As UK stocks make steady progress this morning, Kam Patel rounds up the most important stories of the day so far.
The FTSE 100 started well yesterday on hopes of ECB money-printing, but all gains had been erased by the end of the day. The market closed unchanged at 6,501.
Investors have shrugged off concerns over the falling price of oil this morning ahead of the release of US earnings data.
There was more bad news for embattled Tesco today, after it emerged that credit rating agency Moody’s had downgraded the supermarket to ‘junk’ status.
A broker downgrade for UK house builders, mixed economic data from China and wariness ahead of some key US jobs data sent the FTSE 100 lower this morning.
Sainsbury’s saw its first fall in Christmas sales for a decade. Is it about to suffer the same fate as Tesco?
Falling prices in the eurozone have heaped yet more pressure on central bank boss Mario Draghi to turn on the money taps.
Dominic Frisby dusts off his crystal ball and picks his top 12 investment predictions for 2015.
Outsourcing firm Quindell saw its share price fall from 682p to just 34p after a damning research report, and the questionable share dealings of several senior staff
Tesco shares almost halved in value in the last year, as it faced competition from discount supermarkets and suffered the mother of all accounting scandals.
The FTSE 100 moved into positive territory in early action on thin Christmas Eve volume and after the Dow Jones managed its first close above 18,000.