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    1659709521 FTSE 100 ticks higher as strength among financials offsets falls for retailers The FTSE 100 was 12 points higher at 7459.81 in Friday afternoon trade, when gains for financial stocks helped keep the London index positive while retail stocks fell. Hargreaves Lansdown topped the leaderboard with a rally of almost 5% taking its stock ...
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    Since December 2021, the Bank has increased interest rates in increments of 0.25%, to 0.5% in February, 0.75% in March, 1% in May and, most recently, 1.25% in June. Interest rates are currently at their highest rate since January 2009. The Bank said last month it would act ‘forcefully’ if required to respond to more persistent inflationary ...
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    PGIM, Inc is the $1.4 trillion global asset management business of US-based Prudential Financial, Inc. Shehriyar Antia, vice-president, head of thematic research at PGIM, spoke to Mint about the chances of revival in the crypto market, prospects of bitcoin as a currency and the effectiveness of crypto assets as diversification tool. Edited excerpts: Crypto market ...
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    Global consultancy Knight Frank recently revised its UK residential house price forecast upwards, with the firm saying the supply of houses coming onto the market is rebuilding more gradually than initially anticipated. This insight resulted in Knight Frank predicting that price growth will end the year in high rather than mid-single digits. Tom Bill, head ...
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    The property market is famously difficult to predict. In recent years, Brexit uncertainty and the pandemic should have halted price growth. But it didn’t. In fact, not only did prices not fall, the last two years have seen increases at rarely seen before rates. Almost every area has seen double-digit price inflation with ...