Michael Hewson, City A.M.

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Past articles by Michael:

Will Aston Martin vanquish the doubters?

The auto sector has had a tough time of it recently with concerns over the implementation of tariffs on their products, as well as the bad publicity → Read More

No delight for Turkish lira as it hits a new record low

For some time now investors have been looking at the unfolding currency crisis in Turkey as a local difficulty, however the accelerating speed of the → Read More

ITV unveils new strategy, warns on advertising, No World Cup boost for ITV

When Carolyn McCall left Easyjet, she may well have felt that turning ITV around would probably be an easier job than turning a budget airline into a → Read More

Oil bulls at risk of being complacent , Oil prices set for a slump

Crude oil prices have continued to struggle today with Brent prices trading near three month lows. → Read More

Trump says trade wars are easy to win, EU as bad as China

“Trade wars are good and easy to win”, so says US President Trump who last weekend railed against the EU for being as “bad as China” when it comes → Read More

US Crude prices set to surge, OPEC oil increase can't offset Iran sanctions decrease

For someone who has claimed to be unhappy about rising oil prices the Trump administration sure has a funny way of showing it, or taking steps to achieve → Read More

Bank of England surprises with a hawkish hold, Hawkish hold from Bank of England boosts sterling

When the Bank of England held rates at its May meeting it was merely reaffirming what governor Mark Carney had warned the markets about only a few weeks → Read More

Opec and the oil cartel, the significance of Opec’s meeting

Whether we like it or not oil prices matter, as they affect everything connected with a modern economy, from movement of goods and services, to the amount → Read More

Markets underwhelmed by CYBG, Virgin Money deal

This morning CYBG confirmed that it had reached a £1.7bn deal with Virgin Money to create a new challenger bank to the big four of HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds → Read More

UK Q2 outlook more positive

Last week European markets posted their first weekly loss since March, breaking a run of eight consecutive weekly gains, raising the prospect that we → Read More

US, China trade war deferred for now, but tensions with EU still prevail

European markets managed to close higher for the eighth week in succession last week despite the Italian market suffering a large weekly fall on the back → Read More

UK wages in focus after China data disappoints, Can UK wages remain above inflation

After seven weeks of gains European equity markets got off to a subdued start to the week, despite rising optimism that the US and China appear to be → Read More

Xerox pulls out of controversial Fujifilm merger, Lucky escape for Fujifilm

There are times when a deal makes sense and there are times when a deal doesn’t. → Read More

RBS jumps on DoJ settlement reports

Last year RBS finally returned to profit after a decade of losses, and while it was only a minor profit there was still a sense that the bank may have → Read More