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How is Omicron affecting financial markets?

  • November 29, 2021 03:07 AM AEDT
  • Akshay
 How is Omicron affecting financial markets?

Highlights On Sunday, the Dutch health authorities said that they had found 13 infected cases of Omicron. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined by 2.5% on Friday, recording its worst day in over a month. The Tadawul All Share Index traded ...

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Famous five of business this week (November 15-19)

Famous five of business this week (November 15-19)

Monday – November 15 1.      Premier Foods Plc (LON: PFD) Premier Foods, the owner of Bisto, Angel Delight and Mr Kipling, reported a decline in sales despite successfully navigating the supply chain issues. Its sales...

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Weekly roundup of FTSE 100 risers and fallers (November 15-19)

Weekly roundup of FTSE 100 risers and fallers (November 15-19)

FTSE 100 showed a downtrend in the passing week, weighed down by the surge in the inflation number. Inflation in the country peaked at a 10-year high of 4.2%. Here we are giving the roundup of the top gainer and top loser of every day during the pass...

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Coro Energy, Wishbone Gold & Prime People: 3 AIM stocks to buy

Coro Energy, Wishbone Gold & Prime People: 3 AIM stocks to buy

Highlight UBS Group believes disruptive technologies like cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and big data related businesses could outperform. Coro energy Plc, Wishbone Gold Plc, Prime People Plc are three stocks in focus today. UBS Gr...

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Mode Global (MODE) shares plunge over 16%: Should you buy it now?

Mode Global (MODE) shares plunge over 16%: Should you buy it now?

Highlights Fintech company Mode Global’s shares plunged over 16 per cent on Friday after it backtracked on its recent affiliate product announcement. The company had said over 40 companies, including Boots and other retailers, were part o...

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Consumer confidence on a rise: 2 retail stocks to buy now

Consumer confidence on a rise: 2 retail stocks to buy now

Highlights GfK’s consumer confidence index increased by 3 points to negative 14 in November, compared to negative 17 in October as shoppers gear up for Black Friday and the festive period. The rise comes despite the UK’s headline in...

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Should you invest in sustainable stocks amid various hurdles?

Should you invest in sustainable stocks amid various hurdles?

Highlights Just 1.2% of the 5,000 huge multinational firms are making significant disclosures regarding their climate risks, as per Arabesque. Sustainable investing is becoming popular as investors are becoming more aware about where their mone...

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Ryanair (LON: RYA) to delist from LSE. What do investors need to do?

Ryanair (LON: RYA) to delist from LSE. What do investors need to do?

Highlights  Irish low-cost airline Ryanair confirmed its plans to delist from the LSE. The last day of trading is expected to be on 17 December and the listing will be cancelled effective from 8 AM BST, on 20 December Irish low-cost a...

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Why these are in news: Braveheart Investment, Chill Brands, Biffa Plc

Why these are in news: Braveheart Investment, Chill Brands, Biffa Plc

The UK’s retail sales was at 0.8% in October 2021 driven by early Christmas shopping as per the latest data released by Office for National Statistics (ONS). The retail sales is one of the leading indicators to measure the consumer spending i...

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Hold or sell? 5 stocks under radar as UK plans to fine water firms

Hold or sell? 5 stocks under radar as UK plans to fine water firms

Highlights A major investigation into sewage treatment works has been announced by the EA and Ofwat. This came after many water companies acknowledged that illegal amounts of sewage were being released into water bodies by them. The EA asked a...

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Is it the right time to buy Christmas stocks?

Is it the right time to buy Christmas stocks?

Highlights Labour shortages, transport delays, and material shortages have been causing supply chain disruptions in the UK ahead of Christmas. Retail firms are trying to make their products reach the supermarket shelves this winter. Christmas ...

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