Thanks to sterling’s post-referendum slump, dividends paid in dollars or euros will be worth more to British investors.
Articles written by Andrew Van Sickle
Turkey’s equity market and the Turkish lira, which had fallen sharply in the wake of the country’s failed coup, have recovered some of their lost ground. But the gains may not last: there is still a great deal to worry about.
America’s S&P 500 index, which sets the tone for world markets, has risen to a record high above 2,160.
Japan may be about to spearhead an even more radical monetary policy than quantitative easing: helicopter money.
Contrary to custom, bond and stock prices are hitting records at the same time in America.
While it has not been a good year for dividends, the overall picture, though, is starting to improve.
The falling value of the pound will boost Britain’s competitiveness, says Andrew Van Sickle. But don’t expect a huge new upswing in the economy just yet.
Silver prices jumped to a two-year high above $20 an ounce this week. There could be further to go.
Oil producers are returning to unfinished shale oil wells to cash in on higher oil prices. Could that dent the recovery?
Ireland’s main share index fell by more than 12% in the four days after Britain’s EU referendum. But the slide may have been an overreaction.