29/11/13 Market Movements

Markets closed down 3.90 points at 6,650.47 today. Stock Prices The alpha alarm went off today as Experian fell through its last support level.   Market Movements S&P today downgraded the Netherlands rating to AA+ and stated the countries growth prospects have deteriorated and fallen behind its Read more…

Bank of England cuts mortgage support

On Thursday the Bank of England made a surprise announcement that it would put the brakes on a scheme launched in 2012 to help boost mortgage lending. The central bank said the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) would cease to offer banks incentives for mortgage Read more…

Movember

Please show your support for OCMs Chartered Financial Planners, Alexander Newton and Ranjeev Ranu who have been growing their moustaches this November, to raise awareness of men’s health issues. To donate, please click on the following links:   http://uk.movember.com/mospace/8659829 http://uk.movember.com/mospace/8668345 Your donations would be greatly Read more…

Thomas Cook Profits Jump 49%

The world’s oldest travel firm has posted full year profit results to the end of September 2013 at £263m. The group had suffered from a sales slump over the last two years, hit by the euro zone crisis, high fuel costs and political turmoil in Read more…

27/11/13 Market Movements

Markets closed up 13.25 points at 6,649.47 today. Stock Prices No movements to report Market Movements Data from the ONS has shown that economic growth in the UK was driven by consumer spending in the third quarter of 2013.  Consumer spending rose by 0.8% which Read more…