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Hipwell found guilty

Former Daily Mirror journalist James Hipwell has been found guilty of using the paper’s City Slickers column to manipulate the stock market.

Hipwell, along with fellow columnist Anil Bhoyrul, will be sentenced in mid-January following the preparation of a report.

Hipwell made 41,000 from trading in shares he tipped while Bhoyrul made 14,000. Today’s conviction follows an eight week trial and a four year investigation by the DTI.

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