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UK growth accelerates to 0.7% in second quarter

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2015 at 09:36

Office for National Statistics figures show UK economic growth accelerated in second quarter of year. 

'Self-styled' financial adviser arrested in £4m tax probe

by Justin Cash on Jul 28, 2015 at 09:40

A financial adviser is one of six arrested as HM Revenue & Customs goes after a suspected tax fraud in the West Midlands.

The Expert View: Barclays, Merlin and Babcock

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 28, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Breedon Aggregates and Hiscox.

Tuesday Papers: UK investors see 2015 gains wiped out as markets fall

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 28, 2015 at 03:37

And IMF warned of gloomy eurozone outlook over Greece, high unemployment and a still-shaken banking sector.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls after China stock slump

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 28, 2015 at 03:32

China’s Shanghai Composite Index was down 4% in early morning trade on Tuesday after registering its steepest decline in eight years on Monday.

Shares veer into red as China worries spread

by Daniel Grote on Jul 27, 2015 at 15:57

FTSE 100 follows global markets down on worries over China's market rout, giving up the rest of 2015's gains in the process.

The Quindell-hit stock that’s hurting Fidelity Asian Values

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 27, 2015 at 14:48

Investment trust cuts annual charge after difficult start to its new smaller companies focus sees shares in top holding, Australian law firm Slater & Gordon, halve amid regulatory inquiries. 

Small but mighty: Chelverton tops income fund list

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 27, 2015 at 14:32

Smaller company-focused Chelverton UK Equity Income comes top in ranking of UK income funds.

Ex-BP boss in bid to launch global energy trust

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 27, 2015 at 13:56

Former BP chief executive Tony Hayward among group of oil industry veterans seeking to exploit a ‘compelling’ investment opportunity.

P2P trust set for FTSE 250 after £400m raising

by Daniel Grote on Jul 27, 2015 at 12:13

Neil Woodford-backed P2P Global Investments takes total funds to £870 million after second major raising this year.

Over 8% of Nimmo trust investors sought exit in tender offer

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 27, 2015 at 11:07

Harry Nimmo's Standard Life UK Smaller Companies trust hopes to get back on track after its 5% tender offer was over subscribed by investors wishing to sell their shares.

The Expert View: RBS, Diageo and Pearson

by Daniel Grote on Jul 27, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Standard Chartered and Anglo American.

Monday Papers: Oil groups shelve $200bn in new projects

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 27, 2015 at 04:11

And former Greek finance minister Yannis Varoufakis reveals cloak and dagger 'Plan B' for Greece.

Asian shares decline on China Data

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 27, 2015 at 04:06

Equities follow Wall Street down as China’s industrial profits fell 0.3% year-on-year in June.

Sunday Papers: Tesco abandons 62 sites across UK

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 26, 2015 at 04:15

And foreign criminals use London housing market to launder billions of pounds, says National Crime Agency spokesman.

Saturday Papers: Greek bail-out talks delayed by Troika security fears

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 25, 2015 at 04:03

And Lonmin and Anglo-American are to slash up to 12,000 jobs as commodity prices slump to levels last seen during the global recession of 2008-09.

 

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