The US government is expected to announce its plans to limit companies using takeovers to move their tax base abroad later today, hitting the UK healthcare sector. Shire led the fallers, closely followed by AstraZeneca.
We feared the markets were about to take a pause from their bull run, and so it has proved. As always there are plenty of things to worry about.
A Chinese manufacturing gauge unexpectedly increased this month, suggesting export demand is helping the economy withstand a property slump.
The FTSE 100 fell on Monday, dragged down following another profit warning from Tesco and by a slide in miners ahead of Chinese manufacturing data later this week.
Tesco shares slumped by 11% at the open on Monday, after it revealed a £250m black hole in its finances. Have we now reached the point of “maximum pessimism”, which contrarian investors...
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