Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has raised $8bn (£5.1bn) in its first approach to the bond markets to raise capital.
Weak economic data from China and the Eurozone and a hawkish set of Federal Reserve minutes pushed UK stock markets lower on Thursday morning.
As Royal Mail Group announces its second interim results since flotation, brokers give their views.
Royal Mail suffered a 21 per cent profit fall in the half year ending 28 September 2014, but beat analysts' expectations of a 30 per cent drop.
UK stocks pulled back from their highest level in nearly two months on Wednesday, as investors treaded cautiously ahead of the minutes of the latest Bank of England (BoE) and Federal Reserve meetings.
Virgin Money shares begin unconditional trading today, after a flat performance since last week’s float.
London's FTSE 100 was rising for the fourth straight day on Tuesday as a string of disappointing economic data from Asia prompted calls for stimulus.
Royal Mail, easyJet and more will update the markets this week.
Darren Hepworth, Director of Global Trading at TD Direct Investing takes a look back at October 2014.
UK stocks began the day slightly lower, weighed down by negative references out overnight from Asia, despite which miners were registering the largest gains early on.
Nick Kirrage has begun adding supermarkets to the £1.5bn Schroder Income fund he co-manages with Kevin Murphy, expecting a significant boost to dividends in the long term.
Virgin Money has launched its long-awaited Initial Public Offering (IPO) today at 283 pence per ordinary share which values the company at £1.25bn at the beginning of conditional dealings.
UK stocks pulled back from their highest levels in a month and a half on Friday, though the downside was being limited by some rare positive economic data from the Eurozone.
UK equities advanced on Thursday morning as stimulus hopes in China and easing concerns about the Japanese economy gave London's stock market a boost.
Experts weigh in on Sainsbury’s latest results.
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