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Overnight Markets: Wall Street declines after disappointing data

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 02, 2015 at 04:48

Shares fell after a batch of discouraging economic news deepened investors’ concerns about corporate earnings ahead of Friday's jobs report.

Banks and tobacco stocks lead FTSE rebound

by Daniel Grote on Apr 01, 2015 at 17:10

Banks and tobacco stocks reverse yesterday's heavy losses to spark solid start to quarter for FTSE 100.

Brunner managers refresh trust but deep discount remains

by Jeff Salway on Apr 01, 2015 at 16:37

Jeremy Thomas and Lucy Macdonald have trimmed holdings in the Brunner investment trust.

Dumb Investor campaigns to run Alliance Trust

by Flair Loop on Apr 01, 2015 at 10:22

'Vote Change. Vote Dumb' urges Citywire columnist as he puts himself forward to run the underperforming Alliance Trust.

Business chiefs warn of Labour risk to UK recovery

by James Phillipps on Apr 01, 2015 at 09:47

Over 100 business chiefs sign a letter backing the Conservatives, warning a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment'.

The Expert View: ARM, Kingfisher and Thomas Cook

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 01, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Meggitt and Mitie.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls as healthcare shares retreat

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 01, 2015 at 03:52

All three indexes posted losses for the month, with the Dow down 2%, S&P 500 down 1.7% and the Nasdaq down 1.3%.

Wednesday Papers: US gives Shell go-ahead for Alaskan Arctic drilling

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 01, 2015 at 03:45

And HP is suing Autonomy’s co-founder Mike Lynch, seeking damages of $5.1 billion over an alleged fraud.

Pacific Horizon and Asia technology golden age

by James Carthew on Mar 31, 2015 at 17:16

Asian technology is experiencing a golden age so where are the dedicated investment funds, asks James Carthew?

Alliance Trust critics land 'heavy blows', says broker

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 31, 2015 at 15:09

Analysts at Alliance Trust's corporate broker, JPMorgan Cazenove, admit pressure on chief executive Katherine Garrett-Cox is growing.

Tobacco sparks FTSE slump despite UK growth boost

by Daniel Grote on Mar 31, 2015 at 14:20

FTSE limps towards the end of the quarter despite new figures showing UK economic growth is better than had been thought.

How Barnett restructured Woodford’s former funds

by Dylan Lobo on Mar 31, 2015 at 13:54

Mark Barnett has made some big changes to the Invesco Perpetual Income and High Income funds he took over from Neil Woodford.

Hope for Lloyds bondholders as buyback postponed

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 31, 2015 at 11:48

Up to 10,000 investors who helped bail out Lloyds await a legal judgement on whether they can hold on to the bank's high yield bonds.

Tuesday Papers: Dealmakers have fastest start since 2007

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 31, 2015 at 05:09

And the head of RBS’s investment bank, who was due to oversee a significant shake-up of its investment banking operations, resigned over strategy differences.

The Expert View: Tesco, Marks & Spencer & Carnival

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 31, 2015 at 05:00

A daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, including Serco and St James' Place.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street rebounds on healthcare deals

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 31, 2015 at 02:51

The Dow Jones surged 264 points buoyed by a spate of deal announcements in the healthcare sector and a bounce in energy shares.

 

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