Three top picks for your ISA allowance this year.
Weak earnings trumped strong economic data for European stocks on Tuesday, as investors took their cue from banking giant HSBC's surprise slump in profits rather than stellar reports on the euro zone economy. Europe's benchmark index of 300 leading shares fell 0.2 percent to 1,459 points, with
HSBC has suffered plunging profits following a host of writedowns and trimmed the bonus for its chief executive after its measures to combat financial crime fell short of expectations. Shares in the bank, Europe’s biggest, dropped 4.8pc to 677p - its worst tumble for 18 months - after it posted a 62pc