Money | Mail Online Make a 344% profit from this accidental 'investment' 2017-11-18T14:01:26.000000000+00:00 BEST INVESTMENT, WORST INVESTMENT: Richard Browning finds little to cheer about in an accidental windfall that more than tripled his money. What could Philip Hammond announce in 2017 Budget? 2017-11-18T12:56:30.000000000+00:00 Chancellor Philip Hammond has a battle on his hands to deliver a Budget next week that appeals to young voters while also keeping the core Conservative-voting public on side. Russell Group graduates the highest salaries 2017-11-18T12:40:24.000000000+00:00 Graduates who went to the London School of Economics, Imperial College London and the University of Oxford earned, on average, more than £40,000 five years after graduation. Britons to spend £7bn over Black Friday weekend 2017-11-18T09:26:56.000000000+00:00 Amazon, Debenhams and John Lewis are among those poised to cash-in on the mammoth shopping event, with sales set to soar past last year’s £6.5bn total. Interest rates give Prudential a boost 2017-11-18T09:05:48.000000000+00:00 The new business sector profit rose 17 per cent to £2.47bn for the first nine months of the year. Asia churned out the largest slice, rising 15 per cent to £1.62bn. MARKET REPORT: Sky rises as media giants eye Fox break-up 2017-11-17T21:50:44.000000000+00:00 Comcast, which has NBC and Universal Pictures on its roster of brands, is reportedly interested in certain assets owned by Fox, including its 39 per cent stake in Sky. SHARE PUNT OF THE WEEK: Online fashion retailer Sosandar 2017-11-17T21:50:42.000000000+00:00 It was launched in 2016 by Ali Hall and Julie Lavington who had established leading fashion magazine Look in 2007. Hornby going cap in hand to investors again 2017-11-17T21:50:41.000000000+00:00 The troubled toy maker wants to raise £12m to help shore up its balance sheet and fund the purchase of new boss Lyndon Davies’s business LCD Enterprises. Borrowing costs to stay near record lows despite rate hike 2017-11-17T21:50:39.000000000+00:00 Joe Garner suggested homebuyers will continue to benefit from cheap mortgages even after the Bank of England raised rates from 0.25 per cent to 0.5 per cent – the first rise in more than a decade. INVESTMENT EXTRA: Tax-free bonus by backing start-ups 2017-11-17T21:50:37.000000000+00:00 Venture capital trusts and enterprise investment schemes were introduced as a way of encouraging investment in start-up businesses in the UK. But they also come with a major tax relief.