About Callum Keown

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

June 2019 articles

Jeremy Hunt slams Corbyn’s ‘pathetic’ response to oil tanker attack blamed on Iran
Jeremy Hunt slams Corbyn’s ‘pathetic’ response to oil tanker attack blamed on Iran
The foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has branded Jeremy Corbyn “pathetic” after the Labour leader said there was no credible evidence [...]
June 15, 2019
‘Ideological war’ being waged over future of AI as businesses warn against robot tax
‘Ideological war’ being waged over future of AI as businesses warn against robot tax
Businesses and trade bodies have urged the government and industry to embrace the rise of robots and better prepare workers [...]
June 15, 2019
Second home ownership soars towards the value of £1 trillion
Second home ownership soars towards the value of £1 trillion
The number of British people owning a second home has soared by more than 50 per cent since 2001 as [...]
June 15, 2019
UBS economist must ‘pay the price’ over Chinese pigs comment, state media says
UBS economist must ‘pay the price’ over Chinese pigs comment, state media says
Chinese state media has warned UBS economist Paul Donovan must “pay the price” over remarks he made referencing Chinese pigs. [...]
June 15, 2019
Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill after mass protests
Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill after mass protests
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has indefinitely delayed a controversial extradition bill following mass protests. The proposed law, allowing extraditions [...]
June 15, 2019
You’re hired: Lord Sugar backs Boris Johnson to be next PM
You’re hired: Lord Sugar backs Boris Johnson to be next PM
Lord Sugar has thrown his weight behind Boris Johnson to be the next Prime Minister, saying he can “stop Jeremy [...]
June 14, 2019
China industrial output growth eases to 17-year low as US trade tensions mount
China industrial output growth eases to 17-year low as US trade tensions mount
China’s industrial output growth plunged to a more than 17-year low in May as the world’s second biggest economy continued [...]
June 14, 2019
Nearly one in five UK flights cancelled in disruptive start to 2019
Nearly one in five UK flights cancelled in disruptive start to 2019
Nearly seven and a half million people have been affected by flight disruptions this year, according to new data. The [...]
June 14, 2019
Five fintech firms scoop combined £25m from RBS competition fund
Five fintech firms scoop combined £25m from RBS competition fund
Five fintech firms have been awarded a combined £25m from an RBS competition fund designed to boost business banking competition. [...]
June 14, 2019
More than five million fall victim to financial scams, Lloyds Bank warns
More than five million fall victim to financial scams, Lloyds Bank warns
More than five million people in the UK have fallen victim to a financial scam as fraudsters use more sophisticated [...]
June 14, 2019