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Overnight Market: Wall Street gains on tech rebound as Huawei ban eases

Wed, 22 May 2019 00:30:00 Z

Equities of suppliers to the Chinese technology giant such as Intel Corp, Qualcomm Inc, Xilinx Inc and Broadcom Inc rose between 1% and 4.6%. Read more

Wednesday Papers: Tories reject May’s final attempt at Brexit deal

Wed, 22 May 2019 03:34:20 Z

And Banks to go after Jamie Oliver personally as restaurant empire collapses with 1,000 jobs lost. Read more

How Vodafone went from Facebook to flat, hitting UK yields

Mon, 20 May 2019 06:03:00 Z

Once the ‘Facebook of its sector’ Vodafone is now ‘flatlining’, say managers of Merchants trust, while Neptune fund manager Robin Geffen describes its dividend cut as a ‘canary in the coal mine’ for the UK stock market. Read more

Pound falls as Hammond steps up fight against no-deal Brexit

Tue, 21 May 2019 07:52:00 Z

Pound falls below $1.27 for the first time since January as chancellor Philip Hammond claims a no-deal Brexit would be a betrayal of the referendum result. Read more

The Expert View: Forterra, Compass and Pets At Home

Tue, 21 May 2019 04:00:00 Z

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including On The Beach and Ten Lifestyle. Read more

Tuesday Papers: Ford to cut 10% of global workforce

Tue, 21 May 2019 03:32:14 Z

And Huawei ban sparks fears of technology cold war as billions wiped off share values in Silicon Valley. Read more

Overnight Markets: Wall Street declines as Huawei ban fallout hits tech shares

Tue, 21 May 2019 00:30:00 Z

Apple’s stocks slumped 3.1%, making them the biggest drag on Wall Street’s major indexes. Read more

Builders turn FTSE red as Thomas Cook keeps crashing

Mon, 20 May 2019 15:00:00 Z

House builders weigh on FTSE 100 on disappointing Rightmove data while fresh tumble in Thomas Cook shares takes fall since Thursday to 57%. Read more

JPM's Hart eyes credit card debt for US warning sign

Mon, 20 May 2019 14:21:15 Z

Clare Hart, manager of £3.6 billion JPM US Equity Income fund, is keeping a watchful eye on mounting credit card debt. Read more

Morningstar downgrades Woodford Equity Income on ‘extreme’ portfolio

Mon, 20 May 2019 12:54:00 Z

Fund research group cuts rating from 'bronze' to 'neutral', criticising manager's 'relentless willingness to push the portfolio to its liquidity limit'. Read more

Four shares the pros are buying and selling

Mon, 20 May 2019 04:00:00 Z

Our daily roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Crimson Tide, Brewin Dolphin, Johnson Service Group and Metro Bank. Read more

Monday Papers: Cabinet in no-deal Brexit row

Mon, 20 May 2019 03:19:17 Z

And Sports Direct considers launching legal challenge to Debenhams' restructuring plans. Read more

Asia stocks mixed after another week of trade tensions

Mon, 20 May 2019 02:11:28 Z

In Australia, the ASX 200 added 1.43%, after the incumbent government pulled off a shock win in federal elections over the weekend. Read more

Sunday Papers: Philip Green braced for Arcadia showdown

Sun, 19 May 2019 06:00:00 Z

Theresa May to launch last-ditch attempt to gain MPs' approval for her Brexit deal with 'bold offer'. Read more

Saturday Papers: Thomas Cook risks collapse as stock dives

Sat, 18 May 2019 06:00:00 Z

And Trump lifts tariffs on steel imports from US allies and delays levies on EU cars. Read more

Pound and FTSE fall as no-deal Brexit fears resurface

Fri, 17 May 2019 15:30:00 Z

Pound and FTSE 100 retreat as cross-party Brexit talks end after six weeks without an agreement. Read more

Portfolios lift as oil soars, pound falls and Trump tempers tensions

Fri, 17 May 2019 14:55:00 Z

Brexit fears reared their head again this week, knocking the pound and in the process giving added impetus to a modest stock market recovery from falls sparked by the tariffs tit-for-tat between the US and China. Read more

Woodford's Kymab plans US stock market flotation

Fri, 17 May 2019 12:56:00 Z

Cambridge biopharma start-up delivers fillip to Neil Woodford's plans to reduce unquoted holdings in flagship fund by filing for flotation on US stock market. Read more

Friday Papers: Pound tumbles as May agrees to announce departure date

Fri, 17 May 2019 04:25:10 Z

And Thomas Cook shares plunged nearly 15% after it unveiled record half-year losses of £1.5 billion. Read more

The Expert View: Thomas Cook, Burberry and National Grid

Fri, 17 May 2019 04:00:00 Z

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Domino’s Pizza and Hill & Smith. Read more