London finance news & analysis

Mark Bristow

This man earns 1,500x more than his workers – should you care?

Mon, 18 Aug 2014

FTSE 100 CEOs are typically earning 143 times more than the average worker in their companies, according to new research.

Share a coke campaign

Coke just spent $2bn for a 17% stake in Monster energy drinks

Fri, 15 Aug 2014

Coca-Cola has forked out $2.15bn (£1.29bn) for a 16.7% stake in energy drink company Monster.

Warren Buffett

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway share price hits $200,000

Fri, 15 Aug 2014

A stonking $200,000 ($118,000) – that’s the price of one share of Warren Buffett’s investment company Berkshire Hathaway

Taxes for SMEs

5 genuinely interesting tax facts... no, really!

Tax is not a sexy subject. Just the mere mention of the word causes most people’s eyes to glaze over or brings them out in hives. However, here at we thought it was about time tax got interesting.

Euro comes into force

Alessio Rastani: Why the euro is going to be trashed

The fastest way for Draghi to kickstart the economy is to trash the euro, says Alessio Rastani

Alessio Rastani, financial trader and founder of

Alessio Rastani: How to profit from Brazil today

Why Brazil’s stock market may be more predictable than the World Cup results


8 insurance mistakes businesses need to watch out for

These follies can wipe out profits and slow growth

Sir Michael Snyder

Sir Michael Snyder: Business funding must start small and think big

We must think innovatively to get micro-businesses off the ground, says the senior partner of Kingston Smith LLP