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Friday newspaper round-up: BoE, Brexit, Trade War

Friday newspaper round-up: BoE, Brexit, Trade War

Fri, 23 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Mark Carney has urged the government to take decisive action to lift the UK's moribund economy as he said that the central bank could do little to improve Britain's long-term prospe... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: SME confidence, ECB, insurers, SAB

Thursday newspaper round-up: SME confidence, ECB, insurers, SAB

Thu, 22 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Confidence among small businesses is at a four-year low because of concerns among companies that the economy will weaken as Britain prepares to leave the European Union. A survey by... [more]

Newspaper round-up: BoJ, RBS, BHP Billiton, Hinkley contract bonanza

Newspaper round-up: BoJ, RBS, BHP Billiton, Hinkley contract bonanza

Wed, 21 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of Japan has launched an unprecedented new kind of monetary easing as it set a cap on 10-year bond yields and vowed to overshoot its 2 per cent inflation target on purpose.... [more]

Newspaper round-up: BoJ, RBS, BHP Billiton, Hinkley contract bonanza

Newspaper round-up: BoJ, RBS, BHP Billiton, Hinkley contract bonanza

Wed, 21 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of Japan has launched an unprecedented new kind of monetary easing as it set a cap on 10-year bond yields and vowed to overshoot its 2 per cent inflation target on purpose.... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: May in New York, Ladbrokes, building blocked

Tuesday newspaper round-up: May in New York, Ladbrokes, building blocked

Tue, 20 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May will canvass leading Wall Street banks over how Britain should structure its departure from the EU to reassure them that Brexit will not damage their UK business. Mrs Ma... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit warning, US trade deal, Rolls, LSE

Mon, 19 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - The City would lose a key power that makes it a global financial hub under a "hard Brexit" scenario, the head of the German central bank has warned. Britain would be stripped of the... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Fed, China, Glencore, Diageo, National Grid

Sun, 18 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Traders are betting that the US Federal Reserve will stand pat on interest rates this week, despite warnings that rising inflationary pressures could persuade the US central bank to... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Deutsche Bank, tax havens, BoE

Fri, 16 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Deutsche Bank must pay $14bn to settle a US investigation into its selling of mortgage-backed securities, Germany's flagship lender has said. The US Department of Justice claim agai... [more]

Newspaper round-up: Bayer, Monsanto, Ford, Biffa

Thu, 15 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Bayer has agreed a $66bn Monsanto deal to create an agrichemicals giant. The combined business will have annual revenues of $23bn and dominate a sector which has seen a wave of cons... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Bayer/Monsanto, Dyson, Tata, Apple

Wed, 14 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Bayer and Monsanto are on the verge of agreeing the largest takeover deal of 2016 to date, after the German company sweetened its offer for the US seed maker to just under $130 a sh... [more]

US pre-open: Stocks set for losses as oil retreats

Tue, 13 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - US futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street following healthy gains in the previous session and amid weaker oil prices, as investors continued to digest dovish comments by Fed... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Jobs boost, Brainard caution, recovery 'mirage'

Tue, 13 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Britain's employers have refused to panic following the referendum vote, but new jobs are likely to become increasingly scarce as concerns over Brexit talks undermine business confi... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: BCC downgrade, Yellen, BP, RBS, Lloyds

Mon, 12 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Weak spending and a slump in investment are likely to bring growth to a near standstill this year with weakness persisting until at least the end of 2018, according to a survey. In ... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Inflation, MPC, Tesco, Rolls-Royce, Morrisons

Sun, 11 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - At their meeting this week, the Bank of England's rate setters are expected to pause and take stock of the impact on the economy of its recent interest rate cut, while UK inflation ... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Free movement for bankers, Budget, HMRC

Fri, 09 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - It is often argued that Germany was the great winner from the launch of the euro. The argument is simple: the single currency is relatively weak, while the deutschmark was very stro... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Free movement for bankers, Budget, HMRC

Fri, 09 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - It is often argued that Germany was the great winner from the launch of the euro. The argument is simple: the single currency is relatively weak, while the deutschmark was very stro... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Sports Direct, Coutts, HSBC

Thu, 08 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - US billionaire John Malone's Liberty Media has agreed to take control of Formula One in a deal valuing the sport at $8bn. The two-part manoeuvre will initially see the US media grou... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Chancellor's windfall, ECB, Carney, mobile wrangle

Wed, 07 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Falling bond yields and interest rate cuts will give the chancellor a windfall of up to £18 billion to spend over the course of this parliament. The money will help to ease the pain... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Steel industry, Sainsbury's, Japan investment

Tue, 06 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May did not raise concerns about Chinese overproduction of steel, which has been blamed for crippling the British steel industry, in her first meeting with China's president... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit delay, UK fracking, BAE Systems

Mon, 05 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Banks are demanding up to five years to deal with the consequences of Britain's departure from the European Union, a move that if successful could prompt accusations of favouritism ... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: IPO frenzy, sterling shorts, M&S, Morrisons

Sun, 04 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - The City of London is girding itself for a £30bn frenzy of initial public offers (IPOs) in coming months as backers look to profit from the London stock market's impressive recovery... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Poundland, Scotland, IMF

Fri, 02 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - The battle for control of Poundland took a fresh twist after a voracious New York hedge fund raised its stake in the high street chain to nearly 25%. The board of Poundland has agre... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Pension deficits, sovereign bond yields, Rolls-Royce, Poundland

Thu, 01 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - The scrapping of a dividend by specialist plastics group Carclo due to its spiralling pension deficit triggered rules that prohibited a payout could be a watershed moment for Britis... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: BHP boss, ARM Holdings, ITC Travel

Wed, 31 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - The construction of what would be the tallest building in the City of London may be delayed as commercial property investors across the capital become nervous after the Brexit vote ... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: BHP boss, ARM Holdings, ITC Travel

Wed, 31 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - The construction of what would be the tallest building in the City of London may be delayed as commercial property investors across the capital become nervous after the Brexit vote ... [more]