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Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit talks, house prices, convenience stores

Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit talks, house prices, convenience stores

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Britain has "no time to waste" in Brexit talks, Theresa May will warn as she says formal negotiations about leaving the European Union will start just 11 days after the election. Th... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Tory manifesto, M&S, Store Twenty One, 'Platinum Pensioners'

Sunday newspaper round-up: Tory manifesto, M&S, Store Twenty One, 'Platinum Pensioners'

Sun, 21 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Top business leaders have warned Theresa May's interventionist manifesto proposals are "ill-judged, unworkable and risk damaging the British economy". Andy Higginson, the chairman o... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Consumer concerns, Brexit M&A, migration, SFO

Friday newspaper round-up: Consumer concerns, Brexit M&A, migration, SFO

Fri, 19 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - British consumers are bracing themselves for an expensive and uncertain post-Brexit future, with four out of five fearing price rises on household essentials such as food, drink and... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: VW, Lloyds, May, Hinkley Point

Thursday newspaper round-up: VW, Lloyds, May, Hinkley Point

Thu, 18 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Countries seeking a trade deal with the EU should meet European standards on labour law and fair competition, one of the bloc's most senior officials has said in remarks that reinfo... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Tata Steel, Lloyds, Balfour Beatty

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Tata Steel, Lloyds, Balfour Beatty

Wed, 17 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Dominic Chappell, the former owner of BHS, could be pursued for millions of pounds owed to Philip Green's business empire as well as to creditors of the now collapsed department sto... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Sterling, renewables, Microsoft, fund charges

Tue, 16 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Sterling is close to crossing back above $1.30 for the first time since September as investors cut their short positions amid hopes that a hard Brexit is less likely and ahead of an... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Jobs warning, deficit deceit, energy price cap

Mon, 15 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - British workers should brace themselves for rising unemployment and falling real pay in the year ahead as the impact of a Brexit slowdown is increasingly felt in the jobs market, re... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen firmer as oil prices rally

Mon, 15 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a firmer open on Monday, underpinned by rising oil prices following reports that Saudi Arabia and Russia have agreed to do "whatever it takes" to keep a f... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Hard Brexit, exports, cost of living, GSK, BT

Sun, 14 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - The European Court of Justice (ECJ) is set to pave the way for a hard Brexit by handing 38 national and regional parliaments the power to veto trade deals. In a move that further cl... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Deliveroo, Jes Staley, Lloyds

Fri, 12 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Relations between the world's two largest economies have hit "a new high", Donald Trump's commerce secretary has claimed, announcing a "herculean" trade deal between Washington and ... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: RICS, Sky-21st Century Fox, AkzoNobel

Thu, 11 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - The UK housing market is continuing to slow down, with falling property sales, "stagnant" buyer demand and general election uncertainty all adding up to one of the most downbeat rep... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Consumer dip, merger job losses, pay row

Wed, 10 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Consumer spending will have "effectively stalled" by next year as Britons respond to rising inflation, minimal wage growth and a slowdown in house prices, a leading think tank has w... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Skills shortage, retail rebound, Co-op, Lloyds

Tue, 09 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - The number of candidates available for jobs has hit a 16-month low, prompting fears that Brexit has triggered a skills shortage in areas ranging from IT to engineering to nursing. T... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Insurers, energy suppliers, EU workers

Mon, 08 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Staying loyal to an insurer can cost families up to £1,000 a year. Firms overcharge by up to three times to fund their cut-price deals for new customers. Long-standing customers are... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Lower growth, French election, PPI extension, Sky

Sun, 07 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England is set to lower its growth forecasts this week after the economy faltered in the first quarter. The slowdown leaves a pre-Brexit interest rate rise looking incre... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Amazon, Elliott Advisors, Sports Direct

Fri, 05 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Amazon is to more than triple its research and development team in Cambridge working on tech innovations such as its Alexa digital assistant, delivery drones and Echo smart speaker.... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Estate agents, Transline, Brexit, Facebook

Thu, 04 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London estate agents have begun to offer free cars worth £18,000, stamp duty subsidies of £150,000, plus free iPads and Sonos sound systems to kickstart sales in the capital's incre... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Food and drink exports, Apple, Jes Staley

Wed, 03 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Leaving the European Union without a trade deal in place could put up to 97% of British food and drink exports at risk, according to a House of Lords report that lays bare the agric... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Fed, Brexit battle, car finance, Lloyds

Tue, 02 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - The chances of the US Federal Reserve raising interest rates this week were put at less than 5 per cent yesterday after a key measure of inflation fell for the first time in more th... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Brussels row, May VAT pledge, Ocado, house prices, RBS

Sun, 30 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Brexit negotiations began with a blazing row yesterday as Brussels flatly rejected Theresa May's negotiating position and accused the prime minister of living in a "parallel reality... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Consumer confidence, energy price caps, HMRC, Barclays

Fri, 28 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Rising inflation is taking its toll on British households, knocking consumer confidence to its lowest level since the aftermath of last summer's Brexit vote. Pollsters YouGov said w... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Brexit deal, Trump, bank exits, pharma warning

Thu, 27 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - European leaders must "get on" with securing an ambitious trade deal between the UK and EU that will secure jobs and boost living standards after Brexit, the head of Britain's bigge... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: McDonald's, Heathrow, Trump, RBS

Wed, 26 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - The 26-year-old Duke of Westminster, who is believed to be the world's richest person under 30 with a £9bn fortune, has been hit by a steep drop in returns on his family's British p... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Customs bill, banks, WS Atkins, business rates

Tue, 25 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - Britain will have to settle a demand for €2 billion over its failure to tackle customs fraud before it can agree a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU, senior Brussels sources h... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Euro surge, bank bill, football deal

Mon, 24 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - The euro surged to its highest level in almost six months after early projections indicated that the runoff for the French presidency would come down to a second-round duel between ... [more]