An encouraging end to the week

By Craig Erlam   An action-packed end to the week, month, and quarter sees equity markets cautiously higher going into the weekend. If we end the week in the green, that’s a big


Weekend jitters subside

By Craig Erlam   It’s been a relatively calm start to the week, with investors seemingly relieved that the weekend brought no fresh turmoil in the banking sector. That was clearly the fear


Markets bouncing back

By Craig Erlam   Stock markets bounced back on Tuesday as some calm returns following the UBS takeover of Credit Suisse and traders look ahead to the Fed on Wednesday. It’s been a


Cyprus banking sector ‘safe’

The Cyprus banking system won’t be feeling any aftershocks from the collapse of major banks in the United States and the trouble faced by European banking giant Credit Suisse, assured the island’s