• UK house prices fall for a fifth month in a row

    In the longest stretch of declines since the global financial crisis, house prices in Britain fell for a fifth month in a row in July House prices in Britain fell for a fifth month in a row in July, the longest stretch of declines since the global financial crisis. Values ...
  • Samsung to spend $22 billion on new tech

    Samsung Group will invest $22 billion in artificial intelligence, 5G mobile technology, electronic components for autos, and the biopharmaceutical business Samsung Group will invest 25 trillion won ($22 billion) in artificial intelligence, 5G mobile technology, electronic components for autos, and the biopharmaceutical business, Samsung Electronics said on Wednesday. The investment ...
  • Australians investing more in Asia than in the US

    Personal investments to the US have declined over the last two years, while increasing in Asia and Europe Leading online foreign exchange provider WorldFirst has analysed more than 1,000 international currency transfers for personal investments made by its customers over the past two years to uncover interesting trends as to ...
  • Asian shares lower as US-EU trade tensions ease

    Most Asian shares are lower after President Donald Trump agreed with the EU to hold off on new tariffs Japan’s Nikkei 225 edged 0.2 percent lower to 22,581.30 while South Korea’s Kospi added 0.7 percent to 2,288.29 on Thursday. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng shed 0.9 percent to 28,675.79. The Shanghai ...
  • UK stocks open lower on Wednesday as trade tensions weigh

    UK stocks opened lower on Wednesday as trade tensions simmered ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker UK stocks opened lower on Wednesday as trade tensions simmered ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Pharmaceutical company ...
  • PZ Cussons posts 23% falls after subdued market conditions in Nigeria and the UK

    Consumer goods group PZ Cussons has posted 23% falls in annual profit after subdued market conditions in Nigeria and the UK Consumer goods group PZ Cussons posted a 23% fall in annual profit after subdued market conditions in Nigeria and the UK squeezed its margins. Pre-tax profit for the year ...
  • Home sellers in the UK could get better value for money by questioning agent fees

    Home sellers in the UK could get better value for money from some estate agents by questioning their fees, finds survey Sellers in the UK could get better value for money from some estate agents if they challenged their fees but many are reluctant to do so or feel pressurised ...
  • Almero Holdings acquires two UK student portfolios worth £20m

    Almero Holdings has acquired two UK student portfolios worth a total of £20m South African-backed fund Almero Holdings has done two student accommodation deals worth a total of £20m and revealed plans to double its holdings in the sector by 2020. The London-based family fund, which is part of Steyn ...
  • European stocks look set to open on a positive note

    European stocks look set to open on a positive note Wednesday amid encouraging U.S. data and upbeat comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell European stocks look set to open on a positive note Wednesday as encouraging U.S. data and upbeat comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell helped bolster ...
  • Stenprop acquires industrial estate

    Stenprop, the UK multi-let industrial property investor, has acquired Estuary Court – an industrial estate located in Newport, South Wales – from Storage Giant for £3.1million Stenprop, the UK multi-let industrial property investor, has acquired Estuary Court – an industrial estate located in Newport, South Wales – from Storage Giant ...