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State pension age should hit 68 seven years early

by Jack Gilbert on Mar 23, 2017 at 07:07

John Cridland report recommends increases in state pension age should be accelerated and rise from 67 to 68 between 2037 and 2039.

Next rallies on relief, retail stocks jump on sales surge

by Daniel Grote on Mar 23, 2017 at 10:53

Next tops the FTSE 100 amid investor relief results did not contain further stocks, while strong sales for UK retail sector buoys sentiment.

Record number of fund managers fear US overvalued

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 23, 2017 at 10:08

A survey of global fund managers showed a record majority believed equities were overvalued before markets tipped back this week.

The Expert View: John Laing, Redrow and Savills

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 23, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Kingfisher and Xaar.

Thursday Papers: Consumer gloom hits economy

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 23, 2017 at 03:22

And a terror attack on UK parliament leaves 5 dead and 40 injured.

Overnight Markets: US stocks end mixed as Trump fights for healthcare bill

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 23, 2017 at 03:19

Apple rose 1.7% and provided the biggest boost to the three major indexes.

Neil Woodford lobbies for 'patient capital' ISA

by Dylan Lobo on Mar 22, 2017 at 12:01

Star fund manager tells House of Lords committee investors are ready to back early-stage businesses with the right incentives.

Banks tumble and FTSE falls as Trump trade stutters

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

Banks worst hit by broad-based sell-off, as investors take their cue from biggest fall in US markets this year.

Cridland rejects flexible state pension age

by Jack Gilbert on Mar 22, 2017 at 09:07

John Cridland's review of the state pension age has reportedly rejected calls for a variable start date depending on personal circumstances.

The Expert View: Shell, Bellway and BBA

on Mar 22, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including OneSavings Bank and 888 Holdings.

Wednesday Papers: US bank bosses warn on London jobs

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 22, 2017 at 03:13

And global funds think equities overvalued but keep buying, as US markets take a dive.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street plunges amid concerns over Trump’s agenda

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 22, 2017 at 03:09

Healthcare bill backed by the US president ran into trouble in Congress, which raised doubts about the delivery of his promised tax cuts.

Consumer stocks weigh on FTSE after inflation jump

by Daniel Grote on Mar 21, 2017 at 11:34

Fears jump in inflation will hit consumer spending sends retail stocks lower, weighing on FTSE 100.

Star manager's US fund faces closure after Vanguard split

by Chris Sloley on Mar 21, 2017 at 10:13

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.

Pound jumps as inflation surges to 2.3%

by Daniel Grote on Mar 21, 2017 at 09:42

Sterling rallies against the dollar as figures show inflation hit 2.3% in February, powered by a rise in fuel costs.

Coutts, Barclays face $740m Russian laundering claim

by David Campbell on Mar 21, 2017 at 09:16

UK banks believed to have processed almost £600 million on behalf of Russian money launderers, according to Guardian investigation.

Green could get £15m refund on BHS pension deal – MPs

by Jack Gilbert on Mar 21, 2017 at 08:10

MPs say Philip Green's settlement with Pension Regulator over BHS pension scheme could be reduced depending on what members do.

The Expert View: Rolls Royce, Tullow Oil & Hansteen

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 21, 2017 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Gym Group and Phoenix.

Tuesday Papers: Vodafone opts to merge India unit

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 21, 2017 at 03:23

And bad managers to blame for UK’s productivity crisis, says Bank of England’s chief economist.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street slips amid concerns about tax-cut delay

by Himanshu Singh on Mar 21, 2017 at 03:18

Financials were the biggest decliners, with Deutsche Bank closing 3.7% lower after the German lender issued new shares to raise nearly $9 billion.

 

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