A ferocious price war has killed off the weaklings in the airline sector. But the survivors are well placed to thrive. Chris Carter reports.
The FTSE 100 saw a sharp rise yesterday after the Bank of England cut interest rates to 0.25% and extended its quantitative easing programme. The index closed up 1.6% at 6,740.
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The prospect of more monetary easing after a snap election to be held in October is another dollop of icing on an already appealing cake.
Continental stocks have slipped since they reached a two-year high in May, but this may just be a pause for breath.
German stocks rose in September as Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right CDU party looked on course to secure a fourth term in office. But once she had won, they slipped.
Pay no attention to investment lore, says Max King. Any market setback is likely to be fleeting.
The Asian crisis of 20 years is ancient history as the region’s markets enjoy their day in the sun.
Housebuilder Berkeley Group is on track to deliver pre-tax profits of £3bn, while the AA has seen £200m wiped off its value.
The next prime candidate for disruption is the industry we think of as being the biggest disrupter – big tech.
India is almost the perfect emerging-market investment story. But don’t just pile blindly into Indian stocks, says Merryn Somerset Webb. There are much better ways to invest.