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April 2018 articles

The UK government is close to selling a £5bn Bradford & Bingley mortgage book to a major bond fund manager, it has been [...]

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Renowned fund manager Neil Woodford was denied another payday today, as the annual results of his Patient Capital Trust revealed [...]

24 April
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Metro Bank today brushed aside a potential shareholder revolt over high pay for its boss and payments to the wife of its chairman [...]

24 April
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Spanish banking behemoth Santander had a disappointing first quarter (Q1) in the UK with profits shrinking as the impact from [...]

24 April
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Brewer and pub operator Samuel Smith Old Brewery is facing legal action after it failed to hand over pensions information. [...]

24 April
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TSB has taken down its online banking systems with its boss today issuing a fresh apology to customers and a promise to compensate [...]

24 April
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A fresh row has flared up in the City after EU commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis outlined his views on how the UK's financial [...]

24 April
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Jacob Rees-Mogg has described one of the government's official Brexit proposals as "completely cretinous" - and warned against [...]

24 April
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Data and marketing firm Cambridge Analytica (CA) has said it played absolutely no role in the UK's Brexit referendum and insisted [...]

24 April
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Passive funds which track an index, rather than being actively invested by a stock-picking manager, are increasingly influencing [...]

24 April
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The Chinese owner of Hamleys is on track buy a stake in struggling department store chain House of Fraser. [...]

24 April
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Deutsche Bank has announced a new chief operating officer as the German lender's management shake-up continues.  [...]

24 April
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A statue commemorating suffragist Millicent Fawcett was unveiled in Parliament Square today, and will be the first ever monument [...]

24 April
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A mutual recognition regime for financial regulation after Brexit is “eminently achievable”, the City watchdog's boss today [...]

24 April
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The British government has achieved its first current budget surplus since 2002, according to the latest figures on the UK’s [...]

24 April
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