“Global stock markets fall sharply amid fears over inflation and China slowdown”

May 11, 2022 | Stockmarket

Diesel at my local filling station now costs over £7.50 a gallon (kids etc.). Not my problem these days, but I’m sadly old enough to remember the furore in the 1970s when the price went up to 50p a gallon. I was busy with my ‘O’ Levels, so didn’t notice that in the same year the FTSE went down 75%, the Dow Jones by 45%. All this, I’m sure, seemed the end of the financial world as we knew it yet is now but a blip in the graph of history. Two years later, the stock market went up 150%. Fortunes lost for those who panicked, made by those who stuck with it and were brave. Lessons of history.

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“FCA lays out plan to shake up listing rules”

“FCA lays out plan to shake up listing rules”

Great! A shake up of the rules to ensure that the City of London remains one of the world’s leading stockmarkets. Encouraging entrepreneurs and giving investors more great wealth creating opportunities. Alternative view: You’ll be able to float your business and only...