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Tuesday Papers: Venezuela devalues its currency by 95%

on Aug 21, 2018 at 04:48

And emerging markets are in peril as Fed eyes switch to 'America First' monetary policy.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on trade talk optimism

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 21, 2018 at 01:00

PepsiCo slipped 0.1% after the soft drink giant unveiled plans to buy SodaStream for $3.2 billion.

Global dividends boom as payouts hit new record

by Daniel Grote on Aug 20, 2018 at 13:47

Global dividends reach nearly $500 billion in the second quarter of the year, with European companies performing particularly strongly.

Sage 'sell' warning dents Terry Smith and Nick Train

by Daniel Grote on Aug 20, 2018 at 12:30

FTSE 100 recovers some of ground lost in last week's sell-off but Sage falls as analysts at Deutsche Bank downgrade stock to 'sell' rating.

Government considers 'Care ISA' to solve crisis

by William Robins on Aug 20, 2018 at 08:00

ISA would carry its own allowance reflecting the cost of long-term care and could be passed on without triggering inheritance tax.

Mark Barnett leads Invesco into funds doghouse

by Selin Bucak on Aug 20, 2018 at 07:00

Invesco Perpetual tops list of 'dog' funds compiled by Bestinvest as Mark Barnett's giant income funds continue to lag.

Monday Papers: Tesla short-sellers sitting on $1.2bn profit

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 20, 2018 at 05:21

And Italy to defy European Union's grip with €80 billion investment in infrastructure.

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Selin Bucak on Aug 20, 2018 at 05:00

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Mind Gym, Proactis, Paypoint and Vivo Energy

Asia stocks inch up as investors look to Sino-US trade talks

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 20, 2018 at 01:30

Japan's Nikkei 225 was near flat at 22,261 in early trade while in South Korea, the Kospi traded up 0.41%.

Sunday Papers: Amazon bids for Homebase stores

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 19, 2018 at 07:00

And Wall Street toasts the longest bull market run ever.

Saturday Papers: Turkish lira under renewed pressure

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 18, 2018 at 08:06

And Trump asks SEC to study scrapping quarterly earnings reports.

FTSE falls as sanctions threat reignites Turkey sell-off

by Daniel Grote on Aug 17, 2018 at 12:59

Lira resumes slide after US threatens Turkey with more sanctions if jailed church minister is not released.

The Accumulator: sea of red turns investors defensive

by Daniel Grote on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:41

Investors flock to defensive assets after punishing week for global stock markets and commodities turns our Accumulator table red.

Turkey won't plunge emerging markets into crisis

by Jennifer Hill on Aug 17, 2018 at 10:15

Emerging markets are in bear territory, but fears of a full-blown crisis are misplaced, says Citywire AA-rated fund manager Ewan Thompson.

Friday Papers: Trade conflict could trigger currency war

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 17, 2018 at 05:05

And lira comes under new pressure after US warns of new sanctions.

The Expert View: BHP Billiton, Kingfisher and Auto Trader

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 17, 2018 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including On the Beach and Marshalls.


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