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FTSE jumps as Ukraine tensions show signs of easing

by Daniel Grote on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:09

Sentiment improves as Ukrainian separatists agree to hand over black boxes of crashed plane. Tesco gives back yesterday's gains.

The Expert View: GlaxoSmithKline, Standard Chartered and British Land

by Daniel Grote on Jul 21, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Homeserve and Advanced Computer Software.

Week Ahead: investors await answers over Ukraine plane crash

by Daniel Grote on Jul 18, 2014 at 16:02

The geopolitical consequences of the Ukraine plane crash tragedy will be at the forefront of investors' minds ahead of a nervous week for markets.

AbbVie buys Shire; FTSE recovers after Ukraine plane crash

by Daniel Grote on Jul 18, 2014 at 14:45

AbbVie seals deal to buy Dublin-based pharmaceutical group. FTSE moves into positive territory after earlier losses on Ukraine plane crash.

FTSE falls as Ukraine plane crash and Russia sanctions weigh

by Daniel Grote on Jul 17, 2014 at 16:47

(Update) Reports of plane crash in eastern Ukraine led to further slump in shares after latest US sanctions against Russia.

FTSE rebounds as China growth provides boost

by Daniel Grote on Jul 16, 2014 at 10:46

The FTSE 100 has rallied after strong Chinese growth figures. Meggitt jumps on takeover speculation.

Pound surges as inflation points to November rate rise

by Daniel Grote on Jul 15, 2014 at 14:15

(Update) Economists predict a hike in interest rates in November after bigger-than-expected inflation rise surprised investors.

Regulator takes knife to payday loans market

by Daniel Grote on Jul 15, 2014 at 11:57

Only three payday lenders are likely to survive plans for cap on interest and fees of 0.8% per day.

Woodford reveals every single stock in his new fund

by Daniel Grote on Jul 14, 2014 at 13:42

Star fund manager Neil Woodford takes the unusual step of disclosing all the holdings of his new £1.6 billion equity income fund.

FTSE rebounds as Shire shines after fresh bid

by Daniel Grote on Jul 14, 2014 at 10:48

FTSE 100 bounces back after rotten week, with Shire among big risers as it recommends new AbbVie bid.

Week Ahead: bad banks cloud euro vision

by Daniel Grote on Jul 11, 2014 at 15:53

The troubles afflicting Banco Espirito Santo mean the eurozone will be firmly in the spotlight next week.

FTSE edges up as investors turn to tobacco

by Daniel Grote on Jul 11, 2014 at 11:29

Imperial Tobacco leads the FTSE 100 higher as it looks to benefit from a merger of US rivals Reynolds and Lorillard. 

FTSE falls as Portuguese bank woes spark sell-off

by Daniel Grote on Jul 10, 2014 at 16:26

The suspension of shares in Banco Espirito Santo sends shock waves around European markets and hits the FTSE 100.

JPMorgan: get ready for markets to freak out

by Daniel Grote on Jul 09, 2014 at 15:31

Markets will get 'pretty ugly' before the year is out when the Fed is forced to change its tune over interest rates. But a recovering US economy will ultimately bode well for investors.

FTSE extends losses as Aviva and Admiral disappoint

by Daniel Grote on Jul 09, 2014 at 12:52

The FTSE 100 continues its downwards march. Admiral shares mirror falling revenues while Aviva's turnaround fails to impress.

Celebrity investors warned of £520m tax demands

by Daniel Grote on Jul 08, 2014 at 13:11

Ingenious Media denies its film partnerships are tax avoidance schemes.

Regulator warns loyal bank savers are losing out

by Daniel Grote on Jul 08, 2014 at 12:34

Research shows average interest rate for new savers is 0.8% but just 0.3% for longstanding customers.

Pound and FTSE fall on surprise manufacturing blow

by Daniel Grote on Jul 08, 2014 at 11:08

Drop in UK manufacturing deals blow to hawks pushing for an early interest rate rise. Marks & Spencer falls after a disappointing trading statement.

Neil Woodford rebuilds AstraZeneca stake

by Daniel Grote on Jul 07, 2014 at 12:24

Star fund manager makes AstraZeneca the top holding in his new fund after opposing Pfizer's takeover bid for the UK pharmaceutical giant. 

FTSE dips on weak German data

by Daniel Grote on Jul 07, 2014 at 10:25

Concerns that Germany, Europe's largest economy, may be stalling pushed the FTSE 100 lower.

 

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