John Cridland report recommends increases in state pension age should be accelerated and rise from 67 to 68 between 2037 and 2039.
Next tops the FTSE 100 amid investor relief results did not contain further stocks, while strong sales for UK retail sector buoys sentiment.
A survey of global fund managers showed a record majority believed equities were overvalued before markets tipped back this week.
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And a terror attack on UK parliament leaves 5 dead and 40 injured.
Apple rose 1.7% and provided the biggest boost to the three major indexes.
Star fund manager tells House of Lords committee investors are ready to back early-stage businesses with the right incentives.
Banks worst hit by broad-based sell-off, as investors take their cue from biggest fall in US markets this year.
John Cridland's review of the state pension age has reportedly rejected calls for a variable start date depending on personal circumstances.
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And global funds think equities overvalued but keep buying, as US markets take a dive.
Healthcare bill backed by the US president ran into trouble in Congress, which raised doubts about the delivery of his promised tax cuts.
Fears jump in inflation will hit consumer spending sends retail stocks lower, weighing on FTSE 100.
Citywire AA-rated Gary C. Hatton's Vanguard US Discoveries fund set to be liquidated after management group Granahan ends tie-up with tracker fund giant.
Sterling rallies against the dollar as figures show inflation hit 2.3% in February, powered by a rise in fuel costs.
UK banks believed to have processed almost £600 million on behalf of Russian money launderers, according to Guardian investigation.
MPs say Philip Green's settlement with Pension Regulator over BHS pension scheme could be reduced depending on what members do.
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And bad managers to blame for UK’s productivity crisis, says Bank of England’s chief economist.
Financials were the biggest decliners, with Deutsche Bank closing 3.7% lower after the German lender issued new shares to raise nearly $9 billion.