For the past 47 years December and April have been the best two months of the year for shares.
Financial presents may be welcome this year, as purse strings remain tight. Here are some gift ideas you may not have considered.
The Christmas reporting season got well and truly underway on 10 January.
Clothing retailer Next was holding the wooden spoon on the FTSE 100 on Wednesday, down almost 4 per cent, as it posted weaker-than-expected sales in its trading statement.
In a week – and a month – which has been littered with warnings, closures and discounting, retailers are unlikely to see an end to their woes any time soon.
Finances and emotions often go awry at Christmas. Helen Pridham has some tips to manage a festive meltdown.
Customers will no longer be able to benefit from cheaper DVDs and CDs sent via the Channel Islands, the government has declared.
Christmas isn't just about festivities - charity has historically been an important part of Christmas, with churches leaving alms boxes for poorer parishioners on Boxing Day. This was also the day the wealthier classes let their staff home to see their families with a gift box of food.