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We drive Ferrari's split-personality Portofino convertible

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:38
In a moment it can turn from an easy-going grand tourer with impeccable manners into a full-blooded performance machine that's powerful enough to rearrange your internal organs.

Pendragon benefits on used car sales

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:08
A bullish update saw Pendragon shares soar as the car retailer revealed it would focus on used vehicle sales to drive the business forward.

Walgreens Boots Alliance looks to buy Amerisource Bergen

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:01
The owner of Boots is circling a US drugs distributor as it launches a fight back against Amazon’s expected push into pharmaceuticals.

Ubisoft beats end of year sales targets

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 07:49
Shooter games inspired by novelist Tom Clancy and action titles starring Egyptian assassins helped Ubisoft post bumper sales of £1.1bn.

Bitcoin firms get away with posting sales gunk

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 07:47
Money Mail was concerned when we saw an advert for a Bitcoin seminar entitled 'Double Your Money Every Three Months' - these sort of returns are impossible in stock market investing.

Watchdog humiliated over leaked RBS report

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 06:15
The City watchdog was accused of a humiliating failure last night after its secret report into a toxic business banking unit was leaked online.


lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 06:02
West End Lebanese kebab chain Maroush Group has posted a 3% rise in sales to £22.1m in the year to March 2017 and revenues at Pepsico rose by 5% to reach $19.5bn.

Sales soar at the luxury fashion label Gucci

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 05:28
Gucci’s eccentric and colourful overhaul has helped put a rocket under sales at the luxury fashion house with sales soaring 44.6% to £5.5bn last year.

Holiday firm TUI cashes in on cruise ship boom

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 05:20
A surge in demand for cruises has helped narrow losses at TUI. The FTSE 100 holiday operator said it is rolling out a ship in spring 2023 which will carry almost 3,000 passengers.

Barclays heads to court over 2008 fundraising deal

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 05:11
Barclays is being hauled before magistrates again today after investigators charged it over a massive fundraising deal during the financial crisis.

Tata Steel to put £75m to repair blast furnace

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 04:54
Tata Steel will plough around £75m into its Port Talbot steelworks, soothing fears about its commitment to the industry.

How much old Post Office Savings book balance worth today?

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 01:22
My mother passed away in December. In going through her affairs I found a Post Office Savings book. It had a balance of £1, 1 shilling and 7 pence in 1954. What is it worth now?

Unmarried couples could benefit from new financial perks

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 01:22
The extra funds could be worth billions of pounds, the study by mutual insurer Royal London suggests.

What to do if your boiler breaks down

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 01:15
More than one in 10 households admit they would have to rely on a loan or credit card to repair a boiler while 48 per cent of households would rely on their savings to meet the cost.

Energy firm Eon tells customers they need a smart meter

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:31
The message says the provider needs to install smart meters into all customer homes but smart meters are not compulsory and it is up to the consumer if they choose to have on installed or not.

UK households told to expect more interest rate hikes

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 19:21
Gertjan Vlieghe, a member of the MPC that sets rates, said a pick-up in wages and an increase in household debt meant the economy was ‘ready for somewhat higher interest rates’.

Fidelity turns its ‘Select 50’ list into a fund of funds

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:33
The 'Select 50 Balanced Fund' is managed by multi-asset fund manager Ayesha Akbar and offers exposure to between 20 and 40 of Fidelity's top 50 recommended funds at any one time.

FTSE CLOSE: Stock market recovery runs out of steam

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:18
European stock markets have failed to follow Wall Street higher this morning with many opening in the red while the FTSE faltered. An update on UK inflation data will set the path for interest rates.

New car tax bands bite from April for most 2017 vehicles

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:02
Motorists who bought a brand new car from last April are about to have to tackle confusing car tax rates that will pull many popular and greener motors into paying more.

FTSE live: Steady stock market recovery continues

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 16:10
European stock markets have failed to follow Wall Street higher this morning with many opening in the red while the FTSE faltered. An update on UK inflation data will set the path for interest rates.
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