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News by: Daniel Grote

Autumn Statement could bring ISA and pension pain

by Michelle McGagh, Daniel Grote on Nov 28, 2014 at 12:51

ISA and pension savings were handed a big boost in the Budget, but tax experts are predicting less welcome news in the Autumn Statement.

Tumbling oil price drags down FTSE

by Daniel Grote on Nov 28, 2014 at 10:06

Opec's refusal to cut production continues to take toll on oil-heavy FTSE 100.

Angry at BG boss pay? There's an app for that

by Daniel Grote on Nov 27, 2014 at 14:34

Campaign group ShareAction launches tool to help investors lobby pensions over controversial pay package for new BG boss.

Scotland to receive income tax powers

by Daniel Grote on Nov 27, 2014 at 12:01

Commission tasked with shaping further devolution recommends Scotland be handed power to set rates and thresholds.

FTSE edges higher despite 'unbalanced' UK growth fears

by Daniel Grote on Nov 26, 2014 at 10:45

FTSE edges higher but economists worry that UK economic growth has lost its balance.

Thomas Cook tumbles after shock exit of boss

by Daniel Grote on Nov 26, 2014 at 09:58

Shares fall 18% after shock departure of Harriet Green, who is credited with turning around the travel company's fortunes.

Supermarket slump leads FTSE lower despite US boost

by Daniel Grote on Nov 25, 2014 at 16:33

FTSE 100 in red despite US reporting fastest six months of growth in over a decade.

Lawyers rally Tesco shareholders for redress fight

by Daniel Grote on Nov 25, 2014 at 13:09

Law firm gathers Tesco shareholders for compensation fight over losses sparked by £263 million profit overstatement.

Investors brace for bond market meltdown

by Daniel Grote on Nov 25, 2014 at 11:43

European bond investors are braced for an inevitable meltdown in the market, with only the timing of a correction in question.

Plummeting Petrofac and Aviva slump weigh on FTSE

by Daniel Grote on Nov 24, 2014 at 15:56

(Update) Shares in oil services company drop by a quarter after profit warning. Aviva falls and Friends Life rises on takeover deal plans.

FTSE 100’s dividend kings: how safe are payouts?

by Daniel Grote on Nov 24, 2014 at 05:01

Analysts at Liberum have assessed the security of dividends at six of the FTSE 100’s big payers.

Aviva agrees £5bn deal to buy rival Friends Life

by Daniel Grote on Nov 21, 2014 at 18:16

Deal would be the biggest for insurance sector in more than a decade.

Markets surge on China rate cut and ECB hopes

by Daniel Grote on Nov 21, 2014 at 16:10

Markets surge on surprise China interest rate cut and hints of more stimulus from the ECB. The Accumulator rounds up the week.

Why medium-sized companies are due a resurgence

by Daniel Grote on Nov 21, 2014 at 15:37

Medium-sized companies have been in the doldrums this year, but Georgina Brittain argues they are poised for a revival.

Quindell surges as mystery short seller revealed

by Daniel Grote on Nov 21, 2014 at 10:03

Shares up 60% after Quindell dismisses reports of sale of Nationwide Accident Repair Services stake. FT reveals short seller.

China and eurozone woes drag down FTSE

by Daniel Grote on Nov 20, 2014 at 10:20

Stalling factory growth in China and more worrying signs for the eurozone economy send FTSE 100 lower.

Royal Mail sends FTSE lower on Amazon pain

by Daniel Grote on Nov 19, 2014 at 11:32

Royal Mail warns online retail giant Amazon's delivery service will slash growth rates for parcels business.

Pub shares tumble as MPs call time on beer rules

by Daniel Grote on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:36

MPs' vote to scrap 'beer-tie' arrangements could lead to big dent in pub operator revenues.

Cameron sees red: does the PM's warning stack up?

by Daniel Grote on Nov 18, 2014 at 16:40

The prime minister has flagged 'red warning lights' for the global economy. Cazenove's Richard Jeffrey examines the danger spots.

Draghi drags markets out of Japan slump

by Daniel Grote on Nov 17, 2014 at 16:39

Markets rally on Mario Draghi stimulus comments, erasing earlier losses on news of Japanese recession.

 

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