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Thursday newspaper round-up: public spending, maternity leave, Dong Energy

Thursday newspaper round-up: public spending, maternity leave, Dong Energy

Thu, 27 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - The mayor of London and the CBI employers' group are urging Philip Hammond to increase public spending as a way of reassuring businesses fearful of the consequences of leaving the E... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Vodafone, Heathrow

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Vodafone, Heathrow

Wed, 26 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May privately warned that companies would leave the UK if the country voted for Brexit during a secret audience with investment bankers a month before the EU referendum. A r... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Deficit, energy warning, Glencore, FCA

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Deficit, energy warning, Glencore, FCA

Tue, 25 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - The chancellor's plans to reduce the deficit are unlikely to get back on track this year, an internal briefing document for ministers has revealed. The Treasury document, which was ... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Barclays, Deutsche Bank, BAE, PPI provisions

Monday newspaper round-up: Barclays, Deutsche Bank, BAE, PPI provisions

Mon, 24 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Barclays is locked in negotiations with its African subsidiary about the details of their divorce, which analysts estimate could cost the British bank as much as £1bn. Having announ... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: GDP, RBS, Anglo, William Hill, bank exit

Sunday newspaper round-up: GDP, RBS, Anglo, William Hill, bank exit

Sun, 23 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - In the first official reading on how the whole UK economy has performed since the Brexit vote, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) is expected to say growth more than halved fr... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Philip Green, BHP, pensions

Fri, 21 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May received a polite but cool welcome on her European summit debut on Thursday, with France and Germany warning of a rough ride for Britain as it makes its break from the E... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Pensions, tax avoidance, EDF

Thu, 20 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Pressure is growing on the government to let companies water down their pension promises to millions of workers, as rising inflation threatens to push up the cost to employers. A re... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: SoftBank, EU summit, Philip Green

Wed, 19 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Not for the first time in his career, a problem of resources was preventing Masayoshi Son, the billionaire Japanese technology investor, from realising his ambitions. His company So... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Bonds, Shell, bookmaker levy, farm boost

Tue, 18 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Investors dumped UK government bonds yesterday in one of the heaviest sell-offs since the Brexit vote as international demand for sterling assets declined rapidly. Overseas investor... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: New Brexit plans, dividends, supermarkets

Mon, 17 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Britain would continue to pay billions of pounds into the EU budget after Brexit to maintain cherished single-market access for the City of London and other sectors under plans bein... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Falling growth forecast, inflation, William Hill, BHP

Sun, 16 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - The apparent recent success of the UK economy post Brexit is "deceptive" and the UK's economic growth will slump to just 0.8% next year, according to the respected EY Item Club. The... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: SoftBank, Tesco/Unilever, US banks exodus

Fri, 14 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - SoftBank and Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund are preparing to launch a new tech fund that will manage as much as $100bn, in a move that will create one of the largest tech inve... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Brexit bill, Tesco/Unilever, rail delays

Thu, 13 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Britain is facing a divorce bill from the EU for as much as €20bn, according to a Financial Times analysis that shows the bloc's shared budget is emerging as one of the biggest... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Pump prices, buy-to-let, Brexit costs

Wed, 12 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Motorists are set to feel the pinch on petrol station forecourts after new figures showed that British fuel prices have hit the highest level in more than a year. The slide in the v... [more]

Tuesday newspaper roundup: £66bn a year Brexit, Putin, tourism boost

Tue, 11 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Cabinet ministers are being warned that the Treasury could lose up to £66 billion a year in tax revenues under a "hard Brexit", according to leaked government papers. GDP could fall... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: BCC, foreign investment, William Hill, Gemfields

Mon, 10 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - In a role reversal for the British economy, manufacturers have enjoyed a sales boost since the EU referendum, but the dominant services sector is showing signs of faltering, accordi... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: William Hill, Inflation, Ebay

Sun, 09 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - William Hill and the Canadian owner of the PokerStars gaming website are in talks to create a £5bn betting giant that would storm into the FTSE 100. City sources said negotiations b... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Pound, Snapchat, Saudi Aramco

Fri, 07 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - A "fat finger" error by a trader or computerised chain reaction was thought responsible as the pound plunged to a new three-decade low during early trading in Asia on Friday - addin... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Whirlpool, Tesco, EY

Thu, 06 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - The government has ordered a major manufacturer to do more to reassure its customers and the wider public about the risks of allegedly dangerous tumble dryers, which have caused a s... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Barclays, SVG Capital, Bradford & Bingley

Wed, 05 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Barclays has completed the sale of its Egyptian business to Morocco's Attijariwafa Bank as part of its shift towards focusing on the US and Britain. The sale will mean a cut of abou... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: AstraZeneca, rental housing, BT, BP

Tue, 04 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - AstraZeneca has won a major victory in the UK after the country's drugs watchdog approved one of the most important cancer drugs in its oncology portfolio. The National Institute fo... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: 2019 Brexit, Hammond preview, Deutsche Bank, Tesco

Mon, 03 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May has set Britain on course to leave the EU by 2019 in her first major speech on Brexit, saying that the UK would become a "fully independent, sovereign" country in the cl... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Google, British retailers

Sun, 02 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May accused Brexit opponents of 'insulting the intelligence of the British people' today as she said we will leave the EU by April 2019 at the latest. The Prime Minister als... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Deutsche Bank, Hinkley Point, consumer confidence

Fri, 30 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - The US Department of Justice hopes to agree an omnibus settlement with Barclays,Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank, extracting multibillion dollar fines from three of Europe's biggest ... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Heathrow, BHS, RBS

Thu, 29 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May has sufficient support in parliament to drive through the contentious expansion of Heathrow airport if she decides to put it to a vote next month, according to close all... [more]