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Finance Roundup: 1st July 2023

  • Publish Date: Posted 10 months ago
  • Author:by VANRATH

​Catch up on all the latest finance news in our Finance Roundup!

Trending tickers: Nike, Centrica, Barratt, WH Smith
The latest investor updates on stocks that are trending on Friday. Nike reported fourth quarter sales that topped Wall Street expectations, but profits came in lower than expected after the bell on Thursday.


£48m Belfast student accommodation scheme 'tops out' at 12 storeys

ONE of the biggest ever student accommodation schemes built in Belfast has reached the ‘topping out’ phase. The 774-unit development on Nelson Street, close to the new Ulster University campus, is being built by Co Down construction firm Graham.



Northern Ireland only region of UK with house prices still in growth

Rising borrowing costs are likely to exert a "significant drag" on housing market activity, with Northern Ireland the only UK region still experiencing growth in prices, according to a lender. Houses prices in NI continued to show annual growth in June, rising by 0.7% on average to £182,740.



Bitcoin and ether prices continue to rise following Fidelity's ETF filing

The good news for both bitcoin (BTC-USD) and ether (ETH-USD) came following asset manager Fidelity's refiling for a bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF), dubbed the Wise Origin Bitcoin Trust. The filing had previously been rejected by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2022.


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