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MIDAS SHARE TIPS: City Pub Group pays investors and staff

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:57
City Pub Group joined Aim last November at 170p a share, the price rose to 181p but has now dropped back to 167p. At this level, the stock is a bargain.

Britain's top 10 property price growth hotspots revealed

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 18:34
A fascinating new report shows which areas of the UK are steaming ahead with property price growth and those left lagging behind. Affluent Kensington and Chelsea was the worst improved.

Where in the world to make your pound stretch further

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:46
With destinations around the world seeing their currencies fall, you can make your pound stretch further this winter in top jet-set locations like Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic.

Skipton launches 7-year mortgage at just 2.99% 

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:40
The stonkingly low rate is part of a refresh from the lender, which has also sliced rates on its two-year residential tracker mortgages and three-year purchase and remortgage fixes.

£15m tax bill could sink Toys R Us next week

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:31
Struggling Toys R Us has just ten days to pay off the massive VAT bill – and is unlikely to stump up the funds unless a white knight investor rides to the rescue.

RUFFER INVESTMENT TRUST: Keep your nest egg safe

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:31
Unlike other funds that aggressively try to grow savers’ cash by lumping all of their money in shares, Ruffer’s main aim is to make sure their nest egg is safe and don’t lose money.

MARKET REPORT: Warehouses in demand as web shopping booms

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:29
Segro, which provides warehouses to Amazon, stormed to the top of the FTSE 100 leader board yesterday after delivering a strong set of results.

Brexit boost as Mulberry says English roots are crucial

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:27
Mulberry makes 50 per cent of its leather goods in British factories and has sold a range of handbags created by supermodel Cara Delevingne. It is the largest manufacturer of luxury goods in the UK.

Lloyds to set aside £450m more to pay PPI victims

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:26
The extra cash, expected to be announced in the banking group’s annual results next week, will take the total bill to around £18.5bn and mark the 18th time more money has been made available.

New Year fitness drive lifts sales of gym kit

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:25
The Office for National Statistics said sales of sporting equipment rose by more than normal in January as Britons resolved to get fit and run off the Christmas turkey.

GKN to pump £150m into pension pot

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:24
The engineering giant, which makes car and aircraft parts, has already announced plans to hand £2.5billion to shareholders if it wins its fight for independence.

DAILY BRIEFING: EDF reports 33% fall in UK earnings

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:22
EDF reported a 33 per cent fall in earnings in the UK despite hiking gas and electricity prices. The French firm said underlying earnings tumbled to £889m last year.

Balfour Beatty secures work on £1.4bn US airport deal

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:21
Balfour is part of a consortium picked to build a train network at Los Angeles International Airport. The project includes six stations, a maintenance garage and moving walkways.

BIG SHOT OF THE WEEK: GKN boss Anne Stevens

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:20
Ask most executives whether they hope to take charge of their company one day and they squirm like a cell of panicked eels. They um and ah before mumbling some management speak.

ALEX BRUMMER: Carney must act over GRG

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:19
Thanks to the late Robert Maxwell, the wheels of financial justice move slowly. Aided by ‘magic circle’ law firms, delays to the publication of reports mean justice can be kept at bay for decades.

Is now the time to bag a stock market bargain?

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:16
When stock markets tumble, the temptation can be to take your money out and head for safety. But experts say there are plenty of opportunities for investors to make money amid the turbulence.

American Express British Airways Avios cards at risk

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:08
American Express has lost a crucial legal appeal on interchange fees which could put some of its most popular rewards cards in jeopardy, including its British Airways credit card.

18th-century Kemeys Folly hunting lodge on sale for £2m

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 17:28
A couple who left their London life for the dream of renovating an enormous ramshackle hunting lodge in rural south Wales are now selling their renovated home for £1.95million.

FTSE CLOSE: Markets rise after strong Wall Street gains

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 17:20
The FTSE 100 has risen higher today, following US markets upwards while the Office for National Statistics revealed a disappointing set of retail sales figures for January.

Plant Impact shares rise 71% as crop group finds buyer

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 16:59
When Plant Impact put itself up for sale in December investors weren’t convinced a buyer would be found with the shares wilting from 21.5p to 5.88p by close of play Thursday.
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