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Adrian Holliday

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

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Manchester horror fails to dent stocks

Last night’s horror in Manchester failed to dent the FTSE 100 today – but only just. The Big Board ended Tuesday just 2.45 points up at 7,498.79 .

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Pound dips on Manchester terrorist atrocity

The suspected terrorist attack on Manchester concert-goers last night – killing 22 – saw the pound weaken overnight to 1.2984 as investors absorbed the political implications.

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Euro hits six-month high

Another strong day for the euro, going beyond 1.1200 earlier. Talk of an end to ECB stimulus is also helping power the euro’s gains

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Oil moves ahead on OPEC meeting

Oil prices are on the move – more climbs – again with OPEC members meeting in Vienna on Thursday

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World shares rebound while sterling’s rise holds

A much better trading day for stocks with the FTSE 100 ending higher. Oil, Hikma, Gold Exports

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Sterling breaks through to $1.30 meanwhile UK spending surges in April

Supported by stronger UK retail sales today’s boost for sterling saw the pound lift above $1.30 it’s best result since last September. Burberry, Asda.

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Stock markets sour while euro retreats

Stocks sold down fast on Wednesday with the Dow slumping -1.78% to 20,606.93 as Trump turmoil in the US accelerated. Oil. Gold. Trump. Burberry. Royal Mail.

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Trump allegations sees Dow plunge 250 points

The Dow Jones commenced trading this morning with a 200-point plunge as investors digested the latest twists of the President Trump-FBI Russian saga.

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Lloyds returns to private hands meanwhile the euro continues to surge

It’s anticipated the FTSE 100 may open lower this morning after racking up it’s best ever performance yesterday, hitting 7,522 points thanks to robust mining support.

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FTSE 100 surges past the 7,500 barrier meanwhile the euro continues to climb on french optimism

Yesterday’s momentum for the FTSE 100 continued to build with the UK’s main share index hitting another high at 7,505.46. Macron, Oil. Vodafone

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Market sector report - Should you invest in the car industry?

Henry Ford’s dictum ‘any colour so long as it is black’ couldn’t be further than the truth in the 21st century. You can buy a new car in a near infinite range of trims, colours and drivetrains – including electric power.

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easyJet losses rise on weaker sterling meanwhile Vodafone full-year sales slip

A record all-time high for the FTSE 100 yesterday with the Big Board hitting 7,454, up 19 points. The uptick was led by a rash of mining stocks including Glencore, Anglo American and BHP Billiton.

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FTSE 100 hits all-time record on oil price surge

The FTSE 100 hits 7,460.2 points earlier today, cementing rises for Shell and BP. Merkel. BP. Oil

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Oil advances on Saudi-Russian supply cuts while Merkel claims victory in North Rhine-Westphalia

Significant news from Saudi Arabia and Russia this morning: the top two oil producers have agreed oil output cuts until March 2018. Merkel oil. Euro

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AstraZeneca shares surge 8% while weak JC Penney sales sees shares hit rock bottom

JC Penney has revealed weak first quarter numbers with its stock price hitting $4.74, near an all-time low, at one point.

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