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RAY MASSEY: My four top tips when buying a second-hand car

By Ray Massey Updated: 07:18 BST, 18 May 2024 The second-hand car market is booming, with roaring sales and more choice than ever. Nearly two million pre-loved ... read more

Thames Water is worthless: That’s the verdict of its biggest investor

By Leah Montebello Updated: 21:58 BST, 17 May 2024 Thames Water’s biggest shareholder has slashed the value of its stake to zero as the crisis engulfing B... read more

Royal Mail expected to post losses of almost £1m a day as its takeover by Czech billionaire hangs in balance

By Leah Montebello Updated: 21:51 BST, 17 May 2024 Royal Mail is expected to post losses of almost £1m a day as its takeover by a Czech billionaire hangs in th... read more

Cartier owner Richemont is latest luxury goods group to be hit by slowdown in demand

By City & Finance Reporter Updated: 21:51 BST, 17 May 2024 Cartier owner Richemont is the latest luxury goods group to be hit by a slowdown in demand. The S... read more

Tesla’s chairman dismisses as ‘c**p’ claims she is too close to Elon Musk as his £44bn pay deal hangs in balance

By City & Finance Reporter Updated: 21:51 BST, 17 May 2024 Tesla’s chairman has dismissed as ‘c**p’ claims she is too close to Elon Musk a... read more

SHARE OF THE WEEK: Investors hoping Marks & Spencer can continue its dazzling recovery

By City & Finance Reporter Updated: 21:50 BST, 17 May 2024 Investors will be hoping Marks & Spencer can continue its dazzling recovery. Boss Stuart Mach... read more

MARKET REPORT: China’s Ping An insists it is not bailing out of HSBC

By Hugo Duncan Updated: 21:50 BST, 17 May 2024 HSBC’s biggest investor has insisted the bank is a ‘long-term investment’ amid suggestions it i... read more

INVESTING EXPLAINED: What you need to know about pandemic era winners

By City & Finance Reporter Updated: 21:50 BST, 17 May 2024 In this series, we bust the jargon and explain a popular investing term or theme. Here it’s... read more

The mystery of the stolen Nectar Points – and the loyalty card price sting: This is Money podcast

By This Is Money Updated: 17:43 BST, 17 May 2024 Supermarket loyalty schemes have become even more of a big thing in recent years as the two giants Tesco and Sa... read more

Typical energy bill set to fall by £116 in July, latest Cornwall Insight forecast predicts

Ofgem price cap is set to fall by 7% in July, expert analysts believe Typical home will still face high energy bills despite the welcome fall  By Sam Barker Up... read more

Land Securities losses narrow but interest rate cuts ‘can’t come soon enough’

Land Securities owns the Piccadilly Lights and Bluewater shopping centre The FTSE 250 company’s net assets declined by £625m to around £6.4bn By Harry W... read more

GSK completes sale of Haleon shares having raised £3.9bn since IPO

The FTSE 100 drugmaker has sold its final tranche of shares worth £1.3bn   By Mike Sheen Updated: 10:28 BST, 17 May 2024 GSK has finally completed the sale o... read more

Sainsbury’s and Microsoft signs five-year artificial intelligence deal

Sainsbury’s intends to employ Microsoft’s AI and machine learning tools It said customers will gain a ‘more interactive online shopping experi... read more

Turbulence at Easyjet as boss stands down sending share price plummeting 6%

By Leah Montebello Updated: 22:06 BST, 16 May 2024 The boss of Easyjet is to stand down after steering the airline through the pandemic. Johan Lundgren will be ... read more

Chevron to sell its oil and gas assets in the North Sea after more than five decades

By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Updated: 22:05 BST, 16 May 2024 US energy giant Chevron is putting its North Sea assets up for sale Chevron will sell ... read more

Stock market chief insists there is a ‘strong cause for optimism’ as she pins hopes on a City listings boom

By John-Paul Ford Rojas Updated: 22:04 BST, 16 May 2024 The head of the London Stock Exchange yesterday said there was a ‘strong cause for optimism’ in the ... read more

Time to wind back the tourist tax, says Watches of Switzerland boss

By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Updated: 22:03 BST, 16 May 2024 Time for change: Watches of Switzerland boss Brian Duffy wants the return of VAT shopp... read more

HSBC eyes victory in battle to keep its Asian business as top investor Ping An looks to cut stake

By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Updated: 22:02 BST, 16 May 2024 Stake: The Chinese insurance group Ping An has an 8% holding in HSBC The biggest share... read more

David Beckham teams up with Hugo Boss to design menswear collections

By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Updated: 22:01 BST, 16 May 2024 Former England footballer David Beckham has teamed up with Hugo Boss to design its clo... read more

BT proves investors wrong as shares soar 17% in boost for new boss

By Leah Montebello Updated: 22:00 BST, 16 May 2024 BT shares made their biggest gains in almost a quarter of a century in a major boost for its new boss. Unveil... read more

Future shares jump after publisher declares £45m share buyback

The Country Life publisher was founded by TED Talks curator Chris Anderson   Future’s pre-tax profits slumped by 30% in the six months ending March By H... read more

Superdrug unveils plans to open 25 new stores this year – is your town on the list?

Some Superdrug stores will also get a refit, while others will be extended   By Jane Denton Updated: 15:36 BST, 16 May 2024 Superdrug has announced plans to o... read more

Ambrosia owner Premier Foods profits boosted by promotional pricing and ice cream demand

Premier Foods reported its adjusted pre-tax profits grew by 15.1% to £157.9m The firm’s headline turnover increased by the same percentage to £1.12bn By... read more

City watchdog charges Lauren Goodger and TOWIE and Love Island stars for promoting risky investments

TOWIE’s Lauren Goodger and Love Island’s Biggs Chris are among those accused The reality TV stars could face up to two years’ imprisonment if convicted By... read more