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Asia shares mixed after Yellen's rate remarks

by Himanshu Singh on May 30, 2016 at 04:29

Japan's Nikkei gained, as the yen weakened and expectations rose that the government would delay a sales tax hike scheduled for April next year.

Monday Papers: Big oil groups raise net debt

by Himanshu Singh on May 30, 2016 at 04:23

And French finance minister warned of no deal for Google tax after Paris raids.

Sunday Papers: Bayer-Monsanto merger could create a monster

by Himanshu Singh on May 29, 2016 at 05:22

And Tata may halt the sell-off and retain the business in Port Talbot after weeding out bidders.

Saturday Papers: Yellen points to summer rate rise

by Himanshu Singh on May 28, 2016 at 07:01

And austerity policies do more harm than good, International Monetary Fund study concludes.

Got a 'defined benefit' pension? Watch out for scammers!

by Michelle McGagh on May 27, 2016 at 16:03

Fraudsters are encouraging those with defined benefit pensions to move their money into dubious investments.

Shares snap out of doldrums and wipe out 2016 losses

by Daniel Grote on May 27, 2016 at 15:42

Our Accumulator data table shows a strong week for global stock markets that saw many drag themselves out of the red for the year.

Investment Trust Watch: Europe sell-off reignites

by Daniel Grote on May 27, 2016 at 12:48

Not for the first time this year, European investment trusts look cheap as they once again fall out of favour.

Brexit the focus for Davies after Jupiter trust revamp

by Jonathan Yarker on May 27, 2016 at 10:56

Star manager Steve Davies has his eye on the EU referendum after overhauling the former Jupiter Global trust to fit a UK mandate.

AXA sells Sun Life and pensions business to Phoenix

by Daniel Grote on May 27, 2016 at 10:15

French insurer continues to offload UK businesses, selling pensions division and Sun Life protection business to insurance consolidator.

Broker offers to buy out 'death bond' investors

by Jonathan Yarker on May 27, 2016 at 07:00

Broker Southey Capital will buy out investors in the stricken EEA Life Settlements fund but is offering only a third of NAV in some cases.

The Expert View: Daily Mail, United Utilities and Paysafe

by Michelle McGagh on May 27, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including PayPoint and Tate & Lyle.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street wavers after two-day rally

by Himanshu Singh on May 27, 2016 at 04:05

Advancing utilities offset declines in materials, banks and other cyclical industries.

Friday Papers: Oil breaks $50 for first time in 2016

by Himanshu Singh on May 27, 2016 at 03:59

And plan to cut Tata Steel pensions could cost savers £200 billion in lost retirement incomes.

Woodford stock Hostelworld dives as bookings slump

by Daniel Grote on May 26, 2016 at 16:15

Shares in Neil Woodford-backed hostel group tumble on lower European bookings blamed on 'recent geopolitical events'.

Electra Partners fired from trust after Bramson battle

by David Campbell, Gavin Lumsden on May 26, 2016 at 15:25

Electra Private Equity shares tumble 4.7% after activist investor Edward Bramson seizes control and serves notice on fund manager Electra Partners.

Banks drag down FTSE after Spanish scare

by Daniel Grote on May 26, 2016 at 15:16

Surprise rights issue by Spain's Banco Popular sparks jitters in banking sector, which weighs down FTSE 100.

 

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