Market week: shot across the bows over UK’s cherished AAA

The prospect of mergers and acquisitions made a welcome return to the stock market this weekIn a week when official statistics showed Britain had ran up a record current account deficit in the spring, the FTSE 100 fell 1.26% on the week, losing 79 points to close on Friday night at 5742.The Office for National […]
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Glencore and Xstrata bosses team up for investor roadshow

Ivan Glasenberg and Mick Davis to begin global tour to coax shareholders into acceping their proposed £23bn merger dealIvan Glasenberg, the billionaire chief executive of the commodity trading group Glencore, will this week team up with Mick Davis, his counterpart at the miner Xstrata, in a renewed attempt to coax shareholders into accepting a proposed […]
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