Latest figures from the Markit/CIPS construction PMI show that the downturn in UK construction has entered its fourth quarter, leading one analyst to say that “the near-term outlook for the construction sector remains bleak."
In the buyout boom of the 1980s activist investors were known as corporate raiders. Now these individuals or groups of shareholders have undergone a dramatic rebranding of late. Rising in number in recent years, it seems that no sector or region is safe from the activist campaign.
Four international investment groups called on investors to quit the tobacco industry last year. In a statement, Axa, Calpers, Scor and AMP Capital, along with 50 other firms with investments totalling $3.8tn, pledged "to openly support the tobacco control measures being taken by governments around the world".
European corporate earnings have turned a corner halfway through quarterly results season, accelerating quicker than the US, in a surprising development that could signal how consensus forecasts are underrating growth potential.
Snap Inc Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel received $637.8m (£457.53m) as total compensation during 2017, the year the company went public, according to a security filing on Thursday.
Shares in Flybe have soared by more than a fifth after the owner of London Southend Airport said it was weighing a potential swoop for the regional airline.
Retailers do not need to fear Amazon taking “over everything” as there are limits, according to a leading economist
Bitcoin slumped back under $10,000 on Thursday with a possible knock-on effect across cryptocurrencies in general as all major digital currencies slipped into the red.
Shares in Go-Ahead have gathered steam after the group pencilled in a rosier outlook for the rail business following a “one-off” boost linked to the London Midland franchise.
For the first time since November 2016, retailers expect their business situation to improve over the next three months.
Initial US jobless claims fell by 7,000 to 222,000 in the week ending February 17, marking the second lowest level since the end of the 2007-2009 recession.
Shares in Rovio Entertainment, the makers of Angry Birds, fell by more than 45% on Thursday after the company missed fourth-quarter sales expectations and warned revenue would be flat or lower in 2018.
Volume weighted average price (VWAP) is a trading benchmark that is often used by investors, and it does what it says on the tin: reflects the ratio of an asset's price to its total trade volume.
The Kraft Heinz Company reported fourth quarter and full year 2017 financial results impacted by weaker demand for shipments for nuts, natural cheese and cold cuts in the US.
The Coca-Cola Company delivered strong fourth quarter operating results and achieved or exceeded the Company's full-year guidance in 2017.