5. Women's fashion retailer Coast has gone into administration, putting 300 jobs at risk, in a sign of continuing pain on the High Street.
4. British lenders expect to scale back mortgage lending in the next three months by the greatest extent since the depths of the financial crisis in late 2008, a Bank of England survey showed yesterday.
3. Asian shares found a slightly firmer footing today to set course for their first gains in two weeks, but the rout continued in Shanghai where shares hit lows last seen in 2014.
Investor sentiment was frail though as Wall Street’s fear gauge rose to an eight-month high.
2. Britain’s plan to strike trade deals around the world, a key plank of the government’s strategy for life outside the European Union, is unlikely to help the economy much, the Office for Budget Responsiblitly said yesterday.
1. Motoring groups have condemned the government's decision to cut subsidies for buying greener cars.
From 9 November, grants for new plug-in hybrids will be scrapped, while discounts on all-electric cars will be cut from £4,500 to £3,500.
Trading volume in Asiamet shares are 600% above the monthly average, as investors look to take advantage of the recent dip in price the company experienced following the speculation regarding protests in the Nagan Raya area where its Beutong asset is located.
Philip Hammond gets a £10 billion boost for Budget spending after fall in borrowing, China growth slowest since financial crisis as trade war looms.
Andalas Energy (ADL), recently released its corporate presentation to the public underlining its new ongoing strategy. The oil and gas exploration and production company explores opportunities in assets in the UK and Indonesia.
Read a roundup of This Week’s Trading Updates: Broker and Tipster Sentiment by Stockomendation Analyst James Bowden.
On today's podcast: David Ciclitira, Executive Chairman of Live Company Group (LVCG) talks about their recent acquisition of Bright Bricks and about general progress at the company. Also Russ Mould, Investment Director at stockbroker AJ Bell talks about: Zytronic (ZYT), Redcentric (RCN) & Tharisa (THS).
SP Angel morning note on commodities featuring: Scotgold Resources* (SGZ LN) – Cononish update
See Today's AIM Risers Featuring Safestay, CAP-XX, Fontera Resources and PhotonStar LED Group
Unilever overhaul could be ditched after backlash, Amazon creates 1,000 new UK research roles as tech giants hone in on British talent, HSBC to list shares in Shanghai in ‘symbolic’ move
Five financial stories, trending today in a 70 second podcast, including: Food sales saw their steepest drop in three years in September as consumers tightened their belts after the unusually hot summer, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said. Sales of food were down 1.5% in the month, contributing to a 0.8% fall in total UK retail sales.
As predicted, shares in New York have fallen into the red in early trading, Unilever has ‘no regrets’ on U-turn over HQ as sales grow