Global Markets Update - Monday 30 November 2015
30 Nov 2015
Global equities shrug off China turbulence while investors anticipate US rate rise and Eurozone easing.
FWD's weekly roundup of investment news - 26th November
26 Nov 2015
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Barclays Bank over £72 million for failing to minimise the risk that it may be used to facilitate financial crime. The failings relate to a £1.88 billion transaction that Barclays arranged in 2011 and 2012 for a number of ultra-high net worth individuals.
Uncertainty over the EU Financial Transactions Tax
24 Nov 2015
The European Commission’s (EC) proposed FTT is anticipated to be in place in the 11 EU participating countries in early 2017. The UK has opted out, but what are the implications for financial markets and who will end up shouldering this burden?
Global Markets Update - Monday 23 November 2015
23 Nov 2015
Global stockmarkets rallied, while US bonds sold off as investors continued to price in a rate rise by the Federal Reserve in December.
WORLDCOM PUBLIC RELATIONS GROUP PARTNERS PRAISE STARBUCKS’ RESPONSE TO HOLIDAY CUP CONTROVERSY
20 Nov 2015
Third Installment of VOXPOPME-Powered “Issues Insights” Reviews Social Media Response to Starbucks’ Minimalistic Holiday Cup Design
FWD's weekly roundup of investment news - 19th November
19 Nov 2015
The UK’s asset management industry is facing a review over the fees it charges. The FCA says that, in a market study into the sector, it will probe how costs are controlled, the role of consultants, and how well retail and wholesale customers are served. The sector is concerned that it is a move to promote competition and lower prices and margins.
Still time for internet advertising to grow up
18 Nov 2015
Account director Matthew Longbottom discusses internet advertising and where it could go next.
Global Markets Update - Monday 16 November 2015
16 Nov 2015
Further signs of weakness in China’s economy caused commodity prices to weaken, leading to steep falls in energy, mining and metals stocks.
The OECD lowered its global growth outlook for both 2015 and 2016.
FWD's weekly roundup of investment news - 13th November
13 Nov 2015
Andrew Wilson, the chief executive of Goldman Sachs’ European investment business, has warned that a UK exit from the EU would seriously damage the British economy. Mr Wilson’s comments contrast with the views of several senior hedge fund managers.
10 Nov 2015
Adam Shaw, Account Manager at FWD, looks at the recent case of Clive O'Connell and his football related outburst which resulted in the termination of his partnership at Goldberg Segalla.