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LGIM: tech could wipe out half of the S&P 500

by Michelle McGagh on Jun 29, 2017 at 08:00

A wave of technological advancement and lifestyle changes could mean that half of the US's largest businesses are obsolete by 2027.

The Expert View: ABF, Dixons Carphone and Boohoo

by Michelle McGagh on Jun 29, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Kier and Stagecoach.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street rallies led by banks, tech stocks

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 29, 2017 at 04:20

Banking was the best performing S&P sector, with JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America both rising more than 2%.

Thursday Papers: Bondholders take 55% cut in Co-op deal

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 29, 2017 at 04:16

And global boom would make interest rate rise 'necessary', says Mark Carney.

Fund managers' high profits hand investors raw deal

by James Phillipps on Jun 28, 2017 at 13:59

FCA says asset managers' ‘persistently high levels of profit’ indicate investors ‘may not be achieving value for money’.

Watchdog presses ahead with 'all-in' fund fee plans

by Daniel Grote on Jun 28, 2017 at 11:51

Financial Conduct Authority wants fund groups to charge investors an 'all-in' fee as it seeks to tackle 'weak' price competition.

Hargreaves & SJP shares hit by FCA funds clampdown

by Daniel Grote on Jun 28, 2017 at 09:20

Shares in online stock broker Hargreaves Lansdown and financial advice group St James's Place fall to bottom of FTSE 100.

Expert View: Debenhams, Shell & Mitie

by Michelle McGagh on Jun 28, 2017 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Petrofac and Hammerson.

Wednesday Papers: Nestlé plans $21bn buyback after activist pressure

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 28, 2017 at 04:21

And Bank of England orders banks to set aside an extra £11.4 billion over fears of rising consumer credit.

Overnight Markets: US stocks down after Senate delays health care vote

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 28, 2017 at 04:17

The technology sector pulled back 1.1%, with big tech names weighing most heavily on the S&P 500.

Sanditon's Rice: It feels like 2007 all over again

by Dylan Lobo on Jun 27, 2017 at 16:06

Sanditon's European equity manager has significantly increased his cash weighting as he becomes increasingly worried about the economic climate.

David Kempton's AIM portfolio takes off

by David Kempton on Jun 27, 2017 at 14:19

Experienced private investor is keeping his head down amid political and economic uncertainty and has been rewarded by his AIM stocks.

Stephanie Flanders to leave JPMorgan for Bloomberg

by Yoosof Farah on Jun 27, 2017 at 10:43

Former BBC economics editor will lead a new economics desk at Bloomberg from October.

Tories pledge to protect pensions uprating for expats in EU

by Jack Gilbert on Jun 27, 2017 at 10:38

British expat pensioners will continue to receive the uprating on their state pension ‘subject to reciprocity’.

The Expert View: Capita, Domino’s and TalkTalk

by Michelle McGagh on Jun 27, 2017 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Inmarsat and Pets At Home.

Tuesday Papers: Theresa May strikes a deal with DUP

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 27, 2017 at 04:05

And Co-op Bank scraps sale plan to focus on capital raising as the rescuers agree pensions deal.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street closes mixed as tech stocks tumble

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 27, 2017 at 03:56

Shares in Hertz Global Holdings surged after a report that Apple is leasing a small fleet of cars from the rental company to test self-driving technology.

Pension 'triple lock' survives under Tory-DUP deal

by Jack Gilbert on Jun 26, 2017 at 14:23

Conservatives drop plans to remove the 'triple lock' on state pension payments as part of confidence and supply deal with DUP.

Banks drive FTSE higher on Italian bailout

by Daniel Grote on Jun 26, 2017 at 13:05

Banks rise to top of FTSE 100 after Italian government agrees deal to bail out failing lenders.

Capita shares jump after £888m funds sale

by Daniel Grote on Jun 26, 2017 at 11:11

Shares in outsourcing giant rise as analysts hail high price secured for fund administration business.

 

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