Author Archives for

July 2019 articles

Will the Bank of England raise or cut rates after UK inflation data?
Will the Bank of England raise or cut rates after UK inflation data?
UK inflation has grown at an annual rate of two per cent for the second month in a row, official [...]
July 17, 2019
BT agrees £210m sale of London headquarters
BT agrees £210m sale of London headquarters
BT has agreed the sale of its London headquarters as it pushes ahead with a radical turnaround plan. Read more: [...]
July 17, 2019
Chris Grayling admits Cabinet overruled him on Eurotunnel ferry settlement
Chris Grayling admits Cabinet overruled him on Eurotunnel ferry settlement
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has said he personally wanted to fight Eurotunnel’s legal challenge against the government’s no-deal Brexit ferry [...]
July 17, 2019
Philip Hammond says it is ‘terrifying’ Jacob Rees-Mogg is close to being in the next government
Philip Hammond says it is ‘terrifying’ Jacob Rees-Mogg is close to being in the next government
Philip Hammond has warned it is “terrifying” that leading Brexiter Jacob Rees-Mogg will have influence in a future government during [...]
July 17, 2019
Euromoney share price drops on ‘challenging’ quarter
Euromoney share price drops on ‘challenging’ quarter
Shares in media group Euromoney fell more than three per cent this morning after it warned of challenges in its [...]
July 17, 2019
Stranger Things vs Mickey Mouse: How the media old guard is adapting to disruption
Stranger Things vs Mickey Mouse: How the media old guard is adapting to disruption
As I discussed earlier this month, disruption is everywhere (see Five things every investor needs to know about disruption). Incumbent companies [...]
July 17, 2019
EU targets Amazon in e-commerce antitrust probe
EU targets Amazon in e-commerce antitrust probe
Amazon is the subject of the EU’s latest antitrust probe, with the European Commission accusing the tech giant of abusing [...]
July 17, 2019
Burberry shares at 10-month high and challenging records
Burberry shares at 10-month high and challenging records
After a stunning six-week rally, our head of markets explains why investors are still piling in today.  If the market [...]
July 17, 2019
Premier Oil trims net debt as oil production gathers pace
Premier Oil trims net debt as oil production gathers pace
Premier Oil cut 2019 operating costs and trimmed its debt pile in the first half of 2019, it told shareholders [...]
July 17, 2019
London house prices suffer worst plunge in 10 years
London house prices suffer worst plunge in 10 years
London house prices suffered a staggering 4.4 per cent annual drop in May, their worst annual drop since the financial [...]
July 17, 2019