THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY – RETURN OF THE POUND?

The economic outlook of the UK has had an impact on the Foreign Exchange markets. The pound sterling is strengthening against many currencies in both the developed and emerging markets however in this blog I’m going to focus on the…

POUNDLAND – VALUE, QUALITY OR BOTH?

In April the first single price store in Europe had an Initial Public Offering on the London Stock Exchange. Poundland became a public company with an opening share price of 300p per share. There was a lot of demand for…

SEPLAT – KINI BIG DEAL

Oil and gas firm Seplat Petroleum Development Company PLC on the 9th April priced its initial public offering at 210 pence a share, giving it a market capitalisation of £1.14 billion. The firm will be raising just over £300 million…

YOUR HAVING A PROPERTY BUBBLE MATE

Properties in London on average now cost double the amount of a property anywhere else in the UK. According to figures from building society Nationwide, the difference in buying the average home in London and outside London is a staggering…

PRIMARK – LONDON FIRM AMERICAN DREAMING?

Primark announced plans for more international growth by opening stores In America. They plan to open a superstore in Boston next year along with 8 smaller stores and a warehousing site on the north east of the States. The company…

NIGERIA – TURNOVER OR TURMOIL

It’s been a dreadful start to the year for my country with regards to the financial markets. On the 20th of February Nigerias president Goodluck Johnathan suspended the Nigeria Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi 3 months before the end of…

ONE TO WATCH – ANGOLA

One of the emerging countries in Africa to watch out for in 2014 should be Angola. It’s located in south – central Africa and is close to Congo, Zambia and Namibia. In 1975 independence was achieved having been an overseas…

WHEN BUSINESS BECOMES PERSONAL

Donald Sterling, the controversial owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team recently received a lifetime ban and a $2.5million fine from the NBA, the absolute maximum according to their bylaws. Donald now has a potentially infinite amount of intense…

PATIENCE: A LOST VIRTUE

In an age where 3D printers posses God like abilities why should I have to wait for anything or anyone? Google has cemented and capitalised from creating an un parallel logistical network to information. What’s the weather tomorrow? Google produces…

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