In yesterday’s markets, the FTSE 100 saw a big jump as investors reacted to encouraging economic data and the US Federal Reserve‘s comments on being ‘patient’ about raising interest rates.
Articles written by Ben Judge
One of the world’s greatest scientific hoaxes took place today in 1912, with the presentation of human evolution’s missing link – Piltdown Man – to the Geological Society in London.
In yesterday’s markets, the FTSE 100 continued its losing run, sliding another 0.6% to close at 6,461.
In yesterday’s markets, the FTSE 100 took a big hit after poor economic data from around the world and the falling oil price dented valuations.
The Clifton Suspension Bridge, based on Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s design, was finally opened on this day in 1864.
Twenty two years ago, a developer working in Newbury, Berkshire, sent a two-word text message, marking the start of a whole new way of communicating.
In yesterday’s markets, the FTSE 100 slid 1%, after poor economic data emerged from Europe.
On this day in 1990, Graham Fagg and Philippe Cozette shook hands 40m below the sea bed, 14 miles from the English coast and ten from the French.
Town and country were left devastated, hundreds of ships were lost and thousands died when the worst storm in the history of Britain reached its peak on this day in 1703.
Today in 1972, a man calling himself Dan Cooper parachuted from a hijacked Northwest Airlines Boeing 727 with $200,00 in cash. He has never been found.