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  • Article / 05 February 2018 at 8:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: Equities bleed in a risk-filled climate

    Senior Editor / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Morning Markets: Equities bleed in a risk-filled climate
    European equities are poised to start the week in much weaker territory after Asian markets fell sharply overnight in the wake of Friday’s Wall Street rout that saw the Dow suffer its steepest daily loss since 2016. Looking ahead, it'll be a busy week with multiple event risks including lots of fresh data, central bank policy meetings and political developments.
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  • Article / 13 February 2017 at 8:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: Golfing away protectionism

    Consulting editor / TradingFloor
    Norway
    Morning Markets: Golfing away protectionism
    Japanese prime minister Shinzo's Abe trip to the US, including gruelling 27 holes of golf with the US president on Trump-owned courses, was seen easing financial markets' fears of a protectionist backlash. With the two leaders apparently hitting it off, the dollar firmed and the yen eased in a relief rally.
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  • Editor’s Picks / 22 August 2016 at 5:37 GMT

    Athletes sprint from the Olympics to Wall St

    Reuters
    Emily Samuelson competed at the highest level as an ice dancer over the course of her 15-year career, retiring after skating in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. But like many Olympians, she never earned enough to cover her expenses. Her parents spent $50,000 a year on her sport, an investment she tried to pay back by giving them three-quarters of her winnings. She saved and invested the rest. Samuelson, 26, knew that many Olympic friends struggled with money, and she saw an opportunity for a career after skating. She's now among a number of Olympians working in wealth management at big banks, which hope that the cachet of their athletic careers impresses prospective clients. UBS Wealth Management Americas, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley all employ several retired Olympic athletes. Samuelson, now a financial adviser at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Michigan says "good, honest direction" is lacking in the Olympic sphere when it comes to finances.
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    Martin O'Rourke Martin O'Rourke
    Man Utd's share price opened at $16.05 and was at $16.25 at 1607 GMT, a rise of 1.75% on the Friday close. It has hit an intraday...
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    Kay Van-Petersen Kay Van-Petersen
    Well done Hampton Hamish, we salute you buddy. Godspeed & safe travels.