Tescos surprises investors with merger and Dow Jones hits historic high

The UK economy grew by 0.6% in the fourth quarter of 2016 meaning that the total for the year was 2%. This is slightly lower than the 2.2% posted in ...

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January 30, 2017

Inflation jumps to 1.6% closing in on Bank of England’s 2% target

Donald Trump’s inauguration dominated headlines throughout last week, although the event passed relatively smoothly. As expected protest marches were widespread across the US and the world. While the new President ...

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January 23, 2017

Markets pricing in ‘Hard Brexit’ as Theresa May delivers vision

Sterling has continued to slide through the week as the market begins to fully price in a “hard Brexit”. The pound has now fallen about 20% against the dollar since ...

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January 17, 2017

FTSE 100 on track for record-breaking run

Equity markets started the New Year in the same way they finished 2016, with the FTSE 100 posting another week of gains. In the UK the service sector PMI rose ...

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January 10, 2017