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Overnight Markets: US stocks end mostly higher as Facebook rises

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 29, 2016 at 04:29

Stocks initially were dragged lower by Ford Motor, which posted poor second-quarter profit.

Friday Papers: Company results show Brexit winners and losers

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 29, 2016 at 04:25

And new Hinkley Point nuclear plant in doubt as Government delays decision despite EDF approval for £18 billion project.

Woodford Patient Capital bolsters board with double hire

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2016 at 16:00

Investment trust veterans Alan Hodson and Carolan Dobson have been appointed to the board of Woodford Patient Capital.

Time to take profits as markets rally in 'Brexit' rebound

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 28, 2016 at 13:47

Markets have rallied after the initial shock of the 'Brexit' vote, meaning it could be time to take some profits, argues Adrian Lowcock.

Rolls-Royce soars but FTSE falls on Shell woes

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2016 at 11:45

Rolls-Royce shares soar amid confidence the worst for the engineering group is over, but FTSE falls as investors fret over Shell's dividends.

Lloyds falls on dividend fears after 'Brexit' vote

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2016 at 10:04

Lloyds sparks investor fears over dividends, saying 'Brexit' vote likely to hit business and cutting 3,000 jobs.

The Expert View: Barclays, Shell and BP

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 28, 2016 at 05:00

A roundup of fund manager commentary on shares, also including HSBC and Hadrian’s Wall.

Thursday Papers: Fed holds open prospect of 2016 rate rise

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 28, 2016 at 04:01

And FTSE 100 hits one-year high and FTSE 250 erases post-Brexit losses as UK economy grows by 0.6%.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls after Fed rate decision

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 28, 2016 at 03:58

After the bell, Facebook posted quarterly results that sent its stock 6% higher.

One year on from 'Black Monday', China's troubles remain

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 27, 2016 at 12:01

'Brexit' has sparked global growth downgrades but that should not distract investors from the growing threat posed by China.

Buy, sell, hold: Fidelity's special value, Electra under fire

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 27, 2016 at 11:12

Our roundup of analyst views and investment trust news highlights Fidelity Special Values looking 'cheap' and Electra facing criticism.

ITV and builders shrug off 'Brexit' to lead FTSE

by Daniel Grote on Jul 27, 2016 at 10:43

ITV jumps while Taylor Wimpey leads house builders higher as both companies issue robust updates despite 'Brexit' vote.

That was 'some kind of bubble in biotech!'

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 27, 2016 at 07:00

Volatile biotech stocks have had a rough year but bids and takeovers could propel a post-'Brexit' rally, suggests a leading investor.

The Expert View: IAG, Unilever and BBA

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

A roundup of fund manager commentary on shares, also including Balfour Beatty and GCP Student Living.

Wednesday Papers: May pressed to leave EU customs union

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 27, 2016 at 04:34

And Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller merger is on the brink after higher bid fell flat.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street little changed on earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 27, 2016 at 04:31

Caterpillar's shares jumped 4.2% to touch a year high after the company's quarterly earnings beat expectations.

 

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