David Burrows

For more than 25-years, Dave has written for a wide range of newspapers and broadcasters including The Times, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and Sky News. Previously nominated as National Financial Media Journalist of the Year, Dave specialises in investment features and business profiles

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Steam refuses to accept ‘speculative asset’ Bitcoin

Bitcoin might be soaring towards a $15,000 valuation but for some the currency is simply too hot to handle.

David Burrows
ECJ rules in favour of Coty in Amazon prohibition

The European Court of Justice has ruled that a supplier of luxury goods can prohibit its authorised distributors from selling those goods on a third-party internet platform such as Amazon.

David Burrows
L&G sells Mature Savings to Swiss Re for £650m

Legal & General Group has agreed to sell its Mature Savings business to Swiss Re for £650m.

David Burrows
Bitcoin reaches new high but bubble fears persist

Bitcoin extended its rally continued apace today, breaking above $12,000 to a record high despite concerns about the cryptocurrency’s real value and fears of a dangerous bubble.

David Burrows
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Mears Group sees revenue slip further in tough year

Mears group reported back in in August 2017 of an increased level of uncertainty in respect of its housing revenues, as clients' attention was diverted towards ensuring their portfolios were safe and compliant, resulting in a short-term impact to the housing division's planned workloads.

David Burrows
Improved numbers and dividend hike from Victrex

Victrex, the polymer solutions specialist, reports core business volumes up over 15% and total sales volumes up 1% for the year to end of September 2017.

David Burrows
Ferguson UK business struggles but US and Europe strengthens

Plumbing equipment supplier Ferguson points to a challenging UK market in the last quarter, but the firm’s European and US business helped boost profits.

David Burrows
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Fever Tree puts down roots on US soil

Fever-Tree is making a move on the lucrative the US market by appointing a North American chief executive and setting up a headquarters in the region.

David Burrows
Revised Corporate Governance Code to build trust in business

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published proposals for a revised UK Corporate Governance Code to help UK companies achieve higher levels of governance.

David Burrows
Climate change
Everything you ever wanted to know about ethical investing

The history of ethical investing goes back centuries to the mid-1700s when Quakers and Methodists made moral choices regarding where they invested their funds.

David Burrows
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Alba acquires interest in Welsh gold project

Alba Mineral Resources, the AIM-listed stock has acquired a 49% interest in Gold Mines of Wales, the owner of the Clogau Gold Project situated within the Dolgellau Gold Belt in Wales.

David Burrows
Customers disgruntled over Nationwide’s IT outage

Nationwide has apologised to its customers who were unable to access their online and mobile banking services.

David Burrows
CMA to investigate VP acquisition of Brandon Hire

The Competitions & Markets Authority has notified Vp, the equipment rental specialist, that it intends to investigate the completed acquisition by Vp of Brandon Hire Group, announced at the beginning of November 2017.

David Burrows
McColl’s insists expanded business will deliver the goods

McColl’s the convenience store and newsagent has reported total revenue up 28.9% in its fourth quarter and 19.1% for the full year following successful integration of 298 acquired convenience stores (completed in mid-July)

David Burrows
Tesla in row with German agency over subsidy removal

A German government agency has removed Tesla from the list of electric cars eligible for subsidies, sparking a row with the US manufacturer over whether its Model S is too expensive to qualify for the scheme

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