Markets & Economy

  • 21 July 2014

    DIVIDEND growth among UK listed companies has grown by its slowest rate in more than three years, a report has found.

  • 18 July 2014

    TRADERS switched on to ITV today as a swoop by the owner of Virgin Media for a 6.4 per cent stake in the commercial broadcaster fuelled takeover speculation.

  • 17 July 2014

    SCOTTISH economic output is back above its peak ahead of the Great Recession of 2008/09, having grown strongly in the first quarter of this year and reached this landmark before the UK as a whole, official figures have revealed.

  • 17 July 2014

    China's economic growth picked up slightly in the second quarter as a burst of government stimulus paid dividends, but analysts said Beijing will likely need to offer more support to meet its annual growth target as the property market slows.