The FTSE 100 has opened 0.06% or 3.24 points lower to 5,774 in early trading as rises in retail stocks were offset by falling mining shares.
Retailers were in the spotlight after the British Retail Consortium said UK sales in March rose at their fastest rate in almost four years thanks to the earlier timing of Easter. Total retail sales rose...
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Last year's EU-influenced Budget brought the most significant changes to the VCT sector in over half a decade. Scott Longley asks industry specialists how the changes will affect them.
Hidden costs bite