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…investors regain their appetite for equities…

In this week’s bulletin: The leading global bourses enjoyed a good week as S&P 500 finished above 1,400 for the first time since June 2008 and the FTSE 100 index pushed the 6,000 barrier. As the Republican candidates continue their…

UK economy likely to avoid ‘double-dip’ recession

In this week’s bulletin: Equity markets suffer a ‘mid-week wobble’ over Greece Oil continues to rally – Brent crude hits $130 per barrel Greek bondholders suffer a 75% ‘haircut’ on their investments Athens successfully completes the largest-ever sovereign debt restructuring…

Review 4Q 2011 4th January 2012

“Markets today are ‘one big giant ETF’ (Exchange Traded Fund).” -Joe Saluzzi of Themis Trading in New York on Bloomberg TV 21st December 2011 Over the last few years there has clearly been a disconnect in capital markets between how…

Boxing Day Sales

I wasn’t really tempted by the 6.00am start to Next’s Boxing Day sales.  I’m sure I didn’t miss much by failing to queue at the Crack of Sparrow’s Fart to wrestle a little ol’ lady to the ground in order…