The FTSE 100 recently rose above the 7,000 mark for the first time and hit a new record high, but all-time highs are common and not a sign of irrational exuberance. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

US earnings season begins this week and Wall Street is nervous. Little wonder. Earnings estimates have tumbled 8.2 per cent in 2015, FactSet notes, th(...)

The recent stock market mauling indicates their is obvious potential for a decent multi-week bounce, but the era of easy gains may well be ending.For (...)

The FTSE 100 is near all-time highs, a development that has catalysed no shortage of ill-informed doom-mongering. The argument goes like this. The FTS(...)

Dame Alison Carnwath assessed the  problem of sexism in banking as “very bad. On every score. Very bad”

Dame Alison Carnwath, chairwoman of Land Securities and currently the only woman chairing a FTSE 100 company, has given an interview to the Financial (...)