The City stockbroker Northland Capital Partners has been thrown into turmoil by the departure of its UK chairman and managing director.
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Wednesday 05 January 2011
With the blue-chip index finishing at its highest level since June 2008, Royal Bank of Scotland was just one of a number of companies celebrating following the first trading session of the new year.
Thursday 02 December 2010
The markets were making amends yesterday after a poor recent run, but it was not enough to prevent defence stocks struggling thanks to fears over US government spending.
Saturday 27 November 2010
Balfour Beatty was among the major gainers as the markets limped to the end of a tough week.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
There was cause for cheer among pub groups yesterday, after investors were urged to make merry as analysts forecast a stable future for the troubled sector. Many of the major names saw their share prices rise in the wake of an extensive note from Execution Noble that encouraged the market to "get the pints in". In the research, the broker's analysts upgraded both Punch Taverns and Greene King to "buy", and they dutifully rose 1.05p to 68.1p and 3.6p to 446.8p, respectively.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
Invensys was yesterday forced to clarify that it was not in offer talks after the engineer's chief executive speculated that its partner, China Southern Rail (CSR), could do a deal if the price was right.
Tuesday 26 October 2010
The City veteran Terry Smith has sold his 5 per cent stake in the stockbroker Collins Stewart for £7.1m, just two weeks after announcing that he was stepping down as deputy chairman.
Saturday 23 October 2010
Thursday 14 October 2010
The end of an era, we hear?
Thursday 30 September 2010
A glimmer of hope for the troubled US housing market lifted Wolseley as the FTSE 100 struggled to find direction last night. The plumbing and heating products group claimed pole position on the benchmark index, adding more than 6 per cent, or 96p, to 1,591p on the back of new US mortgage data.
Monday 13 September 2010
Terry Smith, the City of London veteran, is planning to launch a fund management company and is likely to step down from financial services group Collins Stewart before the new venture starts.
Saturday 28 August 2010
During my two weeks' absence – attending a granddaughter's wedding in Hungary – hopes have mounted that at least some of the old takeover momentum is returning. But with share turnover remaining in the doldrums, there has been little evidence of increased investor excitement. Still, it's been a fairly busy time for five constituents (and a former member) of the no pain, no gain portfolio. Pride of place must go to Mears, the support services group, which justified its comments that it had not experienced the difficulties that have so severely damaged its arch rival, Connaught.
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