Markets have become a minefield

When I was at university, a depressingly long time ago, students had different ways of marking the end of exams season. Most of us did the sensible thing and drank tequila in the garden, but a certain group engaged in a game that involved soaking each other with water pistols

Sunak’s windfall tax comes with added complexity

When the chancellor of the exchequer sat down after what wasn’t apparently an emergency Budget, announcing what wasn’t called a windfall tax, the top item on the Treasury website was still about his Spring Statement two months ago.That’s fitting. It was obvious then that Rishi Sunak would need to

UK regulator suggests simpler listing rule for London By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Skyscrapers in The City of London financial district are seen in London, Britain, September 14, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's twin-track company listing regime could be simplified into a single entry point to the London Stock Exchange to attract more startups, the

Wall Street stocks make further gains after release of Fed minutes

Wall Street stocks extended their earlier gains on Wednesday afternoon after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s most recent policy meeting emphasised the US central bank’s desire to tame stubbornly high inflation.The Fed earlier this month raised its benchmark interest rate by 0.5 percentage points, the largest increase in more

Apple Reportedly Behind Schedule in Development of the New iPhone, Analyst Cuts Price Target on Risk to June Quarter iPhone Revenue By Investing.com

© Reuters. Apple (AAPL) Reportedly Behind Schedule in Development of the New iPhone, Analyst Cuts Price Target on Risk to June Quarter iPhone Revenue By Senad Karaahmetovic Apple (NASDAQ:) has asked its suppliers to expedite iPhone development after strict lockdown measures in China impeded the schedule for at least one of

Wall Street rebounds with assist from banks, big tech By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, where markets roiled after Russia continues to attack Ukraine, in New York, U.S., February 24, 2022. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs By Stephen Culp NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street rallied on Monday as gains from banks and recently