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FTSE indices trudged higher to midday, the blue chip and mid cap barely above earlier session lows, with direction provided by a string of pharmas, miners insurers and commercial property. China...

Commodities News

Mining sector's safest dividends
Tue, 4th August 2015 - 12:41

Both the price of commodities and the companies that mine them have plunged since 2011, but these dividends are safer than others.

Economic news

The week ahead: Whitbread, Berkeley Group, Darty, N Brown
Fri, 12th June 2015 - 17:25

The middle of next week will be busy, with housebuilders Berkeley Group and Crest Nicholson and restaurant owner Whitbread all reporting.

Business News

Wed, 2nd September 2015 - 13:03

Morgan Stanley has issued its first full house buy on international equities since 2009, when the bank called the bottom of the financial crash.

Wed, 2nd September 2015 - 11:54

The man responsible for one of the stockmarket's biggest success stories is stepping down, and ASOS shares slumped in response.

Wed, 2nd September 2015 - 11:34

One of the wettest Augusts in recent memory knocked bike sales at Halfords this summer, but is a 9% fall in the share price an overreaction?