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Sterling falls, FTSE slips as UK faces ‘moment of truth’
George Soros, billionaire speculator who ‘broke the Bank of England’ in 1992, predicts Brexit could be reversed if economic damage is too high.
FTSE rallies 1% as tech rebounds, Macron wins big
Brexit fears set aside as US technology stocks rally and Europe lifted by French president Macron's electoral success.
Tesco seals recovery as FTSE rallies
Bargain hunters and confidence from a deal between Greece and its creditors buoyed European markets after a troubled week.
FTSE dives as Bank splits over inflation threat
Mid-cap stocks plunge, gilts slide as retail sales drop and three Bank of England policymakers vote for interest rate rise.
Mark Barnett: UK politics ‘in a mess’ but I’m OK
Invesco Perpetual equity income fund manager loses his Citywire rating after a difficult year but remains positive on post-election markets.
Buoyant builders fail to prop up FTSE as oil falls
A late drop in oil prices saps energy stocks and pushes FTSE 100 into the red, though house builder Bellway boosts sentiment.
Strong pound hits FTSE as ’mid caps’ rebound
FTSE 100 falls despite global recovery in tech stocks. Outsourcer Capita leads strong performance by small domestic stocks.
Tech sell-off hits FTSE as sterling slide continues
Rally in oil and energy stocks can't prop up FTSE 100 weighed down by falling tech stocks. Pound slips further in post-election uncertainty.
May clings to power with DUP deal as gamble backfires
Conservatives reportedly strike deal with Democratic Unionists to form government after losing majority in snap election.
FTSE falls as vote looms but bank bailout no worry
The FTSE 100 retreats 46 points to 7,478 as UK prepares to go to the polls tomorrow but there was no upset by Santander's bailout of Spanish rival Popular.
IBT's Craig on the Trump impact for biotech
Ailsa Craig of the International Biotechnology trust highlights the M&A activity seen in the biotechnology sector this year.
Why this ex-UBS private banker blew the whistle
Bradley Birkenfeld discusses the importance of whistle blowers to society and shares his past experiences with UBS.
The time has come for innovative fund fees
With the FCA study around the corner, Orbis director Dan Brocklebank takes a look at how firms could alter their fee structures to improve the industry's reputation.
How should research be priced in a post-Mifid II world?
Being Mifid II-ready has become a competitive advantage which will set firms apart, according to Brij Malkan from BCA research.