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The Expert View: Debenhams, Ferguson & Footasylum

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:30:00 +0100

Our daily roundup of analyst comment on shares, including Serco and Informa. Read more

Overnight Markets: US stocks tumble on trade war concerns

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00:00 +0100

The only groups in positive territory were utilities, telecommunications and consumer staples. Read more

Wednesday Papers: Debenhams issues another profit warning

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 04:27:00 +0100

And a sharp sell-off in Chinese shares sent a ripple through global markets. Read more

Far-sighted Seneca cuts equities before 2020 downturn

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:28:00 +0100

Defensive value investors at Seneca Investment Managers prune their exposure to equities, particularly in Europe, as they prepare for an economic downturn in two years' time. Read more

FTSE spins as trade war, profit alerts take their toll

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:30:00 +0100

UK stock market saw red again today as investors concerns grew over the impending US-China trade war and a spate of profit warnings sapped confidence further. Read more

The Expert View: CYBG-Virgin, Cineworld & Indivior

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 05:30:00 +0100

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, including SafeCharge and Volex. Read more

Tuesday Papers: Virgin Money agrees to CYBG takeover

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 04:04:00 +0100

And accountancy watchdog has singled out KPMG for 'unacceptable deterioration' of its audits. Read more

Overnight Markets: Wall Street inches lower amid US-China trade spat

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00:00 +0100

Energy shares gained after oil prices rose in volatile trade ahead of this week’s OPEC meeting. Read more

Neil Woodford slams Stobart board after bust-up

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:48:00 +0100

Fund manager calls on Stobart chairman Iain Ferguson to resign after a boardroom bust-up at the firm. Read more

UK households face £1,000 Brexit bill, says report

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:38:00 +0100

Steeper trading costs with former European partners will hit household budgets, management consultant Oliver Wyman warns. Brexit supporters say its findings are too pessimistic. Read more

FTSE flounders, pound falls on trade and Brexit fears

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:10:00 +0100

Fears over escalating US-China trade tensions continue to depress UK stock market, while pound falls over Brexit concerns. Oil slipped further ahead of a Opec meeting this week. Read more

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 05:30:00 +0100

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Spire Healthcare, Rightmove, CVS Group and Glenveagh Properties. Read more

Monday Papers: US banks poised for $170bn in shareholder payouts

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 04:38:00 +0100

And Theresa May is facing backlash from her own party over increased £20 billion cash for NHS. Read more

Asia stocks fall after US-China trade tensions escalated

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 04:00:00 +0100

Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.85%, with all sectors trading lower. Read more

Sunday Papers: Coca-Cola and Heinz in £3bn battle for Horlicks

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 07:00:00 +0100

And Virgin Money is set to accept Clydesdale’s £1.6 billion takeover offer. Read more

Saturday Papers: China is set to retaliate against US tariffs

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 07:00:00 +0100

And Siemens will build factory in UK after winning Tube train contract. Read more

Equitable Life to pay last windfall and close next year

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:00:00 +0100

Mutual insurer brought to its knees by landmark Law Lords ruling 18 years ago is to pay out average windfalls of nearly £7,000 before closing for good in 2019. Read more

FTSE extends fall as Trump hits China with tariffs

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0100

The UK stock market sank further into the red this afternoon as investor concern deepened over prospect of US-China trade war. Read more

Interactive investors slam ‘awful’ website changes

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:59:00 +0100

Users of online broker Interactive Investor outraged by ‘disappointing’ changes to its free research account facility. Read more

US firm penalised as pension mis-selling goes offshore

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:18:00 +0100

DeVere USA, which has no link to UK advisory firm Chase de Vere, at centre of concerns over pensions advice to British expats working overseas. Read more