Market Scorecard After a week of being closed, mainland China's stock exchanges are open today and are up over 1%. The positivity in mainland China spilt over to Hong Kong, where Tencent is currently up 1.3%. The push higher from Tencent means that it broke through the HKD 350 a share for the first … Continue reading Is Match a Catch?
Market Scorecard We were joking in the office yesterday morning that the market must be broken, there were two days of uninterrupted green markets. Things seem to be back to the new normal today though. US markets opened in the green, then went red and recovered going into the close, to finish mixed. As … Continue reading Uber is a Verb
Market Scorecard Wednesday was one of those days on the market that you would rather forget, there was very little positive news out across all sectors. David Shapiro summed things up quite nicely on Twitter yesterday. Yesterday the JSE All-share closed down 3.41%, the S&P 500 closed down 0.76%, and the Nasdaq closed down … Continue reading Taming the Gaming in China
Market Scorecard The price of oil and the English Football team both tumbled yesterday. The price of Brent crude dropped 6.9% due to Libya turning their taps back on; there has been fighting at Libyan ports which froze their production for the last two weeks. Undoubtedly the biggest event of them all yesterday was … Continue reading Uber Still Needs a Driver
Market Scorecard It was 'Jobs Day' on Friday for the US economy. Currently they are on 90 consecutive months of gains to the job market! The overall number of new jobs added was 103 000, lower than expected but not to be worried about due to February having a much higher than average job … Continue reading Flipping Flipkart
To market to market to buy a fat pig. Ladies and gentlemen, the date has finally arrived. I'm talking about Apple's new product launch conference, which has been scheduled for two weeks from today on the 12 September. As an Apple shareholder, it will be a rather big day, part of the reason the … Continue reading Avos are Cheaper in the Amazon
"Stryker has bought a small business called NOVADAQ, paying a massive premium, almost double the share price from Friday last. From the all time highs of 22.81 Dollars a share in March of 2014 however, it is half, the share price was 6.23 on Friday at the close. Of course, it is all relative. Still, … Continue reading StrykerNova
"The business is split into three segments, a devices and diagnostics business (as a standalone the biggest in the world), a well known pharma business which most investors associate with and lastly a business that consumers know and trust well, that covers every thing from bandaids to child care." To market to market to … Continue reading JNJ Leading the Way