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February 2019 articles

The FTSE 100 ended a good week in strong fashion as optimism over the US-China trade dispute and the possibility of fresh stimulus [...]

15 February

Eight employees of Brazilian mining company Vale were arrested today as part of an investigation into the deaths of at least [...]

15 February

There is a revolution happening. The way in which we own assets and pay for goods – unchanged for centuries – is being turned [...]

15 February

Isa season is upon us. With just a few weeks left to go before the end of the 2018/19 tax year, canny savers are scrambling [...]

14 February

Shares in medical products company Convatec plunged 20 per cent this morning after it unveiled a “disappointing” set of 2018 [...]

14 February

Italian footballing giants Juventus have ramped up their efforts to raise money after paying €100m to buy Portuguese star [...]

13 February

Npower said today it would hike prices for customers on its standard variable tariff by 10 per cent following the introduction [...]

13 February

Stock markets wax and wane. The period of time in which they move from a state of expansion (bull market) to one of contraction [...]

13 February

British fracking was dealt another blow today as the government blocked Cuadrilla’s attempts to open a new drilling site in [...]

12 February

This week marks a resumption of trade talks between China and the US, so expect to see movement on the US equity markets as the [...]

12 February

Investment into the UK's blossoming fintech sector broke records last year, as the country's startups reached a new stage in [...]

12 February

As the Eurozone’s largest economy, Germany usually acts as a bellwether for the rest of the bloc. [...]

12 February

Plus500's share price collapsed in early trading despite almost doubling profits in 2018, as it issued a major profit warning [...]

12 February

High up in the Swiss Alps in Davos last month, it was clear that most of the town was pessimistic because of the outlook on [...]

12 February

Iron prices hit record highs in China yesterday as investors got jittery over Brazilian supply after a burst dam killed hundreds. [...]

11 February