Glencore rallies on fresh optimism

FTSE 100 climbs 0.2%, or 10.19 points, to 6,336.35

John Redwood, picture for Money FT byline

VW crash hasn’t put me off European equities

Tracker funds will always leave you at the mercy of events

European IPOs meet discerning buyers

Series of recent flotations pulled, resized or repriced

Q&A: Lloyds retail shares offer

Mixed opinions on prospects for the high street bank

UK mid-caps face challenge to retain lead

FTSE 250 still showing gains for the year in contrast to FTSE 100

Oil stocks bounce as dividend fears ease

FTSE 100 rises amid demand for Royal Dutch Shell and BP

Glencore aims to reassure on funding

‘Fact sheet’ for investors intends to slow share price descent

Shell and BP jump on energy optimism

FTSE 100 rallies to its best level in six weeks

Miners and banks spark euro equity rally

Investors shrug off weak US jobs data

Company share listings set to accelerate

Growing pipeline of IPOs despite elevated equity volatility

Imperial Tobacco rises amid break-up talk

Miners lead wider market higher after US payrolls miss forecasts

Chart that tells a story — Glencore

The mining and commodities stock has plunged this year

Glencore seeks to halt downward spiral

Analysts say debt-laden group’s troubles stem from Xstrata deal

Pension club fights to avoid retirement

ISAs may be the future, so are traditional pensions past it?

Africa project hopes boost Ophir Energy

Oil companies support the wider market, moving in tandem with crude prices

Bit late to start playing defence

Danger is those seeking safer stocks will have paid over the odds

European stocks make upbeat start to Q4

Volkswagen and Glencore lead recovery at start of final quarter

Aviva jumps on share buybacks hopes

FTSE 100 shows biggest advance in a month

Torrid quarter ends in broad stock rebound

Bargain hunters pick through mining stocks as indices recover

Analysts speak of ‘boldest call’ over Glencore

Bearish note and concerns over China sparked share price rout


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