Amazon’s takeover of US grocery chain Whole Foods marks a change in direction from “disruption” to direct competition, says John Stepek. Here’s what it means for you.
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.
Warren Buffett is arguably the world’s greatest investor. But now even he can’t find anything to buy. Maybe you should hang fire too, says Matthew Lynn.
People who argue that private-equity-backed IPOs are performing no worse than other listings are missing the point. Sebastien Canderle explains why.
The mood in European equity markets is likely to be positive for the next few months, with earnings growth and upward earnings estimates both outpacing America’s.
Greece has just agreed a further package of pension, tax and labour market reforms with its creditors, opening the way for discussions about debt relief – a crucial precondition for a sustainable economic recovery.
France has chosen Emmanuel Macron as its next president. But we’re unlikely to see much of a relief rally in the markets. John Stepek explains why.
Lloyds has reported strong results. Could this be the time for the man who masterminded its turnaround to move on? Ben Judge reports.
The Nasdaq Composite index, Wall Street’s technology-heavy market, has hit 6,000. But it looks a lot more stable than it did when it hit 5,000 17 years ago.
Apple’s cash pile has swelled to $250bn, bigger than the market value of Wal-Mart or Procter & Gamble, or the foreign currency reserves of Britain and Canada combined.
Is India the last great growth story – or overhyped and doomed to disappoint? In part one of our feature, Jonathan Compton argues that you should leave India well alone.
Is India the last great growth story – or overhyped and doomed to disappoint? In the second part of our feature, Rupert Foster gives the positive side of investing in India.