LSE soars 9.6% amid reports £20bn Refinitiv takeover will be approved 

London Stock Exchange soars 9.6% amid rising hopes £20bn Refinitiv takeover will be approved By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 GMT, 2 December 2020 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 2 December 2020 LSE jumped 9.6 per cent amid reports it is set to win approval for its takeover of Refinitiv Shares in the … Read more LSE soars 9.6% amid reports £20bn Refinitiv takeover will be approved 

L&G ECOMMERCE LOGISTICS FUND soars

L&G ECOMMERCE LOGISTICS FUND: Fund soars as we buy and sell more online By Jeff Prestridge, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:51 GMT, 28 November 2020 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 28 November 2020 The investment arm of insurer Legal & General is one of the world’s leading proponents of index fund management – running funds … Read more L&G ECOMMERCE LOGISTICS FUND soars

Brit Brother is watching you: Number of CCTV cameras in the UK soars to 5.2million

Big Brother is watching you: Number of CCTV cameras in the UK soars to 5.2million An almost 10% rise in number of cameras means there is one for every 13 people London has most with 689k public and private cameras for nine million people Second is Birmingham with 83,000, followed by Leeds, Glasgow and Sheffield … Read more Brit Brother is watching you: Number of CCTV cameras in the UK soars to 5.2million

Ocado soars as second lockdown boosts demand for deliveries

Ocado soars as second lockdown boosts demand for deliveries: Profits forecast jumps 50% to £60m By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:52 GMT, 2 November 2020 | Updated: 21:52 GMT, 2 November 2020 Ocado expects profits to hit £60m this year Ocado’s shares soared as the second wave of coronavirus boosted demand for … Read more Ocado soars as second lockdown boosts demand for deliveries

Average house price soars to record £323,530 as sellers cash in on demand during stamp duty holiday

Average house price soars to a record £323,530 as sellers cash in on huge demand during stamp duty holiday Prices rose by 1.1 per cent and are now £16,818 higher than same time last year Experts expect growth to continue until new year and it could peak at 7 per cent Market enjoyed ‘mini-boom’ due … Read more Average house price soars to record £323,530 as sellers cash in on demand during stamp duty holiday

MARKET REPORT: Serco soars as it defends Covid role

MARKET REPORT: Shares in Serco soar after outsourcing giant brags about its ‘outstanding’ work on NHS’s troubled test and trace system By James Salmon for the Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 16 October 2020 | Updated: 21:54 BST, 16 October 2020 Shares in Serco soared after the outsourcing giant bragged about its ‘outstanding’ work on … Read more MARKET REPORT: Serco soars as it defends Covid role

Just Eat soars as pandemic boosts demand for takeaways

Shares in Just Eat raced to a record high as the Covid-19 pandemic boosts demand for takeaways. As investors welcomed a 46 per cent rise in orders in the third quarter of the year, helped by tie-ups with McDonald’s and Greggs, the food delivery group’s stock rose another 6.4 per cent, or 562p, to 9404p. … Read more Just Eat soars as pandemic boosts demand for takeaways

Number of Britons hospitalised with coronavirus soars 25% in a DAY

The number of Covid-19 hospital admissions in England has soared by 25 per cent in a day, government data has revealed. In another blow to hopes the virus is being brought under control, NHS figures show there were 478 new hospital admissions in England on Sunday — the most recent day figures are available for. … Read more Number of Britons hospitalised with coronavirus soars 25% in a DAY

MARKET REPORT: Virgin Money soars 7% as 400 staff face the axe

Shares in Virgin Money rose by nearly 7 per cent yesterday as the High Street lender pressed ahead with ruthless cost savings, including a reduction of hundreds of jobs. Following its merger with Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank in 2018, Virgin had said that it planned to get rid of 16 per cent of full-time roles. That … Read more MARKET REPORT: Virgin Money soars 7% as 400 staff face the axe

How the rich just got richer: UK billionaires’ wealth soars by 35%

The Covid-19 crisis has hammered the finances of households across the UK. But according to a report, the rich are getting even richer – with Britain’s billionaires seeing their wealth soar by more than a third over the past year. Swiss bank UBS says the combined wealth of the world’s billionaires has topped $10trillion (£7.7trillion) … Read more How the rich just got richer: UK billionaires’ wealth soars by 35%