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The FTSE 100 was on the front foot today, gaining 0.3% after good UK wage growth data and a positive opening on Wall Street.
18 October 2017 | 4:22 pm
Fund managers set aside fears over North Korea and central bank monetary policy to turn bullish on global economy, according to latest BofA Merrill Lynch survey.
18 October 2017 | 9:11 am
Chancellor Philip Hammond is looking at Budget measures to help the young. Are cuts in stamp duty and pension tax relief the best way to do it?
18 October 2017 | 7:39 am
US Securities and Exchange Commission accuses mining giant of cover up and Financial Conduct Authority imposes record penalty for failure to disclose loss-making acquisition.
18 October 2017 | 6:31 am
Our daily roundup of analyst comment on shares, including Bellway and Moneysupermarket
18 October 2017 | 4:01 am
And UK inflation reaches 5-year high at 3% as food and transport costs push up consumer price index in September.
18 October 2017 | 3:19 am
The Dow Jones briefly broke above the 23,000-point mark for the first time.
18 October 2017 | 2:16 am
Bank of England policymakers wrong-foot traders with suggestion there may only be one interest rate rise despite rising inflation.
17 October 2017 | 4:40 pm
Education group Pearson thrills investors with positive update after tough two years but Merlin Entertainments plunges as security fears deter visitors.
17 October 2017 | 4:11 pm
Near zero interest rates and ultra-loose monetary policy have had a ‘profound’ effect on commerical property investment, according to Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
17 October 2017 | 7:06 am
Citywire-rated technology fund managers at Polar Capital are latest to launch an artificial intelligence fund tapping into the rise of robots.
17 October 2017 | 6:31 am
Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, including Aldermore and OneSavings Bank.
17 October 2017 | 4:01 am
And Credit Suisse is targeted for three-way break-up by activist hedge fund RBR exploiting impatience with turnround progress.
17 October 2017 | 3:25 am
Investors looked ahead to the release of major corporate earnings this week.
17 October 2017 | 3:20 am
The underperforming £23 billion Standard Life Investments Global Absolute Returns Strategy (Gars) fund is being ‘penalised’ by investors who do not understand it, says fund picker Rob Burdett.
16 October 2017 | 11:56 am
Buoyant mining shares shield FTSE 100 from profits warning by medical technology company ConvaTec, while pound trades higher.
16 October 2017 | 11:17 am
Pension tax relief could be cut for older workers to fund tax cuts for the younger generation as part of government’s effort to win back support from Labour.
16 October 2017 | 6:53 am
Stephen Lansdown, co-founder of Hargreaves Lansdown, discusses his return to the limelight at helm of Guernsey-based financial services group Ravenscroft.
16 October 2017 | 6:00 am
Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Tatton Asset Management, Columbus Energy Resources, Savills and Cairn Homes.
16 October 2017 | 4:00 am
And revised figures reveal UK is £490 billion poorer than previously thought.
16 October 2017 | 3:16 am