Markets Fashion spies who made Sainsbury's TRENDY 2017-05-26T21:51:40.000000000+01:00 They have identified clothes such as a skirt and top, costing from £12, which are part of Sainsbury's Pisa collection inspired by the Italian Riviera and Dolce & Gabbana. DAILY BRIEFING: Informa to deliver fourth year of growth 2017-05-26T21:51:36.000000000+01:00 The firm, which hosts international exhibitions and events, said it had run 14 of its top 20 events in the first four months of this year and received more than 90 per cent of is budgeted revenue. Lawyers gear up for a car loan misselling bonanza 2017-05-26T21:51:25.000000000+01:00 Hundreds of thousands of customers have bought vehicles under personal contract purchase plans – often sold by forecourt salesman who make commission by flogging these finance deals. MARKET REPORT: Blue chips set a record as pound drops 2017-05-26T21:51:21.000000000+01:00 Blue chips gained 0.4 per cent to end the day up 29.92 points at 7547.63, as the pound dived 1.2 per cent to $1.2791 after a poll showed a narrowing Conservative lead for the general election. Finance chief quits at troubled loans firm Wellesley 2017-05-26T21:50:55.000000000+01:00 The troubled lender – which is backed by aristocrat Graham Wellesley – allows savers to lend their cash to housing developers. It has faced fears about the quality of its loans. Founders of financial software firm scoop £245m in flotat 2017-05-26T21:50:55.000000000+01:00 Alfa Financial Software joined the market yesterday, in a move that valued the company at £975m. It handed the co-founder and chief executive a £254m payday. MARKETS CLOSE: Narrower UK election polls hit the pound 2017-05-26T17:15:11.000000000+01:00 A couple of opinion polls gave the Conservatives a surprisingly narrow lead over recent days, and this is starting to be reflected in the pound. L&G plans to relocate a division to Dublin after Brexit 2017-05-26T16:19:25.000000000+01:00 The group said the move will only have an impact on Legal & General Investment Management and that it was subject to regulatory approval. Tonic maker Fevertree falls flat but rediscovers its fizz 2017-05-26T13:56:59.000000000+01:00 The tonic maker – valued at almost £2billion – saw its share price slump by 5 per cent on Thursday after one of its founders cashed in a chunk of his shares. How the vulture lord and his son make billions 2017-05-26T11:53:57.000000000+01:00 Elliott Advisors is run by Paul Singer, a 72-year-old New York billionaire, and his son Gordon, 43, who leads the London operation.