About Callum Keown

Reporter at City A.M. covering banking, markets and insurance

2019 Articles

Bank of England cuts growth forecast and holds interest rates as no-deal Brexit risk rises
Bank of England cuts growth forecast and holds interest rates as no-deal Brexit risk rises
The Bank of England has decided to keep interest rates unchanged warning that the likelihood of no-deal Brexit was rising [...]
June 20, 2019
UK banks need 'more support' and tax cuts after being let down over Brexit
UK banks need 'more support' and tax cuts after being let down over Brexit
UK banks need more support from government to promote a positive vision and cut taxes on the industry, UK Finance [...]
June 20, 2019
What's wrong at Dixons Carphone? Analysts react to loss as shares dive
What's wrong at Dixons Carphone? Analysts react to loss as shares dive
Dixons Carphone revealed huge losses of £259m this morning and warned there was “more pain” to come in its struggling [...]
June 20, 2019
Deutsche Bank faces US money laundering investigation
Deutsche Bank faces US money laundering investigation
Deutsche Bank is facing a US criminal investigation into whether it complied with anti-money laundering laws. US federal authorities are [...]
June 20, 2019
Dunelm raises profit forecast after weather helps boost sales
Dunelm raises profit forecast after weather helps boost sales
Furniture firm Dunelm has raised expectations for the year after strong sales growth in recent months driven by poor weather. [...]
June 20, 2019
Starling Bank partners with Direct Line to simplify insurance process
Starling Bank partners with Direct Line to simplify insurance process
Challenger bank Starling has partnered with insurance firm Direct Line to allow customer account holders to use its app to [...]
June 20, 2019
Lloyds Bank boss defends pay  and pension perks as MPs accuse him of greed
Lloyds Bank boss defends pay and pension perks as MPs accuse him of greed
Lloyds Bank boss Antonio Horta-Osorio has defended his pay packet and pension perks in a grilling by MPs. Horta-Osorio, who [...]
June 19, 2019
Saga shares plunge on warning of fresh travel struggles
Saga shares plunge on warning of fresh travel struggles
Shares in Saga have fallen more than ten per cent this morning after the insurance and travel group warned its [...]
June 19, 2019
CYBG to rebrand as Virgin Money to 'disrupt status quo' of UK banking
CYBG to rebrand as Virgin Money to 'disrupt status quo' of UK banking
Clydesdale and Yorkshire bank owner CYBG will be renamed Virgin Money in a major rebranding to “disrupt the status quo” [...]
June 19, 2019
Mulberry swings to loss on tough UK retail market and House of Fraser collapse
Mulberry swings to loss on tough UK retail market and House of Fraser collapse
Luxury handbag maker Mulberry swung to a loss of £5m last year as the “challenging” UK retail market and the [...]
June 19, 2019
Metro Bank and Network Rail bosses voted among most popular by staff
Metro Bank and Network Rail bosses voted among most popular by staff
Metro Bank staff have backed their boss Craig Donaldson in a list of the UK’s most popular chief executives. Despite [...]
June 19, 2019
Fraudsters target children as young as 11 to launder money
Fraudsters target children as young as 11 to launder money
Identity fraud reached record highs last year and criminals targeted children as young as 11 to launder money. Criminals targeted [...]
June 18, 2019
Trump hits out at Draghi over 'unfair' Eurozone stimulus
Trump hits out at Draghi over 'unfair' Eurozone stimulus
US President Donald Trump has hit out at Mario Draghi, claiming his hints of fresh stimulus made it “unfairly easier” [...]
June 18, 2019
Euro plunges as Mario Draghi signals more ECB stimulus
Euro plunges as Mario Draghi signals more ECB stimulus
The euro has plunged and markets have spiked after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi said more stimulus would be [...]
June 18, 2019