Market talk

  • Daily Market Update

    Scotland votes to stay in the UK… Investors await debut of Alibaba, the largest US IPO ever… Ford cuts production in Europe… China fines drug company and sentences executives to jail…

  • Daily Market Update

    Markets react positively to US and European central bank actions… Caution over Scottish independence vote with the pound and UK economy at risk… US jobless figures released this morning… US homebuilders confidence soars… Amazon reveals new products…

  • Daily Market Update

    Markets generally upbeat following Fed hints and Chinese stimulus… Sony makes historic dividend announcement... Experts urge caution on Alibaba IPO

  • Daily Market Update

    Global shares down as Fed decision is awaited… Good times head for Apple say experts… United seek deal with attendants to cut costs… GM scales back Opel in Russia…

  • Daily Market Update

    ​Markets weak this morning as cocktail of concern urges caution… Alibaba IPO expected this week… Heineken rejects takeover bid… And dental giant takeover gives shareholders reason to smile…

  • Daily Market Update

    Markets mixed to end a bumpy week… US retail data released this morning together with consumer sentiment… Hewlett Packard fined $58 million for bribing Russian officials… Tax breaks entice electric car manufacture to Nevada… Canada’s employers see employment insurance premiums cut for next year…

  • Daily Market Update

    Obama speech makes Asian markets cautious… Senators appeal to Burger King… Housing foreclosures increase for the second month…

  • Daily Market Update

    ​World markets concerned by hint at Fed rate rise… Poor labor markets are threatening global economies… Apple Pay may be the best part of yesterday’s launches… Dollar General could make a hostile bid for Family Dollar today…

  • Daily Market Update

    Investors flock to the dollar, pushing it to a 14 month high… Oil and gold prices fall… Apple product launch day but the tech sector is under fire from Europe… Home Depot confirms cyber attack…

  • Daily Market Update

    World markets concern over potential break-up of the UK… GE to sell home appliances arm for $3.3 billion… Fed to release consumer spending data… Apple prepares for launch day… China’s trade surplus hits new record…