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Chinese rate cut leads to minor rally in Asian shares

Friday's Chinese rate cut led to short-lived rally in Asian shares on Monday. In early trade the Shanghai Composite rose nearly 1 percent, with Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rising 0.8 percent and...
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FTSE up on the back of Chinese rate cut

European shares rose today after China announced that it will cut its benchmark interest rate to 4.35 percent, a hint that Beijing may be...
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Google parent company Alphabet sees 50 percent profit increase

Google's parent company Alphabet has reported a profit rise of nearly 50 percent, in its first full set of results since its creation. Net income...

eBay sees profits fall after Paypal split

Online retail platform eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) saw profits fall slightly in the third quarter, in the first full set of results released since it's split...
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UK listed leisure outperforms FTSE 100, Whitbread posts solid increase in...

Premier Inn and Holiday Inn owners lead FTSE100 higher in early trade UK-listed hoteliers Whitbread (WTB:LON) and Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG:LON) are trading up 2.2%...

Asian shares lower, FTSE companies post strong results

Shares in Asian markets largely fell on Tuesday, on the back of last week's poor growth data from China. Official Chinese GDP growth figures showed growth slowing to 6.9...

Morgan Stanley’s earnings fall sharply

Morgan Stanley's profit has slumped for the second straight quarter with the net profit falling by 42% from  $1.63bn to $939m. The global markets have felt...

Compared: Investment ISAs

First introduced in 1999, ISAs (Individual Savings Account) are a popular and tax-efficient way to invest for the future and add to personal investment...

FTSE follows US and Asia upward

The FTSE 100 is up 0.83 percent in early trading this morning, continuing on from a rise in both Asian and US shares. Oil and...
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Asian shares up before key data release next week

Asian shares closed on a two month high on Friday, making the most of the calm before key economic data is released next week. Japan's Nikkei...