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The Accumulator: bonds trounce shares, how did that happen?

by Daniel Grote on Aug 29, 2014 at 14:18

Corporate bonds and gilts have delivered more than double the returns of the FTSE 100 so far this year.

Sunday Papers: Key Tesco investor cuts stake

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 31, 2014 at 05:16

The Co-operative Group chair Ursula Lidbetter is to make finding her own replacement her top priority after delegates to a special meeting voted for sweeping reforms.

Saturday Papers: Tesco pledges ‘decisive action’ after profit warning

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 30, 2014 at 07:13

And RBS’ private bank Coutts has been forced to set aside £110 million to compensate thousands of well-heeled customers after giving them unsuitable investment advice.

Week Ahead: Bank split adds spice to rates call

by Daniel Grote on Aug 29, 2014 at 16:06

A possible increase in interest rates is now 'in play' after last month's split vote. Just don't hold your breath for any change this week.

The Expert View: Playtech, Unite and Hays

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 29, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Spire Healthcare and STV.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street declines on Ukraine concerns

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 29, 2014 at 03:59

The latest tension between Ukraine and Russia and disappointing retail earnings overshadowed data showing the economy expanded more than estimated.

Friday Papers: New framework for sovereign defaults

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 29, 2014 at 03:54

And Royal Dutch Shell has asked Washington for permission to drill in the Arctic, off the coast of Alaska.

How deferring state pension boosts your income

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 28, 2014 at 16:13

But those retiring before April 2016 will do a lot better than people becoming a pensioner after that date.

Angus Tulloch in fresh rallying cry for Scottish independence

by Daniel Grote on Aug 28, 2014 at 15:23

First State's veteran Asia fund manager makes another foray into debate on independent Scotland.

FTSE falls on claims Russia troops have entered Ukraine

by Daniel Grote on Aug 28, 2014 at 14:41

Ukraine president effectively accuses Russia of invading. US growth figures point to earlier rate rise.

Vanguard cuts tracker and ETF costs in passive price war

by Daniel Grote on Aug 28, 2014 at 13:03

Move means fund group now offers joint-cheapest physical ETFs accessing US, UK and emerging markets shares.

The Expert View: Ashtead, Foxtons and Petrofac

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 28, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including 888 Holdings and Chime Communications.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street closes flat in light trading

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 28, 2014 at 03:58

The S&P 500 scores another record, but volume was depressed with some market participants on vacation ahead of the Labour Day long holiday weekend.

Thursday Papers: IMF’s Lagarde under formal investigation

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 28, 2014 at 03:55

And more than 100 Scottish business leaders 'wanted to sign pro-UK letter but feared SNP backlash', claimed Gavin Hewitt, former Scotch Whisky Association chairman.   

Foxtons tumbles on warning of property market slowdown

by Daniel Grote on Aug 27, 2014 at 16:15

(Update) Asos meanwhile surges on reports of US bid for online fashion company.

Michael Lipper: 7 signs a market slump is coming

by Michael Lipper on Aug 27, 2014 at 16:07

Wall Street veteran pinpoints seven reasons markets are making him nervous.

 

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