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FTSE indices closed mildly firmer, but shy of record end-of-session highs, as house builders, mining and financial stocks set the pace in a day slim on corporate news flow. Wall St gained, with...

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Petrofac learns very expensive lesson
Mon, 20th April 2015 - 12:36

Petrofac has had its fingers burnt by the ambitious Laggan-Tormore gas plant project on Shetland. But not everyone is downbeat.

Economic news

Budget 2015 preview
Tue, 17th March 2015 - 18:31

As the City gears up for the final Budget of this parliament, we look at what investors might hear and which stocks may be affected.

Business News

Fri, 24th April 2015 - 16:47

UK banks begin reporting their first-quarter results next week, while on the economic front we will see some preliminary GDP figures.

Fri, 24th April 2015 - 13:45

One eager analyst is singing the praises of Royal Bank of Scotland ahead of the bank's upcoming results.

Fri, 24th April 2015 - 13:15

Underperforming US businesses will be sold by BAE Systems if the price is right.