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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: dollar slumps to 3-year low, sterling hits $1.42, FTSE 100 crumbles

A remarkable performance from sterling, pumping +1.5% higher to 1.4226 (3.45pm) today

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AM update: Dollar hits three-year low, Nikkei down, JD Wetherspoon sales surge

The investor exuberance cooled in Japan today with the Nikkei down -0.76%

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PM update: Sterling hits $1.40, Sainsbury’s prepares jobs cull, gold up

Just like Tesco yesterday, Sainsbury’s looks set to announce wide-ranging job cuts in an effort to shave costs

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AM update: CMA opposes Fox-Sky deal, Asian markets climb, sterling down

Asian markets climbed again on Tuesday thanks to some relief of an end to the US government closure.

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Tesco goes back to basics, pound hits $1.39, US stocks take closure in stride

Tesco is taking the axe to 1,700 shop floor and warehouse jobs in a bid to become more profitable (more below) and simpler

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AM update: Samsung shares fall -2%, Merkel fourth term chances rise, dollar down

Asian stocks were broadly higher on Monday with most bourses unfazed by the US government shutdown

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PM update: Three blows...Carpetright shares crash, Dignity shares crash, UK consumer confidence crashes

Several chunks of foul-smelling retail news dominated trading sentiment today

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Scams and regulation fear sweep cryptos

Bitcoin’s recent brutal tumble below $10,000 sharpened many minds on crypto valuations

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AM update: Carpetright issues new profits warning, Asian stocks climb, gold up

Friday trading saw continued investor optimism with the Asia Dow up +0.63%

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Averaging down: a trading strategy to avoid or embrace?

Two words, ‘average’ and ‘down’. It sounds a strategy lacking oomph.

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PM update: Airbus A380 swerves death, Boeing shares slip, Bitcoin surges +5%

The near-death threat to Airbus’ A380 appears to be over, at least for a while.

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AM update: Primark sales up +7%, Nikkei breaches 24,000, gold sinks -1%

Supported by more US gains yesterday the Japanese Nikkei topped 24,000 overnight

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PM update: Bitcoin down almost -13%, Goldman Sachs posts quarterly loss, Burberry shares slump

US stocks continued to power forward this morning with the Dow up +0.40%.

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AM update: China bank stocks up, Carillion anxiety shifts to Interserve, dollar up

Despite a fresh US high yesterday Asian markets were a mixed bag today:

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PM update: Dow hits 26,000, Carillion gag revealed, UK inflation slips

More ebullience from the US today with the Dow Jones breaching 26,000

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