MARKET REPORT: Return to growth for builders boosts construction industry

POSITIVE construction figures and talk of interest rates staying low for longer underpinned housebuilders Barratt Developments and Taylor Wimpey, up 11½p to 653p and 3½p to 205p. Persimmon added 30p to 2105p. Engineer Weir Group weakened 24p to 1462p as broker Liberum told clients to sell with a 1330p price target, while fears over a possible £20billion More...

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By Johan On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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Tess Daly’s Pandora in sparkling form

Pandora announced revenue of just under £40million in the UK where Strictly Come Dancing host Tess Daly, endorses the brand. It opened nine stores and introduced a new range. Sales of rings jumped by 20 per cent More...

By Johan On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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Risks and rewards of mini bonds

This question from George C is typical of several we have received lately as savers face up to interest rates likely to remain low for the foreseeable future. George, about to retire, holds Isas, but has never More...

By Johan On Sunday, August 9th, 2015
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The Crusader: Age-old problem of vet’s bills

A family’s pet insurance claim over a vet’s bill for their sick dog hit hurdle after hurdle until they shared their tale of woe with Crusader. The Macks, mother Margaret and adult son Ian, faced deadlock after More...

By Johan On Saturday, August 8th, 2015
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The end of Twitter? Social network’s share price plunges to spark fears

TWITTER’s share price hit a record low yesterday to spark fears over the future of the social network. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By Johan On Saturday, August 8th, 2015
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‘Journey To Star Wars: The Force Awakens’: ‘Shattered Empire’ Shows What Happens After ‘Return Of The Jedi’

Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Shattered Empire #1 isn’t just a title with a lot of colons; it’s also the first glimpse that fans will get, canonically speaking, into what happens immediately More...

By Johan On Saturday, August 8th, 2015
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SeaWorld profits COLLAPSE amid concerns for whale welfare

FALLING visitor numbers to SeaWorld amid growing controversy over treatment of animals at the theme park have led the company’s profits to PLUMMET. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By Johan On Saturday, August 8th, 2015
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‘Halo 5’ Running Steady 60FPS At Gamescom On 3-Month Old Build

The performance of Halo 5: Guardians for the Xbox One is still a hot topic with previous concern about its shape at E3 in June and the decision to remove local split-screen play. The franchise shooter was featured More...

By Johan On Saturday, May 30th, 2015
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Black Residents Told To Be Quiet: Flier In Apartment Elevator Reminds African-American Dwellers To Keep It Down [Photo]

There’s one flier that is certainly causing lots of buzz in the online world today. A flier with the title “Resident Noise Levels” has been reposted everywhere from Yahoo to Instagram and beyond More...

By Johan On Saturday, May 30th, 2015
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Kids’ pocket money falling

THE number of children who receive weekly pocket money appears to be a declining trend, research suggests. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

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