Economics

Fund managers do not expect Brexit

Fund managers do not expect Brexit

Bond fund managers may be downbeat on potential returns, but, in a rare unanimous response, 100% of them think the UK will stay in the EU.

Japan leads global markets lower

Japan leads global markets lower as China takes the week off

Even with China closed for New Year, global markets plunged again on Tuesday, culminating in a 5.4% fall in Japan and another three-year low for the FTSE 100.

Era of record-low interest rates ends now

All the hot money is on a first US rate hike since 2006 Wednesday night, but how will markets react and what are the implications?

Autumn Statement's impact on share prices

Autumn Statement's impact on share prices

Did George Osborne's 2015 Autumn Statement and Spending Review live up to expectations? Find out what the chancellor did for equity markets here.

UK economic growth undershoots expectations

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UK GDP growth slowed faster than expected in the third quarter as construction and manufacturing declined.

The week ahead: Whitbread, Berkeley Group, Darty, N Brown

The week ahead: Whitbread, Berkeley Group, Darty, N Brown

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

The week ahead: HSBC, Sainsbury's

The week ahead: HSBC, Sainsbury's

Supermaket chain Sainsbury's will release its first-quarter numbers and banking behemoth HSBC will host an investor update in what looks likely to be a quiet week on the companies front.

The week ahead: Ryanair, Tate & Lyle, Micro Focus International

The week ahead: Ryanair, Tate & Lyle, Micro Focus International

Budget airline Ryanair and sugar and sweeteners giant Tate & Lyle will both publish final results during a shortened trading week.

The week ahead: General Election, Sainsbury's, GlaxoSmithKline, BG Group

Week ahead: General Election, Sainsbury's, GlaxoSmithKline, BG Group

Find out what Investec Securities has to say on next week's general election, plus all the usual company analysis and economic data.

Budget 2015 preview

Budget 2015 preview

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.

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