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Wednesday newspaper round-up: Pensions, Vodafone, BHS, Port Talbot

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Pensions, Vodafone, BHS, Port Talbot

Wed, 29 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - There was something different about David Cameron's last EU supper. The mood was good-tempered, the jibes few and far between, the atmosphere sober but for the occasional laugh. Eme... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: $3trn lost, AAA rating, EU negotiation, banks

Tuesday newspaper round-up: $3trn lost, AAA rating, EU negotiation, banks

Tue, 28 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Global stock markets lost a record $3trn in the past two trading days after a sharp sell-off in equities around the world in response to the UK referendum vote to leave the EU. Obse... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Soros and Roubini, bank Brexit, National Grid

Monday newspaper round-up: Soros and Roubini, bank Brexit, National Grid

Mon, 27 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Disintegration of the European Union is practically irreversible after Britain's decision to leave, according to the man who banked a £1 billion profit after betting on a collapse i... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Rate cut, City exodus, pensions, LSE, RBS and Lloyds

Sunday newspaper round-up: Rate cut, City exodus, pensions, LSE, RBS and Lloyds

Sun, 26 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England is set to slash interest rates and even restart its money-printing programme to stimulate a slowing economy after the vote for Brexit, the Sunday Times reported.... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Brexit, Brexit

Friday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Brexit, Brexit

Fri, 24 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - As Europe wakes up to the news that Britain has voted to leave the EU, reactions from the UK's leading business groups have started to pour in. The Institute of Directors admits tha... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Brexit banks, Brexit views, Brexit traders, National Grid, CMA

Thu, 23 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - City banks have reportedly drawn up a list of demands for politicians if the UK leaves the EU today, calling for the slashing of red tape, open borders and a push to underpin the co... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Amazon, BHS, MyLocal

Wed, 22 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Whitehall is preparing for the biggest bureaucratic upheaval for a generation in the event of a Leave vote, as the engine of British government is reconfigured and centralised to co... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Soros, Brexit, ECB, disposable income

Tue, 21 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The world's most famous currency speculator has warned that a vote on Thursday for Britain to leave the EU would trigger a bigger and more damaging fall for sterling than the day he... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Sterling, City jobs, Williams & Glyn, CMA

Mon, 20 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The British pound was powering ahead in Asian morning trading on Monday as the latest opinion polls on Britain's EU referendum showed the two camps running neck and neck. In previou... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Brexit bets, airlines, CMA probes, Lloyds lock-up

Sun, 19 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Currency traders are betting sterling will slip to an all-time low against the euro of €1.05-1.20 if Britain votes to leave the European Union, eclipsing Black Wednesday in 199... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: National Grid, Barclays, Brexit

Fri, 17 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - MPs are calling for National Grid, the company that runs Britain's electricity system, to be broken up in a radical move they say could transform the UK's energy supply. Members of ... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Brexit, BHS, PPI

Thu, 16 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The chiefs of some of Britain's biggest employers have threatened legal action against the official EU Leave campaign, after it included their corporate logos in a taxpayer-funded r... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Osborne, BHS, Kingfisher

Wed, 15 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - George Osborne will threaten today to put 2p on the basic rate of income tax, raise fuel duty and slash spending on health, education, defence and pensions in an emergency budget in... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Sterling, retail jobs, Barclays, Apple

Tue, 14 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Mounting fears that Britain will vote to leave the European Union this month have sent the cost of insurance against a collapse in the pound soaring. As the pound collapsed back tow... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: BHS, Sports Direct, Sky, National Grid

Mon, 13 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Retail tycoon Mike Ashley has opened a new front in the war of words surrounding the fate of BHS, claiming there is still time to save thousands of jobs as he made a third approach ... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Brexit warnings, Rio Tinto copper, Sports Direct

Sun, 12 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England will face huge pressure to cut interest rates to new lows if Britain opts to quit the EU, according to international investors cited by the Sunday Times. With on... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Boots, Brexit, Sky

Fri, 10 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Boots has parted company with the boss of its UK operation weeks after a Guardian investigation revealed concerns about its business practices. The pharmacy chain's US parent compan... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: JCB, Amazon, house prices

Thu, 09 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - One of Britain's leading businessmen has told his 6,000 employees in the UK that there is "very little to fear" from leaving the European Union and he is confident that the country ... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Tiger, Citigroup, Societe Generale

Wed, 08 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The chairman of one of Britain's fastest-growing high street chains is one of the 79 per cent of retailers who favour staying in the European Union, according to a poll. Vagn Sorens... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: EU referendum, Brexit, Mining

Tue, 07 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Bankers, traders and analysts are preparing for a night in the office on 23 June to respond to exit polls on the EU referendum that could spark wild swings in foreign exchange and b... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit, BHS, WPP, Radley

Mon, 06 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence party, has said a British vote to leave the EU would be the first step in what he hoped would be the disintegration of the bloc. In an in... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Universal basic income, Brexit polls, Port Talbot

Sun, 05 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Labour is considering backing the idea of a universal basic income - a radical transformation of the welfare state that would ditch means-tested benefits in favour of a flat-rate pa... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Facebook, sharing economy, BHS

Fri, 03 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Media companies publishing to Facebook are reaching 42 per cent fewer people with each story since January, a new report claims, putting pressure on the social network to explain ho... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: BHS, Brexit, OPEC

Thu, 02 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The father and son property tycoons who helped Dominic Chappell to fund his doomed acquisition of BHS have been called to appear before the two House of Commons select committees in... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Tata Steel, Brexit, BHS

Wed, 01 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - India's Tata Steel has completed the sale of part of its European steel business, even as it remains silent on progress towards finding a buyer for the bulk of the UK operation. The... [more]