Market Report: Standard Chartered falls to six-year low

Things aren’t getting any better for Standard Chartered.

Market Report: Troubled outlook for Kaz Minerals

Kazakhmys thought it had put its troubles behind it.

Market Report: General election is already making an impact on the Footsie

It looks as though it’s going to be a rocky few months for the City – we’re only two weeks into January, but already the upcoming general election is making an impact on the Footsie.

Market Report: A safe bet looks shaky

One of last year’s safest bets is starting to look shaky.

Market Report: Trouble in the skies?

What’s going on with Aer Lingus and British Airways-owner IAG?

Market Report: The City has technology on its mind

With the world’s biggest gadget show, CES, in full swing in Las Vegas, it’s perhaps no surprise that City scribblers have technology on their minds.

Market Report: City skittish over retailers' Christmas performance

The collapse of high street fashion chain Bank has left the City skittish over how other shops have fared over the festive period.

Market Report: The FTSE-100 suffers a painful start to the New Year

It was one of those days when the hangover wasn’t justified by the party.

Market Report: Hopes of a last-chance 2014 rally dashed

Any hopes of a last-chance 2014 rally came and went by lunchtime as the half-day final trades of the year played out.

Market Report: FTSE ends 2014 with a sigh

Beset by uncertainty over the political situation in Greece, or the oil price wars raging between the US and Middle East, the FTSE closed its last full day of trading in 2014 with a sigh and a whimper, waiting to see what a new year offers.

Market Report: Al-Qaeda is calling for jihadists to attack easyJet and British Airways

Times are turbulent for airlines – as the stock market reopened for the first time since Christmas Eve yesterday, traders were left with a wealth of bad news from the sector.

Market Report: Is the City learning to love Tesco again?

Is the City learning to love Tesco again? The beleaguered supermarket rose 3.60p to 184.60p yesterday as another former critic said things are beginning to look up.

Market Report: Footsie ends year with a bang

The Footsie is ending the year with a bang. Last week saw the biggest five-day sell- off on the index in a year and a half, but yesterday it celebrated its largest weekly rise in two years.

Market Report: Retailers set for 'panic Saturday' ahead of Christmas week

It’s ‘panic Saturday’ this weekend, according to the flacks paid to make up this sort of thing, with Brits set to spend millions on everything from crackers to gravy ready for Christmas.

Market Report: The collapse of the rouble could be good news for Russia’s metal and mining industries

It’s not all doom and gloom in Russia. The recent collapse of the rouble could be good news for the country’s metal and mining industries, according to Deutsche Bank.

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