Markets & Economy

  • 26 March 2015

    The FTSE 100 Index fell sharply today as military action in the Middle East stoked oil prices and saw more than one per cent sliced off its value.

  • 25 March 2015

    Earnings prospects for travel giant TUI lifted it to the top of the blue-chip risers' board today as the wider FTSE 100 Index fell for the second session in a row.

  • 25 March 2015

    LENDING to companies by the major UK banks fell again in February, following a rise in January, the latest industry figures have shown.

  • 22 March 2015

    A vintage performance by our long-standing 2012 portfolio enlivened a generally dull week for the majority of our share tips when we carried out our review of progress ahead of the Budget on Wednesday morning.

  • 21 March 2015

    Data is the new natural resource that will fuel economic growth in the future, and analytics is the key to refining it, IBM Europe vice-president Caroline Taylor told the forum.

  • 21 March 2015

    THE UK is 'walking tall again,' claimed George Osborne as he stood at the dispatch box delivering Wednesday's Budget.