More than half of investment trust fund managers believe the FTSE 100 could break through 7,000 by the end of 2014, a survey has revealed.
Veteran UK fund manager Anthony Bolton believes that the chance of a Western-style banking crisis in China is "extremely remote".
Democrats and Republicans reach deal to avert government shutdown; RBS faces fresh management upheaval; Britain must press on with fracking, says climate change adviser.
UK markets opened with small gains on Tuesday morning, rising to levels not seen in over a week, despite increased speculation surrounding a withdrawal of US monetary stimulus.
Bank of England will stop housing market growing at 'warp speed', says Carney; Royal Mail workers win 9% pay increase; Halifax returns to Scottish high streets.
Markets opened more or less flat on Monday morning as investors continued to digest last week's strong US data, as well as mixed economic figures from Asia overnight.
HSBC considers floating UK arm; Royal Mail prepares to join FTSE 100; carbon tax should be scrapped 'before it causes blackouts'.
Japanese equity markets have soared in 2013, outpacing gains seen across other stock exchanges after a huge QE programme introduced by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but can the market keep climbing?
The FTSE 100 rebounded slightly on Friday from an eight-week low, as bargain hunters stepped in ahead to some key economic data out from the States this afternoon.
The UK’s surprise economic recovery looks on course to continue as Chancellor George Osborne raised his forecast for UK growth over the next few years.
UK stocks opened broadly flat on Thursday morning with the FTSE 100 trading at a seven-week low as investors adopt a cautious approach ahead of a busy day for financial markets.
The FTSE inched higher in early trading, as expected, ignoring declines in both the US and Asia.
Europe to unleash heavy rate-fixing fines on global banks; UK backs BP in US legal battle over Gulf oil spill; Cameron defends scandal-hit GSK.
UK stocks started December on a rather sour note, with markets sinking into the red on Monday morning as investors awaited some key economic data out later this week.
China looks to back HS2; RBS to push ahead with bonuses; business still favours UK tax regime.
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