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Bank split as two MPC members vote for rate hike

by Daniel Grote on Aug 20, 2014 at 09:57

7-2 vote marks the first time there has not been a unanimous decision by Bank of England interest rate setters in over three years.

Sandy Nairn buys Shell recovery and boosts defences

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 20, 2014 at 14:32

The manager of the EP Global Opportunities investment trust swooped on Shell in the second quarter.

Balfour tumbles after rejecting sweetened Carillion deal

by Daniel Grote on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:18

FTSE 100 snaps five-day winning streak as falling metal prices in China weigh on miners.

Want to buy your first home? Here's how to get on the ladder

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 20, 2014 at 12:21

There are a number of options if you are trying to get a foot on the property ladder.

Miton’s Godber holds back from supermarket sweep

by Danielle Levy on Aug 20, 2014 at 07:00

The value fund manager is shunning supermarkets as they are 'not cheap enough yet for us'.

Wednesday Papers: StanChart hit by high-risk client ban

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 20, 2014 at 05:25

And BHP Billiton is to break up one of the world’s largest collections of mining assets via a stock market spin-off.

Overnight Markets: US stocks extend rally on Home Depot earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 20, 2014 at 05:19

Shares gained after strong housing data and robust earnings from Home Depot overshadowed lingering concerns about the conflict in Ukraine.

The Expert View: RBS, Persimmon and BHP Billiton

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 20, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Centrica and Wood Group.

Football investment: why I prefer Nick Train to 'El Tel'

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 19, 2014 at 16:56

Investing in football is not as popular as watching the game. A new fund backed by Terry Venables looks unlikely to change matters.

Japan is cheap but can it regain investors' trust?

by Dylan Lobo on Aug 19, 2014 at 15:13

Our man in Japan reports back from an economy at a crossroads. Shares are cheap but investors are wary of a value trap.

Citywire Fund Selection: M&G Recovery under review

by Jonathan Miller on Aug 19, 2014 at 13:18

Jonathan Miller, Citywire's head of research, explains the latest changes to his team's list of fund recommendations.

Inflation fall hits pound and boosts house builders

by Daniel Grote on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:50

The FTSE 100 rises but BHP Billiton is a big faller.

Government plans crackdown on offshore tax evaders

by Rosie Sells on Aug 19, 2014 at 09:51

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is looking to make offshore tax evasion a criminal offence.

The Expert View: WH Smith, Bovis and Travis Perkins

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 19, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Amlin and UDG Healthcare.

Overnight Markets: US stocks gain on homebuilder data

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 19, 2014 at 04:03

Shares rose amid increasing homebuilder confidence and hopes for receding tensions in Russia.

Tuesday Papers: StanChart faces fresh US settlement

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 19, 2014 at 03:58

And average asking price for homes that came on the market last month was 2.9% lower than in July, a record fall for the month of August.

Retiring now? You can still benefit from next year's pension changes

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 18, 2014 at 16:11

Hargreaves Lansdown offers new 'bridge' account to enable retirees to take advantage of next year's pension reforms.

A travel guide for the global income investor

by Daniel Grote on Aug 18, 2014 at 15:59

Thanks to figures from Henderson, we highlight the regions which are delivering - and those which aren't - for the income investor.

FTSE rises as Russia and Ukraine enter ceasefire talks

by Daniel Grote on Aug 18, 2014 at 10:26

Ceasefire talks between Russia and Ukraine prompt sigh of relief from investors.

Woodford buys stake in estate agent Purplebricks

by Dylan Lobo on Aug 18, 2014 at 10:25

Neil Woodford has bought a 30% stake in Purplebricks.com, a new, low-cost estate agency aiming to undercut its high street rivals.

 

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