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Saturday Papers: Boots faces inquiry over cancer drug price hike

by Himanshu Singh on May 26, 2018 at 06:22

And Australian owner of Homebase has sold the DIY chain for £1 after losing hundreds of millions.

St James's Place makes raft of fund manager changes

by William Robins on May 25, 2018 at 08:52

National advice group changes managers on a number of major strategies, including £3 billion Balanced Managed and £1.2 billion Alternative Assets funds.

Scams on screen: soap studios eye pension storyline

by Jack Gilbert on May 25, 2018 at 08:34

The Department for Work and Pensions has spoken to soap studios about including a pension scam storyline to raise awareness.

The Expert View: Provident Financial, United Utilities and DMGT

by Michelle McGagh on May 25, 2018 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including NCC and Capital & Counties.

Friday Papers: US-North Korea summit cancelled

by Himanshu Singh on May 25, 2018 at 04:52

And world's bankers awaken to full horror of Italy's planned parallel currency.

Overnight Markets: US stocks dip after Trump calls off North Korea summit

by Himanshu Singh on May 25, 2018 at 01:00

However, GE rebounded from the previous session's losses and Netflix added 1.3%, both helping the market.

Pound's jump knocks FTSE on strong retail sales

by Daniel Grote on May 24, 2018 at 15:00

Rebound in retail sales after March's cold snap puts the brakes on the pound's sell-off, hurting the FTSE 100.

Passive investing won't always keep you on the right track

by Michelle McGagh on May 24, 2018 at 14:49

While passive investors are spared the extreme highs and lows of active funds, returns can vary widely even within the same market.

Why investors should watch the weather

by Robert St George on May 24, 2018 at 13:55

Markets tanked as temperatures plunged in February and roared during April's heat wave. Academic research points to some link.

David Kempton: my outrage at Beaufort fallout

by David Kempton on May 24, 2018 at 09:35

Our experienced private investor columnist, a former customer of failed stockbroker, says use of client money 'seriously worrying'.

IFS says taxes need to hit historic highs to save NHS

by Dylan Lobo on May 24, 2018 at 07:56

Institute of Fiscal Studies suggests UK households will need to pay an extra £2,000 a year to help keep the NHS alive.

Thursday Papers: M&S profits plunge 62% amid sweeping store closure plans

by Himanshu Singh on May 24, 2018 at 05:10

And Barclays chairman John McFarlane is keen on a £61 billion mega-merger with rival bank Standard Chartered.

The Expert View: M&S, Burberry and Bovis

by Michelle McGagh on May 24, 2018 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including ZPG and Babcock.

Overnight Markets: US stocks stage rebound on Fed minutes

by Himanshu Singh on May 24, 2018 at 01:00

Rate-sensitive S&P 500 utilities and real estate ended the day with the biggest percentage gains.

Barnett eyes revival and 'refines' unquoted portfolio

by Daniel Grote on May 23, 2018 at 16:09

Manager of Invesco Perpetual Income and High Income funds believes his process 'will come back strongly' after poor performance.

Pictet: don't expect any returns from a 50/50 portfolio

by Michelle McGagh on May 23, 2018 at 14:04

A portfolio equally split between bonds and shares is likely to disappoint investors over the next five years, according to fund group Pictet.

 

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