About Jessica Clark

Jess Clark is a City A.M. news reporter covering retail and property.

2019 Articles

Rathbones Brothers inflows up after Speirs & Jeffrey acquisition
Rathbones Brothers inflows up after Speirs & Jeffrey acquisition
Funds under management at Rathbone Brothers investment management were up 13.9 per cent per cent last year after being boosted [...]
January 10, 2019
Tesco works on stockpiling arrangements in Brexit contingency plans
Tesco works on stockpiling arrangements in Brexit contingency plans
Tesco is making arrangements to stockpile goods as part of the supermarket’s Brexit contingency planning, the UK's biggest supermarket confirmed [...]
January 10, 2019
Outflows from UK funds hit highest level since the EU referendum
Outflows from UK funds hit highest level since the EU referendum
Outflows from UK funds in November hit the highest level since the EU referendum. Net retail sales were negative, with [...]
January 10, 2019
Essential consumer spending slows as shoppers balance Christmas budgets
Essential consumer spending slows as shoppers balance Christmas budgets
Essential consumer spending growth in December fell to the lowest rate in more than two years as shoppers attempted to [...]
January 10, 2019
DFS reports sales growth but warns on political uncertainty
DFS reports sales growth but warns on political uncertainty
Furniture retailer DFS has reported underlying gross sales growth of 10 per cent in a trading update this morning as [...]
January 10, 2019
Tesco reports sales boost over Christmas period
Tesco reports sales boost over Christmas period
Tesco has beaten expectations after the supermarket reported a 2.6 per cent boost in like-for-like sales over the Christmas period. [...]
January 10, 2019
European private equity deal value rises while UK falls behind
European private equity deal value rises while UK falls behind
Private equity deal value increased across Europe last year, except in the UK where value was 34 per cent lower than [...]
January 9, 2019
Star trader Neil Woodford's fund reports healthy profits despite recent drop in assets
Star trader Neil Woodford's fund reports healthy profits despite recent drop in assets
Veteran investor Neil Woodford’s fund Woodford Investments has reported operating profit of £41.7m and paid directors £36.5m in dividends in the [...]
January 9, 2019
Female representation on company boards lagging two years behind target date
Female representation on company boards lagging two years behind target date
Female representation on company boards is lagging behind as it was revealed it could take a further two years to [...]
January 9, 2019
Virgin Money and Aberdeen Standard Investments sign agreement for investment and pensions joint venture
Virgin Money and Aberdeen Standard Investments sign agreement for investment and pensions joint venture
Virgin Money and Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) have signed an agreement for a new investment and pensions joint venture. ASI [...]
January 9, 2019
Shoe Zone shares soar as retailer posts record profits
Shoe Zone shares soar as retailer posts record profits
Shares in discount footwear Shoe Zone soared more than 10 per cent this morning on the news that the group [...]
January 9, 2019
Markets lift as US-China trade talks reach conclusion
Markets lift as US-China trade talks reach conclusion
Trade talks in Beijing between China and the US have concluded, with the results of the negotiations expected to be [...]
January 9, 2019
US businessman Robert Kraft wins 2019 Genesis Prize and vows to use prize money to tackle antisemitism
US businessman Robert Kraft wins 2019 Genesis Prize and vows to use prize money to tackle antisemitism
American businessman Robert Kraft has been announced as the winner of the Genesis Prize, and will use the $1m winnings [...]
January 9, 2019
Central banks moving 'cautiously' towards digital currencies
Central banks moving 'cautiously' towards digital currencies
Around 70 per cent of central banks are researching how to use digital currencies, according to the Bank for International [...]
January 8, 2019