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Mining stock recovery remains distant

China’s economy shows signs of stabilisation though industry views reveal pessimism

Market Brief: The latest Kudlow bounce

Stocks are buying the White House’s latest blast of trade optimism, though bond markets are reserving judgement

Glencore’s cobalt drag will linger

The miner and commodity trader has gone back in the good-old-bad-old days on a failed cobalt bet

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Tariff war and domestic politics weigh on the FTSE

The FTSE is trading just below the flat line embroiled in concerns over domestic politics and global trade disputes.

FTSE flirts with the flat line

The FTSE is flirting with the flat line this morning, opening marginally higher only to dip slightly and then come back again.

FTSE opens almost flat as earnings pull in different directions

The FTSE and European indices opened close to the flat line this morning, somewhat directionless as company earnings pulled in two different directions and Chinese news and data cancelled each other out.

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August 8, 2018 05:52 AM

Stock of the Day: Glencore faces fork in the road

Glencore has posted its best annual results in years.

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February 21, 2018 11:09 AM

Strong Earnings and Mixed Labour Data pick FTSE off its low

The FTSE opened lower on Wednesday, taking its lead from Wall Street overnight, which ended in the red for the fist session in 7 days. In a sea of red on the FTSE board, miners and banking stocks were standout performers following marker pleasing results from Lloyds and Glencore.

Glencore's electric dreams aren't for now

There’s no going back now, for Glencore, and that’s a good thing

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August 10, 2017 12:11 PM

Idea of the Day: Glencore poised to outperform as oil slumps

What: crude oil has fallen sharply in today’s session and has made a fresh low for 2017. The crude oil price has generally had a torrid few months, and Brent crude oil has fallen $10 since the end of May. For those of you who trade oil, it is worth looking at the stocks most correlated to the oil price.

Equity Market Movers: 31st May 2017

Global markets were fairly quiet at the end of the month, the FTSE 100 closed down less than 0.1%, after making an earlier failed attempt at a new record high. “Sell in May and go away”, so the saying goes, but not this month. Although it ended on a whimper, May has wrought some decent returns for the FTSE 100, which has risen more than 4%. Across the Atlantic gains were slimmer, the Dow rose less than 1% over the month after the Trump slump. Although there were significant inflows into European indices, the Eurostoxx index actually fell over the course of the month.

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May 31, 2017 06:44 PM

Crude, commodities stabilise; outlook remains bleak

Commodity prices have been more stable since Wednesday. Gold is now up for the third consecutive day, copper has halted its decline and oil is […]

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November 20, 2015 12:40 PM

S&P 500 set for positive start on last day of bad quarter

European and UK stocks are trading sharply higher on this last day of what has been a bad third quarter, raising suspicion that the markets […]

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September 30, 2015 02:21 PM

DAX: short-covering trims losses for European stocks

After yesterday’s sharp sell-off on Wall Street and the follow-up selling in Asia Pacific, which saw the Japanese Nikkei suffer its biggest drop since that […]

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September 29, 2015 02:12 PM

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