News by: Daniel Grote
Sentiment improves as Ukrainian separatists agree to hand over black boxes of crashed plane. Tesco gives back yesterday's gains.
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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 seals deal to buy Dublin-based pharmaceutical group. FTSE moves into positive territory after earlier losses on Ukraine plane crash.
(Update) Reports of plane crash in eastern Ukraine led to further slump in shares after latest US sanctions against Russia.
The FTSE 100 has rallied after strong Chinese growth figures. Meggitt jumps on takeover speculation.
(Update) Economists predict a hike in interest rates in November after bigger-than-expected inflation rise surprised investors.
Only three payday lenders are likely to survive plans for cap on interest and fees of 0.8% per day.
Star fund manager Neil Woodford takes the unusual step of disclosing all the holdings of his new £1.6 billion equity income fund.
FTSE 100 bounces back after rotten week, with Shire among big risers as it recommends new AbbVie bid.
The troubles afflicting Banco Espirito Santo mean the eurozone will be firmly in the spotlight next week.
Imperial Tobacco leads the FTSE 100 higher as it looks to benefit from a merger of US rivals Reynolds and Lorillard.
The suspension of shares in Banco Espirito Santo sends shock waves around European markets and hits the FTSE 100.
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.
The FTSE 100 continues its downwards march. Admiral shares mirror falling revenues while Aviva's turnaround fails to impress.
Ingenious Media denies its film partnerships are tax avoidance schemes.
Research shows average interest rate for new savers is 0.8% but just 0.3% for longstanding customers.
Drop in UK manufacturing deals blow to hawks pushing for an early interest rate rise. Marks & Spencer falls after a disappointing trading statement.
Star fund manager makes AstraZeneca the top holding in his new fund after opposing Pfizer's takeover bid for the UK pharmaceutical giant.
Concerns that Germany, Europe's largest economy, may be stalling pushed the FTSE 100 lower.