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

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

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

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]

Thursday newspaper round-up:  BHP Billiton, Northern Trust, Royal Mail, Ofwat

Thursday newspaper round-up: BHP Billiton, Northern Trust, Royal Mail, Ofwat

Thu, 20 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Executives inside Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump's personal bankers, are expecting that the bank will soon be receiving subpoenas or other requests for information from Robert Mueller,... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit bill, BP, ONS leak, Ecuador, card charges

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit bill, BP, ONS leak, Ecuador, card charges

Wed, 19 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Divisions over the UK's Brexit divorce bill were laid bare on Tuesday as British negotiators pushed back against a mooted €75bn (£66bn) Brexit charge-sheet. On the second day o... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Growth concerns, China, insurance, autumn coup

Tue, 18 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Rising prices and weak wage growth are already hitting the economy as British households are forced to cut back spending, analysts at PwC have warned as they forecast economic growt... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Business confidence, CPI forecast, HSBC, railways

Mon, 17 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - The UK needs to prepare itself for weaker economic performance, two major forecasting groups have said, in the latest studies predicting the downsides of the Brexit vote. Fragile bu... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Sky, Philip Morris, Saudi Aramco

Fri, 14 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Rupert Murdoch will not look to strike a deal with the culture secretary, Karen Bradley, to make Sky News more independent and fast-track his £11.7bn takeover of Sky. Bradley has gi... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: McCafferty, RICS, Chocolate Orange, austerity

Thu, 13 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England should consider unwinding its £435 billion quantitative easing programme earlier than planned, one of its eight policymakers has suggested. Ian McCafferty, one o... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Amec Foster Wheeler, British economy, Cashless society

Wed, 12 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Amec Foster Wheeler has been put under formal investigation by the Serious Fraud Office as part of a bribery and corruption investigation casting fresh doubts over its proposed £2.2... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: G4S, tax avoidance, employment review

Tue, 11 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Critics have raised questions over a Ministry of Justice decision to award the private security firm G4S a £25m contract for the electronic tagging of offenders despite an ongoing S... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Business confidence, Visa, Brexit, 5G auction, tax

Mon, 10 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Confidence among both large and small businesses has collapsed amid mounting concerns over the domestic political backdrop and fresh evidence that households, the engine of recent e... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Heathrow, Brexit, BT, Worldpay, Tesla

Sun, 09 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - A hotels tycoon and a US construction giant have launched a bid to build and operate the third Heathrow runway in competition with the airport, claiming their plans are up to £6.7bn... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Brexit brakes, 'lame' May, flat oil, Centrica

Fri, 07 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - David Davis will be confronted by business leaders on Friday demanding an indefinite delay in Britain's departure from the Single Market and the Customs Union. The Brexit Secretary ... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Austerity, Centrica, property spat, cheese

Thu, 06 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Theresa May raised the spectre of a Greek-style economic collapse if Britain fails to press ahead with tackling the deficit on Wednesday, as she was challenged repeatedly by Jeremy ... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Shard, Lloyds, BoE

Wed, 05 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Seven rail companies, including Virgin Trains' east and west coast franchises, have agreed to allow passengers to buy cheaper Advance tickets as close as 10 minutes before their jou... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Sub-prime, banking reform, Stagecoach, Facebook

Tue, 04 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Fears about a crisis in sub-prime lending grew yesterday after leading City analysts warned that borrowers have limited flexibility to handle the rising cost of living. Household bu... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Austerity, bonds, Brexit, Inmarsat

Mon, 03 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - A cabinet split emerged last night after Michael Gove claimed taxes should not have to rise to pay for an end to austerity despite the Chancellor's warning that ordinary working peo... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: London Fisheries Convention, Healthcare spending, Google

Sun, 02 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Fishing vessels from across Europe will no longer be allowed to operate close to the British coastline after the government decided to end a long-standing arrangement with the EU. M... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Sky/21st Century, Virgin Media, Brexit

Fri, 30 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Irish authorities have said they have clinched deals with more than a dozen London-based banks and finance houses to move some of their operations to Dublin in preparation for Brexi... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Public sector pay, North Sea, Qatar

Thu, 29 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Philip Hammond, the chancellor, faces a cabinet revolt over public sector pay as ministers demand an end to the 1% wage cap on five million workers. Sir Michael Fallon, the def... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Yellen, Ocado

Wed, 28 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Splits emerged at the top of government yesterday as the Brexit secretary accused the chancellor of inconsistency and Boris Johnson faced mockery. The prime minister appeared to be ... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Debt, Trade war, Syria

Tue, 27 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Households continued to pile debt on to their credit cards and run down their savings to meet living costs in May as the squeeze on wages bit deeper. The annual growth in personal d... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Debt, Trade war, Syria

Tue, 27 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Households continued to pile debt on to their credit cards and run down their savings to meet living costs in May as the squeeze on wages bit deeper. The annual growth in personal d... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Bond Street, Sky, Hinkley Point, Holland & Barrett

Mon, 26 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - The status of Bond Street as the UK's most exclusive shopping destination is under threat, as one in four retailers on the famous street consider shutting up shop and moving out as ... [more]