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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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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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PM update: Reckitt Benckiser shares slump, European shares drift, new Arsenal-Emirates deal inked

Mid-afternoon there was a number of chunky FTSE 100 share price falls

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AM update: Durex-maker sales fail to lift, Nikkei surges, gold up

The part-finish of the Asian holiday break released some strong performances earlier

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PM update: UK retail sales weaken, US stocks up, Toys R Us battles £15m VAT bill

The shares resurgence was more or less intact today.

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AM update: Yen and oil up as volatility eases, Air France-KLM profits surge +42%

The positive buying sentiment extended into Friday for the Nikkei, up +1.19%.

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PM update: Dow climbs above 25,000, Airbus shares soar, grim day for SLA

There was a strong open for US stocks this morning with the Dow Jones pushing +0.70% higher

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AM update: Asian stocks storm back, rand surges, oil up +1.40%

Following a stronger US lead last night – the Nasdaq finished almost +1.9% up while the S&P 500 lifted +1.34% higher – Asian stocks saw more buoyancy

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PM update: US inflation climbs, UK private wages to rise, GKN offers £2.5bn to shareholders

The news markets had wanted finally landed earlier: US headline inflation rate came in at +2.1% for January

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AM update: US inflation numbers hang over markets, Hang Seng surges, Sky & BT score

It was a more localised investment picture from Asia overnight

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PM update: UK inflation sticks at 3%, US blue chips sink, gold up

There was a glum tone to US trading earlier

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UK inflation still higher than hoped

The cost of living is slipping – but not as fast as many would like.

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