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Adrian Holliday

Adrian has written about property, pensions and investing for almost 20 years, from Teletext to the Observer and AOL. He is a believer in diversity, low transaction costs – and simplicity.

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Bank of England votes 7-2 for no-change

The Bank of England, as predicted by City analysts, left UK interest rates on hold 0.50% today

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Are cryptos in danger of respectability?

Once the filthy, low-down enfant terrible of established finance, crypto currencies are now on nodding terms with some big City names.

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Only fools know the future of sterling

A year on from the triggering of Article 50, has sterling taken a breather?

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Which stocks are vulnerable from the US firearms Florida tragedy?

On Valentine’s Day 2018, 17 students aged between 14 and 17 were executed in a hailstorm of bullets

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Cope with loss aversion and use stop losses effectively

Knowing when to quit is a life skill. With trading and investing a clean exit is generally a combination of judgement and luck.

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Is the euro over-valued?

Is the euro overvalued? Given that the currency is +16% higher against the US dollar in the last year the question is legitimate.

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PM update: IAG and RBS shares slump, VW profits climb, US shares up

There was little cheer from the FTSE 100 earlier, sinking -0.30% as IAG shares lost altitude, down -5.5%.

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AM update: RBS reveals surprise £752m profit, IAG profits up, celeb tweet shock hits Snap

This morning a £752m profit for RBS.

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PM update: Flybe shares take off, Ford appoints new boss, UK GDP revised down

The Dow hadn’t managed to re-cross the 25,000 line mid-afternoon

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AM update: Barclays hit by £1.9bn loss, Centrica profits slump 17.4%, Asian shares slip

Japanese and Hong Kong shares were down overnight slipping -1.07% and -1.12% while the Shanghai Composite soared more than +2%.

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PM update: AA shares skid 26%, UK productivity jumps, Unilever to quit UK?

Some relief for US investors today with the Dow powering back across the 25,000 threshold

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AM update: Lloyds profits up +24%, Barratt revenues climb +9.5%, Asian shares positive

The main earnings news this morning is Lloyds with a chunky +24% profits hike

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PM update: RBS ‘secret’ report published, London and US shares slip, Walmart down heavily

A rash of big FTSE 100 names – HSBC, InterContinental Hotels Group and BHP Billiton – all saw big chunks taken out of their share price mid-afternoon

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Platinum vs palladium – dirty metal workers fight it out

Rarer than gold, platinum and palladium are racing each other for price dominance

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AM update: HSBC shares fall on profits miss, William Hill fined £6.2m, gold down

A highly mixed Asian trading session on Tuesday

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