It's been an eventful long weekend, with Spain's credit downgrading, the first (but no doubt not the last) resignation from the coalition government, and the latest tension in the middle east with Israel boarding a humanitarian ship which was attempting to break the blockade around Gaza.VIEW FULL ARTICLE
It was another day of volatility yesterday, with Asian and UK stocks recovering after recent falls, following on from the late recovery in US stocks from the previous day, and the rally wrapped around the globe back around to the US; at one point the S&P 500 was up 1.5%,...VIEW FULL ARTICLE
As if the problems with Eurozone debt and growth, along with the impositions of patchy banking regulations across the globe, weren't enough to give the markets the jitters, now the tension between North and South Korea are adding to the volatile mix.VIEW FULL ARTICLE
Concerns in the Eurozone were once again the order of the day for equity and currency markets throughout yesterday, and have continued as such early today. The euro came under renewed attack on Monday as concerns over Europe’s fiscal problems intensified after Spain’s central bank took control of a savings bank.VIEW FULL ARTICLE
Markets worldwide endured a turbulent day's trading yesterday as investors reacted to the ban on naked short-selling by German financial authorities. Rather than producing the desired stability for the Eurozone, this left the Euro in the firing line as a way for investors to further express their negative sentiment towards...VIEW FULL ARTICLE
The big event of yesterday came after the close of European trading as Germany announced a ban on naked short selling 10 different German financial institutions as well as Euro bonds and credit default swaps. Naked shorting is selling an instrument or share without holding or borrowing what you are selling.VIEW FULL ARTICLE
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