Market News


19 Jan, 2018  
Merkel’s hopes for a coalition hang in the balance

19 Jan, 2018  
Dollar hit by US shutdown fears

19 Jan, 2018  
China calls bluff on Trump’s trade warning

19 Jan, 2018  
US probe sees HSBC agree to pay $101.5m settlement fee

18 Jan, 2018  
Global upswing sees China Q4 growth outpace forecasts

17 Jan, 2018  
Bitcoin not threat to Dollar, says Fed reserve official

17 Jan, 2018  
UK Gov monitors Interserve following Carillion collapse

17 Jan, 2018  
Commodities ease, Asian shares retreat from record high

16 Jan, 2018  
Financial data firms scramble to be top crypto hub

16 Jan, 2018  
ECB set to maintain bond-buying programme for now

16 Jan, 2018  
Banks face £2bn loss from Carillion collapse

16 Jan, 2018  
Iceland vows to become first ‘plastic-free’ supermarket

15 Jan, 2018  
Crypto mining threatened by power consumption concerns

12 Jan, 2018  
Analysts wary of overheating as oil prices surge

11 Jan, 2018  
South Korea looks to ban Bitcoin trading

11 Jan, 2018  
Canada expect Trump will pull out of NAFTA

10 Jan, 2018  
Established firms get absorbed into the Crypto mania

10 Jan, 2018  
Pyongyang opens talks with South Korea

10 Jan, 2018  
Explosive Ripple surge makes waves in stock market

10 Jan, 2018  
Global growth to return to pre-crisis-levels in 2018

09 Jan, 2018  
Bitcoin price boost: Crypto to be adopted by big banks

09 Jan, 2018  
Retailers push EU stocks higher as FTSE 100 recovers

09 Jan, 2018  
Eurozone unemployment hits nine-year low

08 Jan, 2018  
Macron: China’s “Silk Road” cannot be one-way

08 Jan, 2018  
Fintech leads the way as UK investment doubles in 2017

05 Jan, 2018  
Euro-Area inflation slowdown undermines calls to end QE

05 Jan, 2018  
Global debt level hits $233 trillion

05 Jan, 2018  
China to set economic growth target ‘around 6.5%’

04 Jan, 2018  
Oil hits highest since 2015 as Iran unrest weighs in

04 Jan, 2018  
UK economy boosted by uptick in services sector

04 Jan, 2018  
Major security flaws put all computers at risk

04 Jan, 2018  
Debenhams’ profit warning sees shares nosedive 21%

04 Jan, 2018  
Man City tops football finance list, Arsenal second

03 Jan, 2018  
Apple on course to become world’s first $1tn company

03 Jan, 2018  
Asian shares close in on historic highs

03 Jan, 2018  
Brussels moves to boost Europe’s fintech sector

15 Dec, 2017  
Mexico seeks to strengthen ties with non-NAFTA members

15 Dec, 2017  
Asian shares slip as markets await US tax reform deal

15 Dec, 2017  
Ryanair in union offer to avert Christmas crisis

14 Dec, 2017  
ECB holds course on QE despite strong growth

14 Dec, 2017  
Black Friday hands UK retail sales much needed boost

14 Dec, 2017  
21st century Fox to announce $60bn sale to Disney

14 Dec, 2017  
Fed hikes rates; sticks to 2018 forecasts

13 Dec, 2017  
What Bitcoin bubble? 90% of top cryptocurrencies rally

13 Dec, 2017  
Google announces plans to open AI centre in China

12 Dec, 2017  
France rewrites rules for trading on Blockchain

12 Dec, 2017  
Westfield shopping centres swooped up in $24.7bn deal

12 Dec, 2017  
Asia shares take breather; Investors cautious over Fed

12 Dec, 2017  
PSD2 lays regulatory foundation for new age in payments

12 Dec, 2017  
Peak reached as UK inflation hits five-year high

11 Dec, 2017  
UK alternative finance market now worth £4.6bn

11 Dec, 2017  
Bitcoin ‘crashes CBOE stock exchange’ in ten minutes

11 Dec, 2017  
Oil prices hampered by rise in US drilling

11 Dec, 2017  
Apple poised to buy UK music app Shazam for $400m

11 Dec, 2017  
Qatar in £6bn deal with UK to buy 24 Typhoon jets

08 Dec, 2017  
Japan’s third quarter growth rate revised up

08 Dec, 2017  
EU finalise world’s largest free trade deal with Japan

07 Dec, 2017  
UK house prices rise more than expected in November

07 Dec, 2017  
Bitcoin surges past $14,000 for the first time

06 Dec, 2017  
Ex-HSBC and Microsoft chairs join fintech council

06 Dec, 2017  
UK property investment firm in £3.4bn merger with rival

06 Dec, 2017  
Banks accused of trapping people in persistent debt

06 Dec, 2017  
UK £10tn worth largely comes from land value

05 Dec, 2017  
Energy networks unveil plan for £17bn smart-grid

05 Dec, 2017  
Bitcoin takes a bite out of gold markets

04 Dec, 2017  
Institutional investors to tame Bitcoin’s wild ride

04 Dec, 2017  
Manufacturers to drive UK economy as exports grow

01 Dec, 2017  
Mastercard creates 470 tech jobs in New York

01 Dec, 2017  
OPEC, Russia agree to extend output cuts until end of 2018

30 Nov, 2017  
Nationwide: Annual house price growth steady at 2.5%

30 Nov, 2017  
Venezuela’s minimum wage sinks to under $2 per month

30 Nov, 2017  
Google being sued billions over snooping allegations

30 Nov, 2017  
Tech tumble drags Asian markets as bitcoin steadies

29 Nov, 2017  
LSE boss cites ‘unwanted publicity’ for hasty exit

29 Nov, 2017  
Robots to force 700m workers into new career by 2030

28 Nov, 2017  
European shares react to BoE report on UK lenders

28 Nov, 2017  
Japan’s Softbank seeks steep discount on Uber stake

28 Nov, 2017  
Brexit delay averted as Irish deputy pm resigns

27 Nov, 2017  
Shell stations to charge electric cars in 5 minutes

27 Nov, 2017  
Bubble or breakthrough? Bitcoin keeps bankers on edge

27 Nov, 2017  
Asia stocks hit by weakness in China and South Korea

27 Nov, 2017  
UK Govt looking to revolutionise industrial strategy

24 Nov, 2017  
China cuts import tariffs to spur growth

24 Nov, 2017  
Tesla successfully builds world’s largest ever battery

24 Nov, 2017  
$1 Trillion property investor says the show must go on

24 Nov, 2017  
Mitsubishi Materials admits faking data, shares plummet

24 Nov, 2017  
Euro zone boom soars to new heights

23 Nov, 2017  
Familiar face offers Merkel lifeline to run fourth term

23 Nov, 2017  
German economy 'going great guns' as growth picks up

23 Nov, 2017  
UK’s Open Banking project expands into fintech

22 Nov, 2017  
Asia shares boosted by strong global rally

22 Nov, 2017  
Uber paid hackers to conceal massive data breach

22 Nov, 2017  
China social media company overtakes FB in net worth

22 Nov, 2017  
Hammond abolishes stamp duty for first-time buyers

22 Nov, 2017  
BP to sell off North Sea assets in £300m deal

21 Nov, 2017  
UK Government borrowing on track despite October rise

21 Nov, 2017  
ING brings data privacy to blockchain transactions

21 Nov, 2017  
EasyJet future bright despite profit setback

20 Nov, 2017  
Euro markets shaken by German coalition collapse

20 Nov, 2017  
PM promotes £1.7bn transport boost as Budget looms

20 Nov, 2017  
Angela Merkel leadership collapses as coalition fails

20 Nov, 2017  
British Gas to scrap ‘rip-off’ energy bills by April

17 Nov, 2017  
Bitcoin sets another record as it hits the $8,000 mark

17 Nov, 2017  
Carillion shares plunge after third profit warning

17 Nov, 2017  
Tesla truck reveal upstaged by new Roadster

17 Nov, 2017  
Norway told to shelve oil and gas investments

16 Nov, 2017  
ECB criticises banks’ Brexit contingency plans

16 Nov, 2017  
Wall Street lags but Asia shares gain

16 Nov, 2017  
Singapore offers $20m grant for AI and data projects

16 Nov, 2017  
UK retail sales figures show mixed results

15 Nov, 2017  
Japan records best quarterly growth streak since 2001

15 Nov, 2017  
Airbus agrees to sell 430 aircraft in record deal

15 Nov, 2017  
World stocks set for long losing streak as Euro shines

15 Nov, 2017  
US to dominate oil and gas output by 2025, IEA says

15 Nov, 2017  
HSBC agrees to pay €300m to settle tax evasion probe

14 Nov, 2017  
Asean countries launch fintech network

14 Nov, 2017  
May accuses Russia of fake news and election meddling

14 Nov, 2017  
Softbank eyes up investment in Uber

13 Nov, 2017  
Asia shares slide amid uncertainty over US tax reform

13 Nov, 2017  
Pace of shop closures hits seven-year low

13 Nov, 2017  
Eurozone heading towards golden period, economists say

10 Nov, 2017  
UK industrial output rises at fastest pace this year

10 Nov, 2017  
China moves to liberalise finance & open local banks

10 Nov, 2017  
Ofgem announce price cap on forced meter installations

10 Nov, 2017  
Global stocks dip on US tax doubts

09 Nov, 2017  
UK hands Aramco $2bn loan as listing battle continues

09 Nov, 2017  
Bitcoin prices settle at $7,200 after huge surge

08 Nov, 2017  
‘Big Six’ energy firms SSE and npower confirm merger

08 Nov, 2017  
Nissan slashes operating profit forecast amid scandal

07 Nov, 2017  
CEO: Fortum’s $9.3bn offer for Uniper is final

07 Nov, 2017  
Inflation caused by Brexit could put UK finances at risk

06 Nov, 2017  
BP, Shell to develop blockchain energy trading platform

06 Nov, 2017  
Asian shares retreat from decade highs amid Saudi purge

06 Nov, 2017  
Oil hits over two-year high amid Saudi purge

06 Nov, 2017  
Crash fears escalate as markets breach new boundaries

06 Nov, 2017  
Qualcomm to reject world’s biggest tech takeover offer

03 Nov, 2017  
UK services sector grows at quickest pace in 6 months

03 Nov, 2017  
Analysts lambast Tesla for overpromising again

03 Nov, 2017  
Apple shares hit record highs as Christmas sales loom

03 Nov, 2017  
European shares edge higher as bank results weigh in

02 Nov, 2017  
BoE raises interest rates for first time in a decade

02 Nov, 2017  
Shell beats forecasts as oil prices rebound

02 Nov, 2017  
Facebook shares soar as ad revenue hits $10bn

01 Nov, 2017  
UK manufacturing beats forecasts; rate rise likely

01 Nov, 2017  
Wall Street ends October on a high

01 Nov, 2017  
Fed to hold rates steady; Trump to name new leader

01 Nov, 2017  
Asian shares extend gains amid economic optimism

31 Oct, 2017  
Ex-Catalan leader will not seek asylum

31 Oct, 2017  
Euro shares hold at five-month highs as BP buoys oil

31 Oct, 2017  
Ad giant WPP battles slowdown as expectations slide

31 Oct, 2017  
Oil prices ease as supply cuts weigh in

31 Oct, 2017  
Bitcoin priced at $6,300 as it breaches record barrier

30 Oct, 2017  
Hammond faces £20bn black hole in upcoming Budget - IFS

30 Oct, 2017  
BoE set to raise rates for first time in over a decade

30 Oct, 2017  
EasyJet snaps up large stake in bankrupt Air Berlin

30 Oct, 2017  
Oil prices stay firm amid talks of extending supply cut

27 Oct, 2017  
US economy holds firm despite hurricanes

27 Oct, 2017  
Spain seeks to oust Catalan leader, impose direct rule

27 Oct, 2017  
Twitter set to gain first-ever quarterly profit

27 Oct, 2017  
Asian shares rise following upbeat Wall Street session

26 Oct, 2017  
ECB to extend QE until September next year

26 Oct, 2017  
New security measures for US-bound flights take effect

26 Oct, 2017  
Foreign banks contributed £17.3bn in UK tax last year

26 Oct, 2017  
Bombardier to cut 280 jobs from Belfast plant

26 Oct, 2017  
UK regulator orders BT to slash landline bills

25 Oct, 2017  
China’s Xi opens the door to stay in power for decades

25 Oct, 2017  
UK economic growth beats expectations in Q3

25 Oct, 2017  
Employers ignore slowdown to keep on hiring

25 Oct, 2017  
HK, Singapore to link up finance blockchain platforms

24 Oct, 2017  
Asian shares hover near recent decade highs

24 Oct, 2017  
Breakdown of NAFTA would force S&P to revisit Mexico

24 Oct, 2017  
Dow Jones hits record high amid strong earnings

23 Oct, 2017  
Mastercard to roll out blockchain API

23 Oct, 2017  
Euro shares open sideways as Spain underperforms again

23 Oct, 2017  
Gold rush for investors as dividends reach record high

23 Oct, 2017  
UK’s Spire shares soar after rejecting £1.2bn takeover

23 Oct, 2017  
Japanese shares head for record gains after Abe victory

20 Oct, 2017  
CIA: North Korea ‘months’ away from strike range on US

20 Oct, 2017  
US Senate votes to advance Trump’s $1.5tn tax cuts

20 Oct, 2017  
Ericsson, Volvo boost EU stocks as Spain lags

20 Oct, 2017  
Britain’s fintech booms with record investment levels

19 Oct, 2017  
China’s economy grows 6.8% in third quarter

19 Oct, 2017  
Decision day for Catalonia and Spain as ultimatum looms

18 Oct, 2017  
BP eyes smaller renewable investments to avoid losses

18 Oct, 2017  
UK unemployment drops by 52,000

18 Oct, 2017  
Sainsbury's axes 2,000 jobs to meet cost cutting target

17 Oct, 2017  
NK warns Nuclear war could “break out at any moment”

17 Oct, 2017  
Bombardier receives major boost from Airbus

17 Oct, 2017  
UK inflation at highest since April 2012

16 Oct, 2017  
Saudi Aramco denies plans to shelve $2tn listing

16 Oct, 2017  
UK interest rate rise ‘should be delayed’

16 Oct, 2017  
Spain sets Thursday ultimatum on Catalan independence

13 Oct, 2017  
UK factories support economy as exports surge

13 Oct, 2017  
Samsung boss resigns amid ‘unprecedented crisis’

13 Oct, 2017  
ECB to consider halving quantitative easing

13 Oct, 2017  
UK bank Aldermore in talks over possible takeover

12 Oct, 2017  
UK banks heed BoE’s warning on credit card lending

12 Oct, 2017  
Trump and Trudeau discuss Bombardier-Boeing trade row

12 Oct, 2017  
HSBC names John Flint as new chief executive

12 Oct, 2017  
Fed puzzled by inflation, but rate rise still on

11 Oct, 2017  
IMF: ‘vulnerabilities’ that can hinder global recovery

11 Oct, 2017  
Japan’s stock market hits 21-year high

11 Oct, 2017  
Mastercard opens Fintech innovation lab in India

11 Oct, 2017  
Catalan leader claims mandate for independence

11 Oct, 2017  
Ofgem looks to end ‘rip-off’ energy bills

10 Oct, 2017  
Update on Morgan Stanley 5y Autocallable on 3 Emerging Markets Note

10 Oct, 2017  
More international trade would boost jobs and pay

10 Oct, 2017  
EU banks set for rate shocks after loan tightening

10 Oct, 2017  
UK retail sales growth driven by higher prices

10 Oct, 2017  
M7 to float new firm to target booming regional market

09 Oct, 2017  
Update on MS 5y Autocallable on 3 Emerging Markets Note

09 Oct, 2017  
German finance chief warns of global financial crisis

09 Oct, 2017  
BAE Systems 'to axe more than 1,000 jobs'

06 Oct, 2017  
ARM hires over 1,000 employees since £24bn SoftBank sale

06 Oct, 2017  
Growing list of Tory MPs calling for May’s resignation

06 Oct, 2017  
Sabadell bank to move headquarters out of Catalonia

05 Oct, 2017  
US trade deficit narrows, exports rise

05 Oct, 2017  
BoE talking up sterling to cut inflation, report says

05 Oct, 2017  
A North Korea nuclear strike could kill 2.1 million

05 Oct, 2017  
May’s pledge to cap energy prices gets mixed reaction

05 Oct, 2017  
BTG to buy Roxwood Medical for $80 million

04 Oct, 2017  
May: ‘Let us renew the British dream’

04 Oct, 2017  
EU orders Amazon to pay £220m in unpaid taxes

04 Oct, 2017  
Ford boss outlines major shift in production

04 Oct, 2017  
ECB tells banks to set aside more cash on bad loans

04 Oct, 2017  
Eurozone firms struggle to keep up with pace of growth

03 Oct, 2017  
Lenders must raise £116bn to avoid bailouts, BoE says

03 Oct, 2017  
Monarch rescue effort to cost UK Government £60m

03 Oct, 2017  
Technology could see UBS cut workforce by 30%

03 Oct, 2017  
Catalan President urges talks after independence vote

02 Oct, 2017  
October proves promising as Housebuilders prop up FTSE

02 Oct, 2017  
Repatriation effort underway as Monarch goes bust

02 Oct, 2017  
Robot revolution to boost jobs in London

02 Oct, 2017  
Hammond attacks Corbyn’s policies in keynote speech

02 Oct, 2017  
Euro falls as Catalonia signals breakaway from Spain

29 Sep, 2017  
Rates will rise in ‘near term’, says BoE Governor

29 Sep, 2017  
Carillion shares plunge amid profit warning

29 Sep, 2017  
Asian shares mixed following rough week

28 Sep, 2017  
Beijing orders North Korean firms to shut down in China

28 Sep, 2017  
Global millionaire wealth peaks at $63.5 trillion

28 Sep, 2017  
May: UK must deal with its debts

27 Sep, 2017  
Bombardier hit with hefty tariffs in ongoing trade row

27 Sep, 2017  
EasyJet unveils vision for electric planes

22 Sep, 2017  
France's Macron signs sweeping labour reforms into law

22 Sep, 2017  
Eurozone sees 'burst of activity' in September

21 Sep, 2017  
UK public borrowing at lowest August level for 10 years

21 Sep, 2017  
NK responds to US threat, calling Trump a ‘barking dog’

21 Sep, 2017  
Google announces $1bn deal for HTC’s Pixel division

21 Sep, 2017  
Fed to pare back its bond portfolio

20 Sep, 2017  
Pound soars as UK retail sales beat forecasts

20 Sep, 2017  
HTC shares suspended amid Google takeover rumours

20 Sep, 2017  
Tata’s European operations to merge with German rival

19 Sep, 2017  
The world’s largest wealth fund hits $1 trillion

19 Sep, 2017  
HSBC: We were wrong to predict slide in pound this year

18 Sep, 2017  
2017 German Election brief

15 Sep, 2017  
NK fires another missile over Japan, deepening tensions

15 Sep, 2017  
ECB says it’s time to cut bond purchases

14 Sep, 2017  
£18.5bn proposed takeover of Sky up for investigation

14 Sep, 2017  
BoE hints at rate rise in ‘coming months’

14 Sep, 2017  
UK will reject EU ‘protectionist’ agenda against City

13 Sep, 2017  
30% of Bank jobs may disappear in next five years

13 Sep, 2017  
EU countries welcome push to curb foreign takeovers

12 Sep, 2017  
UK relaxes grip on public sector pay

12 Sep, 2017  
May phones Trump over Belfast jobs threat

12 Sep, 2017  
UK inflation rate increases to 2.9%

11 Sep, 2017  
Google appeals against record 2.4bn EU fine

11 Sep, 2017  
FTSE 100 rebounds to higher ground

11 Sep, 2017  
London defends title as world’s top finance centre

11 Sep, 2017  
Apple’s new flagship iPhone revealed in leak

11 Sep, 2017  
Oil prices fall amid fears Irma could dent US demand

08 Sep, 2017  
UK manufacturing output rises in July

08 Sep, 2017  
FCA attempts to lure $2tn Saudi Aramco float to London

07 Sep, 2017  
Fate of ECB’s stimulus policy to be decided in October

07 Sep, 2017  
Deutsche Bank boss hints at looming robot takeover

07 Sep, 2017  
Jaguar Land Rover unveils electric vision

06 Sep, 2017  
European shares face a third day of consecutive losses

06 Sep, 2017  
ECB working on licensing rules for fintechs

06 Sep, 2017  
Asian traders bid for US crude after Hurricane Harvey

06 Sep, 2017  
Deutsche Bank boss warns "era of cheap money" must end

05 Sep, 2017  
Markets shift focus to European Central Bank

05 Sep, 2017  
Global stocks edge higher but concerns remain

05 Sep, 2017  
US firms in $30bn aviation tie-up

05 Sep, 2017  
UK software firm set for £3bn merger

04 Sep, 2017  
Faulty fuel pump sees VW recall 1.8m cars in China

04 Sep, 2017  
£92m board payouts set Berkeley for shareholder revolt

04 Sep, 2017  
European shares drop as NK nuclear test causes sell-off

04 Sep, 2017  
Japan plans 1.4 trillion yen share sale of Japan Post

04 Sep, 2017  
China central bank bans initial coin offerings

01 Sep, 2017  
EPL clubs spend £1.4bn to smash transfer window records

01 Sep, 2017  
Volkswagen announces £6,000 UK scrappage scheme

01 Sep, 2017  
UK manufacturing data exceeds expectations in August

01 Sep, 2017  
US jobs growth data below par in August

31 Aug, 2017  
Online gambling firm slapped with £7.8m penalty

31 Aug, 2017  
Eurozone inflation rate rises to 1.5%

31 Aug, 2017  
Six global banks team up to create digital currency

31 Aug, 2017  
China factory growth picks up, service industries slip

30 Aug, 2017  
German banks look to merge as low rates weigh in

30 Aug, 2017  
European stocks bounce back as earnings highlighted

30 Aug, 2017  
Report: Mortgage lending hits highest levels since 2008

30 Aug, 2017  
Petrofac posts 10.7% drop in first-half core earnings

29 Aug, 2017  
Stocks tumble after NK fires missile over Japan

29 Aug, 2017  
Nissan to increase production at Sunderland by a fifth

29 Aug, 2017  
Hong Kong and Dubai pledge fintech allegiance

28 Aug, 2017  
Western Digital group finalising $17bn deal for Toshiba

28 Aug, 2017  
European shares hit two-week low as Euro surges

28 Aug, 2017  
Oil markets agitated as hurricane Harvey hits US petrol

25 Aug, 2017  
German Ifo business index eases off from record high

25 Aug, 2017  
Markets braced for surprise from central bankers

25 Aug, 2017  
Provident Financial shares bounce back after shake-up

25 Aug, 2017  
Samsung heir sentenced to five years in prison

25 Aug, 2017  
WeWork receives $4.4bn investment from Japan’s SoftBank

25 Aug, 2017  
Estonia ponders launch of its own digital currency

24 Aug, 2017  
Premier Oil raises production guidance

24 Aug, 2017  
UK mortgage approvals rebound to 5-month high

24 Aug, 2017  
Dixons Carphone shares plummet 20% amid profit warning

24 Aug, 2017  
US watchdog clears £10.7bn Amazon-Whole Foods deal

24 Aug, 2017  
Net migration to UK hits lowest level for three years

23 Aug, 2017  
Walmart and Google announce deal to compete with Amazon

23 Aug, 2017  
US sanctions Chinese and Russian firms over North Korea

23 Aug, 2017  
EU inspects Bayer’s $66bn bid to buy Monsanto

23 Aug, 2017  
£44m deal will see UK buses exported to Mexico

22 Aug, 2017  
Ford offers £2,000 scrappage scheme

22 Aug, 2017  
China construction bank raising $15bn in funds

22 Aug, 2017  
May faces scrutiny as Japan trip looms

22 Aug, 2017  
Johnson & Johnson faces $417m payout in talc case

22 Aug, 2017  
Persimmon posts 30% profit surge in first-half

21 Aug, 2017  
Total to acquire Maersk Oil & Gas for $4.95Bn in shares

21 Aug, 2017  
Oil prices fall after rally prompts profit-taking

21 Aug, 2017  
Asian shares fragile as US and NK turmoil weighs in