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Mothercare share price back in the doldrums as suitor drops bid

Mothercare share price back in the doldrums as suitor drops bid

It looks like the Mothercare acquisition is off: shares opened 11% lower this morning when US company Destination Maternity announced it was pulling out of the deal.

 

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And now for BSkyB's next acquisition: Is Rupert Murdoch trying to rival Facebook?

And now for BSkyB's next acquisition: Is Rupert Murdoch trying to rival Facebook?

28 July 2014

BSkyB quietly announced this morning that it's raising its stake in virtual reality company Jaunt. That's the second big VR deal this year...

 
 
Ryanair share price soars 4% as Michael O'Leary's 'be nice' strategy takes off

Ryanair share price soars 4% as Michael O'Leary's 'be nice' strategy takes off

28 July 2014

Letting people choose their seats is paying off: the budget airline's first quarter profit jumped 152%.

 
 
These two charts show why Amazon's share price just plunged 10%

These two charts show why Amazon's share price just plunged 10%

25 July 2014

Investors are getting tired of the ecommerce giant's inability to generate stable profits.

 
 
Will Apple be 'obsolete' in two years?

Will Apple be 'obsolete' in two years?

25 July 2014

A hedge fund boss won't invest in Apple, because he (and everyone else) doesn't know where it's going.

 
 
The 10 biggest risks to your business right now

The 10 biggest risks to your business right now

25 July 2014

MT EXPERT: Running an international business? Charles Hecker lists the 10 things you need to look out for.

 
 
BSkyB share price slides 3% as it confirms it's creating a £7bn European pay TV monster

BSkyB share price slides 3% as it confirms it's creating a £7bn European pay TV monster

25 July 2014

BSkyB launched a rights issue to fund the acquisition of its European counterparts this morning, as it announced revenues had risen 7%.

 
 
Barclays: 'That darkpool lawsuit is unjustified'

Barclays: 'That darkpool lawsuit is unjustified'

24 July 2014

The bank has hit back at an attempt by the New York Attorney General to sue it over alleged misconduct around its anonymous trading platform.

 
 
EasyJet share price nosedives amid Israel, Egypt and Russia turbulence

EasyJet share price nosedives amid Israel, Egypt and Russia turbulence

24 July 2014

The budget airline's disappointing profit forecast is proof of growing pains, as it struggles to deal with geopolitics and increasing competition.

 
 


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