Market talk

  • Daily Market Update

    World markets concern over potential break-up of the UK… GE to sell home appliances arm for $3.3 billion… Fed to release consumer spending data… Apple prepares for launch day… China’s trade surplus hits new record…

  • Daily Market Update

    ECB takes extreme measures... BP could be facing billions in fines... Starbucks plans new store designs... Canadian debt levels rise but delinquent debts fall…

  • Daily Market Update

    World markets await news from Europe’s central bank… US jobs data out this morning… Auto industry hits the throttle… Bloomberg set to return to his firm… Commerzbank plans to settle with US regulators… And Asia sees growth in e-commerce…

  • Daily Market Update

    ​World stocks buoyed by positive data and Ukraine ceasefire… Potential US mortgage crisis looms… Home Depot could be latest cyber attack victim… And US firms feel more unwelcome in China…

  • Daily Market Update

    US markets likely to see lively trading after the holiday weekend… Europe and Asia both buoyant today… US data on construction spending and manufacturing out later… Yahoo stocks rise ahead of Chinese e-commerce IPO… Bricks and mortar music stores fight back against downloads… And interest grows in Bitcoin salaries…

  • Daily Market Update

    Investors cast a cautious eye towards Ukraine… European inflation at 5 year low… US spending and confidence data out this morning… Malaysian Airlines to restructure… Abercrombie getting smaller…

  • Daily Market Update

    Ukraine unrest and inflation data subdues Eurozone markets… Asia has unremarkable day and US futures edge downwards… US GDP and jobless claims figures out this morning… At least 5 banks hit by cyber attacks… Lending Club to go public and Apple loses bid for injunction against Samsung…

  • Daily Market Update

    Europe awaits ECB stimulus… Asian markets generally have a good day… US stock market could hit another record today… IMF chief under investigation by French judiciary… Snapchat valued at $10 billion… And are we seeing a ‘dot tv’ boom?

  • Daily Market Update

    S&P hits record highs yesterday, US futures generally up this morning… Amazon buys video game viewing website Twitch… Buffett to help fund BK deal…

  • Daily Market Update

    Europe’s markets positive after ECB speech… Burger King could be moving to Canada if tie-up goes ahead… US housing data expected to be positive… Health insurance credits could wipe out tax refunds…