Denmark
Age 49
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20-year business journalist previously based in Moscow, London and Beijing. Considerable real-time newsdesk experience and sometime speaker of Mandarin and Russian now slowly making headway in Danish.
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  • 1h
    Martin O'Rourke Martin O'Rourke
    Unilever shares fell approximately 10% after the European open before finding some support at around the £35 level. They were at £35.07 at 0857 GMT.
    1h
    fxtime fxtime
    If Mike Pence fails to clarify what (if anything) Trump really intends we will have to await the ''What about Sweden'' faux pas to resurface LOL. Well...
  • 2d
    Hisham Boulos Hisham Boulos
    Totally agree the media like mad dogs against Trump while I guess his doing a better job than Obama looking after his people and country ..
    2d
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    A well written executive summary.
    Puts the gyrations firmly in context.
    54m
    Martin O'Rourke Martin O'Rourke
    I agree on much of this Mike, but Trump himself has to bear some of the blame for the coverage, waging war on the mass media, simply...
  • 3d
    Martin O'Rourke Martin O'Rourke
    Consumer spending did indeed slide in the UK during January by 0.3% month-on-month after a 1.9% fall m/m in December. It supports the thesis that a post-Brexit...
  • Article / Friday at 8:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: Negative Trump effect spills over to Asia

    Morning Markets: Negative Trump effect spills over to Asia
    The demise of the Trump trade rally on Wall St on Thursday was felt across Asian markets today, with key bourses losing ground. The Nikkei headed sharply lower, with the high yen eroding confidence in the outlook for Japan's export-driven economy. Meanwhile in neighbouring South Korea, the vice-chairman of Samsung, Lee Jae-Yong, was arrested over bribery allegations; the uncertain future for the heir apparent of the global electronics giant weighed on its share price.
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  • 3d
    Michael O'Neill Michael O'Neill
    Trump is giving his fans what they want but CNN, NY Times and Washington Post have a much bigger footprint to spin his message the way they...
    3d
    Martin O'Rourke Martin O'Rourke
    Yes. That press conference Thursday was extraordinary. They certainly do have an agenda but he seems desperate to be loved. Or at least to have the narrative...
    2d
    fxtime fxtime
    Odd also to see a newly appointed President heckled as he was leaving the press conference ! Bizarre times it seems. Next week he promises some announcements...
  • 3d
    fxtime fxtime
    And all occurring before he German elections.....38,000 hard working German Opel employees will be concerned....especially as the German Government were oblivious to this recent attempt and only...
  • Article / Thursday at 8:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: March rate-hike odds jump to 44%

    Managing editor, TradingFloor.com / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Morning Markets: March rate-hike odds jump to 44%
    The possibility that the Fed might move on interest rates next month jumped on very strong inflation data out of the US and helped spur some safe-haven buying overnight, but with the Trump factor ever present, is May still the likelier bet for the next move in the cycle?
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