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Coronavirus: why are stocks markets booming?
New York Stock Exchange reopens
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Coronavirus: why are stocks markets booming?

Analysts offer wealth of explanations for disconnect between Wall Street and the high street
1 Jun 2020
Forget stocks – handbags have outperformed them all
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Forget stocks – handbags have outperformed them all

A surprising collectable has been trouncing other asset classes
2 Apr 2020
Why economic crash could cost more lives than coronavirus
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Why economic crash could cost more lives than coronavirus

Experts are predicted a global downturn ‘at least as bad’ as the 2008 crisis - and possibly worse
25 Mar 2020
Does WeWork wobble mark end of flotation boom?
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Does WeWork wobble mark end of flotation boom?

Poor performance of venture capital start-ups highlighted as sign of failing global economy
16 Sep 2019
What are share buybacks, dubbed ‘corporate cocaine’?
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What are share buybacks, dubbed ‘corporate cocaine’?

Left and right in US unite to criticise Wall Street over the booming practice
25 Feb 2019
Apple stock loses $55bn
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has written to shareholders about a drop in sales
In Brief

Apple stock loses $55bn

Chief executive Tim Cook blames slowing of Chinese economy for poor sales
3 Jan 2019
US market records longest bull run in history
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US market records longest bull run in history

S&P 500 share index has gone 3,453 days without a fall of 20%, marking the longest rally ever
23 Aug 2018

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How the markets reacted to the new Tory government
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How the markets reacted to the new Tory government

Sterling, bonds and equities surged after the general election - but is this just the calm before the storm?
14 May 2015
The best investments of 2014 – and the worst
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The best investments of 2014 – and the worst

The FTSE 100 had a solid rather than a stellar year, but those who put their money in US investments had better luck
1 Jan 2015