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FTSE 100 parties like it's 1999

FTSE 100 parties like it's 1999

The FTSE 100 index has finally surpassed the peak of the dot com boom, but what does that actually mean?

 

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The minimum wage is set to be raised to £6.70

The minimum wage is set to be raised to £6.70

24 February 2015

But will the Government take heed of the Low Pay Commission?

 
 
Howard Davies: Jeb and Hillary are the early front-runners

Howard Davies: Jeb and Hillary are the early front-runners

23 February 2015

MT DIARY: The Bush and Clinton clans are lining up for another shot at the top job.

 
 
Will the Eurozone deal save Greece?

Will the Eurozone deal save Greece?

23 February 2015

Greece will present a reform package to its creditors today to secure a bailout extension in all but name, but will it actually achieve anything?

 
 
Are Greece and Germany on the brink of a deal?

Are Greece and Germany on the brink of a deal?

20 February 2015

The clock is ticking ever closer to midnight, but the sides could be edging toward an agreement.

 
 
City Link's collapse shouldn't have been a surprise

City Link's collapse shouldn't have been a surprise

20 February 2015

Suppliers to the failed delivery firm can't be blamed for not checking its books - financial reports have become bloated and unreadable, thanks to the FRC.

 
 
Can you guess how much things cost way back when?

Can you guess how much things cost way back when?

19 February 2015

We've kept our eye firmly on house prices - and the cost of a Freddo.

 
 
Five emerging economies to watch out for in 2015

Five emerging economies to watch out for in 2015

18 February 2015

Bored of the BRICs and meh about the MINTs? Here are five countries for the adventurous investor.

 
 
Greece 'will not succumb to psychological blackmail' - but has it blinked?

Greece 'will not succumb to psychological blackmail' - but has it blinked?

18 February 2015

The gulf between Germany and Greece is still yawning - but the Greeks desperately need cash.

 
 
Is the sun setting on Aberdeen's oil boom?

Is the sun setting on Aberdeen's oil boom?

18 February 2015

What does the oil price slump mean for the Granite City, where 100,000 people depend on the black stuff for their livelihood?

 
 
Europe on the brink

Europe on the brink

17 February 2015

Neither Syriza nor the EU is budging. Someone give them a way out.

 
 
$2bn shareholder sweetener as mine giant Rio Tinto falls off the supercycle

$2bn shareholder sweetener as mine giant Rio Tinto falls off the supercycle

12 February 2015

Anglo-Australian FTSE 100 miner Rio Tinto is ploughing $2bn into a share buyback, as its annual earnings fall 10% on the commodities price crash.

 
 
Businesses won't put up wages just because David Cameron tells them to

Businesses won't put up wages just because David Cameron tells them to

10 February 2015

The Prime Minister is clearly electioneering, but increasing pay isn't necessarily a bad idea.

 
 

The MT interview: Gareth Penny

The boss of the world's dominant diamond business

Gareth Penny, De Beers Group CEO, predicts a sparkling return to form

 
 

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