• 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 ...
  • European shares slump amid Italian turmoil

    European shares slumped for a second day amid Italian turmoil European shares slid for a second day as Italian election risk has reignited euro break-up anxieties which could become a proxy referendum on euro membership. Italy’s main stock index sank to a nine-month low in early deals, down 1.6% in ...
  • Strong reaction to RBS branch closures

    MPs have urged RBS to abandon plans to close up to 62 branches in Scotland warning over the “devastating” impact on communities RBS has been told to scrap branch closures to help vulnerable customers as it is predicted to adversely affect communities. MPs have urged RBS to abandon plans to ...
  • Future Finance agrees £100m debt facility

    Dublin-based student loan specialist, Future Finance, has agreed on a £100m debt facility Future Finance, a Dublin-based student loan specialist that recently secured €40 million in funding, has agreed on a £100m (€114 million) debt facility. The deal with alternative asset management firm, Waterfall Asset Management will it to grow ...
  • Surge in phishing scams across the UK amid TSB banking meltdown

    There has been a surge in phishing scams across the UK in the wake of TSB’s online banking chaos as hackers and scammers steal people’s money TSB’s online banking chaos has enabled hackers and scammers steal people’s money as Phishing scams are surging across the UK. They are taking advantage ...
  • Wall Street dips on trade concerns

    Wall Street dipped on Friday on persistent trade concerns Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 stock index dipped on Friday on persistent trade concerns, while U.S. 10-year Treasury yields declined from a near seven-year peak after a burst higher this week.
  • UK real estate sector confident of thriving post-Brexit

    UK real estate sector is confident of thriving post-Brexit, shows research The real estate sector in the UK is confident that it can thrive post-Brexit times, according to a research by Shakespeare Martineau. The study covered 70 business leaders in the real estate sector which revealed high levels of optimism ...