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Lens on 2 FTSE Stocks as Food and Drink Exports to EU Almost Halve
Consumer Stocks

Lens on 2 FTSE Stocks as Food and Drink Exports to EU Almost Halve

Summary UK’s food and drink export to the European Union reduced to almost half in the first quarter of 2021. European Union sales reported a fall of 47% as per the Food and Drink Federation data. Cheese sale was hardest hit and reported...

5 penny stocks under focus as they rally up to 76% in June 2021
Penny Stocks

5 penny stocks under focus as they rally up to 76% in June 2021

Summary Investing in stock markets has been largely driven by several guiding factors Money making by investing in penny stocks is highly dependent on entry and exit Zephyr Energy stock has a impressive return in June, while it gained 525% in ...

Reabold Resources Beats Covid Downturn as Shares Rally 180% In 15 Months
Sponsored

Reabold Resources Beats Covid Downturn as Shares Rally 180% In 15 Months

Summary The upstream oil and gas investment company has handheld various initiatives during the pandemic era in order to ease the potential risks to its operations. The shares of Reabold Resources have nearly tripled the investors’ wealth...

Why were These 2 FTSE-AIM Stocks Buzzing: Metal Tiger and San Leon Energy?
AIM Stocks

Why were These 2 FTSE-AIM Stocks Buzzing: Metal Tiger and San Leon Energy?

Summary Metal Tiger’s investee Armada Exploration announced 14 conductive sites for the potential exploration of nickel copper sulphide in Gabon after processing results from its geophysics survey. San Leon Energy reported its re-entry in...

2 Retail Stocks in Focus: Halfords Group Plc and Motorpoint Group Plc
Retail Stocks

2 Retail Stocks in Focus: Halfords Group Plc and Motorpoint Group Plc

Summary Halfords Group Plc reported a 13.1% rise in revenue in FY21 recommended a dividend of 5p per share. Motorpoint Group Plc revenue for FY 21 witnessed a 29.1% drop. 2020 was a year unlike any other, which severely impacted retail sec...

What exactly does OPEC do?
Investing Essentials

What exactly does OPEC do?

The journey of the oil market amid this pandemic has been a wild ride, with crude oil experiencing both the boom-and-bust phases. Last year, the COVID-19 pandemic-led global lockdowns forced cars, aeroplanes, and rail coaches to restrict movement....

FTSE 100 Stocks in Spotlight:  GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Lloyds Banking Group Plc and BT Group Plc
Blue-Chip Stocks

FTSE 100 Stocks in Spotlight: GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Lloyds Banking Group Plc and BT Group Plc

Summary GlaxoSmithKline has announced an alliance with iTeos to co-develop cancer treatment antibody drug. Lloyds Banking Group appointed a new independent Non-Executive Director. BT Group shares hit a new 52-week high after investment by Fren...

FTSE 100 set to open lower as macro factors weigh
Market updates

FTSE 100 set to open lower as macro factors weigh

Summary UK shares set to start on negative zone following the tepid trade in Asian peers September futures tied to benchmark FTSE 100 fell 1.06% the retail sales in the UK fell 1.4% in May 2021 as compared to previous month  UK share...

APAC markets a mixed bag; commodity price swings in focus
World News

APAC markets a mixed bag; commodity price swings in focus

The equity markets in Asia-Pacific (APAC) region were a mixed bag on Friday, as Bank of Japan maintained status quo over the monetary policy and investors tracked moves in the commodities space. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 closed near the flatline at t...

What will Ethereum’s price be at the end of 2021?
Cryptocurrency

What will Ethereum’s price be at the end of 2021?

Summary Ethereum’s Ether is the second-largest cryptocurrency after Bitcoin, with a market cap of US$273.19 billion. Ethereum is an open software platform that allows users worldwide to create software and applications, making it a &ldquo...

Why are commodity prices rising and what is its impact on inflation?
World News

Why are commodity prices rising and what is its impact on inflation?

The rise in the prices in any economy gets one and all unnerved – from the government to the masses. Price rises bring down the purchasing power parity of the buyer. Simply put, it makes common man poorer in the real terms – he can now bu...

What is nuclear energy? What is its importance?
Climate Change

What is nuclear energy? What is its importance?

Summary Nuclear power is considered as one of the most environmentally friendly and efficient sources of electricity generation. Due to the surging demand for green energy sources globally, nuclear energy is gaining traction as it is among thos...

Seven unbelievable facts about cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrency

Seven unbelievable facts about cryptocurrencies

Summary Crypto trading has taken everyone by storm in the past few years. With over five million users, cryptocurrencies are steadily getting well-accepted across the world. Nevertheless, cryptos still have a long way to go before they become ...

  • June 18, 2021 05:43 AM BST
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What is blockchain technology? Why is there an unbelievable hype?
World News

What is blockchain technology? Why is there an unbelievable hype?

As the concept of cryptocurrencies continues to gain traction across the globe, so does the talk around the blockchain technology. For some, especially the not-so-tech-savvy lot, the blockchain technology and cryptocurrency were the same. However, i...

How destructive is energy-intensive crypto mining?  
Cryptocurrency

How destructive is energy-intensive crypto mining?  

Summary Cryptocurrency miners have swarmed the network, attracted by the skyrocketing prices of many cryptocurrencies.  The Bitcoin mining process involves high energy consumption, causing a significant threat to the environment. The use ...

US markets close flat as stocks slip on inflation fears
Market Updates

US markets close flat as stocks slip on inflation fears

Major US stock markets closed the session flat on Thursday, June 17, as key segments on the indices saw muted movements a day after the Federal Reserve signalled a rate hike by 2023 to curb prices. The S&P 500 was down 0.04% to 4,221.86. The Dow...

Technology Sector Index Edged Higher by 0.60%; Gold Price Down 4%
Market updates

Technology Sector Index Edged Higher by 0.60%; Gold Price Down 4%

US Markets: Broader indices in the United States traded on a mixed note - particularly, the S&P 500 index traded 20.71 points or 0.49 per cent lower at 4,202.99, Dow Jones Industrial Average Index dipped by 357.42 points or 1.05 per cent lower at...

JP Morgan Chase buys UK's Nutmeg for undisclosed amount
Stock Market

JP Morgan Chase buys UK's Nutmeg for undisclosed amount

Nutmeg Savings and Investment Ltd, the London-based robo adviser, on Thursday, 17 June, announced that the New York-headquartered investment banking giant JP Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE: JPM) has bought the company for an undisclosed amount. With a ...

What is Crowdfunding? How is it Different from Conventional Fundraising?
Guides

What is Crowdfunding? How is it Different from Conventional Fundraising?

Summary A large number of individuals lending their money collectively for a business is called crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is cheap and inexpensive compared to conventional fundraising methods. The number of investors that can be reached is mu...

Which are the 3 stock market investment blunders you should avoid
Investing Essentials

Which are the 3 stock market investment blunders you should avoid

Investments are always subject to respective earnings potential, risk tolerance capacities of the individuals, as well as the time period for which a person is looking forward to investing. There can be cases when people with less amount of money d...

What is Peer-to-Peer lending? What are the Benefits and Risks Involved?
Guides

What is Peer-to-Peer lending? What are the Benefits and Risks Involved?

Summary Peer-to-peer lending help borrowers take money directly from other individuals. The interest rate in the case of peer-to-peer lending is set based on the creditworthiness of the borrower. When individual or businesses take loan dir...