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News by: Daniel Grote

BT leads FTSE higher on Ofcom relief

by Daniel Grote on Jul 26, 2016 at 10:37

Telecommunications company jumps to top of FTSE 100 as regulator Ofcom resists calls for sell-off of Openreach broadband division.

Investors pull £2 billion from Aberdeen property funds

by Daniel Grote on Jul 25, 2016 at 10:48

Fund group reveals investors withdrew £2 billion from its property funds in three months, as the sector comes under pressure following the 'Brexit' vote.

William Hill jumps as rivals 888 and Rank plot bid

by Daniel Grote on Jul 25, 2016 at 09:58

Investors bet on further consolidation in the gambling industry as 888 and Rank join forces to plan bid for William Hill.

4 shares the pros are buying

by David Campbell, Daniel Grote on Jul 25, 2016 at 05:01

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, including Nick Train and Terry Smith’s latest buys.

Investors shrug off 'Brexit' economic warnings

by Daniel Grote on Jul 22, 2016 at 11:57

The week brought signs of a slump in the UK economy and warnings of the impact of 'Brexit' on global growth, but markets ploughed ahead.

Pound falls as UK economy reels from 'Brexit'

by Daniel Grote on Jul 22, 2016 at 10:04

Sterling drops as data suggests UK economy contracted at fastest pace since financial crisis following the 'Brexit' vote.

EasyJet drags down FTSE as Draghi offers few clues

by Daniel Grote on Jul 21, 2016 at 15:09

EasyJet leads FTSE 100 lower after 'Brexit' and terror attacks hurt business, while ECB gives little away on further stimulus.

FTSE, pound rise as jobs provide some 'Brexit' relief

by Daniel Grote on Jul 20, 2016 at 10:16

Better-than-expected jobs figures spur sterling gains and helps FTSE 100 shoulder slump in mining stocks.

Pound falls as 'Brexit' sparks IMF downgrade

by Daniel Grote on Jul 19, 2016 at 15:39

Pound falls as International Monetary Fund downgrades UK and global growth forecasts, saying 'Brexit has thrown a spanner in the works'.

Gina Miller: the funds boss behind 'Brexit' challenge

by Daniel Grote on Jul 19, 2016 at 13:37

Gina Miller of investment group SCM Private has emerged as the lead challenger to the 'Brexit' process in the courts.

Inflation edges higher ahead of 'Brexit' lift-off

by Daniel Grote on Jul 19, 2016 at 11:24

Prices rose 0.5% in June after a jump in air fares in a taste of things to come following the pound's fall sparked by the 'Brexit' vote.

ARM shares rocket as Japanese buyer swoops

by Daniel Grote on Jul 18, 2016 at 10:07

Chip maker ARM agrees to acquisition by Japan's SoftBank, in one of Europe's biggest-ever technology deals.

Travel stocks hit after Nice attack but FTSE rises

by Daniel Grote on Jul 15, 2016 at 17:09

Travel stocks fall to bottom of FTSE 100 after attack on French city, but index edges higher, lifted by weak pound.

The Accumulator: soaring pound dents stock market surge

by Daniel Grote on Jul 15, 2016 at 16:52

Bank of England's surprise holding of interest rates sends pound soaring, denting returns from surging overseas stock markets for UK investors.

Bank dashes rate cut hopes: pound jumps, FTSE falls

by Daniel Grote on Jul 14, 2016 at 16:39

Pound surges while FTSE 100 closes lower after Bank of England springs surprise by keeping interest rates on hold.

FTSE and pound edge lower ahead of interest rate decision

by Daniel Grote on Jul 13, 2016 at 16:53

FTSE 100 and pound swing into losses as investors hold back from big bets ahead of Bank of England announcement on interest rates tomorrow.

Pound rallies as investors welcome PM Theresa May

by Daniel Grote on Jul 12, 2016 at 10:14

Theresa May's swift installation as prime minister sends pound higher, amid speculation Bank of England may not need to cut rates this week.

FTSE enters bull market as Theresa May set to be PM

by Daniel Grote on Jul 11, 2016 at 14:46

FTSE 100 enters bull market and pound swings into gains as Andrea Leadsom drops out of PM race, leaving path clear for Theresa May.

FTSE rises as jobs report shows US back on track

by Daniel Grote on Jul 08, 2016 at 16:37

Investors welcome signs of a bounce-back in the US employment market, as figures show a dramatic increase in new jobs last month.

All eyes on Carney as tumbling pound lifts portfolios

by Daniel Grote on Jul 08, 2016 at 13:04

The pound has continued to fall following the 'Brexit' vote, lifting overseas investments, as markets anticipate rate cut next week.


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