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Autumn Budget 2017: These shares are moving fast after chancellor speaks

Autumn Budget 2017: These shares are moving fast after chancellor speaks

Philip Hammond's budget had something for everyone, but giveaways were modest. Lee Wild looks at the stocks moving most in the aftermath.

Trump and Fed aim FTSE 100 at record high

Trump and Fed aim FTSE 100 at record high

Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve tag-teamed the dollar overnight with bullish rhetoric on the US economy. Lee Wild explains why London is heading for record territory.

Can these stocks handle rising inflation?

Can these stocks handle rising inflation?

Shocked by the ballooning cost of his weekly food bill, Lee Wild discovers what's driving prices and why this trend will impact every investor.

Europe best placed for cyclical upswing

Europe best placed for cyclical upswing

With expectations low and investors mostly neutral or underweight, is it be time for European equities to shine? Bill McQuaker at Fidelity gives his view.

UK inflation rises to 1.6%

UK inflation rises to 1.6% Brexit Theresa May sterling consumers recession

The UK's inflation rate increased to 1.6% in December 2016 - the highest rate seen for two and a half years, according to figures published today. Adam Williams reports.

You won't believe how much Trump has made US investors

You won't believe how much Trump has made US investors

A month since his US election victory, and six weeks before he takes office, Lee Wild has discovered the shocking profits Donald Trump has already made investors.

Autumn Statement 2016: One pension tweak you may have missed

Autumn Statement 2016: one pension tweak you may have missed

Philip Hammond's Autumn Statement didn't tinker much with pensions, but a change to one obscure rule could hit working pensioners hard. Faith Glasgow explains.

Autumn Statement 2016: Winners and losers revealed

Autumn Statement 2016: winners and losers revealed

Kyle Caldwell runs through the beneficiaries of changes in today's Budget, and those who'll end up on the sharp end of the chancellor's policies.

What the stockmarket thought of Hammond's budget

What the stockmarket thought of Hammond's budget

Chancellor Philip Hammond promised to balance the books and boost the economy, but how did his maiden Autumn Statement go down in the Square Mile? Lee Wild reports.

Autumn Statement 2016: Ban on letting agents' fees

Autumn Statement 2016: Ban on letting agents' fees

The chancellor has announced a ban on letting agents charging tenants fees, a move welcomed by many, but there's already a backlash from agents, reports Hannah Nemeth.