Market Event, General

5 Markets affected by Brexit

Ben Weiss, Thursday, 26 September 2019

Many markets have been affected by Brexit, but some are more susceptible to the developments between the UK and the EU. Here's the five we think will be most affected by Brexit.

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Weekly Review: China feeling the wrath of Trump?

Ben Weiss, Monday, 5 August 2019

Boxer or President? Trump continues to deliver blow after blow to China, who seem to be on the ropes as yet more tariffs were announced this week. Elsewhere, lowering fuel costs caused Shell to report a loss and Just Eat merger may be the key to the future domination of the takeaway industry.

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Weekly Review: William (going down) Hill as shops close

Ben Weiss, Friday, 5 July 2019

You win some you lose some. For William Hill at the moment, it appears they’re currently losing. The firm announced this week that a number of stores will close. Elsewhere, several indices hit record highs and Bitcoin seems is even more volatile than ever.

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Five powerful figures who can affect the markets

Ben Weiss, Wednesday, 3 July 2019

A president, a social influencer and an eccentric engineer… it sounds like the start of a bad joke. But all these have one thing in common when it comes to trading; they all have the potential to affect the markets in a pretty big way. Find out who we think has the greatest influence on the markets.

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General, Cryptocurrencies

What is GlobalCoin and when will it launch? Everything you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency

Ben Weiss, Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Satoshi Nakamoto can’t have known the colossal affect their creation, Bitcoin, would have caused back when it was launched in 2009. Now Mark Zuckerberg is leading Facebook towards releasing their own cryptocurrency. But what is GlobalCoin, how will it work, and will it be successful? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Shares, General

Luckin vs Starbucks: The battle of the baristas

Ben Weiss, Tuesday, 21 May 2019

The meteoric rise of coffee newcomer Luckin has taken the Chinese market by storm, and despite being just two years old, the firm is beginning to unsettle the big players at the top. But is Luckin Coffee sustainable, and will it challenge the mighty Starbucks in the future?

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