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Funds dump UK stocks at fastest pace since Brexit poll

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:22:00 +0100

Fears of a 'no deal' Brexit have led fund managers to sell UK stocks at their fastest pace since the month before the EU referendum. Read more

Turkey tips emerging markets into bear territory

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:37:00 +0100

Emerging markets have been punished by a strong dollar, higher US rates and trade fears. Now Turkey has pushed them into a bear market. Read more

FTSE claws back ground as US, China plan trade talks

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:29:00 +0100

FTSE 100 edges higher after yesterday's heavy sell-off, with miners recovering some ground as global trade fears ease. Read more

The Expert View: Interserve, Ocado and Hikma

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0100

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Balfour Beatty and Admiral. Read more

Inflation rise renews squeeze on UK households

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:56:00 +0100

Inflation rises to 2.5% in July, overtaking the pace of wage growth, as rail fares set to rise by up to 3.2% next year. Read more

Thursday Papers: Uber losses widen after ramping up its spending

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 04:27:00 +0100

And emerging markets index falls into bear territory amid commodity price rout, currency turmoil and disappointing results from Tencent. Read more

Overnight Markets: Wall Street drops as trade worries continue

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:15:00 +0100

Chinese technology company Tencent reported its first profit decline in almost 13 years, putting pressure on the US tech sector. Read more

FTSE tumbles as miners reel from commodities crunch

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:30:00 +0100

FTSE 100 loses more than 100 points as shares in miners are hit hard by dive in metal prices on strong dollar. Read more

The Expert View: Royal Mail, G4S and Esure

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0100

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Hill & Smith and Polypipe. Read more

Wednesday Papers: Homebase to close 42 stores, putting 1,500 jobs at risk

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:22:00 +0100

And the eurozone economy growth revised up mainly due to strong consumer and government spending in Germany. Read more

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains as Turkish-crisis jitters ease

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:15:00 +0100

All 11 of the major sectors in the S&P 500 closed in positive territory. Read more

Investors 'tired' of multi-asset funds missing targets

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:00:00 +0100

Analysts at RBC predict £21 billion outflows from Standard Life Aberdeen's Gars as investors grow tired with giant multi-asset funds. Read more

7IM swaps gold for commodities as inflation looms

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:05:00 +0100

While the asset manager is not expecting ‘raging inflation’, it likes the tendency for commodities to do well when the cost of living is rising. Read more

TV ads to warn over 'free pension review' risks

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:18:00 +0100

The Financial Conduct Authority and The Pensions Regulator has today launched a public campaign to raise awareness around pension scams. Read more

Tuesday Papers: Musk to take Tesla private with Saudi Money

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 05:24:00 +0100

And the Turkish lira remains under intense pressure and plunged a further 8% on Monday, with analysts warning of “total meltdown”. Read more

The Expert View: Spire, Chemring and Clarkson

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0100

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Prudential and Informa. Read more

Overnight Markets: Turkey's plunging lira drags down Wall Street

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 03:36:00 +0100

Financial stocks bore the brunt, with shares of Citigroup, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JP Morgan closing down between 0.8% and 2.2%. Read more

Bayer's slump on Monsanto shock knocks Europe managers

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:13:00 +0100

Shares in chemicals giant tumble after US court orders subsidiary Monsanto to pay damages to man who said weed killer caused his cancer. Read more

Fund managers count cost as Turkey crisis deepens

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:06:00 +0100

Matthias Siller, whose Baring Emerging Europe trust is among worst hit, says 'it's not too late' to stop currency rout. Read more

FTSE falls, emerging trusts hit as Turkey rout reignites

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:24:00 +0100

FTSE 100 falls as Turkish lira continues to tumble, weighing on travel stocks and emerging markets investment trusts. Read more