Eight top Twitter accounts for finance professionals

We’ve rounded up eight of the most relevant and engaging Twitter accounts for professionals who want the latest news and insights in finance and accounting.

The Office for National Statistics
@ONS

As an FD, you probably love data and this account can deliver business-driven stats to directly into your Twitter feed. For FDs, it provides stats on the economy, business, trade and industry.

Helena Morrissey, CEO of Newton Investment Management
@morrisseyhelena

As the founder of the 30% Club, Morrissey tweets on matters related to business, diversity and politics – all while being a mother of nine.

Bank of England
@bankofengland

If you keep a keen eye on the markets and want to dig a little deeper into the Bank’s activities and rate movements, this official account posts details, reports and minutes hot off the presses.

World Economic Forum
@wef

Definitely worth a follow if you’re keen to keep abreast of global issues affecting finance communities and professionals. You’ll receive updates on everything from interest rates to the most expensive cities to live worldwide.

World Bank
@World Bank

If you want headline information on political developments globally and are concerned by the ethical impact of business, this account regularly posts on the effort to eradicate poverty in developing countries.

Adair Turner, senior fellow and chair at the Institute for New Economic Thinking
@adairturneruk

The former FSA boss posts insightful comments on topics that drive financial decision-making on a day-to-day basis.

Andrew Sentance, business economist at PwC
@asentance

The former Bank of England monetary policy committee has a shrewd eye for tweeting all the reports and statistics that affect the business landscape.

Director of Finance
@dofonlineUK

Of course, we couldn’t leave out Director of Finance, keeping you informed of the breaking news and debates affecting FDs through our range of blogs, features and analysis.