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Accumulator: political clouds lift in Europe

by Danielle Levy on Apr 28, 2017 at 14:05

Our exclusive, weekly stock market data table shows how UK investors are faring in all main asset classes and world markets.

Barclays drags FTSE lower as bank lags US 'big boys'

by Daniel Grote on Apr 28, 2017 at 11:38

Barclays shares slump as bank misses out on bond trading boom of US rivals, but RBS jumps on first quarterly profit since 2015.

Pound shrugs off growth fall to hit seven-month high

by Daniel Grote on Apr 28, 2017 at 10:36

Pound continues to gain ground ahead of general election, despite worse-than-expected figures showing just 0.3% UK growth.

IFS: even ‘double lock’ on state pension is bad idea

by Charles Walmsley on Apr 28, 2017 at 07:00

Institute for Fiscal Studies says moving state pension rises to a ‘double lock’ will not solve problems of the current expensive ‘triple lock’ which Labour has endorsed.

The Expert View: Lloyds, Taylor Wimpey and JD Wetherspoon

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 28, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Travis Perkins and LSL.

Friday Papers: Foreign investors back Brexit Britain

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 28, 2017 at 04:01

And EU prepares for post-Brexit membership for united Ireland raising fears over fragmentation of UK.

Overnight Markets: Nasdaq hits record on corporate earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 28, 2017 at 03:52

Heavyweights Amazon and Alphabet jumped more than 4% each after the bell, following stellar earnings.

Lloyds' dividend hopes rise as bank doubles profits

by Selin Bucak on Apr 27, 2017 at 14:06

Lloyds Banking Group has defied Brexit fears on the economy with first quarter pre-tax profits nearly doubling despite having to set aside more compensation for customers.

Trump's 'massive tax cut' falls flat with investors

by Daniel Grote on Apr 27, 2017 at 13:15

White House unveils 'one of the biggest tax cuts in American history' but investors baulk at lack of detail and prospect of Republican rebellion.

Banks and builders buck FTSE fall as Brexit fears fade

by Daniel Grote on Apr 27, 2017 at 11:08

Fears over Trump tax plan weigh on FTSE 100 but lenders and house builders rise on strong results, while Mediclinic soars.

Corbyn: Labour will ‘not move goalposts’ for pension age

by Jack Gilbert on Apr 27, 2017 at 10:33

Labour leader attacks Theresa May about government's treatment of women hit by changes to the state pension age.

Overnight Markets: US stocks slip after Trump unveils tax plan

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 27, 2017 at 05:03

United Technologies rose 1.1% and provided the biggest boost to the Dow industrials after reporting a quarterly profit.

Thursday Papers: Trump under fire over 'huge tax cut for the rich'

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 27, 2017 at 05:00

And Deutsche Bank has warned that up to 4,000 UK jobs could be moved to Frankfurt and other locations in the EU as a result of Brexit.

The Expert View: Metro Bank, Next and Boohoo

on Apr 27, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including GKN and BGEO.

Investors pin hopes on Trump's tax plan for next rally

by Daniel Grote on Apr 26, 2017 at 11:17

Markets pause for breath after French election rally, with US president Donald Trump's plans for tax cuts eyed.

Pension freedom payments hit £1.6bn again

by Jack Gilbert on Apr 26, 2017 at 11:16

Goverment data shows 176,000 savers took money from retirement savings under pension freedom reforms in the first three months of the year.

Theresa May wants to keep pension 'triple lock'

by Charles Walmsley on Apr 26, 2017 at 10:06

Conservatives debate whether to follow Labour and commit to maintaining expensive 'triple lock' promise protecting state pension. 

Tullow Oil riles Royal London with boss promotion

by Loukia Gyftopoulou on Apr 26, 2017 at 07:03

Royal London Asset Management says bumping founder chief executive Aidan Heavey upstairs as chairman breaks corporate governance rules.

The Expert View: Whitbread, St James’s Place and Virgin Money

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 26, 2017 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including CityFibre and Gemfields.

Wednesday Papers: Wells directors face investor revolt

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 26, 2017 at 03:41

And UK's deficit slashed to level last seen before the financial crisis.

 

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