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Thursday newspaper round-up: Lloyds, Tata Steel, BHS

Thursday newspaper round-up: Lloyds, Tata Steel, BHS

Thu, 26 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Lloyds Banking Group have passed the level at which taxpayers break even on their stake in the bailed-out bank for the first time this year. The move through 73.6p will be... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Greece, BHS, Monsanto

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Greece, BHS, Monsanto

Wed, 25 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Greece's international creditors have bought time to secure the country's financial future after agreeing broad but inexact principles to ease its debt mountain and break an impasse... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: US libor case, UK fracking decision, CNH

Tuesday newspaper round-up: US libor case, UK fracking decision, CNH

Tue, 24 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - A US appeals court has reinstated a civil lawsuit accusing 16 major banks of conspiring to manipulate the Libor benchmark interest rate. The ruling, which overturns a 2013 decision,... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit warning, Rosengren, BT, Reckitt

Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit warning, Rosengren, BT, Reckitt

Mon, 23 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Britain will be plunged into a year-long recession if it votes to leave the EU, according to a bleak analysis of the short-term economic shock of a Brexit vote published on Monday b... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Sky, IAG, IPOs

Sunday newspaper round-up: Sky, IAG, IPOs

Sun, 22 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Sky has emerged as potential kingmaker in a looming £9bn bid battle between private equity giants for mobile operator O2. The pay-TV company is being courted by at least five buyout... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Deutsche Bank, Brexit, BHS, tobacco

Fri, 20 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Deutsche Bank has become the latest big company to be hit by investor ire over executive pay after shareholders voted down its new remuneration plan for top managers. The vote follo... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Pensions, Rolls-Royce, BHS

Thu, 19 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England's chief economist has admitted that the British pensions system is so complicated, even he fails to understand it, warning of the "damaging" consequences this pr... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit, BHS, Heathrow

Wed, 18 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Almost £1bn in annual research funding would be thrown into doubt if the UK left the EU, according to a study warning that quitting the bloc could turn Britain into the "poor cousin... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Sports Direct, London property, cyber crime

Tue, 17 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Mike Ashley, the founder of Sports Direct, has for the first time agreed to appear before MPs in Westminster next month to give evidence about the retailer's workplace practices. Ho... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Ladbrokes-Coral, BHS, G4S, Sky

Mon, 16 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - The merger between Ladbrokes and Coral could be blocked, analysts have suggested, citing the blocking last week of the proposed merger between O2 and Three by Europe's competition c... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: RBS, Shell, Cobham, BT, banks

Sun, 15 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Royal Bank of Scotland is examining a range of radical options to help speed the long-delayed separation and flotation of its Williams & Glyn subsidiary, including a potential dives... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: PPI, RBS, EU

Fri, 13 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - There are "serious risks" of further mis-selling scandals erupting in the financial services industry and stronger action is needed to tackle problems with the culture of firms, MPs... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Money laundering, housing demand, Iran

Thu, 12 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - David Cameron is to counter claims that his campaign against international corruption is hobbled by London's reputation as the money laundering capital of the world by introducing a... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Saudi expansion, o2, Heathrow, Amazon

Wed, 11 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - The boss of Saudi Arabia's state oil producer set out plans for expansion yesterday as he prepares for a potential $2 trillion flotation that will create the world's largest quoted ... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Oil prices, UK auto, Royal Mail, Saudi

Mon, 09 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Oil prices climbed more than 2% on Monday morning in Asia as traders weighed the impact of wildfires continuing to rage in Canada's top oil-producing province and a change at the to... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Oil, BoE, Lloyds, buy-to-let, Centrica

Sun, 08 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Low oil prices look set to drag on after Saudi Arabia's moderate oil minister Ali al-Naimi was ousted by the government. The replacement of Al-Niaimi, who was leading calls to help ... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Philip Green, Tata Steel

Fri, 06 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Three-quarters of EU citizens working in the UK would not meet current visa requirements for non-EU overseas workers if Britain left the bloc. The rate would rise to about 81 per ce... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: BT, Wonga, Telefonica, RBS

Thu, 05 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Liberty Global, the media company that owns Virgin Media in the UK, plans to donate up to £500,000 to the campaign to keep Britain in Europe in one of the largest donations from the... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Barclays, challenger banks, China data

Wed, 04 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Government has taken the rare move of fast-tracking a full investigation into BHS's former directors as Sir Philip Green yesterday agreed to appear before MPs in return for savi... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Data leaks, UK confidence, Barclays, BT

Tue, 03 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - US investors may be profiting from leaked economic data releases that allow them to front-run market-moving news, according to a research paper published by the European Central Ban... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Sports Direct, BHS, Barclays, Smiths, Cobham

Sun, 01 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley has offered to buy collapsed retailer BHS, saving its entire store estate and thousands of jobs. Although the tycoon was unable to agree a deal before... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Apple, BHS, executive pay, Reckitt

Fri, 29 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who was among Apple's largest outside shareholders, said on Thursday that he no longer held a position in the technology company. "We no longer have... [more]

Thursday newspaper share tips: Barclays, Henderson Group

Thu, 28 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The only positive in Barclays“s latest set of results was the absence of any new misconduct allegations, which means its shares may get cheaper still, The Times“s Tempus argued. Pro... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: OECD, Philip Green, FTSE pay

Thu, 28 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Britain's biggest advertisers have ramped up their fight to introduce greater transparency into how their media budgets are spent by marketing services groups such as WPP, Publicis ... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Oil, Brexit, BHS, Apple, Twitter

Wed, 27 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The World Bank has boosted its forecast for global oil prices by 10pc for 2016 but at the same time warned that commodity prices will remain well below last year's levels inflicting... [more]