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Up first – Tesla Q1 earnings numbers are in

It’s set to be busy one over in the United States this week with some of the world’s largest companies, including Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Alphabet due to report their Q1 earnings. Up first – Tesla. World’s largest electric vehicle make...

April 27, 2021
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Week Ahead: Big tech reports and the Fed back in action

Equity Markets US stocks bounced back with a broad rally, the S&P 500 set an intra-session all-time high as investors returned to buy the dip after Thursday's tax increase inspired sell-off. Earnings on Friday included Schlumberger Limited (S...

April 26, 2021
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Bidens tax plan tanks Wall St, BOC’s hawkish surprise

Equity markets US markets dropped last night, reversing what was looking like a positive session to finish as the worst single session in the month of April across the major US indexes. Sparking the sell off was a report that the US administrat...

April 23, 2021
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Intel reports Q1 earnings

Intel, the US technology giant reported its Q1 earnings after the closing bell on Thursday. The company reported revenue of $18.57 billion, above analyst forecast of $17.90 billion. Earnings per share were at $1.39, also beating analyst expectatio...

April 23, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Thursday 22 April 2021

Equity markets Wall St bounced back strongly last night after two straight down sessions. It was a rally across the board with blue chips, tech and growth stocks all joining in as dip buyers swooped in. Dow Jones up 316 (0.93%) NASDAQ up 1...

April 22, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Equity markets US Equity markets slumped last night for a second straight day as the S&P 500 had its worst day in a month after last week’s record highs. Small caps were the worst performing stocks with optimism fading in the re-opening of ...

April 21, 2021
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Netflix Q1 numbers are in

Netflix reported their Q1 earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday. The online streaming service reported total revenue of $7.16 billion in Q1 beating analyst forecast of $5.77 billion. Earnings per share were reported at $3.75 vs. $2.98 estimat...

April 21, 2021
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Week Ahead: US reporting season continues, Central banks meet

Equity Markets US stocks rose Friday, capping off a very strong week with the Dow, S&P 500 and NASDAQ all closing at record highs. Investors were focused on encouraging economic figures that indicate the global economy is recovering well an...

April 19, 2021
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European and US markets hit all time highs, Bitcoin breaks out, the Dollar slides

Equity markets US stocks jumped overnight to reach record levels as stronger than expected print on retail sales and a sharp improvement in the number of new jobless claims cheered the investors. Source: Yahoo Finance US reporting season kicke...

April 16, 2021
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NIO and Sinopec partnership announced

Last week marked a significant milestone for NIO when it produced its 100,000th electric vehicle. The latest development also caught the eye of Tesla CEO Elon Musk, to which he responded: ''Congrats to NIO. That is a tough milestone.'' On Thursday...

April 16, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Thursday 15 April 2021

Equity markets US Equity markets were mixed last night with a strong performance from the financial sector pushing the Dow to intra day all time highs whilst a tech sell off dragged down the NASDAQ and S&P.         Dow Jones up 53 (0.1...

April 15, 2021
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JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs Q1 numbers are in

JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs reported their Q1 earnings before the opening bell on Wednesday – both beating analysts' forecasts. JP Morgan & Co JPMorgan reported a total revenue of $32.3 billion (up by 14.3% year-on-year) in Q1, above analy...

April 15, 2021
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Stop the jab – Johnson & Johnson vaccine rollout paused

805,734,252 – that’s how many doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been given globally so far as of the 12th April (from 185 locations), according to Our World in Data. Israel, Bahrain and Chile are leading the way with 54.7%, 24.7% and 24.6%...

April 14, 2021
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Overnight on Wall Street: Tuesday 13 April 2021

Equity markets US Equity markets took a breather overnight with all major indexes drifting modestly lower after the S&P 500 and Dow logged fresh record highs last week.         Dow Jones down 55 (0.16%)         NASDAQ down 50...

April 13, 2021
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Facebook hits an all-time high

Facebook has had a fair share of negative news headlines in recent times with lawsuits filed against the company and calls to improve the monitoring of information that is posted on the social media platform. Despite that, the share price of Fa...

April 8, 2021
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