Market News


24 Feb, 2017  
BA owner's profits soar despite hit by weak pound

24 Feb, 2017  
China overtakes US as Germany’s biggest trading partner

24 Feb, 2017  
Brexit: Investigation launched into referendum spending

24 Feb, 2017  
Major US tax overhaul expected by August

23 Feb, 2017  
Peugeot owner PSA sees profits rise 92%

23 Feb, 2017  
Brexit & Trump effect help Barclays profits rise 182%

23 Feb, 2017  
Mexico rejects new US deportation policy

23 Feb, 2017  
Federal Reserve may raise US rates 'fairly soon'

22 Feb, 2017  
Lloyds reports 10-year profit high

22 Feb, 2017  
Airbus profits hit by A350 costs and engine holdups

22 Feb, 2017  
Manufacturing drives UK GDP forward by 0.1%

22 Feb, 2017  
Brexit: firms need 'five year' transition period

21 Feb, 2017  
BoE ‘has improved’ ability to predict economic outlook

21 Feb, 2017  
Greece’s creditors scrap hopes for quick deal

21 Feb, 2017  
HSBC profit plunges 62% amid ongoing turmoil

20 Feb, 2017  
Asking price growth slows amid housing market stall

20 Feb, 2017  
Report: strong growth spurs Hammond to slash deficit

17 Feb, 2017  
Kraft Heinz rebuffed over £143bn Unilever offer

17 Feb, 2017  
Report: retired and still in debt

16 Feb, 2017  
US retail sales rise; Fed rate increase likely

16 Feb, 2017  
Defence group Cobham market value in free fall

16 Feb, 2017  
Debenhams tops Government list for underpaid staff

15 Feb, 2017  
EU parliament votes in favour of CETA

15 Feb, 2017  
Fed may hike interest rates in March

15 Feb, 2017  
EU sends envoy to salvage talks with Greece

15 Feb, 2017  
UK jobless rate flat as wage growth slows

14 Feb, 2017  
Peugeot in talks to buy GM’s Vauxhall and Opel brands

14 Feb, 2017  
Fuel price rises send inflation up 1.8%

14 Feb, 2017  
BAE Systems to promote Woodburn as chief executive

14 Feb, 2017  
Toshiba chairman quits over nuclear loss

13 Feb, 2017  
Co-op Bank for sale amid ‘significant’ incoming losses

10 Feb, 2017  
Greek crisis descends into blame game

10 Feb, 2017  
Twitter shares plummet and losses widen

10 Feb, 2017  
British Gas extends energy bill price freeze

09 Feb, 2017  
Tesla to pause factory for Model 3

09 Feb, 2017  
The perils of financial self-help guides and DIY financial planning

09 Feb, 2017  
BoE warns against ‘lax financial rules’

08 Feb, 2017  
BoE: UK pay growth to stagnate despite rising inflation

08 Feb, 2017  
Shell’s Brent plans to spark North Sea jobs boost

08 Feb, 2017  
IMF warns Greek debts are on ‘explosive’ path

08 Feb, 2017  
US-China trade war would be damaging, warns Disney

07 Feb, 2017  
UK Government pledges £3bn to fix housing market

07 Feb, 2017  
UK to become G7 fastest-growing economy

07 Feb, 2017  
Political fears hit European bond markets

07 Feb, 2017  
UK retail sales slump in January

06 Feb, 2017  
Oil prices rise amid US sanctions on Iran

06 Feb, 2017  
CBI calls for end to business tax assault

03 Feb, 2017  
US firms added 227,000 jobs in January

03 Feb, 2017  
Trump effect ‘has been good for UK’ says central banker

03 Feb, 2017  
Uber boss quits Trump advisory board

02 Feb, 2017  
BoE raises UK growth forecast to 2%

02 Feb, 2017  
Fed upbeat on economy as rates remain unchanged

02 Feb, 2017  
Sharp rise in US stockpiles as oil prices remain steady

01 Feb, 2017  
Merkel refutes Trump adviser euro claim

01 Feb, 2017  
UK economy set to slow down over next two years

31 Jan, 2017  
Eurozone inflation jumps in January

31 Jan, 2017  
Malta’s economy to stand out in 2017

31 Jan, 2017  
Shell North Sea exits after £2.4bn sale of oilfields?

30 Jan, 2017  
Vodafone reveals Indian merger talks with rival Idea

30 Jan, 2017  
VW overtakes Toyota as the world’s largest carmaker

30 Jan, 2017  
Former ECB hawk: Eurozone ‘destruction’ necessary

27 Jan, 2017  
Tesco to buy wholesaler Booker in £3.7bn deal

27 Jan, 2017  
Alibaba’s Ant Financial buys MoneyGram for $800m

26 Jan, 2017  
Dow Jones hits 20,000 for first time

26 Jan, 2017  
UK economy ends 2016 up 0.6%

25 Jan, 2017  
US diplomat: Disruption of global trade hurts US economy

25 Jan, 2017  
Santander profits hit by weak pound as inflation rises

24 Jan, 2017  
Australia, New Zealand to pursue ‘TPP 12 minus one’

24 Jan, 2017  
BT shares nose-dive after shock profit warning

24 Jan, 2017  
Global markets reinforce US dollar over Euro

23 Jan, 2017  
UK growth 'to slow as economy rebalances'

20 Jan, 2017  
China’s economy grows 6.7% in 2016

20 Jan, 2017  
Retail sales disappoint as prices climb

19 Jan, 2017  
Yellen signals further rate rises as US economy grows

19 Jan, 2017  
Opec braces for US shale threat to global oil deal

18 Jan, 2017  
UK inflation rate climbs to 1.6%

18 Jan, 2017  
Pound soars but FTSE falls after PM Brexit speech

18 Jan, 2017  
EE fined £2.7m for overcharging thousands of customers

17 Jan, 2017  
Oil prices fall as US output increases

17 Jan, 2017  
British American Tobacco buys Reynolds for $49bn

17 Jan, 2017  
China stops construction of 85 coal power plants

16 Jan, 2017  
Luxottica agrees to €46bn merger with Essilor

16 Jan, 2017  
Samsung scandal: Prosecutors to file arrest warrant

13 Jan, 2017  
Britain’s job market to stay strong in 2017

13 Jan, 2017  
Fiat Chrysler shares plummet amid US dieselgate probe

13 Jan, 2017  
George Soros ‘loses’ $1bn

12 Jan, 2017  
2016: German economy accelerates amid uncertainty

12 Jan, 2017  
Samsung boss questioned over corruption probe

12 Jan, 2017  
M&S beats Christmas forecast

11 Jan, 2017  
Sainsbury’s reports record Christmas sales

11 Jan, 2017  
Tablet sales to fall as PC market stabilises

11 Jan, 2017  
VW set to pay $4.3bn in US fines

10 Jan, 2017  
Yahoo boss Marissa Mayer to quit after $4.8bn Verizon deal

10 Jan, 2017  
Morrisons benefit from strong Christmas results

10 Jan, 2017  
Alibaba leads $2.55bn bid for Chinese vendor Intime

09 Jan, 2017  
Jaguar Land Rover and Rolls-Royce car sales surge

09 Jan, 2017  
BMW defies Trump with new plant in Mexico

09 Jan, 2017  
Samsung quizzed over government scandal

09 Jan, 2017  
McDonald’s sells China operations for $2.08bn

06 Jan, 2017  
Samsung profit estimate surges despite Note 7 battery disaster

05 Jan, 2017  
UK car prices to rise in 2017

05 Jan, 2017  
Netflix and Spotify: Video games major entertainment draw

04 Jan, 2017  
Sweden: six-hour workday scheme too expensive

04 Jan, 2017  
Next shares plummet after difficult Christmas period

04 Jan, 2017  
Ford Motors cancels new Mexico plant

04 Jan, 2017  
Mark Zuckerberg to enter politics?

19 Dec, 2016  
Ireland and Apple appeal EU tax ruling

19 Dec, 2016  
It’s the season to strike – Additional 1000 Royal Mail workers threaten wildcat action

19 Dec, 2016  
Nintendo shares plummet

16 Dec, 2016  
Rupert Murdoch expands empire with $14.6bn Sky deal

16 Dec, 2016  
Oil prices rise as production cuts start to materialise

16 Dec, 2016  
Lonza to buy US drug capsule maker Capsugel for $5.5bn

16 Dec, 2016  
Actavis UK accused of overcharging for life-saving drug

15 Dec, 2016  
One billion Yahoo accounts hacked?

15 Dec, 2016  
US Fed to step up interest rates

15 Dec, 2016  
UK interest rates left unchanged

14 Dec, 2016  
Wells Fargo fails bankruptcy test again

14 Dec, 2016  
HSBC shutdown 27% of UK branch network

14 Dec, 2016  
Punch Taverns faces rival bid in takeover battle

13 Dec, 2016  
UniCredit to raise $14 billion and cut Jobs

13 Dec, 2016  
Asahi to buy Eastern European beer brands

12 Dec, 2016  
Oil prices surge after OPEC deal

12 Dec, 2016  
UK’s current GDP growth rate won't last, warns BCC

12 Dec, 2016  
Britain faces epic energy crisis

09 Dec, 2016  
Amazon Go look for UK expansion

09 Dec, 2016  
Sumitomo to buy banana firm for €751m

09 Dec, 2016  
Anger as M&S bosses receive bonuses amid ‘pay cuts’

09 Dec, 2016  
Johnson faces testing tour after Saudi remark

08 Dec, 2016  
Japan's third-quarter growth slows

08 Dec, 2016  
Glencore & Qatar buy stake in Russian oil giant

08 Dec, 2016  
UK banks in ‘advanced talks’ with Paris

08 Dec, 2016  
Sports Direct profits plummet

07 Dec, 2016  
Apple Music surpasses 20 million users

07 Dec, 2016  
Pfizer hit with record fine for overcharging NHS

06 Dec, 2016  
South Korean firm’s corruption scandal

06 Dec, 2016  
McDonald’s to keep 25 percent stake in China

06 Dec, 2016  
Online shopping at record high

06 Dec, 2016  
People losing trust in globalisation

05 Dec, 2016  
Firm growth in UK service sector

05 Dec, 2016  
Markets stabilise after Italian referendum

02 Dec, 2016  
EU stocks fall ahead of Italy referendum

02 Dec, 2016  
Probe into Nissan Deal requested by MP

02 Dec, 2016  
Major cities to ban diesel vehicles

02 Dec, 2016  
Swiss Economy stalls unexpectedly

01 Dec, 2016  
Eurozone unemployment rate falls

01 Dec, 2016  
British Gas freezes standard energy tariffs

01 Dec, 2016  
Farmers demand access to single market

30 Nov, 2016  
CIA chief warns Trump over Iran deal

30 Nov, 2016  
Oil prices rise ahead of Opec meeting

29 Nov, 2016  
WTO rules Boeing tax break unlawful

29 Nov, 2016  
May targets corporate crackdown

29 Nov, 2016  
Ofcom orders BT Openreach split

28 Nov, 2016  
Sports Direct under investigation

28 Nov, 2016  
Samsung Electronics considers split

28 Nov, 2016  
Monsanto to Buy European Farm Software Company

25 Nov, 2016  
Black Friday online rush surges

25 Nov, 2016  
Russia’s Novatek to borrow 1bn Euros

25 Nov, 2016  
Warnings of political uncertainty in Eurozone

24 Nov, 2016  
No rise in UK wages warns IFS think-tank

24 Nov, 2016  
Chinese travel firm buys Skyscanner in £1.4bn deal

24 Nov, 2016  
Lufthansa extend strike action

24 Nov, 2016  
Government defends Autumn Statement figures

23 Nov, 2016  
UK economy 'resilient' despite £122bn hit

23 Nov, 2016  
Colombia and Farc to sign new peace deal

23 Nov, 2016  
Autumn Statement to include wages and house building announcements

23 Nov, 2016  
Facebook 'made China censorship tool'

22 Nov, 2016  
No 10 dismiss Trump comment backing Farage

22 Nov, 2016  
UK Government borrowing falls

22 Nov, 2016  
UK Government cuts stake in Lloyds

21 Nov, 2016  
Facebook to expand UK team

21 Nov, 2016  
Novartis buys US drug maker in $665 million deal

21 Nov, 2016  
Morrisons slashes petrol price below £1

21 Nov, 2016  
APEC leaders to fight protectionism

21 Nov, 2016  
May hints at further corporate tax cuts

18 Nov, 2016  
Volkswagen plans 30,000 job cuts

18 Nov, 2016  
Fed could hike interest rates in December

17 Nov, 2016  
Britain best G20 country for business taxes

17 Nov, 2016  
US manufacturing sector steadying

17 Nov, 2016  
German spending seeks Euro stimulus

16 Nov, 2016  
Microsoft offers EU concessions over LinkedIn deal

16 Nov, 2016  
Google announces £1bn UK investment

16 Nov, 2016  
UK unemployment drops amid cooling labour market

16 Nov, 2016  
Shell to cut 380 jobs

15 Nov, 2016  
German economy slows in third quarter

15 Nov, 2016  
EasyJet profits plummet

15 Nov, 2016  
Tobacco firm rejects $47bn BAT offer

14 Nov, 2016  
Siemens to buy Mentor in $4.5bn software push

14 Nov, 2016  
Exports give Japan economy boost

14 Nov, 2016  
Farage-Trump relationship sparks Tory tensions

14 Nov, 2016  
EU expects 'strong partnership' with US

11 Nov, 2016  
Alibaba smash sales record

11 Nov, 2016  
Mexico prepared to discuss NAFTA with Trump

11 Nov, 2016  
Japan car makers in race to boost imports to US

10 Nov, 2016  
UK inflation data to include home owning costs

10 Nov, 2016  
May promises 'golden era' in relations with China

10 Nov, 2016  
Asia markets recover after Trump win

10 Nov, 2016  
UK trader pleads guilty to role in ‘flash crash’

09 Nov, 2016  
M&S half-year profits tumble 88%

09 Nov, 2016  
Sainsbury’s reports 10% fall in half-year profits

09 Nov, 2016  
Global markets in turmoil as Trump elected president

08 Nov, 2016  
McDonald's sues Florence for €18m

08 Nov, 2016  
£25bn hole will limit Hammond's autumn statement, says IFS

07 Nov, 2016  
Tesco bank hacked

07 Nov, 2016  
UK household debt reaches £1.5 trillion

07 Nov, 2016  
HSBC profits fall but shares rise

04 Nov, 2016  
US economy adds 161,000 jobs in October

04 Nov, 2016  
Global stocks lowest since July

04 Nov, 2016  
Starbucks reports record annual profit

03 Nov, 2016  
Watchdog intensifies probe into Green

03 Nov, 2016  
Facebook quarterly profits soar

03 Nov, 2016  
Fed keeps rates on hold

02 Nov, 2016  
Dollar nosedives on Trump’s lead as Pound rallies

02 Nov, 2016  
Next sales fall 3.5%

02 Nov, 2016  
Inflation 'set to soar to 4%’ late next year

01 Nov, 2016  
UK manufacturing exports rise but price pressures grow

01 Nov, 2016  
BP profits plummet nearly 50%

01 Nov, 2016  
Mark Carney to stay on at BOE

31 Oct, 2016  
Sony cuts profit forecast by 10%

31 Oct, 2016  
WPP warns of Brexit uncertainty

31 Oct, 2016  
EU and Canada sign free trade deal

28 Oct, 2016  
Profits soar for Google’s Alphabet

28 Oct, 2016  
UPS orders Boeing 747s in $5.3bn deal

28 Oct, 2016  
Amazon profits stall

27 Oct, 2016  
Deutsche Bank sees profit despite difficulties

27 Oct, 2016  
CBI calls for £6bn investment boost

27 Oct, 2016  
Samsung profits plunge 30%

27 Oct, 2016  
Nissan to secure 7,000 UK jobs

26 Oct, 2016  
Lloyds sets aside extra £1bn for PPI

26 Oct, 2016  
Apple iPhone sales exceed estimates

26 Oct, 2016  
Toyota recalls 5.8m cars across the globe

26 Oct, 2016  
Judge approves VW’s $14.7bn settlement

26 Oct, 2016  
Ofcom fines Vodafone £4.6m

25 Oct, 2016  
UK budget deficit plan off target

25 Oct, 2016  
EU referendum 'jitters' stifling interest in IPOs

25 Oct, 2016  
Tata management shake-up causes shares to fall

25 Oct, 2016  
Third runway at Heathrow approved

25 Oct, 2016  
Twitter to cut 8% of its workforce

24 Oct, 2016  
Hanjin shares plummet on closure of Europe

24 Oct, 2016  
New BHS owners plan ‘ambitious’ expansion

24 Oct, 2016  
Trump & Clinton voice concerns over AT&T deal

21 Oct, 2016  
Bombardier to cut 7,500 jobs worldwide

21 Oct, 2016  
Burberry shares spike after reports of merger

21 Oct, 2016  
Belgian region blocks EU trade deal

21 Oct, 2016  
British American Tobacco plans merger with Reynolds

20 Oct, 2016  
Post Office workers to go on strike

20 Oct, 2016  
Nestle cuts growth forecast

19 Oct, 2016  
UK employment rate at record high

19 Oct, 2016  
Goldman Sachs sees profits soar

19 Oct, 2016  
Yahoo profits and revenues rise

19 Oct, 2016  
China's economic growth of 6.7%

18 Oct, 2016  
UK inflation rises sharply to 22-month high

18 Oct, 2016  
Netflix shares sky rocket as subscriber count grows

18 Oct, 2016  
Heathrow third runway close to getting the go-ahead

18 Oct, 2016  
ASOS annual profits rise by 37%

17 Oct, 2016  
Ladbrokes-Coral Sells Shops to Betfred and Stan James

17 Oct, 2016  
RT Bank Accounts Blocked in UK

17 Oct, 2016  
China Launches Manned Space Mission

17 Oct, 2016  
More Airlines Impose Samsung Note 7 Ban

14 Oct, 2016  
Verizon Says Yahoo Data Breach Could Affect Deal

14 Oct, 2016  
Tesco and Unilever End Price Dispute

14 Oct, 2016  
HP Cuts Up to 4,000 Jobs Worldwide

14 Oct, 2016  
Chelsea Signs £900m Nike Kit Deal

14 Oct, 2016  
Samsung expects further hit from Note 7

13 Oct, 2016  
SNP: Scotland calls for second referendum mount

13 Oct, 2016  
Major UK supermarket in price war with Unilever

13 Oct, 2016  
Top German court backs EU-Canada trade deal

13 Oct, 2016  
Amazon music streaming service to rival Spotify & Apple

13 Oct, 2016  
Brexit court battle begins

12 Oct, 2016  
Lloyds Banking Group slashes 1,200 jobs

12 Oct, 2016  
Monarch receives £165m investment

12 Oct, 2016  
Pound recovers amid Brexit debate promise

11 Oct, 2016  
FTSE 100 hits record high as Pound Falls

11 Oct, 2016  
BP Scraps Controversial Australian Oil Exploration Site

11 Oct, 2016  
Singapore Shuts Bank Linked to 1MDB Money

11 Oct, 2016  
Turn Off Dangerous Note 7, Says Samsung

10 Oct, 2016  
Homeowners over-55 have more wealth than Italian GDP

10 Oct, 2016  
Samsung halts ‘Note 7’ production

10 Oct, 2016  
Facebook announces £4.16m payment in UK tax for 2015

07 Oct, 2016  
Tony Blair hints at return to UK Politics

07 Oct, 2016  
Gender gap for female civil servants widens

07 Oct, 2016  
‘Flash crash’ causes pound to dive dramatically

06 Oct, 2016  
Samsung Takes Over Maker of Apple's Siri

06 Oct, 2016  
Fujitsu Shares Jump on Takeover Rumours

06 Oct, 2016  
Ethiopia-Djibouti Electric Railway Line Opens

06 Oct, 2016  
Galaxy Note 7 Catches Fire on Plane

05 Oct, 2016  
Oil spikes to highest level since June

05 Oct, 2016  
Nigel Farage UKIP leader once again

05 Oct, 2016  
Tesco sales rise again but profits tumble

05 Oct, 2016  
Google hardware products to challenge Apple and Amazon

04 Oct, 2016  
Global economic recovery 'weak and precarious'

04 Oct, 2016  
FTSE rises above 7,000 as sterling falls again

03 Oct, 2016  
UK Manufacturing Growth 'Best for Two Years'

03 Oct, 2016  
Tesco Faces UK Legal Action from Investors

03 Oct, 2016  
Tesla Sees Jump in Car Deliveries

03 Oct, 2016  
Heathrow Runway Decision to Be Made

30 Sep, 2016  
UK service industry defies the odds

30 Sep, 2016  
Spotify 'in Talks to Take Over Soundcloud'

30 Sep, 2016  
Nissan Boss Warns on UK Investment

30 Sep, 2016  
Hinkley Point Contract Signed

29 Sep, 2016  
Samsung in 'Exploding Washing Machines' Probe

29 Sep, 2016  
Britain Must Explain Brexit Plan to Curb Uncertainty

29 Sep, 2016  
Trump loses $800m in net worth

28 Sep, 2016  
AB InBev takeover of SAB Miller approved

28 Sep, 2016  
No recession but slower UK economic growth looming

28 Sep, 2016  
Deutsche Post secure £242.7m takeover of UK Mail

28 Sep, 2016  
Wells Fargo claws back $41m off CEO

28 Sep, 2016  
Sales fall again for UK’s second biggest supermarket

27 Sep, 2016  
England manager faces axe after £400k scandal

27 Sep, 2016  
WTO cuts global trade growth forecast

27 Sep, 2016  
Wolseley to axe 800 jobs and close 80 branches

27 Sep, 2016  
First US shale gas arrives at in Scotland

26 Sep, 2016  
Colombian President says Farc deal will lead to economic stability and growth

26 Sep, 2016  
China slowdown is biggest threat to global economy, says Rogoff

26 Sep, 2016  
Aldi reports record sales but profits fall

26 Sep, 2016  
Deutsche Bank shares fall to record low