Russia is on the verge of a full-on emerging-market crisis. Cris Sholto Heaton looks at similar past crises, and asks when should investors buy in.
Read More Stock markets Articles
US stocks are seen heading higher as they look to maintain the strong momentum of the last two sessions, says Kam Patel.
A lot of money will be spent in the telecoms tie-up frenzy – but much of it will be wasted, says Matthew Lynn.
The FTSE 100 bounced higher in early action, taking its cue from a sparkling performance in New York with the Dow putting on its best one-day show in three years.
Smaller companies in America will play catch up with their bigger peers.
In yesterday’s markets, the FTSE 100 saw a big jump as investors reacted to encouraging economic data and the US Federal Reserve‘s comments on being ‘patient’ about raising interest rates.
The Central Bank of Russia has been forced to intervene to prop up the collapsing currency.
Britain’s eight biggest banks have undergone the first of the annual stress tests, with two failing to make the grade.
US stocks look set to notch up hefty opening rises, says Kam Patel, as they build on gains made in the previous session.
Investors have responded positively this morning to the US Federal Reserve’s promise to take a cautious approach to raising interest rates.