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FTSE 100 LIVE: CHAOS as Tokyo Stock Exchange suspends trade after WORST EVER system glitch | City & Business | Finance

12 hours ago recordnews Comments Off on FTSE 100 LIVE: CHAOS as Tokyo Stock Exchange suspends trade after WORST EVER system glitch | City & Business | Finance
Investors have been left unsure when trading will resume in the world’s third-largest stock market after the mega glitch. This marks the first time that all share trading at the TSE was suspended for an entire day due to a system glitch. The trading halt frustrated investors who were jockeying to buy back shares after the Read More

More treats in store for pet owners and wildlife lovers as Pets Choice plans new factory | City & Business | Finance

1 day ago recordnews Comments Off on More treats in store for pet owners and wildlife lovers as Pets Choice plans new factory | City & Business | Finance
Best known for its natural ingredients-based Webbox brand providing creature comforts for dogs and cats and the Bob Martin healthcare label, the independent manufacturer’s catering ranges from dogs to ducks, plus many happy hedgehogs along the way too. With a 40 percent year-on-year growth, and boosted by the Bob Martin’s purchase last year, the business Read More

FTSE 100 LIVE: US debate fails to move investors as Trump and Biden come to blows | City & Business | Finance

2 days ago recordnews Comments Off on FTSE 100 LIVE: US debate fails to move investors as Trump and Biden come to blows | City & Business | Finance
Republican President Donald Trump repeatedly interrupted Democratic rival Joe Biden in the Cleveland debate. The debate was the first to take place ahead of the November 3 US presidential election. While betting odds makers showed little change in the odds as the debate progressed, US stock futures EScv1 initially rose as much as 0.6 percent before turning to Read More

FTSE 100 LIVE: Asian markets open higher after HUGE US boost ahead of Trump Biden debate | City & Business | Finance

3 days ago recordnews Comments Off on FTSE 100 LIVE: Asian markets open higher after HUGE US boost ahead of Trump Biden debate | City & Business | Finance
US markets have seen a huge boost in the wake of last week’s selloff. But investors will remain cautious ahead of the US Election 2020 debates between US President Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was up 0.2 percent while Chinese shares opened higher with the blue-chip CSI 300 index up Read More

FTSE 100 LIVE: US enters fourth week of losses as Asia sees tourism boom | City & Business | Finance

4 days ago recordnews Comments Off on FTSE 100 LIVE: US enters fourth week of losses as Asia sees tourism boom | City & Business | Finance
the S&P 500 has registered its longest streek of losses this year. “Besides some ever so modest gains in the opening half-hour, the rest of the day consists of investors hitting bids and unloading stocks,” Bespoke’s strategists wrote in a note on Friday. September’s activity returned U.S. stocks closer to their long-term trend of outperforming in Read More

Pura delivers eco-friendly nappies after plastic-free wipes success | City & Business | Finance

4 days ago recordnews Comments Off on Pura delivers eco-friendly nappies after plastic-free wipes success | City & Business | Finance
Co-founders Abi and Guy Fennell are now forecasting an £8 million first year turnover for their Cheshire-based business that trades directly, offering both subscriptions and individual sales for its British-made products. Some 90 per of wipes sold in the UK contain plastic that lasts for centuries in landfill or the oceans. Careless disposal also meant Read More

Germany financial fears as bonds edge lower: Markets on alert | City & Business | Finance

6 days ago recordnews Comments Off on Germany financial fears as bonds edge lower: Markets on alert | City & Business | Finance
“We see core bond markets mainly exposed to (at times erratic) swings in the equity complex and (at times contradictory) news regarding a potential US stimulus package,” UniCredit analysts told clients. “U.S. Treasury and Bund markets are likely to continue their seesawing pattern of the past two weeks or so for another few days.” Germany’s Read More

FTSE 100 LIVE: Asian shares rise on tech-driven rally on Wall Street | City & Business | Finance

7 days ago recordnews Comments Off on FTSE 100 LIVE: Asian shares rise on tech-driven rally on Wall Street | City & Business | Finance
Investors have begun picking up the pieces after a broad regional index posted its biggest daily loss in more than three months yesterday. US stocks ended positive in choppy trade on Thursday, led by a dogged comeback in the technology sector, having initially sold off on higher-than-expected unemployment claims. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Read More

FTSE 100 LIVE: Asian shares tumble as global recovery hopes reach new low | City & Business | Finance

1 week ago recordnews Comments Off on FTSE 100 LIVE: Asian shares tumble as global recovery hopes reach new low | City & Business | Finance
A  slump on Wall Street overnight caused Asian shares to fall once again, as a series of warnings from US Federal Reserve officials underscored investor worries over the resilience of the economic recovery. US Federal Reserve Vice Chair Richard Clarida said on Wednesday that the US economy remains in a “deep hole” of joblessness and weak Read More

Baraldo Francesco Luxembourg: Mercedes GLB 250 4MATIC, in-depth test of the innovative seven-seater

1 week ago recordnews Comments Off on Baraldo Francesco Luxembourg: Mercedes GLB 250 4MATIC, in-depth test of the innovative seven-seater
Baraldo Francesco Luxembourg tells us that the SUV boom is unstoppable. In recent times we have been able to see how manufacturers are adding models of this type to their ranges, even when we thought there was no room for them. This is the case of the Mercedes GLB, the latest addition to the star Read More

Previsico’s real time flood forecasting ushers in next generation insurtech | City & Business | Finance

1 week ago recordnews Comments Off on Previsico’s real time flood forecasting ushers in next generation insurtech | City & Business | Finance
An emerging force in the multi-billion pound insurtech sector, the business pinpoints risks in real time – known as nowcasting – down to property street level and can generate a new forecast every three hours. Other hazards such as hail, wind and snow melt are also covered in its subscription-based service model. Originally a specialist Read More

FTSE 100 LIVE: Asian stocks struggle to build on Wall Street gains as US dollar rises | City & Business | Finance

1 week ago recordnews Comments Off on FTSE 100 LIVE: Asian stocks struggle to build on Wall Street gains as US dollar rises | City & Business | Finance
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was steady after two days of declines. Japan’s Nikkei dropped 0.6 percent. Markets in Shanghai and Hong Kong opened flat, the ASX 200 rose 1.6 percent and South Korea’s Kospi fell 0.8 percent on a jump in coronavirus infections. “I think that reflects a lingering caution. The Read More