Market Updates

Jun
23
“Oil prices skid downward….”

Oil prices have come under pressure over the past month from rising production in the United States, Libya and Nigeria. In the US data released on Friday showed a record increase in the number of oil rigs

Jun
16
“UK – Way forward after the Election…..”

After failing to win an outright majority in last week’s election Theresa May tries to unite the Conservative party before commencement of Brexit talks by reappointing most of her ministers, brought a Brexit campaigner and party rival Michael Gove into the government.

Jun
9
“UK – Snap Election backfires…..”

On Thursday the general election was held in the UK leaving Theresa May battling to survive as Prime Minister of Britain after calling for a snap election to increase her parliamentary majority and

Jun
2
“The Paris Climate Accord – United States withdraws…..”

The accord finalized in December 2015 and effective as of November 2016 has brought together the US and European Union, China, India and Brazil to pledge to slash fossil-fuel pollutions in order to ease the impact of global warming.

May
26
“President Trump’s trip outside the United States….”

From 19 – 21 May: The first stop of Trump’s marathon trip was in Saudi Arabia. Trump delivered a speech on how Muslim nations and the US can partner to counter Islamic State and Iran. The US

May
19
“Cyber Attack….”

Hackers infiltrated computers in a number of countries in a fast spreading attack that affected British hospitals and organisations from Spain, Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan. A ransomware message sent to a hospital

May
12
“Macron the New French President….”

Macron an independent centrist at 39 years old is to become the youngest ever elected French head of state winning with 66 percent of votes to defeat far right Marine Le Pen who had 34 percent of votes.

May
5
“Brexit and Negotiations…”

In a summit on Saturday European leaders have unanimously signed off the negotiating guidelines for the Brexit. The signing opens discussions that will reach the climax once the UK leaves the bloc

Apr
28
“French Election…”

Centrist Emmanuel Macron a first time candidate and political independent advanced as a favourite in the runoff over far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen on Sunday triggering a second-round on 7

Apr
21
“Snap Election in the UK…”

According to the US government reports inflation fell in March while retail sales dropped for a second month.

Apr
13
“North Korea’s nuclear plans…”

The UK inflation rate in March remained unchanged from February at 2.3 percent which is at the highest level since 2013 and up from just 0.5 percent a year ago.

Apr
7
“The impact on the market from the strike on Syria…”

The first day of the week marks the first day of trading for the second quarter 2017 and the beginning of the month.

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