Right on schedule, Apple has shared its Q3 2015 earnings results reporting revenue of $49 billion and $10.7 billion in profit during the April to June period. Notably, the company’s Q3 period is the first that includes initial Apple Watch sales as the device first launched on April 24th.
On our quest to offer you outstanding trading conditions, we have tweaked our requirements for trade values when it comes to spread betting on shares: we have moved the ticker of the bid/ask price to the left (1, 2 or 3 signs – depending on the share price) for the purpose of calculating the trade value.
The week has been pretty strong week for the technology shares in the U.S. The prices of the securities in the sector were in a mad race for scoring best, since the index USTECH100 rose to 5.46 %, closing the Friday market at 4660 points.
Monday July 20, 2015
Wholesale Trade m/m – CAD – 1:30 pm GMT
The Wholesale Trade measures the change in the total value of sales at the wholesale level, and Canada seems to be doing quite well in this department: the values for this indicator have been increasing since March 2015. Last month’s prediction was 0.3% and the actual (1.9%) – much higher. Since the Wholesale Trade is the leading indicator of consumer spending, retailers are expected to order more goods from wholesalers as they expect consumer sales to increase.
If you have wandered the streets of London these days, you might have noticed that some of the black cabs, iconic for the city, look a little different: they have our logo on them.
Another hot week for Greece and the Eurozone ended with some optimism for the markets. European stock benchmarks exhibited a steady rise amid expectations for a positive outcome of the crisis.
At the end of the week, the EUGERMANY30 index had added 2.60% to its value reaching 11,397 points, while EURFRANCE40 registered a 2.68% rise, closing at 4,944 points.
The index with the highest growth last week, 5.67%, was EUGERMANY30. It opened at 10774.55 points, and closed at 11389.84.
Over 60% of the Greeks voted ‘NO’ in yesterday’s referendum. This is what preliminary data by the country’s Electoral Commission is indicating, based on over 80% of the votes counted. This definitely came as a surprise to the markets, which had expected a much more contested vote.