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Angus Tulloch in fresh rallying cry for Scottish independence

by Daniel Grote on Aug 28, 2014 at 15:23

First State's veteran Asia fund manager makes another foray into debate on independent Scotland.

The Expert View: Ashtead, Foxtons and Petrofac

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 28, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including 888 Holdings and Chime Communications.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street closes flat in light trading

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 28, 2014 at 03:58

The S&P 500 scores another record, but volume was depressed with some market participants on vacation ahead of the Labour Day long holiday weekend.

Thursday Papers: IMF’s Lagarde under formal investigation

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 28, 2014 at 03:55

And more than 100 Scottish business leaders 'wanted to sign pro-UK letter but feared SNP backlash', claimed Gavin Hewitt, former Scotch Whisky Association chairman.   

Foxtons tumbles on warning of property market slowdown

by Daniel Grote on Aug 27, 2014 at 16:15

(Update) Asos meanwhile surges on reports of US bid for online fashion company.

Michael Lipper: 7 signs a market slump is coming

by Michael Lipper on Aug 27, 2014 at 16:07

Wall Street veteran pinpoints seven reasons markets are making him nervous.

Under pressure Electra cuts stake in Premier

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 27, 2014 at 15:10

Electra Private Equity, the investment trust fighting off activist Edward Bramson, reduces its stake in Premier Asset Management.

Cancer sufferer wins payout from insurer over annuity

by Rosie Sells on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:18

Wayne Davies has secured a payout from insurer Royal London over its role in the mis-selling of an annuity.

RBS fined £14.5m for mortgage advice failings

by James Phillipps on Aug 27, 2014 at 09:16

The Financial Conduct Authority has fined the Royal Bank of Scotland £14.5 million for advice failings around mortgage sales.

The Expert View: Associated British Foods, Bunzl and WPP

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 27, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Bioquell and Regus.

Wednesday Papers: Buffett defends Burger King’s tax deal

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 27, 2014 at 03:27

And Europe will remain heavily reliant on Russian energy for at least the next decade, according to Fitch.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 closes above 2,000 for first time

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 27, 2014 at 03:22

Shares rose as economic reports showed record jump in durable-goods orders and an unexpected increase in consumer confidence.

Pensions: beware the traps at age 75!

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 26, 2014 at 15:30

Reaching 75 is a crucial point for pensioners. If you're not careful death taxes and pernicious contracts can eat up your savings.

DIY Income Investor: why I've ventured into risky VCTs

by Income Investor on Aug 26, 2014 at 11:23

Our income-seeking columnist has traditionally shunned VCTs, but is now taking a shine to the risky - but potentially lucrative - investments.

Artemis appoints third manager on flagship Income fund

by James Phillipps on Aug 26, 2014 at 11:04

Analyst Nick Shenton promoted to co-manager to help Adrian Frost and Adrian Gosden on the £6.8 billion Artemis Income fund.

Draghi drags FTSE higher with stimulus remarks

by Daniel Grote on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:33

Prospect of quantitative easing in the eurozone sends FTSE 100 higher as it plays catch-up with European markets.

 

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