Market News


23 Jun, 2017  
Arab states send list of steep demands to Qatar

23 Jun, 2017  
Oil prices set for biggest first-half fall since 1990s

23 Jun, 2017  
Europe gaining ground for payment innovation

23 Jun, 2017  
Fed: US banks strong enough to withstand recession

22 Jun, 2017  
Tesco to cut 1,100 call centre jobs

22 Jun, 2017  
Hammond sees boost as deficit drops to decade low

22 Jun, 2017  
Pound surges as BoE economist mulls rate rise

22 Jun, 2017  
Imagination Tech up for sale after battle with Apple

22 Jun, 2017  
China raises heat on foreign investment

21 Jun, 2017  
Weak pound attracts foreign businesses

21 Jun, 2017  
Ford to shift Focus production to China

21 Jun, 2017  
Oil slump spooks investors as China stocks get go-ahead

20 Jun, 2017  
BoE Governor: Too early to raise rates

20 Jun, 2017  
CBI forecasts 'steady but subdued' UK growth

20 Jun, 2017  
Hammond outlines need for UK-EU regulatory process

20 Jun, 2017  
Barclays charged over 2008 Qatar deals

19 Jun, 2017  
Co-op Bank in talks with investors over capital raise

19 Jun, 2017  
Shares rise as Macron wins parliamentary majority

19 Jun, 2017  
Chancellor: UK will leave EU customs union and single market

19 Jun, 2017  
Jaguar Land Rover to hire 5,000 staff after record year

16 Jun, 2017  
BOE admits lenders face ‘tight’ deadline for overhaul

16 Jun, 2017  
Report: Greece unlocks fresh bail-out funds

16 Jun, 2017  
Tesco reports strongest UK sales growth in 7 years

16 Jun, 2017  
Amazon to buy upmarket Whole Foods for $13.7bn

15 Jun, 2017  
Google sister company backs $300m European biotech fund

15 Jun, 2017  
Trio of BOE gurus call for surprise interest rate hike

15 Jun, 2017  
US Fed raises interest rates; maintains 2017 forecast

14 Jun, 2017  
Hiring keeps rising as companies defy slowdown fears

14 Jun, 2017  
European shares climb on surging tech support

14 Jun, 2017  
UK earnings shrink at fastest pace since 2014

14 Jun, 2017  
‘Cartel' traders face charges in Manhattan Court

13 Jun, 2017  
Oil prices slip as OPEC sees slow market rebalancing

13 Jun, 2017  
UK inflation rate at near four-year high

13 Jun, 2017  
Panama cuts ties with Taiwan in favour of China

12 Jun, 2017  
Fresh economic drawbacks put May under pressure

12 Jun, 2017  
Qatar's £160bn World Cup building plans under threat

12 Jun, 2017  
Macron party on course for big parliamentary win

09 Jun, 2017  
Projections following a possible ‘soft Brexit’ outcome

09 Jun, 2017  
Business reacts to serious shock election result

09 Jun, 2017  
Sterling plummets on news of hung parliament

09 Jun, 2017  
Live: General Election 2017 Results Day

08 Jun, 2017  
BT appoints KPMG as auditor as PwC is ousted

08 Jun, 2017  
Japan growth rate revised down

08 Jun, 2017  
Analysis: How will the UK election affect the pound?

08 Jun, 2017  
China posts surge in exports as economic fears linger

08 Jun, 2017  
Live: General Election 2017 Polling Day

07 Jun, 2017  
London banks, brokers increase staff ahead of election

07 Jun, 2017  
Santander to take over rival Banco Popular

07 Jun, 2017  
May ready to curb human rights to fight extremism

07 Jun, 2017  
German orders fall as factory contracts subside

06 Jun, 2017  
AO World losses widen as market toughens

06 Jun, 2017  
Qatar row roils markets as tensions flare

06 Jun, 2017  
Historic ‘board of trade’ to be revived by Tories

05 Jun, 2017  
Oil jumps as Middle East nations cut ties with Qatar

05 Jun, 2017  
Tension between May and social media over extremism

05 Jun, 2017  
Eurozone business activity growth sustained in May

05 Jun, 2017  
UK car sales fall ahead of general election

02 Jun, 2017  
World stocks set to end the week at all-time highs

02 Jun, 2017  
UK construction output surges to 17-month high

02 Jun, 2017  
FTSE at record high one week before general election

02 Jun, 2017  
Oil prices drop amid US climate deal withdrawal

01 Jun, 2017  
Report: George Soros warns of EU existential crisis

01 Jun, 2017  
UK manufacturing output dips but growth remains strong

01 Jun, 2017  
May slammed for no-show in noisy TV debate

01 Jun, 2017  
Millions face rise in insurance costs due to tax hike

31 May, 2017  
Supermarkets enjoy best sales growth since 2013

31 May, 2017  
Report: World economy picks up speed as threats fade

30 May, 2017  
SNP manifesto calls for second referendum

30 May, 2017  
Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May grilled on TV

30 May, 2017  
BA to operate all flights from Tuesday

29 May, 2017  
EU can no longer completely rely on allies, Merkel says

29 May, 2017  
May and Corbyn to face live studio audience

26 May, 2017  
Tories and Labour 'not being honest', warns think tank

26 May, 2017  
China reforms not enough to arrest debt build-up

26 May, 2017  
Oil prices plummet despite deal to extend output cuts

25 May, 2017  
UK GDP growth revised down to 0.2% in Q1 2017

25 May, 2017  
OPEC meets to extend oil cuts

25 May, 2017  
UK car production plummets by 18% in April

25 May, 2017  
Household debt to hit record high in 2018

24 May, 2017  
ECB: Eurozone ‘still fragile’ despite growth spurt

24 May, 2017  
More than a third of retirees still supporting family

24 May, 2017  
M&S pre-tax profits plunge 64%

24 May, 2017  
UK to become third largest global hub for biosciences

23 May, 2017  
Eurozone enjoys jobs boom as recovery takes hold

23 May, 2017  
Government borrowing at three-year April high

23 May, 2017  
Election campaigning suspended following terror attack

22 May, 2017  
Political atomic bomb hits Brazil

22 May, 2017  
China: stronger cooperation needed with US on trade

22 May, 2017  
McColls shopping for takeover of Tesco’s One Stop chain

22 May, 2017  
TPP set to continue without Trump

22 May, 2017  
Report: Euro zone attempting to sort out Greece

19 May, 2017  
UK factory output boosts to fastest pace in three years

19 May, 2017  
Trump trade shows signs of fizzling out

19 May, 2017  
Labour: Tory manifesto threatens 10 million pensioners

19 May, 2017  
Conservatives target energy costs instead of price caps

19 May, 2017  
Greece approves more austerity to unlock bailout funds

18 May, 2017  
Retail sales jump with Easter boost for UK economy

18 May, 2017  
EU fines Facebook €110 million over WhatsApp deal

18 May, 2017  
Europe swings back to growth amid rising confidence

17 May, 2017  
Universal Music expands digital reach into China

17 May, 2017  
Lloyds returns to private ownership

16 May, 2017  
Labour manifesto pledges new top tax rate

16 May, 2017  
UK inflation rate rises to 2.7% in April

16 May, 2017  
ING: Can the Eurozone maintain its strong Q1 growth?

16 May, 2017  
Weaker pound widens EasyJet loss

15 May, 2017  
Macron names Edouard Philippe as PM

15 May, 2017  
UK jobless rate to rise above 5% in 2018

15 May, 2017  
Changing deficit rules to undermine economic goals

15 May, 2017  
Report: Business activity booms as expenses accelerate

15 May, 2017  
Microsoft: Governments at fault for global cyber-attack

15 May, 2017  
FTSE 100 hits new heights as oil prices rise

12 May, 2017  
German economic growth expands in Q1 2017

12 May, 2017  
Mexican firms to cut investment amid market concerns

12 May, 2017  
US and China sign trade deal

12 May, 2017  
Hyundai and Kia ordered to recall 240,000 cars

11 May, 2017  
Bank of England lowers UK growth forecast

11 May, 2017  
Labour election manifesto draft leaked

11 May, 2017  
Report: BT scandal fallout will see 4,000 jobs axed

11 May, 2017  
Fall in advertising hits ITV revenues

10 May, 2017  
Australian banks to bear full brunt of tax reform policy

10 May, 2017  
IoD: Shareholders need bigger say on executive pay

10 May, 2017  
Toyota sees first profit drop in five years

09 May, 2017  
John Lewis sets aside £36m for minimum wage compliance

09 May, 2017  
EU requests China to meet its globalisation promises

09 May, 2017  
Apple surpasses $800bn valuation mark; approaches $1tn

08 May, 2017  
UK firms brace for a year of mergers and acquisitions

08 May, 2017  
UK’s Centrica warns over proposal to cap energy prices

08 May, 2017  
BoE poised to steady growth expectations this week

08 May, 2017  
EU markets breathe ‘sigh of relief’ on Macron victory

05 May, 2017  
Oil prices plummet on renewed over-supply fears

05 May, 2017  
Debenhams unit hit by massive cyber-attack

05 May, 2017  
US employment growth rebounds sharply in April

05 May, 2017  
Tories make strong gains in Scotland

04 May, 2017  
Car sales plummet as vehicle tax comes into force

04 May, 2017  
Analysis: Who will be the next French president?

04 May, 2017  
HSBC profits fall in the first quarter

04 May, 2017  
UK economy jumps back after early-year blip

04 May, 2017  
Apple fronted with dispute over iPhone chip

03 May, 2017  
Alitalia to go on sale in two weeks

03 May, 2017  
Tories warn of £45bn Labour tax 'bombshell'

03 May, 2017  
Shares fall as Apple posts drop in iPhone sales

03 May, 2017  
Sainsbury's posts 8.2% fall in annual profits

02 May, 2017  
Greece debt relief in sight after late night deal

02 May, 2017  
Alitalia to enter bankruptcy proceedings

02 May, 2017  
Boost for British steel as Liberty closes £100m deal

02 May, 2017  
BP returns to profit in first quarter

02 May, 2017  
Bank of Mum and Dad now 9th biggest mortgage lender

02 May, 2017  
Gold miner Avocet shares suspended due to late accounts

01 May, 2017  
South Korea dismisses political tension as exports rise

01 May, 2017  
Chinese economy cools as key sectors continue to slow

01 May, 2017  
Macron says EU must reform or face 'Frexit'

28 Apr, 2017  
UK economic growth slows to 0.3%

28 Apr, 2017  
Barclays beats forecasts to double profits

27 Apr, 2017  
Deutsche Bank beats forecasts in strong start to 2017

27 Apr, 2017  
Samsung posts best quarterly profits since 2013

27 Apr, 2017  
Lloyds Bank profits double in first quarter of 2017

26 Apr, 2017  
Sales at GlaxoSmithKline jump 19 percent

26 Apr, 2017  
West Ham and Newcastle offices raided in £5m tax probe

26 Apr, 2017  
Credit Suisse to raise £3bn in rights offering

26 Apr, 2017  
Santander cools concerns over its UK base

25 Apr, 2017  
Wall Street joins rally after French vote

25 Apr, 2017  
UK’s deficit slashed to pre-financial crisis levels

24 Apr, 2017  
Tory's proposed energy bill cap 'will hit consumers'

24 Apr, 2017  
UK house prices reach new heights

24 Apr, 2017  
Euro jumps to six-month high on French election relief

21 Apr, 2017  
Retail plunge blamed on inflation

21 Apr, 2017  
Sports Direct enters US market in $101m deal

21 Apr, 2017  
Executive pay drops as shareholder pressure rises

21 Apr, 2017  
Tesla recalls 53,000 cars over faulty brakes

20 Apr, 2017  
EPL revenues soar but clubs still suffer losses

20 Apr, 2017  
Facebook working on mind-reading technology

20 Apr, 2017  
IMF: Austerity policy over

19 Apr, 2017  
MPs vote in favour of General Election

19 Apr, 2017  
IBM stumbles - misses revenue targets

19 Apr, 2017  
Pound rallies but FTSE 100 falls on May election calls

19 Apr, 2017  
IMF upgrades UK growth forecast again

19 Apr, 2017  
UK young workers struggle with reading and maths

18 Apr, 2017  
May calls for snap election in June

18 Apr, 2017  
Fifth of British businesses hacked

18 Apr, 2017  
Steel and demand for property bolster China’s growth

18 Apr, 2017  
Netflix growth opportunity 'gigantic'

13 Apr, 2017  
Wells Fargo reports flat first-quarter profits

13 Apr, 2017  
Samsung’s profit surges; peak growth in sight

12 Apr, 2017  
Barclays security chief faces disciplinary action

12 Apr, 2017  
Technology fuelling migration surge and extremism?

12 Apr, 2017  
United Airlines value plummets

12 Apr, 2017  
UK unemployment rate at 4.7% as wage growth stalls

11 Apr, 2017  
UK economy gaining momentum

11 Apr, 2017  
Fuel price dip keeps inflation at 2.3% in March

11 Apr, 2017  
House prices set record high but market slows

11 Apr, 2017  
Fed to let US economy 'coast'

11 Apr, 2017  
Toshiba's future in jeopardy

10 Apr, 2017  
BoE suspected of Libor rigging

10 Apr, 2017  
Shell corruption probe reveals huge scandal

10 Apr, 2017  
China offers concessions to avoid trade war with US

10 Apr, 2017  
Barclays boss investigated over whistleblower case

07 Apr, 2017  
Samsung quarterly profits to hit multi-year high

07 Apr, 2017  
Low global interest rates could extinguish free banking

06 Apr, 2017  
US weekly jobless claims drops to near two-year low

06 Apr, 2017  
Co-op Group slumps to £132m loss after bank stake write-off

06 Apr, 2017  
UK Productivity surges - overtakes 2007 levels

05 Apr, 2017  
UK services sector beats forecasts

04 Apr, 2017  
OPEC-led deal in doubt as oil prices fall

04 Apr, 2017  
Asos profits rise 14%

04 Apr, 2017  
Amazon launches bid for UK businesses

04 Apr, 2017  
Oath: Yahoo’s new name ridiculed online

03 Apr, 2017  
Eurozone unemployment at lowest since 2009

03 Apr, 2017  
Tesla reports record car deliveries

03 Apr, 2017  
Taxpayer stake in Lloyds falls below 2%

31 Mar, 2017  
SA rand falls as Zuma sacks finance minister

31 Mar, 2017  
Ofcom weighs price cap for superfast broadband

31 Mar, 2017  
Chancellor to sell Bradford & Bingley loans for £11.8bn

30 Mar, 2017  
Toshiba shareholders angry as chip unit sale approved

30 Mar, 2017  
Lloyd’s to set up Brussels subsidiary

29 Mar, 2017  
UK-German Stock Exchange deal blocked by EU

29 Mar, 2017  
Ryanair: Flights to and from EU may cease after Brexit

28 Mar, 2017  
Tesco hit with £129m fine for overstating profits

27 Mar, 2017  
FTSE 100 falls as pound jumps against dollar

27 Mar, 2017  
Bank stress tests to probe plunge in foreign investment

27 Mar, 2017  
BT fined £42m by Ofcom

24 Mar, 2017  
Eurozone booms – showing signs of post-crisis recovery

24 Mar, 2017  
ECB stands by pledge to keep policy easy

24 Mar, 2017  
Ten million jobs could be lost to robots in 15 years

23 Mar, 2017  
Profits rise at construction group Kier

23 Mar, 2017  
Think tank: Single market benefit ‘largely imaginary’

23 Mar, 2017  
Next shares surge despite drop in profits

22 Mar, 2017  
Italy to test EU rules with Veneto banks bailout

22 Mar, 2017  
Tech sector growing faster than UK economy

22 Mar, 2017  
Markets suffer worst decline since Trump's election

22 Mar, 2017  
Bankers agree to ditch 'banking' from trade body name

21 Mar, 2017  
UK inflation surges past BoE target to 2.3%

21 Mar, 2017  
Oil prices rise amid talks of extending supply cut

21 Mar, 2017  
UK poised to follow US flight electronics ban

21 Mar, 2017  
Tariffs with EU risk harming small businesses

20 Mar, 2017  
Vodafone deal creates Indian mobile giant

20 Mar, 2017  
Report: Stock market boom pushing economy forward

20 Mar, 2017  
Melrose to land £200 million share windfall

17 Mar, 2017  
Tullow Oil to battle debt with £607m cash call

17 Mar, 2017  
Stockbroker Panmure confirms Bob Diamond takeover

16 Mar, 2017  
Tories fined £70,000 over election expenses

16 Mar, 2017  
Split decision sees BoE keep interest rates on hold

15 Mar, 2017  
Sterling hit by prospect of Scottish referendum

15 Mar, 2017  
Jobless rate down but wage growth slows

14 Mar, 2017  
Toshiba may sell its troubled nuclear unit

14 Mar, 2017  
Deputy Governor for BoE quits amid competency row

14 Mar, 2017  
Fed set to hit ‘accelerator’ on rate hikes

13 Mar, 2017  
Intel makes $15bn gamble on driverless cars

13 Mar, 2017  
SSE to raise standard prices by 6.9%

13 Mar, 2017  
UK tax burden set to keep rising through to 2025

10 Mar, 2017  
Mis-sold loan insurance costs Lloyds Bank extra £350m

10 Mar, 2017  
Julian Assange to publish more damaging CIA documents

10 Mar, 2017  
Theresa May slams the breaks on National insurance rise

10 Mar, 2017  
BT reaches deal with Ofcom over Openreach separation

09 Mar, 2017  
Budget 2017: No rethink on NI rises

09 Mar, 2017  
Key points from 2017's Budget announcement

08 Mar, 2017  
China sees first monthly trade deficit in 3 years

08 Mar, 2017  
Fed to undertake ‘old school’ sequential hikes

08 Mar, 2017  
UK faces €2bn EU fine over Chinese imports scam

07 Mar, 2017  
German factory orders suffer worst month since 2009

07 Mar, 2017  
Ford’s financing arm considers shift in operations

06 Mar, 2017  
Oil prices fall as China cuts growth target

06 Mar, 2017  
Eurozone investor confidence hits almost 10-year high

06 Mar, 2017  
Peugeot owner agrees £1.9bn takeover of Vauxhall-Opel

03 Mar, 2017  
Fox takeover of Sky could be referred to regulator

03 Mar, 2017  
LSE raises dividend as Deutsche Börse merger hopes fade

02 Mar, 2017  
Eurozone inflation highest for four years

02 Mar, 2017  
Global stocks buoyed by Trump's spending pledge

02 Mar, 2017  
US unemployment claims near 44-year-low

01 Mar, 2017  
Amazon fault knocks websites offline

01 Mar, 2017  
Australia avoids recession as GDP grows 1.1%

28 Feb, 2017  
Nissan calls for UK Government’s help

28 Feb, 2017  
Samsung heir to be indicted on bribery charges

27 Feb, 2017  
UK insurers react to ‘crazy’ government plans

27 Feb, 2017  
EU likely to block London Stock Exchange €29bn merger

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  
Major US tax overhaul expected by August

24 Feb, 2017  
Brexit: Investigation launched into referendum spending

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  
UK jobless rate flat as wage growth slows

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

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  
Shell North Sea exits after £2.4bn sale of oilfields?

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

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