Payments firm Klarna valued at £32bn after raising funds for expansion

Payments firm Klarna valued at £32bn after raising fresh funds to help its expansion By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 22:16 BST, 10 June 2021 | Updated: 22:28 BST, 10 June 2021 Payments firm Klarna is now worth £32billion after raising a fresh chunk of money to help fund its expansion. The shopping … Read more

Matt Damon makes surprise guest appearance at luncheon to raise funds for domestic violence charity

He’s one of Hollywood’s biggest stars who has made Australia home in recent months, as he films the new Thor installment. And on Friday, American actor Matt Damon stopped by a charity luncheon in Brisbane.   The 50-year-old and his wife Luciana Barroso, 45, were the guests of honour at an event held at the Calile Hotel in … Read more

Pentagon will cancel all Trump border wall projects that were paid for by diverting military funds

Pentagon officials are canceling construction of Donald Trump’s border wall with funds the ex-president diverted form the military and diverting an unspent $14 billion back to the Department of Justice.  A spokesman said Friday: ‘Border wall construction under the previous administration tied up more than $14 billion in taxpayer funds, shortchanged our military, and diverted … Read more

Bookie Flutter accused of allowing punter to bet £282k of stolen funds

Addiction: Tony Parente gambled £282,000 of defrauded funds The owner of Paddy Power has been accused of plying a fraudster with cash bonuses and free hospitality tickets as he bet hundreds of thousands of pounds of stolen money. Flutter, a FTSE 100 firm, is defending itself in the High Court against claims it allowed Tony … Read more

What are the bestseller funds and shares as the new Isa year kicks off

Bestseller funds and shares revealed: Have a peek at what other investors are putting in their Isas as the new season kicks off UK investors have shopped for shares in Coinbase, Argo Blockchain and TeslaA UK microcap fund and a FTSE 250 tracker are among the top selling fundsInvestors are more confident in UK markets … Read more

What are ‘thematic’ funds and could you profit with your Isa?

Blue sky thinking about the ideas destined to become big money spinners is among the most creative – and exciting – aspects of investing. Predicting what the world will look like in coming decades is notoriously hard though, and even financial professionals often get unstuck when forecasting trends and finding the companies most likely to … Read more

What are ‘thematic’ funds and could you profit with your Isa?

Blue sky thinking about the ideas destined to become big money spinners is among the most creative – and exciting – aspects of investing. Predicting what the world will look like in coming decades is notoriously hard though, and even financial professionals often get unstuck when forecasting trends and finding the companies most likely to … Read more

Relief for trapped savers as M&G reopens property fund after 18 months

M&G has said it will reopen its property fund on 10 May – nearly 18 months after it was suspended – offering some relief to trapped savers.  The investment firm froze its £2.1billion Property Portfolio Fund in December 2019, fearing that Brexit had caused too much uncertainty and that it would not be able to … Read more

The best global clean energy ETFs for UK investors and battery technology tracker funds compared

In the last two articles we analysed the choices for the DIY investors among first green funds and second green investment trusts. Here we turn our focus towards trackers and specifically exchange traded funds. It’s been an eventful year for clean energy stocks after their stellar gains last year. The shares of many firms in … Read more