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Why FTSE industrial stocks Capita Plc and Ferguson Plc trended today?
Industrial Stocks

Why FTSE industrial stocks Capita Plc and Ferguson Plc trended today?

Two FTSE listed industrial stocks were trending today on the LSE, namely Capita Plc (LON: CPI) and FERGUSON PLC (LON: FERG). Let us have a closer look at why these 2 FTSE listed stocks in the industrial support services sector on a roll: Capita ...

Lens on Barratt Developments and Bellway as UK house prices hit a record high in June
Infrastructure and Real Estate

Lens on Barratt Developments and Bellway as UK house prices hit a record high in June

Summary The UK housing prices recorded a new high in June for the third consecutive month. The average UK price rose by 0.8% in June compared to the surge of 1.8% in May 2021. UK house prices surged to make a new high of £336,073 in ...

Why Morrisons rallied despite rejecting an offer from Clayton?
Retail Stocks

Why Morrisons rallied despite rejecting an offer from Clayton?

Summary UK’s fourth-largest supermarket chain by market share has vetoed an unsolicited takeover bid from a leading private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. In recent times the many UK based listed companies has come on the i...

What is copper and what is its strategic importance?   
Commodities

What is copper and what is its strategic importance?   

Summary Copper or the red metal has wide applicability ranging from industrial uses to human health. The copper prices reached an all-time high of US$4.90 per pound in May 2021. Chile accounts for the largest copper production. CODELCO is the...

What is all the brouhaha about the Amazon Prime Day?
World News

What is all the brouhaha about the Amazon Prime Day?

Shopping is one thing that almost everyone loves – that is when you have the purchasing power to buy things. You get to buy the things you have always wished for. It sparks a sense of instant gratification, elevating your dopamine levels. Howe...

This IPO raised over $29 billion, plus other biggest global IPOs of all time
World News

This IPO raised over $29 billion, plus other biggest global IPOs of all time

The first thing that is needed to start a business is money or capital due to higher costs and inconsistent revenues initially. People can get money by putting in their own capital, raising capital by getting investors or by getting loans from banks....

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Massive sell-off in APAC shares; Japanese & Australian markets in deep red
World News

Massive sell-off in APAC shares; Japanese & Australian markets in deep red

The equity markets in Asia-Pacific (APAC) region witnessed a heavy sell-off on Monday as the Federal Reserve’s hawkish stance on monetary policy continued to weigh heavily on the markets. Japan was the worst performer in the region with the Ni...

What exactly does Federal Reserve do?
World News

What exactly does Federal Reserve do?

A country’s economy can be compared to a chariot driven by two different horses - the government and the central bank. While the government is involved in giving broader push to economy, the central bank takes the responsibility (which may, at...

What is meatless meat? Is it slowly replacing animal-based meat?
World News

What is meatless meat? Is it slowly replacing animal-based meat?

Summary Plant-based meat, or meatless meat, is an essential element for people who prefer a vegan diet and adopt a lifestyle devoid of animal-based foods. Plant-based meats are often low in calories and saturated fat while having high fibre and...

Is Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in danger?
Climate Change

Is Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in danger?

Summary The Great Barrier Reef as a world heritage site is the world’s largest coral reef system. The World Heritage committee has been urged to ask Australia to take immediate action to combat climate change and protect the Great Ba...