Serco expects 30% profit growth thanks to Test and Trace, and US Medicaid

Provider of services to governments, Serco Group (LON:SRP), announced in its third quarter results update that it would be upwardly revising its full-year profit expectations, due to its ongoing involvement in the UK's Test...

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 was led by a mixture of Trump eventually settling on...

How investors should react to Andrew Neil suggesting Biden will win ‘comfortably’

While leading in most polls since the start of 2020, Democrat candidate, Joe Biden, appeared to pull ahead after the first presidential debate, which saw him become the bookies' consensus favourite to win. Since then,...

As pension age rises to 66, millions of Brits say they will never be...

On Tuesday, the State Pension age rose once again to 66, and with that came the stark reminder that the population of the UK - and the world - is ageing, and we are...

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 Government present investors with both a plethora of macroeconomic risks...

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 public feeling more at ease. His latest scheme, the Winter...

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 that the UK might surrender Channel Islands fishing rights. These...

Coronavirus: New restrictions come into force

To avoid another spike in Coronavirus cases, if groups of over six people are caught together from today they could be fined up to £3,200, This rule applies both indoors and outdoors in both Scotland and...