News by: Gavin Lumsden
Fund manager Richard Buxton buys back into Shire after its failed takeover by Abbvie. Ebola scare knocks FTSE but index is up on the week.
The UK economy grew by 0.7% in the third quarter, down from 0.9% in the previous three months, but enough to keep economists moderately satisifed.
More good US corporate results spurred the FTSE 100 higher, offsetting consumer gloom and falling shares in Tesco and Unilever.
(Update with comment) Tesco's chairman is off after a 92% slump in profits and its new boss warns things could get worse.
World markets strengthened again, with the FTSE 100 up 25 points, following more encouraging company news from the US.
The FTSE 100 sped 105 points higher on a report that the European Central Bank plans stronger action to avoid a depression.
Starting Citywire's investment trust portfolio as markets turned south last month was bad timing but I'm down, not out!
Tesco advances on reports that private equity bidders are eyeing the beleaguered grocer.
Walter Price of Allianz Technology Trust explains how he's looking at investments, including Apple and Alibaba, after a 10% drop in the fund's shares.
World markets extended yesterday’s turnaround but a profits warning from Rolls-Royce underlined the economic uncertainty.
(Update) Don't despair, say Neil Woodford and other fund managers. The crash is not a new financial crisis and the worst may be over.
Ben Lord of M&G says the crash in US treasuries on Wednesday says more about bond investors than the global economy.
A fall in eurozone inflation alarmed investors but markets recovered after a Fed official said US dollar printing could be extended.
Musician Bob Geldof has urged UK pension funds to stop being ‘left out’ and invest in Africa instead of China.
Triple dose of bad news from the US sparks global growth fears. Shire shares hammered after Abbvie reconsiders bid.
Richard Pease to take £1.2 billion Henderson European Special Situations fund to his new employer, Crux Asset Management.
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Mark Barnett, the man filling the boots of Neil Woodford at Invesco Perpetual, has bought three new stocks across his army of funds.
Tesco rises on hopes it will sell its Dunnhumby marketing services business but FirstGroup falls after failing to win the Scotrail franchise.
The FTSE 100 falls after a confirmed case of Ebola in Spain and weak data from Germany. Mining shares subside after Rio Tinto rejects a bid approach from Glencore.