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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.

Asia stocks gain after first round of French elections

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 24, 2017 at 04:14

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 surged 1.33% on the back of the French polls while the Kospi gained 0.3%.

Monday Papers: Macron and Le Pen to contest French run-off

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 24, 2017 at 04:10

And euro surges towards six-month high on French election relief.

Sunday Papers: Economy’s post-Brexit glow begins to fade

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 23, 2017 at 05:52

And stronger pound could save Britain from cost of living squeeze.

Saturday Papers: Trump puts EU ahead of Britain in trade queue

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 22, 2017 at 07:01

And shoppers cut back as inflation kicks in - and top Bank of England official says it will get worse.

The Accumulator: sea of red as pound surges

by Daniel Grote on Apr 21, 2017 at 14:32

The pound's surge ahead of the snap general election led to heavy losses for UK investors this week, our exclusive data table shows.

Election stops introduction of probate fees rise

by Jack Gilbert on Apr 21, 2017 at 11:44

Government reportedly drops plans to raise cost of settling financial affairs of deceased due to lack of parliamentary time before election.

Borussia Dortmund bombing was attempted market manipulation

by David Campbell on Apr 21, 2017 at 11:16

German police have charged a man over bomb attack on football team Borussia Dortmund, accusing him of trying to force down its share price.

'Dreadful' retail sales derail pound's election rally

by Daniel Grote on Apr 21, 2017 at 10:22

Sterling's election rally runs out of steam after big fall in UK retail sales in March.

The Expert View: Go-Ahead, Unilever and Britvic

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 21, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Moneysupermarket and Sky.

Friday Papers: M&S plan to shut stores sparks high street anger

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 21, 2017 at 04:35

And Macquarie has insisted it will not asset strip the Green Investment Bank in the wake of its £2.3 billion acquisition of the lender.

Overnight Markets: US stocks gain on tax reform hopes

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 21, 2017 at 04:30

And American Express closed up 5.9% as the top boost to the Dow Industrials after reporting a smaller-than-expected drop in quarterly profit.

Plan for the worst, hope for the best: get insurance!

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 20, 2017 at 14:21

Do you have insurance in place to cover you and your family in case you become ill, or die? You should.

FTSE gives up 2017 gains as resurgent pound weighs

by Daniel Grote on Apr 20, 2017 at 11:07

FTSE 100 falls into negative territory for the year as pound's rally following snap election surprise continues to weigh.

Gina Miller launches Brexit tactical voting campaign

by Charles Walmsley on Apr 20, 2017 at 07:00

Investment manager who led legal challenge to government's Brexit strategy wants to highlight candidates backing vote on EU negotiation. 

Overnight Markets: IBM pulls Dow Jones lower

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 20, 2017 at 05:37

The energy sector slumped 1.2% as oil prices fell more than 4%.

Thursday Papers: Brexit’s outcome poses risk to global stability, says IMF

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 20, 2017 at 05:34

And Elliott Advisors has dismissed a plan by Akzo Nobel to split its business in two and hand back £1.3 billion to shareholders.

The Expert View: Burberry, Imperial Brands and Bunzl

on Apr 20, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Associated British Foods and Rentokil.

George Osborne to step down as MP

by Charles Walmsley on Apr 19, 2017 at 13:08

Former chancellor will not stand for re-election at the general election in June, focusing instead on his editorship of London's Evening Standard.  

 

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