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June 2019 articles

Consumer spending to outperform economy as a whole but challenges lie ahead
Consumer spending to outperform economy as a whole but challenges lie ahead
Consumer spending is forecasted to outperform the economy as a whole in the next year, but growth in households’ real [...]
June 24, 2019
London markets lower as squalls hit Tory leadership contest
Sterling and stock markets were lower this morning as the race for leadership of Britain’s governing Conservative Party was plunged [...]
June 24, 2019
Schroders and Columbia Threadneedle back Coast Capital in First Group dispute
Schroders and Columbia Threadneedle back Coast Capital in First Group dispute
Activist investor Coast Capital, which is demanding an overhaul of bus and rail operator First Group, has received the backing [...]
June 24, 2019
Democrat policy war escalates as Bernie Sanders proposes eradicating $1.6 trillion US student loan debt
Democrat policy war escalates as Bernie Sanders proposes eradicating $1.6 trillion US student loan debt
The burgeoning policy war between the candidates vying to face Trump in 2020 is set to escalate dramatically today, with [...]
June 24, 2019
New Prime Minister to take power on 24 July
New Prime Minister to take power on 24 July
Britain’s new Prime Minister will be revealed on Tuesday 23 July, it is reported. The Prime Minister will then take [...]
June 24, 2019
Turkish assets rally as President Erdogan’s AK Party concedes  Istanbul defeat
Turkish assets rally as President Erdogan’s AK Party concedes Istanbul defeat
Turkish assets have climbed in value after the country’s opposition beat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AK Party (AKP) in [...]
June 24, 2019
UK’s approach to Huawei makes no sense, warns Ericsson boss
UK’s approach to Huawei makes no sense, warns Ericsson boss
The UK’s mooted plan to ban Huawei from parts of its 5G network makes little technical sense, a top Ericsson [...]
June 24, 2019
River and Mercantile promotes deputy to chief executive
River and Mercantile promotes deputy to chief executive
Asset management and advisory group River and Mercantile has appointed deputy boss James Barham as chief executive. Barham will replace [...]
June 24, 2019
De La Rue clearout continues as two more directors step down
De La Rue clearout continues as two more directors step down
The boardroom exodus at banknote printer De La Rue has accelerated, with two members announcing retirement plans today. Chair Philip [...]
June 24, 2019
Labour to launch inquiry into ‘shadow banking’ that funds anti-environment industries
Labour to launch inquiry into ‘shadow banking’ that funds anti-environment industries
Labour is launching an inquiry into “shadow banking” in a bid to crack down on investment that fuels industries contributing [...]
June 24, 2019