sports direct

Sports Direct shares rise despite 60pc profit plunge

Shares in troubled retailer Sports Direct (LON:SPD) rose nearly 8 percent on Thursday, despite revealing a 60 percent plunge in profits over the year. The...
retail sales

Hot weather helps UK retail sales rebound in June

Retail sales volumes rose in June, boosted by sunny weather and increased demand for seasonal clothing. Retail sales volumes rose by 0.6 percent month-on-month in...
peel hotels

Peel Hotels shares plunge 15pc after ‘challenging year’

Shares in Peel Hotels (LON:PHO) took a hit on Thursday, dropping over 15 percent after a "very challenging year" for the company. Turnover decreased 1.3...
uk oil & gas

UK Oil & Gas share price hits all-time record high

Shares in UK Oil & Gas PLC (UKOG:LON) jumped over 20 percent on Wednesday afternoon, as a strong rally continues following an update on...
pension

Pension age will rise to 68, confirms pensions minister David Gauke

The state pension age is set to increase from 67 to 68 from 2037, work and pensions secretary David Gauke told MPs on Wednesday. The move...
Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley beats competitors with strong Q2 results

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) beat its Wall Street competitors in the second quarter, reporting higher-than-expected revenues in both its equities trading and investment management divisions. The...
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Sadiq Khan announces trade partnership with Chicago to ensure that #LondonIsOpen

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced plans to build a trade link with Chicago, as part of his #LondonIsOpen campaign started in the...
credit card

‘Rip off’ credit card fees to be outlawed from January 2018

'Rip off' fees charged when consumers pay by credit card are to be banned by the government, in new plans unveiled on Wednesday. From January...
renold

Renold shares up as increased order intake converts to revenue

Engineering product supplier Renold (LON:RNO) saw shares rise on Wednesday, after a shareholder update showed order intake had converted to revenue growth in the...
Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs shares slip after reporting trading decline

Shares in Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) slipped on Tuesday after the Wall Street giant updated the market with its quarterly results. Whilst the Bank reported an...
google glass

Google Glass gets new lease of life – with hardware for businesses

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) relaunched their augmented reality product Google Glass on Tuesday, with a new "Enterprise Edition" hardware designed for business use. Many were beginning to...
bank of america

Bank of America post higher-than-expected profits despite fall in trading

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) posted a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, despite a fall in trading revenue. Revenue rose in three of its main businesses,...
bitcoin

Fintech startups raise record $1.27 in through initial coin offerings in 2017

Startups are increasingly turning to cryptocurrencies to raise funds for expansion, with young technology companies raising a record $1.27 billion through Initial Coin Offerings in...
£10

New £10 note featuring Jane Austen set to be unveiled

The new £10 note design featuring famed novelist Jane Austen is set to be revealed later on Tuesday. Jane Austen is to become the second...
sensible object

UK game startup Sensible Object chosen for Amazon Alexa Accelerator in Seattle

UK-based game studio Sensible Object has been selected as one of nine companies to participate in the Amazon Alexa Accelerator, after closing a $1.4...
Netflix

Netflix subscribers reach all-time high for q2

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) have reached a record number of subscribers, causing shares to jump 11 percent during pre-market trading. The online streaming service now has more subscribers internationally...
karren brady

Karren Brady to replace Lord Grabiner as head of troubled Arcadia Group

Business mogul Karren Brady is set to take over as chair of Sir Philip Green's retail empire, after Lord Anthony Grabiner stepped down from...
Inflation

Inflation unexpectedly falls to 2.6 percent

UK inflation levels fell unexpectedly to 2.6 percent in June according to official figures, marking the first drop since October. According to the latest figures...
ashley madison

Ashley Madison offer $11 million to settle hacking claims

The owner of Ashley Madison has offered an $11 million settlement to users who had their personal information stolen, two years after the hacking...

Kefi minerals share price up after market update

KEFI minerals (LON:KEFI) shares rallied on Monday, after the company issued an update on the progress of its Tulu Kapi Gold Project. According to the...