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FTSE slips ahead of Brexit talks and US presidential debate

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 08:55:00 Z

Surging Covid-19 cases keep bulls in check as investors await fresh Brexit talks and first US presidential debate. Read more

The Expert View: William Hill, Diageo and Babcock

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 04:00:00 Z

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Kingspan and 888 Holdings. Read more

Tuesday Papers: petrol station kings take pole position in Asda race

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 03:13:00 Z

And US casino operator Caesars in ‘advanced’ talks to buy William Hill for £2.9bn. Read more

Lloyds to cut fund fees but some investors face long wait

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 16:26:00 Z

Lloyds is cutting fees for its Scottish Widows and Halifax funds by an average 0.4% but some investors won't see the benefit until 2032. Read more

David Stevenson: why buy new when UK trusts are so cheap?

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 13:31:00 Z

The flurry of UK investment trust launches looks interesting but why buy into launches when the shares of existing trusts are so cheap? Read more

China cheer lifts FTSE as HSBC surges on backer’s buy

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 09:29:00 Z

The FTSE 100 enjoys broad-based rally on strong industrial data from China, with HSBC leading the way after the bank’s biggest shareholder increased its stake. Read more

Fund managers pounce on homeware and hobby stocks

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 08:37:37 Z

The implications of prolonged home working are not good for the UK economy, but the pandemic has proved a superb boon for certain stocks. Read more

The Expert View: Go-Ahead, NWF, SIG and Renishaw

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 04:00:00 Z

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Ten Entertainment. Read more

Monday Papers: investors fear Wall Street chaos in wake of US election

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 03:18:00 Z

And emergency lockdown plan to ban socialising and combat second wave of coronavirus. Read more

Sunday Papers: IWG goes to war with landlords

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 05:52:00 Z

And bailout fund seeks £15bn to save thousands of companies by Christmas. Read more

Saturday Papers: William Hill bidding war erupts

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 06:00:00 Z

And Peugeot and Fiat offer van concessions to win EU nod for $50bn merger. Read more

Brits shun UK shares as fund allocations hit record low

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 13:22:00 Z

Funds investing in UK shares account for just 14% of British fund portfolios, down from 39% 15 years ago. Read more

Jupiter cuts Grenke stake after short-selling attack sinks stock

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:44:00 Z

Embattled German asset leasing company's largest external shareholder slashes stake after short-selling attack sends shares tumbling. Read more

FTSE steadies as Boohoo surges on supply chain review

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 09:01:00 Z

FTSE steadies as bruising week draws to a close, after resurgence of Covid-19 infections in the UK took its toll. Read more

FCA tells Google to crack down on investment scam adverts

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 07:22:00 Z

Regulator says internet giants must do more to stop scammers promoting 'high-risk' products. Read more

The Expert View: Pets At Home, Cineworld and William Hill

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 04:00:00 Z

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Mitchells & Butlers and Smiths Group. Read more

Friday Papers: job fears as chancellor scales back rescue plan

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:16:00 Z

Pubs and restaurant bosses fear mass closures and job cuts after Rishi Sunak fails to go far enough. Read more

FTSE falls 1.3% as Sunak unveils winter jobs scheme

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:45:00 Z

UK stocks close firmly in the red despite the government’s latest intervention to prop up the jobs market amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

Government to top up workers’ wages for six months

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:17:00 Z

Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the new job support scheme would run for six months, starting from November. Read more

The Expert View: Diploma, AG Barr and SSP

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 04:00:00 Z

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Halma and Informa. Read more