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Theresa May wants to keep pension 'triple lock'

by Charles Walmsley on Apr 26, 2017 at 10:06

Conservatives debate whether to follow Labour and commit to maintaining expensive 'triple lock' promise protecting state pension. 

Tullow Oil riles Royal London with boss promotion

by Loukia Gyftopoulou on Apr 26, 2017 at 07:03

Royal London Asset Management says bumping founder chief executive Aidan Heavey upstairs as chairman breaks corporate governance rules.

The Expert View: Whitbread, St James’s Place and Virgin Money

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 26, 2017 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including CityFibre and Gemfields.

Wednesday Papers: Wells directors face investor revolt

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 26, 2017 at 03:41

And UK's deficit slashed to level last seen before the financial crisis.

Overnight Markets: Nasdaq surges past 6,000 mark

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 26, 2017 at 03:37

The Dow Jones rises 232 points as strong earnings underscored the health of Corporate America.

Election puts divi and pension allowance cuts on hold

by Jack Gilbert on Apr 25, 2017 at 11:02

Former pensions minister says cut to amount savers are allowed to put back into pensions after taking benefits could now be delayed for a year.

Whitbread and Carpetright fall on UK consumer fears

by Daniel Grote on Apr 25, 2017 at 10:19

Restaurant and pub group and carpet retailer warn over trading conditions, adding to fears over UK consumer confidence.

SNP attacks ‘shameful’ Tory treatment of pensioners

by Jack Gilbert on Apr 25, 2017 at 08:05

Scottish National Party MP Ian Blackford claims £292 million going unclaimed in pension credit and housing benefit each year.

The Expert View: Kier, Tritax and Civitas

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 25, 2017 at 05:00

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

Tuesday Papers: Trump plans to slash corporation tax rate to 15%

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 25, 2017 at 04:14

And world stocks rose to a record high yesterday as investors breathed a sigh of relief after the first round of the French presidential election.

Overnight Markets: US stocks rally after French election results

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 25, 2017 at 04:06

The Dow Jones added 230 points, the S&P 500 gained 27 points and the Nasdaq added 78 points.

Vive l'Europe! Markets soar on French election relief

by Daniel Grote on Apr 24, 2017 at 15:42

Stock markets and FTSE 100 surge as centrist Emmanuel Macron wins first round of voting in French presidential elections.

Macron vs Le Pen: 8 managers on the French election

on Apr 24, 2017 at 15:19

Investment managers analyse the implications of the first round of the French presidential elections.

Centrica and SSE tumble on Tory energy price cap pledge

by Daniel Grote on Apr 24, 2017 at 10:05

Pledge by Conservative party to cap prices sends shares in energy providers falling.

Rathbones’ Coombs: why I’m holding so much cash

by Selin Bucak on Apr 24, 2017 at 07:00

Citywire AAA-rated David Coombs, manager of the Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolio funds, is worried about inflation in the UK and Europe.

5 shares the pros are buying

by James Phillipps, Dylan Lobo on Apr 24, 2017 at 05:01

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, including two of Neil Woodford’s latest buys.

 

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