Category: Weekly market updates

Miners and Investors face a bottomless pit of pain

Market Snapshot:    OMIP 8.5p – Increasing Volume CLL 99.5p- Valuable Marketing CLST 51.5p-Slower than hoped OPM 68p- Lending growth   This week … … UK Gross Domestic Product (GDP), is reported on Tuesday and  is forecast to increase by…

The week also saw the start of the ECB’s quantitative easing (QE) programme

In this week’s bulletin: Euphoric Europe? US equities lose ground but the start of the ECB’s long-awaited quantitative easing programme supports further gains in European markets. Oil prices retreat again, putting pressure on energy stocks. New pension freedoms come into…

Market Snapshot:  Flat between the peaks

From OMG! on ADVFN a premium blog. This week … … the Budget and Politics will be the theme for the UK. Markets would be pleased by a political savvy Budget and maybe willing to ignore some of the economics.…

Market Snapshot: Our Time has come as it’s a Stock- Pickers Market

OMG ! is a premium newsletter on ADVFN for less than 100p a week Market Snapshot:  Our Time has come as it’s a Stock- Pickers Market PLUS:  Price Sensitive Previews     STL, COG and RDT This week… … if there are…

Britons still favour savings in cash

In this week’s bulletin: Eurozone laboratory Central bank action in the UK and US has supported financial markets and economic recovery, now the eurozone has introduced quantitative easing. Anticipation of the eurozone’s bond buying programme has fired European stock markets.…

February ended with stock markets advancing at a steady clip

Plain sailing? February ended with stock markets advancing at a steady clip and moving clear of the turbulence that marked the start of 2015.   In this week’s bulletin: Financial markets reacted positively to the US Federal Reserve’s steady-as-she-goes message…

Market Snapshot:  Facilitate Trade and to bring resources to enterprises.

OMG! For around £1 a week on ADVFN This week … … is a busy start with beginning of the month economic statistics. In the UK the main PMIs of Manufacturing, Construction and Services are reported. This is followed on…

A confident march

A confident march The year has started with a series of market-moving events, but stock markets are at record or recent highs. In this week’s bulletin: European investors have shown faith in the ability of the eurozone to reach a…

Market Snapshot: Watch for Banana skins

This week … … we are filing Ukraine and Islam State away as dangerous and under unpredictable.  Moving on we can predict that Greece remains uncertain but no longer likely to be dangerous. This is assuming that Greece will, at…

Eurozone brinkmanship pushes Greece to the edge

In this week’s bulletin: Governor Mark Carney forecasts “good deflation” in the first half of the year. Hopes remain for a compromise over Greek bailout negotiations. Consumers need advice to help make the right decisions over new pension’s freedoms. A…