Steve Johnson February 1, 2018 Frustrated investors in emerging market value stocks may be clinging to hopes that a solid pick-up in the developing world’s economic growth rate will herald a long-awaited change of fortunes. Value stocks, typically defined as those with a low price-to-book or price-to-earnings multiple, have underperformed more expensive growth stocks for […]
  • February 1, 2018
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Edward White in Taipei February 1, 2018 Stocks in Shenzhen were at their lowest in more than six months on Thursday with China-focused companies struggling to catch on as equities mostly rebounded across Asia Pacific.  The Shenzhen Composite index was down 2.4 per cent at the lunch break to its lowest since July 19 last year, […]
  • February 1, 2018
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Telecoms company TalkTalk saw more than £111m knocked off its value after analysts said it could no longer rely on being the cheapest in the market. The firm, which has seen its shares plunge more than 44 per cent since November, sank 9 per cent, or 11.7p, to 119p following a downgrade by investment bank […]
  • February 1, 2018
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By Hugo Duncan for the Daily Mail Published: 17:06 EST, 31 January 2018 | Updated: 17:36 EST, 31 January 2018 Wall Street clocked up its longest winning streak for nearly 60 years last night as investors cheered Donald Trump’s pro-business blueprint for the world’s biggest economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 146.2 points to […]
  • February 1, 2018
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Cat Rutter Pooley in London January 31, 2018 The eurozone unemployment rate held steady at 8.7 per cent in December, remaining at the lowest level since January 2009. Although the jobless rate remains highest in Greece, the Hellenic Republic has seen the biggest fall over the past year. Unemployment in the country stood at 20.7 […]
  • January 31, 2018
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By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 17:38 EST, 30 January 2018 | Updated: 17:38 EST, 30 January 2018 Vegan and gluten-free haggis helped lift sales at Waitrose by 0.7pc last week BURNS NOTICE Vegan and gluten-free haggis helped lift sales at Waitrose by 0.7 per cent last week as Burns Night […]
  • January 31, 2018
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Demand for fizzy drinks helped Hertfordshire-based soft drinks firm Britvic boost first quarter global sales by 3.3 per cent. The group, which is behind a string of well-known brands including Tango, Pepsi MAX and Robinsons juice, saw sales in the UK rise by 1 per cent in the quarter, largely due to a 4.9 per […]
  • January 31, 2018
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Caroline Binham in London January 31, 2018 Banks across the EU are to be tested to make sure they can withstand potential doomsday Brexit consequences, including a severe recession that would leave the bloc’s economy 8.3 per cent smaller than it otherwise would have been. In what it billed as its toughest stress tests to […]
  • January 31, 2018
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Santander UK’s exposure to collapsed services giant Carillion has hit the bank’s annual profits, latest figures reveal. In the last year, Santander UK’s pre-tax profits fell by 5 per cent from £1.9billion to £1.8billion. The high-street lender reported £203million in ‘impairment’ losses for the year, primarily caused by loans made to outsourcing and construction group […]
  • January 31, 2018
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Nicholas Megaw in London January 31, 2018 The economic recovery in the eurozone is creating new jobs across the continent at a healthy clip, judging from data released on Wednesday, but the currency area’s labour market is still lagging far behind that of the US, where unemployment is less than half the eurozone average. Or […]
  • January 31, 2018
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