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Sunday newspaper round-up: Bank of England, BT, Channel 4, Daily Mail and General Trust

Sunday newspaper round-up: Bank of England, BT, Channel 4, Daily Mail and General Trust

Sun, 20 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - A boom in cheap loans provided by the Bank of England is fuelling Britain's consumer debt bubble. High street lenders have ramped up their use of a special lending facility created ... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Brexit deals, White House, productivity, Cuadrilla

Friday newspaper round-up: Brexit deals, White House, productivity, Cuadrilla

Fri, 18 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - EU migrants will be barred from claiming in-work benefits unless they have been employed for at least four years after Brexit under plans to revive a pledge by David Cameron. Minist... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Libor lawsuit, UK shale, freedom of movement

Thursday newspaper round-up: Libor lawsuit, UK shale, freedom of movement

Thu, 17 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - The US government has filed what could be the largest Libor scandal-related lawsuit yet against some of Britain's biggest lenders, alleging that their role in rigging borrowing rate... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Help to Buy, Brexit, China, Easyjet, Glencore

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Help to Buy, Brexit, China, Easyjet, Glencore

Wed, 16 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - The number of first-time buyers is increasing rapidly because of the support of the government's Help to Buy scheme and ultra-low mortgage rates. First-timers borrowed £5.9 billion ... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Brexit customs deal, Sainsbury's, stamp duty

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Brexit customs deal, Sainsbury's, stamp duty

Tue, 15 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - David Davis, the Brexit secretary, is expected to set out more clearly the government's hopes for a future customs deal with the European Union this week, to help inform the next ro... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Consumer slowdown, retail squeeze, Pru, SMEs

Mon, 14 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - Businesses and investors are braced for a spending slowdown as those who have kept up a shopping spree in the last year run out of "borrowed time and borrowed money". Households hav... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Credit crackdown, L&G, real wages, BT, BHP

Sun, 13 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - Lloyds Banking Group has shortened the terms of some of its zero per cent balance transfer deals in a sign that banks are responding to a Bank of England crackdown. Earlier this yea... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Eggs, Mortgage Arrears, Asda

Fri, 11 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - Four supermarkets have withdrawn products from their shelves as it emerged that 700,000 eggs from Dutch farms implicated in a contamination scare had been distributed to Britain. Th... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: North Korea, Telit Communications, Johnston Press

Thu, 10 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - North Korea has defied threats of "fire and fury" from Donald Trump, deriding his warning as a "load of nonsense" and announcing a detailed plan to launch missiles aimed at the wate... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: South Africa, North Korea, Retired households

Wed, 09 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - President Zuma was left humiliated and enfeebled last night by a major revolt within his own party after at least 30 stalwart MPs were believed to have turned against him in a vote ... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Hiring, leaseholds, energy costs, Global Blue

Tue, 08 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - The booming jobs market shows no signs of abating, according to figures from recruitment agencies that show the fastest rise in jobs placements for more than two years. Companies sh... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: PL auction, consumer spending, construction, Shell

Mon, 07 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - The executive chairman of the Premier League has indicated that the door is open for online giants to end the reign of BT and Sky and show live matches across the UK for the first t... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Sainsbury's, Brexit, Arqiva IPO

Mon, 07 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - Sainsbury's is taking the axe to more than 1,000 jobs at its head office as part of a giant £500m cost-cutting drive. It is understood that a team of top consultants from McKinsey h... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Julius Baer, Brexit, L&G, British Gas

Fri, 04 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - A Swiss bank that accepts only customers with at least £2m of assets is defying Brexit with plans to expand in the UK through new offices in Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. Julius Bä... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: FTSE 100 pay, energy companies, Tesla

Thu, 03 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - Ordinary employees would have to work for 160 years to earn the average remuneration of FTSE 100 chief executives in 2016, according to new research. The average take home pay for t... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Britain's economy, Saudi Aramco, AA, Apple

Wed, 02 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - Britain's economy will surge back to life in the next six months following its slow start this year, a leading forecaster has predicted, prompting the Bank of England to raise inter... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Housing, trade deals, RPI, BoE Brexit

Tue, 01 August 2017

(ShareCast News) - The housing crisis is set to worsen for young people already priced out of the property market as growing numbers of landlords refuse to rent to people under 35, according to resear... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit, estate agents, Prudential, motoring

Mon, 31 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Britain will not slash taxes and regulations after Brexit to undercut European rivals, Philip Hammond has said. In a marked softening of tone, the chancellor said that Britain's soc... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Bank of England, Palmer & Harvey, Brexit, Santander, BT

Sun, 30 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England is demanding detailed information from high street lenders on how they approve loans after sounding the alarm over the consumer borrowing binge. Within five week... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Sports Direct, Amazon, Branson

Fri, 28 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Mike Ashley's Sports Direct has increased its stake in French Connection to 27%, taking it close to a level at which it must launch a takeover bid. Sports Direct has bought out acti... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Housing market, car makers, Facebook, retailers

Thu, 27 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Ten years on the housing market is still feeling the after-effects of the credit crunch, with existing homeowners struggling to trade up, a doubling of typical first-time buyer depo... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Cars, tax havens, Metro Bank, Unilever

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - As part of a government strategy to improve air quality, Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxide pose a m... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Consumer credit, oil, housing, Love Island

Tue, 25 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England has told banks, credit card companies and car loan providers that they risk fresh action against reckless lending as it warned of a looming "spiral of complacenc... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Asda, B&M, Greece, Bowling, Brexit

Mon, 24 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Asda is exploring a £4.4bn takeover of B&M, the fast-growing discount retailer run by billionaire brothers Simon and Bobby Arora. Britain's third-biggest supermarket chain is unders... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Turkey, Transitional deal, Unilever

Fri, 21 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - A powerful earthquake has struck off the Turkish coast, triggering a tsunami in the Mediterranean and Aegean and killing at least two. Beachfront hotels full of British holidaymaker... [more]