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Train fares expected to rise 2.5 percent in 2019

Train fares are expected to rise 2.5 percent in from 2019, according to economists.  This follows thousands of delays and cancellations over the course of...
spending

UK High street spending dips for July

UK retail spending fell for July, according to Visa, as the high street continues to struggle. Visa said despite optimism that the heatwave would spur...

Lira crisis: Turkish central bank takes action

Turkey’s central bank has said that it will take "all necessary measures" for financial stability in Turkey following the collapse of the lira. The lira hit a...

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Ascent Resources

Chemring shares plummet 20pc following fatal explosion

Following a fatal accident near its site at Salisbury, Chemring (LON: CHG) shares have plummeted 20 percent. An explosion on Friday led to the death of a...

UKOG finds support after sharp declines

UKOG plc (LON:UKOG) has found support over the past week after a significant drop. UKOG plc operates a number of licenses in the south of...

Snapchat sees shares dip as user numbers decline in Q2

Snap Inc (SNAP:NYSE) have seen their share price dip as figures for the second quarter reveal that their Snapchat app has lost over 3...

UK rent set to spike 15% in five years

Across the UK, rent prices have risen 1.3% to an average of £937, with Northern Ireland having seen the sharpest increase, up 4.5%. Such a...

Crowdfunding

Tuk Tuk Chai turns down Dragon Peter Jones for Crowdcube

Cold drinks company Tuk Tuk Chai has walked away from a deal with Peter Jones of Dragon's Den in order to pursue a crowdfunding...

Crowdcube reports record-breaking second quarter

Crowdcube have seen their most successful quarter, with a hike in on-year revenue and the most funds raised in a single quarter. The firm are...

Features

 What Does the Bank of England Rate Rise Mean for You? 

Last week, the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee voted unanimously to raise interest rates from 0.5% to 0.75%, their highest level since 2009....

The Ultimate Guide for a Northerner Considering Relocating to London

Sponsored by FJP Investment Are you thinking of making the move from North to South? Each year there is an influx from the North to...

Three ratios for valuing shares

Analysts and traders alike commonly use ratios to analyse stocks and ascertain the potential value of their shares. While no method is fool-proof, each...
ecb

Draghi signals end of ECB bond purchases

Mario Draghi today laid out plans for the end of the European Central Bank's bond buying purchases. The ECB will drop bond purchases to €30...

Commodities & FX

GBP/USD fails to gain traction despite weak US jobs release

The cable rate failed to rebound on Friday despite a week of sharp gains and a miss in the headline Non-Farm payroll release. The US...

Bumper Non-Farm Payrolls buoy dollar while stocks rise

The monthly US jobs report smashed estimates on Friday as Non-Farm Payrolls for February came in at 313,000, well above the expected 200,000. A rise...