Unilever, the maker of some of the world’s best-known consumer products, saw it shares rise today despite producing disappointing results. Intense competition has prevented the global giant from raising its prices and, for some products, they have declined.
Chief Market Strategist David Jones talks through the market highlights this week, including the Putin – Trump meeting, UK High Street Stress, the latest oil prices and more.
High-conviction traders select a small number of assets and back them with meaningful stakes. But they fly in the face of diversification and take bigger risks in search of higher returns.
Two days of meetings in Brussels on Thursday and Friday will see EU finance ministers tackle an agenda headed by latest estimates for growth prospects. But they will also be looking at each other’s budget plans and discuss measures to fine-tune VAT.