28/11/14 Market Movements

Market News The FTSE 100 closed down 0.80 points at 6,722.62. The biggest faller of the day was BG Group, falling 8.55%, as oil companies are still being hit by yesterday’s news from Opec. Whilst Carnival shareholders saw their ship coming in as share prices Read more…

Nationwide says housing market ‘continues to soften’

The annual pace of house price growth has slowed for the third consecutive month, according to the UK’s second biggest mortgage lender. House price inflation fell to 8.5% in November on an annual basis, down from 9.0% in October according to Nationwide. Prices rose by Read more…

27/11/14 Market Movements

Market News The FTSE 100 closed down 5.75 points at 6,723.42. The biggest climber of the day was EasyJet, climbing 5.70%. The biggest faller of the day was Tullow Oil, falling 7.21%. Oil Companies dominated the FTSE top fallers as the Crude Oil price plummeted Read more…

Scotland Takes Control

Today, The Smith Commission was announced by Lord Smith which set-out proposals to dismantle Westminster, and devolve powers to the Scottish Parliament. The key recommendations of the Commission are that; Scottish Parliament will take control of income tax band rates, have more governance over powers Read more…

26/11/14 Market Movements

Market News The FTSE 100 closed down 1.97 points at 6,729.17. The biggest climber of the day was Antofagasta, climbing 3.75%. The biggest faller of the day was Tui Travel, falling 2.11%.