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Asian stocks boosted by Wall Street

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 27, 2015 at 03:45

Shanghai and Hong Kong lead the region’s bourses higher amid stellar earnings from a few US hi-tech giants.

Monday Papers: UK warns BP over potential takeover

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 27, 2015 at 03:47

And Nepal has turned to the international community to assist with the aftermath of a devastating weekend earthquake.

Labour pledges to scrap stamp duty for first-time buyers

by Daniel Grote on Apr 27, 2015 at 11:15

First-time buyers of homes worth up to £300,000 would pay no stamp duty under a Labour government, leader Ed Miliband has pledged.

Sunday Papers: BHS revival hit by credit squeeze on suppliers

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 26, 2015 at 07:01

And Treasury defends Lloyds against possible hedge fund attack on 'Tell Sid' share sale.

Saturday Papers: HSBC threatens to move headquarters from UK

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 25, 2015 at 04:01

And Charter makes fourth bid to buy Time Warner Cable after Comcast officially drops $45 billion bid.

The Accumulator: Japan hits highs & India rally checked

by Daniel Grote on Apr 24, 2015 at 16:06

Japan's Nikkei hits 20,000 for the first time since dotcom bubble, while India's rally falls away. Our Accumulator table tells the story.

Does US weakness mean it's time to go easy?

by Hector Kilpatrick on Apr 24, 2015 at 15:57

Hector Kilpatrick suspects a blip in the US economy could hit global markets and is reducing risk in all his investments.

Spain can outstrip US growth, says GAM's Gallagher

by Chris Sloley on Apr 24, 2015 at 15:39

Spain is the star of the show in the European recovery, says fund manager Niall Gallagher, who believes its economy can grow faster than the United States.

Woodford Patient Capital: BlackRock and trust directors buy in

by Daniel Grote on Apr 24, 2015 at 13:01

Fund manager BlackRock snaps up 11% of trust while Woodford Patient Capital directors see stakes scaled back along with other investors.

Investment Trust Watch: battle for Artemis Alpha

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 24, 2015 at 12:58

Our weekly look at cheap and expensive investment trust shares shows fund managers and discount hunters digging in at Artemis Alpha.

Investors dealt blow in £60m fight over 'toxic' death bonds

by Michelle Abrego on Apr 24, 2015 at 11:32

Investors in EEA Life Settlements fund look to European Court of Human Rights after City watchdog rejected their £60 million claim.

HSBC leads FTSE higher as bank reviews UK base

by Daniel Grote on Apr 24, 2015 at 10:17

HSBC shares jump as bank announces review of UK base and says threat to EU membership stands out among major challenges.

Forget a Lamborghini, can your pension pay for your funeral?

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 24, 2015 at 08:00

Thinking ahead will stop your family being burdened by increasing funeral costs.

From planes to care homes: 4 high yield 'alternatives'

by Daniel Grote on Apr 24, 2015 at 08:00

Never mind the bonds, here's a fistful of 'alternative' income funds, investing in GP surgeries, care homes and Airbus A380s.

The Expert View: Glencore, Taylor Wimpey and William Hill

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 24, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Pace and Senior.

Friday Papers: Deutsche Bank pays record fine over Libor

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 24, 2015 at 03:15

And Sainsbury's is to axe 800 jobs as intense market competition continues to take its toll on Britain's largest grocers.


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