Kam Patel reports on the winners and losers from the Swiss National Bank’s shock decision, and other news affecting the stockmarket today.
Articles written by Kam Patel
Resources entrepreneur Algy Cluff recalls his adventures exploring for gold in Africa, and how he helped open the continent for business.
UK fund investors are exposed to the tune of £4bn to plunging Swiss stocks, but they needn’t worry too much, says Kam Patel.
US stocks should open slightly higher today as hopes of ECB money-printing increased after the Swiss National Bank abandoned the franc’s peg to the euro.
UK stocks gave up opening gains in early trading as investors continued to fret about falling commodity prices and the outlook for the global economy.
In part one of an exclusive interview, legendary resources entrepreneur Algy Cluff talks about his new venture – underground coal gasification – and his concerns over Britain’s energy security.
Fears that the falling price of copper could be the first sign of a global economic slowdown have sent investors running for the exits.
Energy entrepreneur Algy Cluff is urging George Osborne to make much more drastic tax cuts for North Sea oil and gas companies, including a ten-year tax holiday for new discoveries.
US stocks are poised to kick off on a positive note as investors shrug off falls in oil prices and factor in fresh stimulus for the eurozone.
UK stocks rose this morning after consumer price inflation slowed to 0.5% last month – the first time it has fallen below 1% since 2002.