Five Minute Finance

November 26, 2020 | Five Minute Finance

A fortnightly look at global financial markets

Vaccine success drives risk assets higher The risk posed by Trump and other populists Bitcoin benefits from professional investor interest A weak dollar? A deal...

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September 3, 2020 | Five Minute Finance

Global Market Report 03/09/2020

Market sentiment The rally continues, with all major stock markets making good gains in August. Stocks continue to benefit from very low ‘risk-free’ rates around...

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August 18, 2020 | Five Minute Finance

Five Minute Finance – The Last Week

Economic Activity New unemployment claims in the US fell from 1.19m to 0.96m their lowest level since mid-march. The UK economy contracted by a record...

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July 9, 2020 | Five Minute Finance

Rishi Rich – Chancellor Announces ‘Mini-Budget’

Wednesday was a busy day in parliament for the Conservative government. Prime minster, Boris Johnson went toe to toe with the Leader of the Opposition,...

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June 2, 2020 | Five Minute Finance

NYSE Head of Exchange-Traded Products: ‘This could be the year for active management’

In an interview with CNBC, Douglas Yones, the Head of Exchange Traded Funds at the New York Stock Exchange claimed 'this could be the year...

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May 19, 2020 | Five Minute Finance

Japan Falls Into Recession

Written by Ciaran McDiamond – deVere Acuma PUBLISHED: 19 May 2020 Key points For the first time since 2015 Japan has gone into recession Japan is...

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May 17, 2020 | Five Minute Finance

Five Minute Finance: UK State Pension Triple Lock to be Scrapped?

Written by Ciaran McDiamond - deVere Acuma   PUBLISHED: 17 May 2020 Key points Every year the UK state pension increases in value by either 2.5...

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