More Articles

Nostra Terra drills intentions into investors

As Nostra Terra emerges from a tricky year, it sets out its plans in this year's AGM, from where Fiona Bond reports on the board's plans for the coming 12 months.

Banking health fears eased by ECB

Fears over the health of the eurozone banks were eased somewhat today after demand for three-month liquidity loans came in much lower than expected.

Use market volatility to your advantage

Fluctuating share prices provide superb investment opportunities for those properly equipped to spot market turns, reports Ceri Jones.

Housing recovery shows signs of easing

The housing market recovery showed further signs of running out of steam in June, with property prices edging up by just 0.1% during the month.

Texas well comes up trumps for Range

Range Resources found favour with investors on Wednesday, after its latest appraisal well in Texas came up trumps.

Hurricane could hamper BP clean-up

The BP saga took another turn for the worse on Tuesday, amid mounting fears that Hurricane Alex could hamper its clean-up operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

UK economy in "fragile" state

The UK debt mountain means that the country is in a fragile state and simply could not afford another bank bail-out, according to the world's central bankers.

OFT enforces ISA changes on banks

Banks will be forced to speed up the transfer of ISAs and increase transparency on rates of interest, the Office of Fair Trading has announced.

Accessing gold on the cheap

ETFs provide a liquid way to invest in the popular yellow metal, says Faith Glasgow.

Battle for Chloride heats up

The battle for power systems company Chloride stepped up a gear on Tuesday after US giant Emerson looked to get rival ABB out of the picture with a near £1 billion bid.

Salamander disappoints with Vietnam drilling

Shares in oil producer Salamander Energy tumbled over 6% today after it was forced to plug and abandon the Tom Su Lua-1X exploration well in Vietnam following disappointing results.

How will banks be hit by new regulations?

As the dust settles on tough new capital rules called for by the leaders of the G20, Sarah Modlock looks at what it means for the banking industry.

Stock to Watch: Hyder Consulting

The significant premium on a recent bid for a rival suggests the market has undervalued small engineering consultants, says Edmond Jackson, making Hyder Consulting one to tuck away.

Nighthawk steps up US programme

Oil explorer Nighthawk Energy stepped up its US programme on Monday with the acquisition of a 50% interest in the Hammond Project, Missouri.

Clean-up costs continue to mount for BP

Beleaguered oil major BP's clean-up costs have rocketed to $100 million a day as it desperately battles to curb the devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

EnCore and Premier double reserve estimates

Shares in UK oil producers EnCore Oil and Premier Oil rocketed on Monday, after doubling reserve estimates for their Catcher prospect in the North Sea.

Taylor Wimpey warns of uncertainty

Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey today said conditions in the UK housing market remain uncertain despite greater levels of stability in recent months.

Gold fast becoming a winner in Russia

Gold's star is fast rising across Russia's mining industry, as record high prices and growing global demand set the hunt for this metal alight, reports Fiona Bond.

BP shares slump to 14-year low

Shares in BP slumped to a 14-year low on Friday, after the costs for its catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill hurtled past the $2.3 billion mark.

Banking dividends set for hard times

Shareholders could face years of pain on banking dividends as regulators seek to beef up the regulatory framework of the industry.