• FTSE 100 up as pound dips prior to Bank of England’s latest rate decision

    FTSE 100 moved up as pound dipped prior to Bank of England’s latest decision on interest rates U.K. stocks moved higher Thursday, as pound dipped prior to Bank of England’s latest rate verdict, as the key London index continued to recover from a selloff prompted by trade tensions earlier in ...
  • Owning a home is cheaper than renting in the UK

    Owning a home could be cheaper than renting in the UK Owning a home could be cheaper than renting across the UK as first-time buyers could potentially save an average of £2,268 more than renters a year provided they can get on the housing ladder and afford the £51,000 deposit, ...
  • Technology firms to invest over £2bn in the UK

    Technology firms will invest £2.3bn into UK economy, which will create 1,600 new jobs Technology firms will invest more than £2bn into the UK economy, which will create 1,600 new jobs, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced. The technology sector in the UK is currently experiencing an acute talent ...
  • Bank of England (BoE) to prevent tech failures

    The Bank of England (BoE) has said it will set targets for banks and other financial companies to prevent and manage major IT failures The Bank of England (BoE) has said it will set targets for banks and other financial companies to prevent and manage cyber-attacks or major IT failures. ...
  • U.K. property asking prices reach new high

    Asking price of property in the U.K. has reached another high with strong sales and high demand Asking price of property in the U.K. has reached another new high, as the spring season closed with strong sales and high demand in parts of the region, according to Rightmove’s house price ...
  • European stocks edge higher ahead of Fed’s next move

    European stocks edged higher on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy decision European stocks edged higher on Wednesday after swinging in and out of the red as investors looked ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy decision. The broader Stoxx Europe ...
  • Gold holds onto gain amid global trade disputes

    Gold has held onto a gain for the week as global trade tensions intensify Gold futures finished lower on Friday as dollar showed valuable strength, but heightened global trade disputes allowed it to gain for the week. August gold GCQ8, +0.04% edged down by 30 cents to settle at $1,302.70 ...
  • House prices across the UK rise despite a subdued property market

    House prices across the UK have risen 1.5% in May despite a subdued property market House prices across the UK have risen 1.5% in May despite a subdued property market. Prices partially reversed from a 3.1% fall in April, according to Halifax’s index but experts predict growth will remain slow ...
  • Despite modest recovery, brexit worries weigh high for UK builders

    Despite a modest recovery from a hit since the beginning of 2018, brexit worries weigh high for UK builders UK builders have maintained modest recovery from a hit since the beginning of 2018, but brexit is causing concerns, a survey showed on Monday. Britain’s construction industry maintained its modest recovery ...
  • Activity levels at the very top end of London property market stabilised

    Activity levels at the very top end of London property market have stabilised after a few tumultuous years After a few tumultuous years, activity is improving at the very top end of the London housing market, the latest analysis reveals. Sales in the super prime market with homes valued at ...