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Pound climbs to post-Brexit high trading above $1.38 

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:50
The UK currency has gained around 15 per cent against the greenback since hitting a low of around $1.20 early last year and is up 2 per cent so far in 2018.

Should state pension forecasts come with a warning?

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:57
A This is Money reader flags up a case where a state pension forecast was wrong, and calls on our columnist Steve Webb to warn others their statements might be incorrect.

Carillion finally goes under after months of turmoil

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:53
The FTSE 100 finished down 9.50 points at 7769.14, breaking its four-day streak of record closes.

May's Government faces Carillion public inquiry call

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:18
Carillion was handed contracts for the HS2 rail link and Ministry of Defence catering and retail services even as its shares tumbled and questions were raised over its future.

Demand for probe into RBS Shareholders Action Group

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:51
The Government is being urged to probe the controversial RBS Shareholders Action Group that represented thousands of small investors in Royal Bank of Scotland.

London student moves in with a 95-year-old RAF veteran

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:09
Alexandra Knox, 27, from Newcastle, moved in with 95-year-old RAF veteran Florence Smith when she started her Masters degree in London - and the pair have become the best of friends.

Rolls-Royce fans flames of $700million sale rumours

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:48
The company confirmed today (Monday) that it is considering the future of L'Orange after reports of a potential $700m sale surfaced last week.

Government contractor Carillion goes into liquidation

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:53
The Wolverhampton-based company had been employed by the government to work on 450 projects including the building and maintenance of hospitals, prisons and defence sites.

Midas Update: MP Evans reaps a lucrative financial harvest

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:24
Midas first recommended MP Evans in 2011, when the shares were 420p and palm oil prices were above $1,000 (£750) a ton. Today palm oil is below $700 a ton but MP Evans shares are 784p.

Small Cap Ideas: Mortgage Advice Bureau bets on technology

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:11
The last annual results marked the eighth consecutive year of 20 per cent profit growth for the Mortgage Advice Bureau .


Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:30
Now nearly £3billion in size, the fund pays out a monthly income by investing in a portfolio of bonds and equities.

Premier Foods dismisses rumours of Batchelors sale

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:27
The group, which also owns Ambrosia custard and Asian food brand Sharwood's, said talks have not gone beyond an ‘exploratory stage’.

Halifax is offering £500 to new mortgage customers

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:26
The cashback offer is for a limited time only but if you catch it before it's withdrawn, you will receive £500 on the day that your mortgage completes.

Another Lifetime Isa launches bringing grand total to five

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:25
Investing app Moneybox is the latest provider to announce it will offer a Lifetime Isa with the app's founders aiming it at those saving a deposit for their first home.

Black overtakes white to become most popular car colour

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:16
Some 515,970 brand new black cars were registered last year, figures have revealed, with grey also climbing above white in the sales charts, at 500,714 and 482,099 cars, respectively.

First-time buyers see biggest rise in asking prices

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:14
Two bedrooms or smaller homes, the typical target of first time buyers, have seen monthly asking prices rise 1.1 per cent, Rightmove said.

William Hill may offload Australian arm after betting ban

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:30
The bookmaker said that new taxes on gambling and a credit betting ban had reduced volumes in Australia and were ‘clearly’ going to increasingly hit profitability.

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Tharisa could unearth shiny profits

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:16
Established in 2006 Tharisa is a chrome and platinum group with shares at 121p that should increase materially over the next few years. The group's recent progress has been encouraging.

New game aims to make kids aware of the dangers of fraud

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:55
Action is being taken to help children as young as seven to wise up to the threat of financial fraud in the hope that when they become adults they will be more savvy.

Land Rover unveiled in 1948 to be brought back to life

Daily Mail - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:46
Land Rover’s Classic division will spend a year restoring the priceless 4x4, which has been off the road since the Sixties. It was found in a rundown state in a garden near the factory it was built.
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