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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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Photo of IAG's plane tail
IAG shares slump 3.5%

Many eyes will be on IAG’s share price this morning as investors assess the weekend’s IT catastrophe. IAG shares have already fallen heavily, knocking off more than £350m off the carrier’s market capitalisation.

Adrian Holliday06:45, 30 May 2017
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UK polls push sterling lower

Sterling continued to sell down hitting fresh lows in the sub -1.2800 region (4pm) as the Labour Party narrowed the election gap

Adrian Holliday15:37, 26 May 2017
City of London photo
Pound falls on election jitters

Sterling fell overnight to $1.2874 as election and economic uncertainty trickled through.

Adrian Holliday06:42, 26 May 2017
Photo of Riyadh at sunset
Oil crashes 1% on OPEC deal

Oil prices have tumbled more than 1% on an OPEC agreement that will not commit beyond a nine-month production cut.

Adrian Holliday15:33, 25 May 2017
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OPEC poised to decide on oil curbs

Much attention today on oil as the key Vienna OPEC meeting looms though some European markets are closed for Ascension Day.

Adrian Holliday06:35, 25 May 2017
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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 .

Adrian Holliday15:45, 23 May 2017
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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.

Adrian Holliday06:32, 23 May 2017
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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

Adrian Holliday15:34, 22 May 2017
oil refinery
Oil moves ahead on OPEC meeting

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

Adrian Holliday06:39, 22 May 2017
City ticker photography
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

Adrian Holliday15:36, 19 May 2017
London shoppers crossing Regent Street
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.

Adrian Holliday15:34, 18 May 2017
Photo of Donald Trump in front of flag
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.

Adrian Holliday06:46, 18 May 2017
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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.

Adrian Holliday15:23, 17 May 2017
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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.

Adrian Holliday06:39, 17 May 2017
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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

Adrian Holliday16:04, 16 May 2017

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