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OneSavings Bank reports loan growth as Charter Court merger progresses

The lender saw strong demand in the buy-to-let segment.

Capital.com News
Dublin High Court approves Ryanair bid to prevent Irish pilot strike

The 48-hour action had been due to start on Thursday morning.

Capital.com News
Alleged Ponzi scheme Plus Token reportedly transferred $240 million via Bitcoin transactions

Whale Alert, an account on Twitter that tracks large-sum crypto transactions, posted on Saturday, August 17, that major recent Bitcoin transactions were allegedly related to crypto scheme PlusToken.

Yana Berman
CNN: Winklevoss twins in talks to join Facebook's cryptocurrency project Libra

Winklevoss brothers are eyeing to join Facebook’s crypto project Libra despite their past legal battle with Facebook’s co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Yana Berman
SEC issues cease-and-desist order against popular ICO rating provider

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a cease-and-desist order against a popular cryptocurrency analytics firm “ICO Rating,”

Lawrence Gash
Hong Kong protests: China criticises US social media giants

This week, following the ongoing protests and unrest in Hong Kong, Twitter and Facebook suspended 200,000 accounts.

Lawrence Gash


Donald Trump considers tax cuts, denies fears of recession

American President Donald Trump has once again described his desire to introduce a variety of tax cuts in the near future

Lawrence Gash
Stock of Chinese search giant Baidu rallies after earnings report

Baidu Inc., the Chinese internet search giant, reported a 1% increase in revenue for the second quarter of 2019

Lawrence Gash
Crypto trading platform INX to raise $130 million via security token IPO registered by SEC

Cryptocurrency trading platform INX is aiming to raise $130 million through a security token IPO registered by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), according to a filing published by the SEC on August 19.

Yana Berman
Apple expands production of Apple Watch and AirPods amid slowing iPhone sales

Apple is expanding the production of its wearables, such as Apple Watch and AirPods, amid slowing iPhone sales

Yana Berman
Gold glitters despite cloudy economic picture

Bullion is powering ahead in defiance of orthodox financial theory, which suggests an imminent recession should be bad news for the yellow metal. Gold has enjoyed a 12-month upswing that indicates the current economic outlook may be unlike any in recent history.

Dan Atkinson
Europe has 70% chance of recession, top economist warns

Allianz’s chief economic adviser Mohamed El-Erian cited the shrinkage of the German economy and Brexit uncertainty as factors increasing the likelihood of a recession in Europe in the next decade

Lawrence Gash
UK manufacturing slump eases but Brexit and trade wars still take a toll

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has published their monthly survey of UK manufacturing, showing an easing in the recent downturn

Lawrence Gash
Major advisory firm Lazard set for key role in Saudi Aramco’s massive IPO

Boutique advisory firm Lazard Ltd is expected to get a leading role in Saudi Aramco’s second attempt at an initial public offering

Lawrence Gash
Sports fans can buy shares in the legendary Turin football side Juventus.

Italy has long presented a paradox to outsiders, with political volatility existing alongside a sophisticated, export-orientated industrial economy. The country is a member of the Group of Seven rich nations and a leading member of the European Union.

Dan Atkinson
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Economic calendar
Today, 21 August, 2019
12:30 CAD
Canada
High BoC Consumer Price Index Core YoY 2.00%
14:00 USD
United States
High Existing Home Sales MoM 5.35M 5.27M
14:30 USD
United States
High EIA Crude Oil Stocks Change 1.58M
18:00 USD
United States
High FOMC Minutes
22 August, 2019
00:00 USD
United States
High Jackson Hole Symposium
07:15 EUR
France
High Markit Manufacturing PMI 49.7
07:30 EUR
Germany
High Markit Manufacturing PMI 43 43.2
07:30 EUR
Germany
High Markit PMI Composite 52.3 50.9
08:00 EUR
European Monetary Un
High Markit PMI Composite 52.1 51.5
11:30 EUR
European Monetary Un
High ECB Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts
12:30 USD
United States
High Initial Jobless Claims 4-week average 213.75K
12:30 USD
United States
High Initial Jobless Claims 220.00K
14:30 USD
United States
High EIA Natural Gas Storage Change 49.00B
23 August, 2019
00:00 USD
United States
High Jackson Hole Symposium