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....Schroders fund manager Nick Kirrage told the BBC that Tesco was paying a "premium" and he had "major concerns" about the deal. On the currency markets, the pound was down 0. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Tuesday 28th of March 2017 08:21:08 AM
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.... . On the currency markets, sterling hit a one month high against the dollar on news of a stronger-than-expected rise in UK retail sales last month. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....7% higher than in February 2016. Sterling rose on the currency markets after news of the rise was announced, but the ONS said the bounce back had failed to recoup all the ground lost in December and January. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Plumbing firm Wolseley leads FTSE higher image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 08:21:08 AM
....Schroders fund manager Nick Kirrage told the BBC that Tesco was paying a "premium" and he had "major concerns" about the deal. On the currency markets, the pound was down 0. ...
UK retail sales shrug off Brexit fears with February rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 10:37:42 AM
....7% higher than in February 2016. Sterling rose on the currency markets after news of the rise was announced, but the ONS said the bounce back had failed to recoup all the ground lost in December and January. ...
Next shares leads FTSE 100 higher image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 09:31:43 AM
.... . On the currency markets, sterling hit a one month high against the dollar on news of a stronger-than-expected rise in UK retail sales last month. ...
UK wages will soon lag behind prices – will the Bank take action? | Larry Elliott image
.... Inflation is on course to hit 3% later this year. The pound rose on the currency markets on the possibility that interest rates will go up sooner than expected. ...
FTSE 100 closes at another record high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 08:52:07 AM
....The company added that the housing market in London and the South East had now "stabilised" since the post-Brexit vote fall in sales. On the currency markets, the pound was up 0. ...
UK interest rates kept on hold at 0.25% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:38:45 PM
....The Bank caught "markets off guard" as it "was expected to be a dud of a meeting," he added. The surprise was reflected in the currency markets, where the pound turned losses against the dollar into a 0. ...
FTSE 100 slips after Brexit jitters image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 09:57:01 AM
....Big retail and banking stocks have been particularly sensitive to political developments, as has the pound. On the currency markets, the pound fell to an eight-week low against the dollar, dropping 0. ...
UK shares lifted by takeover news image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 09:09:59 AM
....6%, while Anglo American, Rio Tinto and Antofagasta also saw strong gains. On the currency markets, the pound rose 0. ...
FTSE 100 dragged lower as Paddy Power Betfair shares fall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 09:33:52 AM
....In the FTSE 250, shares in Aggreko sank 11% after the temporary power provider said it expected profits to fall this year. On the currency markets, the pound fell 0. ...
FTSE 100 down despite Standard Life boost image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 09:00:40 AM
WPP warns on 'tepid' economic growth as profits jump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 09:25:26 AM
.... . Pre-tax profit for 2016 was 13% higher, excluding swings in currency markets, at £1. ...
FTSE closes down as WPP shares hit by cautious outlook image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 08:56:40 AM
....The firm reported improved profits and sales for 2016, but said it would struggle with "legacy issues" this year. On the currency markets, the pound fell after the survey of the UK's dominant service sector added to evidence that the economy has slowed since the start of the year. ...
FTSE 100 closes at new record high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 09:19:22 AM
....Some traders attributed the rise to Donald Trump's speech to Congress overnight, while others said it was to do with growing expectations of a US rate rise. On the currency markets, the pound fell 0. ...
Moneysupermarket shares hit as revenues dip image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 09:27:26 AM
RBS leads FTSE 100 lower as losses mount image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 09:10:51 AM
....The company - which has been without a permanent chief executive since last July - said it expected to name a new head "in a few weeks' time". On the currency markets, the pound was down 0. ...
FTSE dragged down by ex-dividend firms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 12:36:49 PM
...."With an improved outlook for defence budgets in a number of our markets, we are well placed to continue to generate attractive returns for shareholders," said chief executive Ian King. On the currency markets, the pound rose 0. ...
Pound's flash crash 'was amplified by inexperienced traders' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 01:19:04 PM
....Second, at 00:07:15, the Chicago Merchantile Exchange triggered its velocity logic mechanism, which pauses trading for 10 seconds on the futures exchange. Around this time, it become more difficult to find a price for the pound on the currency markets as there were not enough “bid” offers, which would have cushioned its falls. ...
FTSE 100 heads towards another record image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 09:08:23 AM
....3% last year, adding that full-year profits were on track to meet its forecast range of £75m-£80m. On the currency markets, the pound was up 0. ...
FTSE hits 11th record close in a row image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 12:46:22 PM
.... . On the currency markets, sterling rose against the dollar earlier on Thursday as the US currency weakened following a news conference from US President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday. ...
Pound falls to 10-week low after Theresa May's Brexit comments image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 07:17:23 PM
....4%, its eighth consecutive day of record highs – a winning streak it last achieved in May 1997 after Tony Blair’s Labour general election landslide. One analyst said the increasingly belligerent war of words in recent weeks between London and Brussels and the row over the resignation of UK ambassador to the EU Sir Ivan Rogers had left currency market traders in no doubt Britain was heading for a hard Brexit, even before May’s comments. ...
FTSE 100 recovers to reach another record close image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 08:27:29 AM
....The index has been benefiting from the fall in the pound against the dollar, as many of the firms are international and make their profits in dollars. On the currency markets, the pound was down 0. ...
FTSE 100 bolstered by Persimmon update image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 09:04:25 AM
....5p after JP Morgan reduced its price target for the stock. On the currency markets, the pound was little changed against the dollar at $1. ...
FTSE edges higher but gloomy Next outlook hits retailers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 08:44:33 AM
....2% increase in UK like-for-like sales in the three months to 24 December. On the currency markets, the pound rose 0. ...
Pound SURGES as Britain's manufacturing jumps to 30-month high image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 04:15:00 PM
....Chris Saint, currency analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, said: "The UK economy has held up relatively well in the short time since the referendum, although without clarity on the blueprint for exiting the EU, the longer-term consequences are still open to debate. "Exchange rates are determined by the interaction of a diverse range of political and economic factors, including interest rates, inflation and growth, all of which are up for grabs in 2017, which is likely to make for lively currency markets in the coming year. ...
London shares rise to record high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 09:31:16 AM
.... Barclays and Ashtead Group were top five fallers. On the currency markets, the pound was flat against the dollar at $1. ...
FTSE 100 soars to new closing high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 07:35:58 PM
....“The UK economy has held up relatively well in the short time since the referendum, although without clarity on the blueprint for exiting the EU, the longer-term consequences are still open to debate,” said Chris Saint, currency analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, who conducted the survey. “Exchange rates are determined by the interaction of a diverse range of political and economic factors, including interest rates, inflation and growth, all of which are up for grabs in 2017, which is likely to make for lively currency markets in the coming year. ...
FTSE recovers to close above 7,000 level image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 09:21:07 AM
....5% of the Senegalese unit. On the currency markets, the pound fell 0. ...
FTSE 100 closes above 7,000 level image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 09:16:53 AM
....Rentokil said it would have an 18% stake in the joint venture and receive about €520m (£436m). On the currency markets, the pound rose 0. ...
Dixons Carphone drags down FTSE 100 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 08:35:43 AM
FTSE 100 extends gains to close up 1% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 09:15:09 AM
....6%. On the currency markets, the pound was given a slight boost by the latest inflation figures, which showed that inflation hit a higher-than-expected rate of 1. ...
FTSE 100 falls despite boost for oil shares image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 09:03:48 AM
.... Reports at the weekend suggested that some major shareholders were unhappy with the level of the offer. On the currency markets, the pound rose 0. ...
FTSE 100 bolstered by Sky share surge image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 09:18:45 AM
....25% after Daily Mail and General Trust said it would cut its holding in the company to about 49% from 67%. On the currency markets, the pound dipped 0. ...
Capita shares plunge after profit warning image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 09:18:21 AM
....2m, with the company partly blaming the weak pound for the decline. On the currency markets, the pound fell 0. ...
Glencore buys stake in Russian state oil firm Rosneft image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 07:23:59 PM
....A Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, described the deal as the largest in the global energy industry this year. He added that Vladimir Putin had congratulated Igor Sechin, Rosneft’s chief executive, but also told the close ally to work with the ministry of finance and central bank to prevent the deal disrupting Russian currency markets. ...
Miners give the FTSE 100 a big boost image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 08:51:35 AM
What is financial spread betting and why do most people lose at it? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 04:01:53 PM
....So financial spread betting has to be marketed as an investment product. For the vast majority – the dentists and teachers dabbling with the equity and currency markets – it has never been anything close to that. ...
FTSE 100 rises but spread betting firms dive on FCA plans image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 09:30:59 AM
.... Drax also announced it would buy four gas turbine projects. On the currency markets, the pound fell 0. ...
Thousands of UK restaurants could go bust, accountancy firm warns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 5th of December 2016 12:01:09 AM
....”. He said that sterling’s wild swings in the currency markets had hit small and medium-sized restaurant businesses particularly hard as they operate on tighter budgets and are less likely to negotiate long-term supply contracts. ...
Opec deal pushes oil price up to $54 a barrel image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 06:38:22 PM
....”. On the currency markets, the pound was up by 6% against the euro, 1. ...
London share prices fall back 0.6% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 09:10:46 AM
....Investors continue to worry that the troubled Italian bank Monte dei Paschi may fail to raise €5bn required to bolster its finances. On the currency markets, the pound fell 0. ...
FTSE 100 edges higher in quiet trade image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 09:11:31 AM
....On the downside, housebuilders racked up losses, with Persimmon and Barratt both down more than 1%. On the currency markets, the pound was flat against the dollar at $1. ...
FTSE 100 recovers ground lifted by Direct Line image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 09:39:32 AM
....It added that transaction numbers in 2017 were "likely" to be lower than this year. On the currency markets, the pound rose was flat against the dollar at $1. ...
FTSE 100 higher but estate agents hit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 08:49:50 AM
....5p a share, for the first time in five years. On the currency markets, the pound fell 0. ...
London share prices end Tuesday higher image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of November 2016 09:35:33 AM
....The TV and film production company had reported the departure of its finance head Giles Willits and said that its pre-tax profit for the first half had plunged 80% due to higher cost of sales and administrative expenses. On the currency markets, the pound was down 0. ...
FTSE 100 ends flat despite good gains for miners image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 09:38:31 AM
....The firm now expects operating profits of between £137m and £142m for this year, down from a previous estimate of £155m and £165m. On the currency markets, the pound rose 1. ...
FTSE 100 closes down on mining groups image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 09:26:30 AM
....Global bond yields - which move inversely to bond prices - have surged since Donald Trump's US election victory, as markets expect his policies to lead to a pick-up in inflation. On the currency markets, the pound was little changed against the dollar at $1. ...
Tesco bolsters FTSE as sales accelerate image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 09:45:23 AM
....4%. On the currency markets, the pound lost ground, with analysts blaming some of the losses on reports of a memo suggesting that the UK had no overall plan for Brexit. ...
FTSE 100 bolstered by housebuilder Taylor Wimpey image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 09:30:51 AM
....US bond yields have risen following the election of Donald Trump, on the expectation that his policies will lead to a pick-up in inflation. Bonds also had an impact on the currency market, as the pound fell against the dollar. ...
Pound recovers ground after US election image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 11th of November 2016 12:32:09 PM
...."This is definitely a rebound after some very positive comments from President-elect Trump," said Rupert Lee-Browne, chief executive of currency firm Caxton FX. "He's indicated he wants America and the UK to continue with the special relationship, and that has lifted spirits in the currency market. ...
FTSE 100 closes down as pound recovers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 11th of November 2016 09:04:19 AM
....SIG also announced that group chief executive Stuart Mitchell was leaving the company by "mutual agreement" with immediate effect. On the currency markets, the pound continued its recovery of the past few days, hitting its highest level against the pound since October's flash crash. ...
Global stock markets rise ahead of election results image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 10:50:26 PM
...."Should she win, global financial markets will react favourably as she is seen to represent the status quo, whereas Trump is much more of an unknown and therefore will create uncertainty and the markets will react accordingly," he said. Major banks have told clients to expect sharp movements in currency markets, and are reported to have put extra staff on duty throughout the night. ...
London share prices register small rise in morning trading image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 09:37:47 AM
....Shares in Imperial Brands fell 3% despite the cigarette maker reporting a near 10% rise in full-year revenues and a 10% increase in adjusted operating profit. On the currency markets, the pound was down 0. ...
FTSE 100 boosted by HSBC and some mining stocks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 09:09:16 AM
....About 40,000 accounts saw suspicious transactions over the weekend, Tesco said, and the bank has suspended all online transactions. On the currency markets, the pound fell sharply against the dollar, with the dollar strengthening against most currencies in reaction to the US election news. ...
Standard Chartered drags down FTSE 100 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of November 2016 08:49:07 AM
....Standard Chartered also said it could face action from Hong Kong's financial regulator over its role as joint sponsor of a share flotation in 2009. On the currency markets on Wednesday, the pound was up 0. ...
FTSE 100 falls as Standard Chartered sinks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of November 2016 09:00:16 AM
....3% after the price comparison website reported a 12% rise in third-quarter revenue and said it was on track to meet full-year expectations. On the currency markets, the pound was flat gagainst the dollar to $1. ...
Ad firm WPP warns of 'Brexit anxiety' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 31st of October 2016 08:06:19 AM
....Sales were up in sterling terms, but chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell told the BBC these were "false gains". The pound has lost nearly a fifth of its value on global currency markets since the UK voted to leave the EU in June. ...
IAG shares soar as FTSE 100 recovers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of October 2016 07:54:54 AM
....The bank reported a third-quarter loss of £469m and confirmed that it would not be able to meet the deadline of selling its Williams & Glyn bank by the end of 2017. On the currency markets, the pound lost ground after a legal challenge against Brexit was rejected at the High Court in Belfast. ...

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