Investors in the UK’s burgeoning shale gas industry should be delighted with today’s decision by a Manchester court to remove anti-fracking protesters from land near Barton Moss, where energy company IGas has begun exploratory drilling for shale g
S&P 500 futures suggest a muted, probably lower, open for US markets.
Stocks around the world have been coming off six-year peaks after unexpectedly weak Chinese trade data and ongoing Ukraine worries.
Bank of England Deputy governor Charlie Bean spoke to the North East Chamber of Commerce today, suggesting that even once interest rates rise, the new normal for bank rate may be around two or three per cent, rather than the higher pre-crisis leve
In 2013, the number of employees on zero-hours contracts reached 582,935, more than double the number estimated by the government last August, according to revised figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
A US judge overseeing litigation accusing Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, their warehousing businesses and the London Metal Exchange of conspiring to reduce the supply and increase the price of aluminium will allow for now three groups of plaintiff
Google is set to release an Android-based software development kit for wearable devices, its Android chief Sundar Pichai said yesterday while speaking at the South by Southwest Interactive conference in Texas.
Japan’s economy grew 0.2 per cent in October-December from the previous quarter, government data showed today, revised down from a preliminary 0.3 per cent expansion due to slower growth in capital spending and private consumption.
DAVID Cameron pledged yesterday to invest an further £45m on research into new technology that will allow electricity meters to communicate with the grid and water pipes to alert households when there is a fall in pressure.
PHOTOBOX is preparing for a London Stock Market listing that could value the photo printing group at up to £500m, after the £1.6bn flotation of online retailer AO World and upcoming flotation of Pets at Home whetted investors’ appetites for London
SHOPPERS are splashing out on feel-good buys such as eating out and clothes rather than essential items as the recovery takes hold.
Meanwhile spending on DIY is booming as the housing market continues to climb.
FOUR pints of milk and a warehouse near Stockton-on-Tees, please. Morrisons’ latest special offers will be welcomed by shoppers and property buyers alike, though the latter have a bit longer to enjoy the spoils of the investment.
JUST SIX firms in the FTSE 100 index have deputy chief executives, leading one headhunting group to claim that the rest are missing out on valuable support for the boss and a chance to line up future leaders.