Monthly Archives: April 2011

Spread betting: FTSE 100 buoyed by US monetary policy

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The FTSE 100 was boosted by economic messages coming from the US on Thursday morning (April 28th), those interested in spread betting have been told. Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernake gave a speech highlighting how the US would … Continue reading

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Spread betting: FTSE 100 falls on disappointing results

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A series of disappointing results have had an impact on financial trading on Wednesday (April 27th), those interested in spread betting have been told. According to Reuters, the FTSE 100 was down just over 18 points at 08:52 BST, although … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve meeting affecting financial trading

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The FTSE 100 increased slightly on Tuesday (April 26th) but financial trading was described as restrained following the long Easter weekend. According to the Press Association, the leading share index was up 7.7 points at 6026 this morning, with mining … Continue reading

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Gold reaches a high as markets continue to rally

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Markets in Asia, Europe and the US are witnessing a rally with all finishing higher after trading yesterday. The FTSE 100 tempted spread betting experts as it climbed 2.1 per cent, with Japan's Nikkei up by 0.8 per cent too. … Continue reading

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FTSE 100 moves back above 6,000

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Spread betting experts have been told that the FTSE 100 has moved back above 6,000 on the back of positive technology reports. Arm Holdings rose by 4.3 per cent to 600p after being boosted by Intel Corp and IBM results, … Continue reading

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Tesco Annual Results

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The new CEO Philip Clarke got his chance to be measured today after only one month in the job as Tesco 2010-11 annual results were posted. And overall results as we’ve got used to from Tesco were strong, but some … Continue reading

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