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Saturday Papers: Pressure grows on May to quit

2 Comments Saturday Papers: Pressure grows on May to quit

And Robert Mueller recommends no new criminal charges as he ends Russia probe into Donald Trump.

Friday Papers: EU postpones Brexit with new cut-off dates

And Mike Ashley hits out at Philip Green in battle for Debenhams.

Overnight Markets: Tech sector buoys Wall Street in wake of dovish Fed statement

Apple Inc rose 4.1% ahead of the company’s expected streaming service debut next week.

Aviva says Bramson's Barclays raid will fail after backing bank

Fund group which holds stakes in both Barclays and Ed Bramson's Sherborne Investors says activist's campaign against bank is unlikely to succeed.

Oil and miners drive FTSE higher as Fed takes hikes off table

Federal Reserve signals it will hold back from raising interest rates for the rest of the year, driving FTSE 100 higher.

US dividend hunter snaps up healthcare stocks after sell-off

M&G North American Dividend manager John Weavers buys into healthcare stocks after sell-off sparked by Democrat plans to expand Medicare.

Thursday Papers: May blames parliament for Brexit delay

Theresa May last night tried to deflect blame for the Brexit crisis on to parliament saying public “have had enough” before she was due to attend an EU summit today.

The Expert View: Kingfisher, Balfour Beatty and IQE

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

Overnight Markets: Financials stifle Wall Street rally after Fed statement

Shares of Fedex Corp fell 3.5% after the global package delivery company slashed its 2019 profit forecast.

Pound and FTSE fall as May asks for three-month Brexit delay

Prime minister's request for delay until 30 June draws immediate resistance from European Commission.

Jupiter’s Clunie bets against ‘nemesis’ James Anderson

Jupiter Absolute Return manager is shorting shares in Scottish Mortgage alongside 15 stocks held by the UK's biggest investment trust.

Star Miton pair pin hopes on Europe's answers to Hargreaves

Carlos Moreno and Thomas Brown say Sweden's Avanza and Italy's FinecoBank are similar to Bristol broker but with 'more growth ahead'.

Brexit won't happen but it's yielding cheap buys, says Aviva’s Murphy

Fund manager Christopher Murphy doesn't believe politicians will be able to deliver the UK's exit from the EU, but he's happy to pick up cheap shares in the meantime.

Bumper yields and UK bets draw fund managers to house builders

With yields in double figures for some house builders, fund managers are drawn to their sector as the 'cleanest' contrarian bet on the UK economy.

The Expert View: Ocado, Asos and Kier

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including TP Icap and Polypipe.

Wednesday Papers: May pleads for delay to Brexit as EU stands firm

And Sainsbury's promises £1 billion in price cuts in last-ditch bid to seal Asda deal.