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Barclays gives its boss the boot

Barclays has fired its CEO Antony Jenkins after three years on the job. He will be replaced by the chairman, John McFarlane, on an interim basis.

Five of Britain’s best-known $1bn ‘unicorn’ companies

Britain is currently home to more ‘unicorn companies’ than any other country in Europe. Natalie Stanton looks at five of the best.

Here’s why Britain’s tedious runway debate really matters for investors

A report into airport expansion has recommended a new runway in southeast England. Matthew Partridge looks at the best way for investors to cash in.

Markets: FTSE 100 slides further

The FTSE 100 continued its decline yesterday, falling a further 1.5% to close at 6,520. June’s 6.6% slide was the worst monthly performance since May 2012.

Aim has been a dud for investors – but there are still bargains

The Alternative Investment Market hasn’t performed so well for investors in its 20-year life. But it does contain some hidden gems. Matthew Partridge explains what to look for in an Aim stock, and picks two that promise great things.

The FTSE’s good cheer won’t last

The FTSE 100 jumped by 1.5% after the Conservatives’ unexpected election victory last week. But don’t expect the euphoria to last.

Markets are taking a beating – how far will they fall?

The world’s stockmarkets have seen some big falls in the last couple of days. Dominic Frisby looks at what’s happening, and which markets in particular to avoid.

FTSE 100 v FTSE 250: why have they diverged by so much?

Kam Patel examines the reasons behind the heavy parting of ways between the FTSE 100 and the FTSE 250, and asks where they might be heading next.

FTSE 100: record-breaking? Hardly

The FTSE 100 would have to hit 10,000 to reach any meaningful new high, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Clearly, that’s some way off.

Sapinda accuses Petropavlovsk bondholders of ‘scaremongering'

The largest shareholder in troubled miner Petropavlovsk has accused bondholders in the company of “frightening” shareholders into accepting a controversial refinancing deal. Kam Patel reports.

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