Articles By Martin Baccardax

From Economy Mar 12, 2013

Lloyds Nets £400m From St James's Place Sale

Bank shifts 20 percent of wealth management business in trim of non-core operations.

From Economy Mar 11, 2013

European Market Briefing: Stocks Edge Lower as Italy Downgrade Tests Investor Confidence [VIDEO]

IBTimes TV's daily Market Briefing report with European Business Editor Martin Baccardax

From Economy Mar 11, 2013

Italy's Recession Deepens as Fitch Downgrade Pressures Debt Sales

Italian Treasury faces stern test to raise €9bn after surprise GDP revision and Fitch downgrade.

From Economy Mar 09, 2013

Britain's Fiscal Watchdog Raps David Cameron's Austerity Claims

PM assertion that tax increases and spending cuts have not hurt growth are wrong, says the Office for Budget Responsibility.

From Economy Mar 08, 2013

Global Stocks Hit Post-Lehman Peak as Investors Become Central Bank Bulls

Investors bet on deeper central bank support in face of tepid data and rising political risks.

From Economy Mar 08, 2013

European Market Briefing: Stocks Hold Modest Gains Amid Central Bank Decisions [VIDEO]

IBTimes TV's daily Market Briefing report with European Business Editor Martin Baccardax

Mar 08, 2013

ECB Lowers Growth Forecast But Has No Plans To Act on Italian Market Turmoil

ECB President Mario Draghi says rules won't allow Bank to act unless formal request made by Italian government to both the European Union and the International Monetary Fund

Mar 07, 2013

ECB Leaves Key Rates On Hold Amid Italian Election Concerns

Investors keen to hear of ECB stance on Italy as political stalemate heads towards a third week.

From Economy Mar 07, 2013

Bank Of England Holds Key Rate Unchanged at Record Low

Sterling rises and gilts fall after Bank makes no change to £375bn asset purchase programme

From Economy Mar 07, 2013

Sterling Falls Sharply Ahead of Key Bank of England Rate Decision

The Financial Times says Chancellor Osborne may be preparing extra powers for incoming BoE Governor Mark Carney to revive economic growth.