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Wednesday 29 January 2014
Outlook First Standard Chartered, then Experian, and now Sainsbury’s. It’s shaping up to be a year of boardroom upheaval, and it’s still only January. Who next? Well, a little bird tells me Schroders’ veteran chief executive Michael Dobson has sounded out confidants in the City about the idea of him becoming chairman of this granddaddy of fund managers, succeeding 69-year-old Andrew Beeson.
Tuesday 21 January 2014
Don’t judge me on the Royal Mail float today, said Vince Cable in October. Judge me in three months’ time.
Monday 20 January 2014
Vince Cable was potentially heading towards another political battering over the flotation of Royal Mail today as the chairman said it should give its chief executive a pay rise beyond her present £1.25 million package.
Friday 17 January 2014
Mike Ashley will be feeling very clever.
Friday 10 January 2014
There seems to be an overwhelming belief that the stock market is set for another good year. I hope the optimists are right and must admit that I am on their side. But, perhaps it would be foolish to completely overlook that such a chorus of positivity is no guarantee of fulfilment.
Wednesday 01 January 2014
Our eight experts turned in a bravura performance last year, coming within an ace of dethroning the Indy's tipsters. Had you put £1,000 into each one of their eight stocks your £8,000 would have turned into a whopping £12,181.
Tuesday 31 December 2013
Traders sick of Christmas food decided to ditch supermarkets yesterday as concerns grew that big promotions will have hit margins.
Tuesday 24 December 2013
Newly promoted stocks across the Footsie were yesterday welcomed with a round of profit-taking pushing the newbies into the red.
Tuesday 17 December 2013
A two-day meeting kicks off today at the US Federal Reserve to decide whether to bring to an end to the quantitative easing sooner rather than later.
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Vodafone has recruited ex-Bupa healthcare chief executive officer Val Gooding to be a non-executive director, making her the third woman on the 13-member board.
Friday 29 November 2013
No Pain, No Gain
Thursday 28 November 2013
Remarks by Bank of England governor Mark Carney poured cold water on recently buoyant housebuilding stocks as investors panicked.
Thursday 28 November 2013
The boss of RSA Irish unit has resigned after claiming he has been made "the fall-out guy" for the insurer's problems.
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Hewlett Packard and chief executive officer Meg Whitman will have to defend a class-action lawsuit over fraud allegations involving its British subsidiary, Autonomy, a US court has ruled.
Monday 25 November 2013
Engineering services firm Babcock International is in exclusive talks to buy into the world’s biggest helicopter operator.
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