Emil Ahmad

These are the areas investors must watch in 2018

These are the areas investors must watch in 2018

Last year was an interesting one both politically and economically, but things could get even more exciting in 2018, writes Emil Ahmad.

UK banks: A review and what's in store for 2018

UK banks: A review and what's in store for 2018

Following mixed results from a sector-wide restructuring, Emil Ahmad looks at how the land lies for Lloyds and the rest of the UK's big banks.

How a US interest rate rise could affect your investments

How a US interest rate rise could affect your investments

As Theresa May prepares for the EU summit and UK and European central banks talk monetary policy, American rate-setters are centre-stage tonight. Emil Ahmad explains why we should be bothered.

Five UK stocks in line for US tax windfall

Five UK stocks in line for US tax windfall

US politicians have finally accepted one of Donald Trump's policy ideas, and it's not just American firms that will benefit, writes Emil Ahmad.

Data watch: Services, industrial production, US jobs

Data watch: Services, industrial production, US jobs

Brexit dominates the headlines, but don't forget the drip of important regular economic data. Emil Ahmad analyses the numbers investors need to watch.

Still opportunities in the UK retail sector

Still opportunities in the UK retail sector

With Britain's retail sector underperforming the wider market by 10% this year, Emil Ahmad examines the impact of changing shopping trends on our best-loved shopkeepers.

Data watch: CBI, Budget and GDP

Data watch: CBI, Budget and GDP

Philip Hammond's budget takes centre stage this week, but there is plenty of data due for release, which Emil Ahmad believes investors cannot afford to ignore.

Autumn Budget 2017: Preview

Autumn Budget 2017: Preview

Don't expect a 'giveaway' budget, but the chancellor is under serious pressure to get the PM out of a scrape. Emil Ahmad gives the odds on a raft of potential new measures next week.

Data watch: Inflation and retail sales

Data watch: Inflation and retail sales

There's plenty of economic news for investors to get their teeth into this week. Emil Ahmad tells us which releases to watch closely and why.

Bitcoin and the 65,000% profit

Bitcoin and the 65,000% profit

There's no consensus around cryptocurrencies, they're loved and loathed in equal measure. Emil Ahmad looks at bitcoin's potential both for further stratospheric gains or complete collapse.

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