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FTSE rallies as dovish Draghi can't stop euro surge

by Daniel Grote on Jul 20, 2017 at 16:39

FTSE 100 builds gains but eurozone markets fall into red as dovish tone from Mario Draghi can't stop euro soaring.

IoD warns May businesses ‘still in dark’ about Brexit

by James Phillipps on Jul 20, 2017 at 09:27

Institute of Directors says only one in 10 of its members have started to implement Brexit contingency plans.

The Expert View: Galliford Try, Reckitt Benckiser and TalkTalk

by James Sutton on Jul 20, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Morgan Sindall and Hollywood Bowl.

Thursday Papers: BBC faces revolt over pay divide

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 20, 2017 at 04:21

And Elliott attacks 'disastrous' BHP Billiton plan to build potash mine.

Overnight Markets: Tech stocks help Wall Street to scale new highs

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 20, 2017 at 04:17

Small-capitalisation indexes also ended at records, with the Russell 1000 closing up 0.6%.

Government brings forward rise in state pension age

by Jack Gilbert on Jul 19, 2017 at 14:46

State pension age set to rise to 68 seven years earlier than previously planned, but government faces battle to secure votes for change.

'No more fuel in the tank': consumers can't rescue economy

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 19, 2017 at 13:20

Tilney's Chris Godding warns overstretched consumers can no longer be relied on to lift UK economy, and predicts US and China slowdown too. 

Hargreaves and Lansdown back fund firm launches

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 19, 2017 at 11:03

Hargreaves Lansdown founders Peter Hargreaves and Stephen Lansdown back new entrants to UK funds space.

Government urged to bring back pensions cold calling ban

by Charles Walmsley on Jul 19, 2017 at 09:58

Insurer Zurich says government should introduce a cold calling ban to the financial guidance bill due to be heard at committee today.

The Expert View: British Land, Royal Mail and HSBC

by James Sutton on Jul 19, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including AO World and Headlam.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500, Nasdaq hit records as tech shares lead

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 19, 2017 at 04:16

The Dow was dragged lower by a drop in Goldman Sachs, which fell 2.6% after reporting a 40% fall in bond trading revenue.

Wednesday Papers: Goldman Sachs trading woes expose weakness

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 19, 2017 at 04:13

And Mercedes-Benz had recalled three million cars over diesel emissions.

Pound falls as inflation fall dashes rate hike bets

by Daniel Grote on Jul 18, 2017 at 14:49

Pound falls against dollar and euro as surprise drop in inflation puts interest rate hike later this year in doubt.

Royal Mail tops FTSE after election boost

by Daniel Grote on Jul 18, 2017 at 12:38

Royal Mail emerges as 'the one clear winner' of general election, with political mailings helping its ailing UK letters division.

Now is a ‘golden era’ of economic stability

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 18, 2017 at 09:49

M&G fund manager Eric Lonergan argues that the current economic backdrop is 'near perfection'.

UK investors on course for record year of dividends

by David Campbell on Jul 18, 2017 at 09:00

UK dividends on course for a record year as a series of one-off windfalls and the fall in the pound increase Capita’s 12-month forecast.

 

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