Banks took a battering yesterday as traders ditched financial stocks after a shock profit warning from Deutsche. Traders feared that news of the German bank’s €1.1bn (£910m) fourth-quarter loss could mean other banks may still have issues to work through and further regulatory fines to deal with.
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Saturday 27 November 2010
Balfour Beatty was among the major gainers as the markets limped to the end of a tough week.
Thursday 18 November 2010
Is he a new man?
Monday 15 November 2010
It was easyJet's 15th birthday last week, but when the budget airline releases its final results tomorrow, it will be its chief executive Carolyn McCall's plans for the future that investors will be focusing on. Ms McCall, who joined the company in July from Guardian Media Group, is set to outline the outcome of her strategic review.
Monday 08 November 2010
David Cameron will fly to China today at the head of a delegation of more than 40 business leaders in a drive to win a multi-billion pound export boost for British business in the world's fastest-growing major economy.
Wednesday 20 October 2010
The top tier was listless yesterday until it was hit late in the session as China surprised the market by raising its interest rates, the first such change by the government in three years.
Friday 15 October 2010
Monday 11 October 2010
The luxury fashion group Burberry is due to announce a first-half sales update on Wednesday, shortly after market speculation re-emerged that it could be the subject of a takeover approach.
Tuesday 24 August 2010
At first glance, the writing is on the wall for listed non-food retailers. The confidence of consumers, who are feeling the pinch from rising petrol and grocery prices, as well as tax increases, already seems to be faltering.
Thursday 29 July 2010
Saturday 17 July 2010
British Land was in the spotlight last night as analysts argued that the property group was well placed to stand firm in an environment where bank financing remains a fraught topic.
Monday 12 July 2010
Domino's Pizza will be in focus this morning as the City finds out whether the fast-food chain has managed to sustain the pace of sales growth seen in the first quarter of the year.
Wednesday 23 June 2010
A group of 60 scientists backed by environmental, health and women's organisations from around the world have called for action to reduce exposure to a chemical in plastics found in everyday products.
Sunday 06 June 2010
Saturday 29 May 2010
A new government can look afresh at the landscape and the coalition has realised it can help the public make the most of its money by reforming two of the worst corporate sectors: banks and energy suppliers.
Monday 17 May 2010
Two types of children's buggies have been removed from the shelves of some British stores after their manufacturer said they they posed a serious risk of injury to infants.
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Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
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- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more