Carnival steams ahead on healthy bookings

FTSE 100 rose 27.41 points to 6,696.28 — a 2.7% gain for July

Time to kill off unfair pension schemes

By next April, the whole complex anti-avoidance structure may face demolition

Tullow boosted by takeover potential

FTSE 100 rises 0.6% or 37.87 points to 6,668.87

Blue-chip groups face China slowdown hit

Investors cautious about industrial company vulnerability

Hikma boosts rally on US expansion hopes

Earnings spur FTSE 100 higher by 1.2%

Takeover speculation put spotlight on RSA

FTSE 100 slips into negative territory for the year so far

Antofagasta leads falls for miners

Sector sells off as FTSE 100 all but erases gains for the year

L-R Glen Moreno, Marjorie Scardino and John Fallon at Pearson headquarters in London, October 2, 2012

Pearson reaffirms profit outlook

Group says it is ‘competing well’ despite contract losses

Cans and phones keep EU regulator busy

Competition commissioner Vestager is talking a good game

Ashtead slips after rival trims outlook

Copper miners lead FTSE 100 to third straight decline

Investors wait on Europe dark pool caps

Delays fuel concerns over Brussels rules

Anglo American slips to 13-year low

Miners the weakest sector in the FTSE 100

Merlin slips on weak customer outlook

Motor insurers rally on upbeat AA pricing survey

HSBC rises on restructuring hopes

Five-year low for gold pushes bullion miners down

Sophos confident of momentum after IPO

Cyber security group says growth not a flash in the pan

Ocado tumbles on broker downgrade

Gold miners trigger first FTSE 100 daily decline in eight days

The great public sector pension liability

Bungled rights for policemen and firefighters will cost us £860m

BP misses FTSE rally on dividend worries

Engineers are top performers among wider rally in UK stocks

Travis Perkins trumps flatlined market

FTSE 100 closes perfectly unchanged for first time since 2012

GKN slips on China slowdown fears

UK stocks edge to a fifth straight gain

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