Russia-Ukraine uncertainty: de-risk ahead of the weekend?

Today’s Shares Magazine looks at traders’ appetite for stock going into the weekend, amid Russia-Ukraine uncertainty. The media has reported conflicting stories on the tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Whilst some news outlets suggest Russian President, Vladimir Putin, is withdrawing troops from the border, others speculate he is preparing for an imminent invasion. This is … Continued

Russia-Ukraine – oil to hit $100 per barrel?

What is the state of play in the Russia-Ukraine oil situation today? Today’s This is MONEY and Telegraph cover the escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine, and whether oil could hit $100 per barrel. UK shares lost £45bn in value yesterday amid reports Russia could invade Ukraine imminently. Heavy losses were also recorded on Wall … Continued

F&O Nominated At Colwma 2022

Frederick & Oliver is proud to have been nominated in the category of ‘Best CFD Provider’ at the City of London Wealth Management Awards 2022 (COLWMA 2022). Frederick & Oliver was the proud winner of awards at both the ADVFN International Finance Awards and the UK Investor Magazine Awards ceremonies in 2021. To kick off … Continued

F&O in the press – Unilever bids £50bn for GSK assets

Today’s Proactive Investors website reports on Unilever’s £50bn bid for GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer healthcare business. Unilever reportedly made three unsolicited approaches for the business. The offer fails to include a significant premium, often required to convince firms to part with their assets. GlaxoSmithKline said the bids fundamentally undervalue the business. “GSK is thought to be holding … Continued

F&O in the press – Biden releases 50m barrels of oil

Today’s Telegraph leads with US President, Joe Biden’s decision to release 50 million barrels of oil from US reserves in a bid to lower prices at petrol pumps. Supply shortages have led to gasoline prices doubling over the past year to an average of $3.40 per gallon, coinciding with multi-year inflation readings. Whilst Americans will … Continued

F&O in the press – New Covid-19 variant triggers heavy selling

Today’s Guardian leads with breaking news of a new Covid-19 variant and the consequences for global equity markets. Early readings from trading in futures contracts points to rough session ahead, with traders concerned of a revisit to the dark days of ‘lockdown’. The government’s go-to strategy for thwarting the spread of coronavirus has been to … Continued

Best CFD Research Service – Winner! Again…

Frederick & Oliver is delighted to have won ‘Best CFD Research Service’ at this year’s ADVFN International Finance Awards. Having won the award in 2020, retaining it in 2021 is something we are very proud of. Founded in 1999, ADFVN describes itself as the ‘home of the private investor’ providing information, news and charts for … Continued