IG Weekly Market News Podcast

IG Weekly Market News Podcast

Analysis of the week & preview of 22-26 July 2013

The week just gone has seen markets continue their early July bounce, emboldened by a speech from Federal Reserve...

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Weekly review & preview of w/c 15 July 2013

The week saw markets continue their early July bounce, emboldened by a speech from Fed chairman Ben Bernanke. With...

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Standard Chartered & the banking sector

Today's update from Standard Chartered is a good return to form for the bank, which has struggled under the weight of...

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Analysis of the week & preview of 28-31 May 2013

The equity rally has come to a juddering halt, beset by worries over Fed tapering of QE and a weak Chinese...

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Weekly preview: 20-24 May 2013

After a week of steady gains, the FTSE is looking a bit uncertain at present. Bid talk for Severn Trent and a...

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The week ahead

Apple's earnings and UK GDP were the highlights of the week, but next week sees an ECB meeting at which a rate cut is...

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Tesco suffers profit fall

Supermarket titan Tesco has endured a difficult year, and has finally taken the decision to withdraw from the US....

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M&S reveal mixed trading update

Although ahead of expectations, Marks & Spencer's quarter was not entirely a bed of roses. Food sales were up but...

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Q1 2013 markets review

From the fiscal cliff to the Cypriot bailout, alongside booming equity markets, we look at what has grabbed the...

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Aberdeen Asset Management

Fund manager Aberdeen enjoyed additional inflows in the first part of the year, as investors were attracted by the...

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Retailers in focus

ASOS, Next and Mulberry have all posted reports this week. It's more good news from the first two, but the latter...

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Sainsbury's unveil strong full-year update

Can Sainsbury's continue to grow its online market and is their room for consolidation within the industry?

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Is sentiment turning positive for gold miner Centamin?

With its Arabic spring problems apparently receding, we assess whether it's time to look at the Egyptian gold mining...

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Dividend changes at Antofagasta and Fresnillo

Latin American miners were in focus as copper miner Antofagasta and silver miner Fresnillo announced results. The...

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UK insurers in focus

An analysis of the contrasting profit and dividend results from Standard Life and Aviva, and a view on the UK's...

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IAG CEO Willie Walsh focuses on Iberia

Having reorganised British Airways into a profitable company, Willie Walsh turns his attention to the task of...

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BHP Billiton sees fall in revenues, appoints new CEO

BHP Billiton had a mixed year, with a decline in both revenues and profits, although it did boost the dividend. Will...

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Amec shares disappoint

Engineer Amec has lost favour with investors today after its full-year results failed to live up to expectations....

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Barclays sets out the way ahead

Full-year results from Barclays showed that the bank is still a powerful financial institution, despite the impact of...

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Antofagasta reduces production targets for 2013

During 2012 the Chinese economy continued to grow, but at a slower pace. With China's needs creating the driving...

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