News by: Daniel Grote
Shares in consumer staples giant soar after Kraft Heinz mounts sensational $143 billion takeover bid.
Star fund manager Terry Smith's emerging markets investment trust has lagged rivals, leaving the shares looking 'cheap'.
FTSE 100 dragged from one-month high by miners as copper price falls, while Cobham tumbles to bottom of FTSE 250.
FTSE rallies on boost from banks, as US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen keeps alive prospect of interest rate rise next month.
Shares in aircraft engine maker slump to bottom of FTSE 100 as bribery fine and pound's collapse lead to record £4.6 billion loss.
Pound falls as jump in inflation to 1.8% last month falls short of forecasts. Economists see pricing pressure building, however.
Shares in BlackRock Income Strategies trust rally under new guise of Aberdeen Diversified Income and Growth on discount pledge.
Miners hit two-year highs as copper price jumps, with US president Donald Trump's plans continuing to lead investors to 'cyclicals'.
Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq open at all-time highs as US president's tax pledge continues to buoy investors.
Solid China trade data helps miners push FTSE 100 higher, as US president Donald Trump's tax plans continue to buoy markets.
Donald Trump claims he will announce plan that is 'phenomenal in terms of tax', boosting stock markets and reversing gold's rise.
Hargreaves Lansdown expects asset boost from launch of Neil Woodford's Income Focus fund next month.
Homewares retailer falls to bottom of FTSE 250 after slump in profits, as oil price fall weighs on FTSE 100.
Star smaller company manager reunites with HgCapital founder Ian Armitage and wins backing of Chris Mills at Harwood Capital.
Oil major falls to bottom of FTSE 100 as profits hit lowest level in at least a decade, with $60 crude price needed to break even.
Gold miner shoots to top of FTSE 100 after hiking dividend following jump in profits.
Banks rise to top of FTSE 100 on reports Donald Trump will order review of US Dodd-Frank laws imposed on lenders after financial crisis.
The Trump rally finally showed signs of running out of steam this week, as fears over the US president's protectionism took hold.
Our round-up of analyst commentary on stocks, also including Reckitt Benckiser and Compass.
Shell shares rise on signs of turnaround despite lowest profits in more than a decade, while Reckitt Benckiser rallies on acquisition.