Weekly Market Summary – 26th January 2020

The US wants to agree a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK this year, the country’s treasury secretary has said. After meeting Chancellor Sajid Javid in London, Steve Mnuchin said he believed the UK could negotiate trade deals with the US and EU at the same...

Weekly Market Summary – 19th January 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace has announced. The couple will also no longer formally represent the Queen. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex intend to repay £2.4m of...

Weekly Market Summary – 5th January 2020

Oil prices have risen sharply after the killing of a top Iranian general in Iraq. Analysts warned the action could escalate tensions in the region and affect global oil production. The price of Brent crude jumped by more than 3% and at one point hit $69.50 a barrel,...

Weekly Market Summary – 30th December 2019

Oil prices have risen sharply after the killing of a top Iranian general in Iraq. Analysts warned the action could escalate tensions in the region and affect global oil production. The price of Brent crude jumped by more than 3% and at one point hit $69.50 a barrel,...

Weekly Market Summary – 8th December 2019

State-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco has raised a record $25.6bn (£19.4bn) in its initial public offering in Riyadh. The share sale was the biggest to date, surpassing that of China’s Alibaba which raised $25bn in 2014 in New York. Aramco relied on domestic and...