The methodology for predicting and trading these trends is simple and straightforward: monitor the economic calendar and trade the news. The U.S. currency rose to a seven-week high against its European counterpart yesterday after Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the largest sources of finance for American mortgages, may help “jump start” the market for the largest home loans.
Good news, like satisfactory corporate governance, great earnings reports, constructive economic and political indications, and innovative financial products and acquisitions, brings about buying pressure which will consequently result into an increase in stock price.
As indicated above, a key driver of market growth has been consumer interest in bi-folds – with the residential market accounting for over 50% of sales – while suppliers themselves have contributed to the growth of the market through new developments in frame materials, styles, colours and features.
Between 2010 and 2012, the UK wetroom market was comparatively volatile, in line with the uncertain economic situation at this time, with demand particularly impacted by the decrease in the level of new build housing and low levels of major refurbishment in the private sector.
The market for kitchen and bathroom products in newbuild housing increased by an estimated 12% in 2015 to reach a value in excess of £700m, reflecting the continued steady improvement in the UK economy, consumer confidence levels and significant growth in the housebuilding market.