International News

23 06, 2017

International News (Issue 454) – June 23rd, 2017

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International News (Issue 454) - June 23rd, 2017 In the international space, it seems not a day goes by where Amazon does not dominate the headlines. Amazon’s announcement that it will acquire upscale supermarket chain Whole Foods for nearly $14b is a big deal. Amazon will inherit 450 stores in the deal giving it a [...]

16 06, 2017

International News (Issue 453) – June 16th, 2017

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International News (Issue 453) - June 16th, 2017 This week in offshore markets the news-flow was dominated by the Federal Reserve meeting, a topic on which we addressed in the previous section. Have a great weekend. Jono & Guy Thursday Closing Values Index Change % U.S. S&P 500  2432  -2  -0.1 London’s FTSE 7419  -31  -0.4 [...]

9 06, 2017

International News (Issue 452) – June 9th, 2017

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International News (Issue 452) - June 9th, 2017 Where to begin? The result of the British election overnight seems to have thrown markets yet another curveball. As we type it seems the Brits will be faced with a hung parliament, and a likely change in government. The trouble with this isn’t so much the change [...]

2 06, 2017

International News (Issue 451) – June 2nd, 2017

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International News (Issue 451) - June 2nd, 2017 The main news out from offshore this week came by way of the manufacturing reports in each of China and the US. China was decidedly softer than expectations, and fell back to an 8-month low as financial conditions tighten. The US on the other hand was a [...]

26 05, 2017

International News (Issue 450) – May 26th, 2017

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International News (Issue 450) - May 26th, 2017   Overseas this week we had a few things to take note of. In the technology space, Japan’s Softbank (9984) took a surprise 5% stake in the leading graphics chip designer NVIDIA (NVDA). The noteworthiness of this if you will, is that NVDA shares are already up [...]