S&P 500 climbs higher as VP debate solidifies Biden lead

The index of the US' largest companies, the S&P 500, rose by 0.69% during early trading on Thursday, up to 3,443 points. This optimism...

How investors should react to Andrew Neil suggesting Biden will win...

While leading in most polls since the start of 2020, Democrat candidate, Joe Biden, appeared to pull ahead after the first presidential debate, which...

Institute of Directors says 74% of firms plan to continue working...

In a survey of more than 950 company directors conducted during September, the Institute of Directors reported that almost three quarters of respondents were...

Australian manufacturing PMI strongest bounce in over two years in September

Australian manufacturing PMI data posted its biggest upturn in almost two-and-a-half years, with the sector recording 'solid' increases in both production and sales. In addition,...

Everyman results look more like end credits with earnings down over...

Boutique cinema chain, Everyman Media (LON:EMAN), followed the lead of its counterpart, Cineworld (LON:CINE), in posting some painful losses for the half-year of trading,...

Dow Jones keeps cards close to chest ahead of first presidential...

Ahead of what we should expect to be two old men verbally slam-dunking on one-another, the Dow Jones was not willing to show its...

How investors should play Brexit brinkmanship & Government’s high Covid spending

Between vast, fiscal support packages to tackle the Covid dilemma, and playing Brexit chicken with the Withdrawal Agreement stand-off, the actions of the UK...
Acacia Mining

Asian markets lead global equities slump as Hang Seng hit its...

Outstripping their European counterparts, Asian markets led the global equities slump on Thursday, while the Dow Jones remained indifferent to what everyone else was...

Sunak support well-received but analysts want more investment in start-ups

Today the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, delivered another one of his popular budget announcements, all of which have so far left the...
Berkeley Group

Global equities brace for oncoming Covid second wave

On something of a post-lockdown high - and with latent second wave fears - markets and consumers almost wished to manifest putting Covid in...

Global equities sluggish on Friday as Covid cases rise in Europe

Global equities ran out of steam in the final knockings of Friday trading, as Covid deaths rose in mainland Europe and new, regional lockdowns...

FTSE rally scuppered as Brexit fishing rights concession sees pound surge

While still heavily up in the air, discussions of possible fishing rights concessions have reignited hopes of a Brexit Deal being done, with rumours...

We all suffer when COVID-19 locks the elderly out of societal...

"Keep people healthy to keep countries wealthy" laments David Sinclair, Director of the International Longevity Centre UK. According to the think-tank leader, we are...
Inflation

Inflation falls to 0.2% due to Eat Out To Help Out

The UK inflation rate fell to 0.2% in August thanks to the Eat Out To Help Out. Falling sharply from the 1% rate in July,...

FANMAG+T: US tech giants fall and take Monday’s equities gains with...

Before falling back by some 7% last week, 'the S&P 5' US tech giants were up by some 120% for the year-to-date. Unfortunately for...
manufacturing

Manufacturing see fastest growth in six years

A new survey from the IHS Markit/Cips purchasing managers’ index showed the UK's manufacturing output to grow for the fastest rate in six years. In...

Will Rishi Sunak raise corporation taxes?

In order to raise funds and cope with the cost of the government's COVID-19 response, Rishi Sunak is planning to reveal plans for a...
UK Retail

UK retail sales: fuel & clothing recover to pre-pandemic levels

New data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has shown retail sales to reach pre-pandemic levels over July. Sales grew 3.6% in July despite the...

Will the UK recession push businesses abroad?

New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown the British GDP to plummet by 20.4% between April and June, pushing the UK...
jobs

One third of UK employers to make job cuts in October

According to a new survey, almost one in three UK firms will cut jobs in October - when the furlough scheme is set to...