group with a well-diversified portfolio of international brands.
5 Nov 2018
The Cambridge index advanced 1263.4 points or 5.5% to close at 24436, as four out of the top five index heavyweights posted weekly gains to their share prices.
31 Oct 2018
This week I am looking at Smithson investment trust, which recently broke the record for the largest initial public offer of an investment trust in the UK.
30 Oct 2018
Philip Hammond delivered his first October budget with the ambitious statement that ‘The era of austerity is finally coming to an end’. But was there an easing of Treasury purse strings?
29 Oct 2018
The Cambridge index dropped 865.6 points or 3.6% to close at 23172.6, as index heavyweights such as Johnson Matthey, DS Smith and AVEVA Group posted weekly losses to their share prices.
24 Oct 2018
This week I take a look at Emerging Markets. Having enjoyed a strong 2017, Emerging Market equities have been firmly out of favour this year on the back of persistently negative news flows relating to economic, political and market developments.
22 Oct 2018
The Cambridge index dropped 738.4 points or 3% to close at 24,038.2, as eight out of the top ten index heavyweights posted weekly losses to their share prices.
18 Oct 2018
The UK is set to leave the EU on 29 March 2019 but negotiations remain stuck on two key issues; the UK’s future trading relationship with the EU and how to avoid a hard Irish border
17 Oct 2018
Global markets have been unusually weak over the first few weeks of the new quarter.
17 Oct 2018
Global markets have been unusually weak recently. US 10-year Treasury bond yields have moved up through the 3% level, breaking a 30-year downward trend and provoking a circa 7% drop in the FTSE 100 index over the first few days of October.