Investment Perspectives

Investment Perspectives

"The People versus The Powerful" - Corbyn speaks on the campaign trail

Jeremy Corbyn has spoken today at the Scottish Trades Union Conference. He said he would repeal the Conservatives'...

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Jimmy Choo sale: Could investors walk away with a good deal?

Luxury goods maker Jimmy Choo has offered the company up for sale after a slowdown in sales in recent years. The...

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European markets cheer Emmanuel Macron's election win

European markets have been dominated by the fallout from Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential...

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The longest finance bill in history could come to an anticlimactic end

The latest finance bill, which follows last month's budget, has ambitious plans to digitise the UK tax system, and it...

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Business of Sport: Lucozade powers-up Tough Mudder

On today's Business of Sport: Michael checks in with the team at endurance event organiser Tough Mudder to discuss...

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Politicians hit the campaign trail and Paris shaken by another attack

Ed Bowsher is joined by Asa Bennett, Assistant Comment Editor at the Telegraph, to discuss some of the latest...

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Sports Direct buys American businesses, but markets aren't happy

Sports Direct has bought into some US businesses, buying 50 sports stores in the US including Bob's Stores and...

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Is Trump testing the mettle of the US economy with possible steel tariffs?

Donald Trump has launched a security review that could lead to heavy tariffs on steel imports. Analysts are now...

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UK stock market more attractive than others - even with Brexit on the horizon

The UK stock market is still attracting investment, beating out other countries in spite of potential political risks...

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Conversations from Africa: 37 years of tears?

Join Chris Bishop of Forbes Africa and Share Radio's Alex Clark as they discuss the week's biggest African stories....

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Easy win for the Conservatives? Matt Singh talks General Election news

With the General Election on June 8th is still dominating political news headlines, Ed Bowsher spoke to Matt Singh,...

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Unilever's turnover is on the up, but is it enough to justify the share price?

Shares in Unilever have had a good run since the failed takeover bid from Kraft-Heinz in February. Today, the...

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Debenhams cuts jobs and shuts stores as part of new strategy

Retailer Debenhams has launched a new turnaround strategy, including shutting just over 5% of its stores and cutting...

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Four becomes two: Which Presidential candidates will make the cut for the final ballot?

The first round of the French Presidential election is rapidly approaching, taking place on Sunday. The two...

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Are sponsors giving FIFA the red card?

FIFA is finding that potential sponsors and partners are shunning the World Cup in Russia next year, citing concerns...

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General Election: Will Britain be Blue?

Following the announcement by Theresa May calling for a snap General Election on June 8th, the Prime Minister has...

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Chancellor Hammond: RBS stake to be sold at a loss

Chancellor Philip Hammond has for the first time admitted the UK Government’s stake in RBS may be sold at a loss for...

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Pound puts pressure on UK stocks

The strong pound has pushed the FTSE 100 down negative for the year, Sterling having been buoyed up by the calls for...

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Company Casebook: University Cribs

Coming up on Company Casebook this week we’re meeting the team behind University Cribs, the student housing search...

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Post Holdings has had its Weetabix - The FT's Daniel Thomas discusses companies

Ed Bowsher is joined by Daniel Thomas, deputy companies editor at the Financial Times to discuss the latest company...

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