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US-China Trade War Arrives On The Stock Market

The United States government has announced that it is looking into plans to delist Chinese companies from the New York Stock Exchange to discourage and decrease US investment in Chinese companies. This is just the latest in a long line of threats made by the United States towards China in their ongoing rift about trade […]

Airbnb Confirms Rumoured Stock Market Debut

Home rental service Airbnb has this week confirmed that they will float shares on the New York Stock Exchange in 2020 after being valued by investors at over $1bn USD. The accommodation booking platform that boasts users in 191 countries unveiled its plan to float after months of speculation by investors and would join the […]

Hong Kong bids to buy London Stock Exchange

In an unprecedented move, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange made a multi-million dollar bid to buy the London Stock Exchange outright during September. The $32bn offer, which was not anticipated by traders at the LSE, has been marketed as a vote of confidence for Britain from its foreign counterparts, despite Brexit turmoil. The new plan […]

WeWork Stock Market Dreams Wobble

WeWork, the latest ‘unicorn’ company to set its sights on stock market floatation, have seen increasing doubts about stepping onto the stage of the NYSE after questions arose about whether they would debut on the market this year at all. Seen as one of the most anticipated debuts of the year by international investors, WeWork’s […]

FTSE Shares To Hit Bargain Levels With No Deal Brexit

The thought of No Deal Brexit is alarming for many people, but clever investors could find that it’s an income and investment opportunity of a lifetime. If you’re planning your investment calendar for October now, then don’t hesitate to pencil in 31 October for a FTSE buying spree, alongside any forex trading you’re already carrying […]

The Surge In Cryptojacking An Emerging Threat To Traders And Institutions

Cryptojacking is increasingly becoming a severe threat to business, even as the interest in cryptocurrency investment continues to explode. The term ‘cryptojacking’ refers to the stealth and illegal mining of cryptocurrencies through the installation of malware to gain the mining power of a computer without the knowledge and consent of an organisation or individual. High […]

Winning Streak Ended For Dow Jones And S & P 500

Global market pressures look to have taken their toll on some US indices, according to figures released from earlier in September. This saw the Dow Jones and the wider US stock market close lower when trading finished in early September. It seems that both US and Chinese trade tariffs were to blame here along with […]

UK Tech Sector Achieves Record High Levels Of Foreign Investment For 2019

The UK tech sector has achieved a record high foreign investment level of £5.5bn so far this year. This amounts to a higher per capita investment level than so far evidenced for the same period within the US tech market, according to latest statistics published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport. What […]

Burford Capital Claims Illegal Manipulation Of Shares

Last month, shares of the UK-based litigation funder Burford Capital lost almost half their value. A spokesperson for the company said that trading patterns showed evidence that was consistent with “illegal” market manipulation, and that it has raised complaints with the relevant authorities. The firm said some traders had cancelled their orders to deliberately depress […]

Disruptive Times: Two Areas For Cryptocurrency Investors To Watch

The recent dip in mainstream markets due to trade tensions could be just the beginning of more disruption ahead. Bitcoin reacted like a safe haven asset and climbed 9%, creeping over the $11,000 mark once again around mid-July. The fact is there continues to be improved sentiment towards the major cryptocurrencies and new developments, with […]

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