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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 [...]

19 05, 2017

International News (Issue 449) – May 19th, 2017

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International News (Issue 449) - May 19th, 2017 I made mention of Wednesday night’s sell-off and the CISCO Systems disappointing profit report earlier. Though it might seem like the Trump/Comey situation was the pick of the political news-flow this week, arguably the Brazilian political scandal tops that. On Thursday night, the Brazilian share-market lost -9% [...]

12 05, 2017

International News (Issue 448) – May 12th, 2017

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International News (Issue 448) - May 12th, 2017 The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meet in 2 weeks to discuss further cuts to supply. The meeting in Vienna will aim to underpin the oil price which continues to fall in light of excess production. A reminder that the agreement to cut production back in [...]