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  1. January 1, 2014

    UK housebuilders struggle to raise output

    The supply of new homes from the UK’s biggest housebuilders remains down by a quarter on pre-crisis levels despite a...

  2. January 1, 2014

    UK housebuilders face challenge to rebound

    The continuing shortfall in house completions demonstrates the damage done to the UK housebuilding industry by the global...

  1. December 15, 2013

    Market turns against Scottish Widows purchase

    Aberdeen Asset Management’s record acquisition of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership last month is sparking worries in...

  2. December 2, 2013

    Numis comes third among brokers to the FTSE 250

    Numis Securities has moved into a top three spot of stockbrokers with the most FTSE 250 clients, underlining the ability of...

  3. October 25, 2013

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: Development Securities (DSC) With investment valuations set to improve as the economy recovers, further significant...

  4. May 15, 2013

    Centaur executives toppled by lack of print advertising

    Shares in Centaur Media, the publisher of the Lawyer and Corporate Adviser trade magazines, fell by 28.7 per cent after it...

  5. April 25, 2013

    Huntsworth surges on Chinese partnership

    Huntsworth has become the first London-listed public relations company to receive significant Chinese investment, allowing...

  6. March 29, 2013

    Cupid sacks broker after share scare

    Cupid, the online dating company, topped off an eventful week by sacking one of its brokers after short sellers pounced on...

  7. March 22, 2013

    Moss Bros feels high street chill

    Moss Bros became the latest high-street name to blame the weather for a slow start to 2013, although the menswear group said...

  8. March 21, 2013

    Hastings scraps plans for public listing

    Hastings, the motor insurer chaired by Neil Utley, has scrapped a plan to follow rivals Direct Line and Esure on to the...

  9. March 20, 2013

    Budget 2013: Osborne brings beer cheer and wine despair

    The pub industry raised a glass to George Osborne on Wednesday after the chancellor knocked a penny off a pint and scrapped...

  10. February 8, 2013

    Cupid loses its attraction

    A bear raid left Cupid among the small-cap casualties this week. The online dating specialist declined 26.1 per cent after a...

  11. February 8, 2013

    Converts to casino betting lift Playtech

    More gamblers having a flutter in online casinos have boosted profits at Playtech. The Isle of Man-based online gambling...

  12. February 4, 2013

    Poker leaves 888 feeling flush

    Poker revenues at 888 Holdings increased by nearly a third in the last three months of 2012, helping the online gambling...

  13. January 11, 2013

    Pace shares gain on record revenues

    Pace, the world’s largest maker of TV set-top boxes, has reported record revenues for the fourth quarter, vindicating the...

  14. January 10, 2013

    Rank paves way to Blue Square sale

    Rank Group opened the way to a possible sale of Blue Square, saying it was reviewing the future of its online sports betting...

  15. December 18, 2012

    Monopoly worry a threat to Rank deal

    A £205m deal to create the UK’s biggest casino operator could be vetoed by the Competition Commission because of concerns...

  16. November 17, 2012

    Brooks Macdonald acquires Spearpoint

    Brooks Macdonald has acquired Spearpoint, the Channel Islands-based fund manager, for £23.1m, in the latest example of...

  17. November 4, 2012

    Brokers look to Orb for new revenue

    Stockbrokers have had little reason to cheer in the past year. Several industry players have been taken over by larger...

  18. October 25, 2012

    Online group Asos to lose another top executive

    Asos poured cold water on talk of a bid by Amazon as it confirmed it is to lose another top executive, and set out plans to...

  19. October 4, 2012

    Promethean faces harsh lessons

    For a company that makes its money by selling educational devices for school classrooms, Promethean World has been on the...

  20. September 28, 2012

    Thomas Cook bookings continue slump

    Increased average selling prices provided some relief for Thomas Cook this summer as bookings at the troubled travel agent...

  21. September 28, 2012

    Electrocomponents warns on profits

    Worsening conditions in its North American markets have forced Electrocomponents to issue a profit warning, dragging down...

  22. September 27, 2012

    Tui winter bookings up amid rival’s woes

    Northern European sun-seekers have helped Tui Travel boost sales of holidays for the forthcoming winter as the travel...

  23. September 11, 2012

    Ashmore defies volatile markets

    Ashmore, the emerging markets-focused fund manager, is facing relegation from the FTSE 100 today despite better than...

  24. July 25, 2012

    Arm bucks trend among chipmakers

    A jump in shipments of higher margin chips for smartphones has buoyed Arm Holdings, driving the UK microchip design...

  25. June 20, 2012

    Invensys lifted by renewed takeover talk

    Shares in Invensys leapt 27 per cent on Wednesday on renewed rumours that Emerson Electric of the US was interested in...

  26. June 20, 2012

    Invensys gains on report of Emerson interest

    Dealmaking activity helped liven up a steady session in London on Wednesday as the FTSE 100 closed at its best level in six...

  27. June 12, 2012

    Playtech in software deal with founder

    Playtech, the Aim quoted online gaming company, has agreed to pay its founder and largest shareholder nearly £5.6m per year...

  28. June 11, 2012

    Cost overruns weigh on Severfield-Rowen

    Shares in Severfield-Rowen fell almost 7 per cent as the UK-based steel supplier issued a profit warning following cost...

  29. June 6, 2012

    Mecom shares tumble after profit warning

    Shares in Mecom more than halved after the lossmaking European newspaper group warned that the decline in advertising...

  30. May 24, 2012

    Thomas Cook appoints chief executive

    Thomas Cook has appointed the chief executive of electronic parts distributor Premier Farnell to lead the debt-laden tour...

  31. May 21, 2012

    Bwin and Sportingbet face Spanish tax hit

    Bwin and Sportingbet both face multimillion-euro charges after the Spanish government launched a tax clampdown on the online...

  32. May 14, 2012

    Chariot shares halve on failure of well

    Shares in Chariot Oil & Gas fell by half after the Africa-focused explorer confirmed the failure of a test well off the...

  33. May 2, 2012

    Sage steps back from cloud cuckoo land

    Sage is in talks with Microsoft over a strategic alliance to put its accounting software for small businesses on to the US...

  34. April 26, 2012

    Small caps: US sales weigh on Asos

    Asos dropped by 12.7 per cent to £13.95 after the fashion website reported slower than expected sales growth due to a...

  35. April 24, 2012

    Reed Elsevier confident targets in reach

    A solid first quarter has prompted Reed Elsevier to reiterate its confidence of hitting full-year revenue targets, as the...

  36. April 17, 2012

    Small-caps: UTV scores with football rights

    UTV Media jumped 3.1 per cent to 154½p on Tuesday after Talksport secured the radio rights to the Premier League outside...

  37. April 12, 2012

    Encouraging start sees Hays revise forecasts

    Better than expected demand in international markets prompted Hays, the recruitment agency, to revise its profit forecasts,...

  38. April 11, 2012

    Michael Page warns outlook uncertain

    Michael Page International, the recruitment agency, said that growth in Asia Pacific and Latin America should help offset...

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