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Wednesday newspaper round-up: Executive pay, BHS, Ofcom

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Executive pay, BHS, Ofcom

Wed, 27 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - A powerful investor group has thrown down the gauntlet to companies over "excessive" and "ineffectual" executive pay,presenting a 10-point plan it says will "rebuild trust" over bos... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Weale, negative rates, FCA, BT

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Weale, negative rates, FCA, BT

Tue, 26 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - One of the UK's top monetary policymakers has indicated he has changed his mind after a series of negative business surveys and now favours an immediate stimulus for the UK economy.... [more]

Newspaper round-up: Brexit blueprint, G20, BHS, oil surplus

Newspaper round-up: Brexit blueprint, G20, BHS, oil surplus

Mon, 25 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Government will aim to outline a Brexit blueprint "later this year", according to the Chancellor, in a move that he said would send a "reassuring signal" to businesses and marke... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Brexit, BT, Lloyds, energy companies

Sunday newspaper round-up: Brexit, BT, Lloyds, energy companies

Sun, 24 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Plans to allow the UK an exemption from EU rules on freedom of movement for up to seven years while retaining access to the single market are being considered in European capitals a... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: HSBC, Sports Direct, mobile banking

Friday newspaper round-up: HSBC, Sports Direct, mobile banking

Fri, 22 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The former HSBC currency trader at the heart of a US fraud investigation spent more than two years on a panel that advised the Bank of England, it has emerged, as the Department of ... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Tesla, HSBC exec, Chinese imports

Thu, 21 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Elon Musk, head of Tesla Motors, has sketched out a lofty and futuristic vision for his electric car company, as he sought to regain the initiative after recent setbacks to some of ... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Uber, Brexit, boardroom pay, ARM

Wed, 20 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - It is like Uber, but for parcels: Amazon is signing up amateur drivers to make deliveries in their spare time, the latest company to turn to the "gig economy" of informal employment... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: ARM, Trident, North Sea strike, Ofwat

Tue, 19 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - One of the country's best-known entrepreneurs has raised fears that Britain's largest technology company will be milked for its cash after it is sold to SoftBank, of Japan, for £24.... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: UK economic forecasts, ARM, retail data, dividends

Mon, 18 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The swift installation of Theresa May as prime minister and the expected boost to exports from a weaker pound will stop Britain from falling into recession after the EU referendum r... [more]

Sunday newspaper roundup: Lloyds, UK trade deals, BAE, SABMiller, Lonmin, Uber

Sun, 17 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The new government could accelerate the re-privatisation of Lloyds Banking Group and scrap George Osborne's plan for a sale to retail investors, senior financiers believe. While Mr ... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: European banks, VW, BP, Monsanto/Bayer

Fri, 15 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - European banks could be forced to put as much as €40bn of extra capital into their UK branches as a result of the country's decision to quit the EU, according to a report from ... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: House prices, Co-op, BoE rates

Thu, 14 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Britain's housing market has taken a post-referendum nosedive with a sharp drop in purchase enquiries at estate agents, a reduction in sales agreed and expectations of falling price... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: BoE bullying, pensions liabilities, Poudland, Rolls

Wed, 13 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Mark Carney may have bounced the Bank of England into an unnecessary interest rate cut by calling for stimulus only days after the Brexit result, leading economists have warned in a... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Carney, MPC, HSBC, stamp collecting

Tue, 12 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Mark Carney faces a bruising encounter on Tuesday morning in his first appearance before MPs since the vote to quit the European Union. The governor of the Bank of England is expect... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: BoE groupthink, corporate governanace, BT, Diageo, Tesla

Mon, 11 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - A former Bank of England economist has called for an overhaul of the central bank's approach to decision making and for the power of the governor to be curtailed, as the first inter... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: AstraZeneca, Asda, Italy

Sun, 10 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - AstraZeneca is considering tabling a last-minute bid for a $10bn (£7.7bn) American cancer drug developer, which has become a target for some of the world's largest pharmaceutical co... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Trade deals, job cuts, protectionism warning

Fri, 08 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Business Secretary begins a round the world tour of Britain's key trading partners, as he flies to India with a view to forging new links across the globe after the EU referendu... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: China deal, pension deficits, BT, Amazon

Thu, 07 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Chinese officials are open to launching trade negotiations with Britain in the aftermath of the Brexit vote, raising hopes that the UK's economy can receive a boost after it leaves ... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Sterling, ITV, BT, Ofcom, Network Rail

Wed, 06 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The pound plumbed new depths against the dollar and investors rushed for the perceived havens of gold and government bonds as financial turmoil intensified in the wake of the UK's B... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Robots, corporation tax, pensions, private equity

Mon, 04 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Britain's decision to leave the EU will force companies that rely on migrant labour to rethink their business models, if it leads to restrictions on low-skilled immigration. For som... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Brexit, BoE, LSE, housebuilders, Rio Tinto, Go-Ahead

Sun, 03 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - A group of businesses is preparing a legal challenge to prevent the government from beginning Brexit negotiations without an act of parliament. The action, brought by law firm Mishc... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: BoE, BHS, Heathrow

Fri, 01 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The governor of the Bank of England sent bond yields to fresh record lows and the pound sliding after he signalled more quantitative easing and indicated interest rates would be cut... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Theresa May, City hiring, BT, MyLocal

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May will on Thursday launch her bid to become prime minister with a promise to restore business confidence and stability to a country reeling from last week's Brexit vote. T... [more]

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

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]