FTSE

Correcting the FTSE

25 October 2018 19:55

The FTSE100 fell by more than 10%, which is generally regarded as a ‘correction’. How does that compare with other…

Don’t panic about the stock market plunge

6 February 2018 10:47

The Dow drops by eleven hundred points, its largest one-day fall ever. Equities around the world crash in sympathy. The…

The financial crisis, ten years on

17 August 2017 17:07

It has been ten years since the start of the global financial crisis, and much has been written about whether…

Bitcoin is booming – is drug-taking the reason why?

8 January 2017 10:00

The FTSE 100 ended the year strong, at 7142, and reopened even stronger. For 2016 overall the index gained 14…

If Brexit is the result, start buying the market

22 June 2016 12:40

It is four o’clock on Friday morning. The early returns suggest Leave is edging ahead. You’ve just seen a tweet…

Forget China or oil prices. This crash was made in America

15 January 2016 16:25

If anyone is feeling pleased about the slide on the stock-market today, it is probably Andrew Roberts, the RBS analyst…

I can’t join in the China panic (especially not while I’m on a cruise)

25 August 2015 19:06

MS Queen Victoria, 38°N 19°E I’ll do my best, but I’ve got to be honest: being surrounded by shining Ionian…

Euro-zonked

26 September 2011 9:49

Well, so much for that. The FTSE 100 fell as much as 1.7 per cent this morning, while overnight the…