Designed to let parents build and spend time with their kids.
Designed to let parents build and spend time with their kids.
Technology shares have taken a big hit in 2022. Here, Edward Sheldon highlights two tech stocks he has just bought for his investment portfolio. The post 2 shares I’ve bought in the tech stock correction appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
Rio Tinto has only bad options as it tries to salvage its $2.4 billion Serbian lithium project after the country's leaders bowed to environmentalists and cancelled it last week. The Anglo-Australian miner could sue the government, a step likely to fail and further antagonise Belgrade, or bet that pro-mining politicians emerge victorious in April parliamentary elections, a result that would embolden opponents. People inside Rio said that while they were aware of the political tensions around the project, the government's decision to pull the plug was a surprise that left the company scrambling for a strategy on how to proceed.
The older network will be retired to make way for faster, more reliable 4G and 5G coverage.
Shares in European markets dropped, with Moscow’s stock index falling more than eight percent.
Investing in dividend stocks is an easy way to generate passive income. Here, Ed Sheldon explains how he'd aim to generate £5k a year from dividend shares. The post How I’d generate £5,000 a year in passive income from dividend stocks appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
MILAN (Reuters) -UniCredit is unlikely to pursue a deal for Moscow-based lender Otkritie Bank, a source familiar with the situation said on Monday after Russian daily Kommersant reported that Italy's second-biggest bank had lost interest. UniCredit, which has been operating in Russia since 1989, accessed Otkritie's books earlier this month with a view to possibly taking on parts of its business, sources had said. A three-week analysis of Otkritie's financial data is due to conclude at the end of January.
Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson said Tuesday its net profit soared in 2021, with a better-than-expected performance in the fourth quarter despite losing ground in the key Chinese market.
Whilst the pastel aesthetic is nothing new – sugary hues were popular as far back as the 18th century, used with abundance in decorative Rococo interiors – there is something of a contemporary resurgence, evidenced by the 22 million #pastel posts on Instagram, and the 3.8 billion views of #pastel content on TikTok. Pastel colours are the ultimate in ready-made colour combinations, all sharing pale or white undertones that make them perfectly compatible with one another, so you can pile pastel pinks, blues, yellows, greens or purples together with abandon. Read on for 21 pastel room ideas that run the gamut from sophisticated and traditional, to playful and modern...
A record 34% of people would be willing to pay more for better service, according to the UK Customer Satisfaction Index.
When it comes to cutting emissions, it will cost an awful lot to make a little.
Wall Street and FTSE tanks as tensions between the West and Russia over the military buildup on the border with Ukraine dented sentiment and investors brace for the Fed's meeting this week.
Ikea Stores London: The new IKEA Hammersmith small format store within Hammersmith’s Kings Mall Shopping Centre, West London will open on 24th February 2022.
When a trio of entrepreneurs started Coinrule three years ago, the market needed another crypto start-up as much as Silicon Roundabout needed another Astroturfed office. Coinrule lets traders build bots that automate trading in crypto. Musella explains: “We democratise the tools that big banks and institutions have been using for a while, bringing the power of automation to the masses.”
(Reuters) -London's FTSE 100 rebounded on Tuesday from a one-month low hit a day earlier, with commodity-linked energy and mining stocks leading the gains, while Unilever slipped on plans to slash about 1,500 management positions. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index gained 0.4%, with oil stocks BP and Royal Dutch Shell and miners Anglo American and BHP Group providing the biggest boost. "The UK equities, though have taken cues from the strong rebound in the U.S. markets that after, falling in a similar quantum, bounced back after NATO reportedly put forces on standby," said Kunal Sawhney, chief executive of research firm Kalkine.
ZURICH (Reuters) -Credit Suisse warned on Tuesday that it would post a fourth-quarter loss as the scandal-hit lender flagged fresh legal costs and said business in its trading and wealth management divisions had slowed. Switzerland's second-largest lender announced plans in November to rein in its investment bankers and plough money into looking after the fortunes of the world's rich as it tries to curb a freewheeling culture that has cost it billions. It said the investment bank would make a loss in the final quarter of the year, while the wealth management business had seen an overall drop in assets.
Facebook has built what it says is the world’s most powerful supercomputer devoted to artificial intelligence, which the social media company believes will drive previously-impossible advances in the technology.
Italian supercar brand Lamborghini plans to roll out its first fully electric model at the end of this decade, its Chief Executive Stephan Winkelmann said in remarks confirmed on Tuesday by a company spokesperson. The plan underscores an even more cautious approach by Lamborghini - part of the Volkswagen Group - to electrification, after Winkelmann last year said the brand's first fully electric car model would appear in the second half of the decade. Lamborghini and other players in the high-performance sports car market, which include Ferrari, Aston Martin Lagonda and McLaren, are wrestling with how to shift their ranges to battery power without losing the high performance that supports their premium pricing.
The ONS said interest payments on government debt trebled to a higher-than-expected £8.1bn last month.
The dollar rose to a two-week high on Monday against a basket of currencies, lifted by rising geopolitical risk over Ukraine and a likely hawkish stance from the Federal Reserve at its policy meeting this week. Markets until recently had mostly shrugged off the massing of Russian troops on Ukraine's borders, but tensions have ratcheted up lately. NATO said it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets, in what Russia denounced as an escalation of tensions.
ZURICH (Reuters) -Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group said it expected double-digit sales growth in local currencies this year after sales and profits recovered in 2021. It rebounded with a net profit of 774 million Swiss francs ($845 million) in 2021 after a loss of 53 million a year earlier. Swatch shares were indicated 2.9% higher in pre-market activity.