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Overnight Markets: Banks help S&P 500, Dow scale new highs

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 13, 2017 at 03:20

Declines in technology heavyweights, including Apple and Facebook, dragged on the Nasdaq.

Wednesday Papers: Disney nears $60bn deal to take over Fox assets

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 13, 2017 at 03:23

And gas shortage is set to push up bills after 'perfect storm' of energy problems.

Shell and BP boost FTSE as oil jumps on UK outage

by Daniel Grote on Dec 12, 2017 at 12:05

Oil price rises above the $65 mark following the closure of the UK's Forties pipeline after the discovery of a crack.

Six found guilty in £2.7m ‘boiler room scam’

by Jack Gilbert on Dec 12, 2017 at 11:26

After a prosecution from the financial regulator, six individuals have been found guilty over the scheme.

Inflation hits six-year high as prices keep rising

by Selin Bucak on Dec 12, 2017 at 10:23

Bank of England governor will be forced to write to chancellor as inflation hits near six-year high.

Watchdog: prove you're not taking 3% of our money!

by David Campbell on Dec 12, 2017 at 07:30

‘Arrogant and complacent’ fund managers bleeding UK pension schemes of £35 billion in covert charges a year, says man leading Financial Conduct Authority’s fee probe.

The Expert View: TalkTalk, Berkeley and Rightmove

by Michelle McGagh on Dec 12, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Hollywood Bowl and Polar Capital.

Tuesday Papers: Europeans issue warning to Trump on tax overhaul

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 12, 2017 at 03:38

And energy markets roiled as Ineos shuts North Sea’s largest pipeline for at least two weeks.

Overnight Markets: Tech stocks help Wall Street close higher

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 12, 2017 at 03:35

Solid gains by healthcare companies also helped lift the market, with Allergan climbing 3%.

Banks lead FTSE higher as Fed prepares rate rise

by Daniel Grote on Dec 11, 2017 at 15:02

Banks have driven the FTSE 100 higher, buoyed by last week's new rules for the sector and ahead of an expected US interest rate rise.

David Kempton: four blockchain stocks I'm buying

by David Kempton on Dec 11, 2017 at 12:21

Most investors will be wary of extremely volatile bitcoin trading. But blockchain technology has produced some investable companies.

Workers weigh pension opt-out as contributions set to rise

by William Robins on Dec 11, 2017 at 09:51

Survey by insurer Aviva shows more than one in 10 savers are thinking of opting out of workplace pensions rather than paying higher contributions.

MPs call for pensions cold call ban by summer 2018

by Elliot Smith on Dec 11, 2017 at 09:41

MPs call for urgent action to ban pension cold calls and introduce mandatory guidance before pension pots can be accessed.

4 shares the pros are buying

by Daniel Grote, David Campbell on Dec 11, 2017 at 05:00

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Science in Sport, Debenhams, Mincon and Redde.

Monday Papers: Ireland warns May over Brexit deal

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 11, 2017 at 03:44

And bitcoin feeding frenzy being fuelled by 15 times leverage, says exchange.

Asia stocks narrowly mixed following upbeat Wall Street

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 11, 2017 at 03:40

Japan's Nikkei 225 edged higher by 0.06% as most trading houses, automakers and banks climbed.

Sunday Papers: UK stocks slip down world league table

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 10, 2017 at 04:23

And Coinbase has warned that there may be no way to cash out in case of bitcoin crash.

Saturday Papers: May set for new battles after Brexit breakthrough

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 09, 2017 at 05:22

And big banks warn of 'potential risks' as Bitcoin futures trading set to begin.

Banks and builders surge on Brexit breakthrough

by Daniel Grote on Dec 08, 2017 at 15:45

Shares in banks and house builders have raced to the top of the FTSE 100 after a breakthrough in the first phase of Brexit talks.

Flashing red lights? Most managers don't think so

by Daniel Grote on Dec 08, 2017 at 14:39

Bearish fund managers have found their voice as markets endure a tough few weeks, but most remain bullish.

 

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