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July 2019 articles

City of London pledges plastic waste cut
City of London pledges plastic waste cut
The Square Mile’s policy-making body has vowed to cut down on its use of plastics at The Mansion House and [...]
July 19, 2019
Shareholders rebel at Homeserve over ex-director payouts
Shareholders rebel at Homeserve over ex-director payouts
Shareholders dealt home repairs company Homeserve a bloody nose today as 30 per cent voted against the directors’ pay report. [...]
July 19, 2019
Israeli security firm NSO denies Whatsapp spyware can hack data from Google Cloud, iCloud and Facebook
Israeli security firm NSO denies Whatsapp spyware can hack data from Google Cloud, iCloud and Facebook
Israeli cyber security company NSO has denied telling customers that its Whatsapp-hacking spyware is capable of hacking people’s data from [...]
July 19, 2019
Gold hits six-year high as jittery investors run for safety
Gold hits six-year high as jittery investors run for safety
Gold hit a six-year high today as impending central bank rate cuts and fears about the world economy sends investors [...]
July 19, 2019
Police ban Extinction Rebellion’s boats on last day of London protests
Police ban Extinction Rebellion’s boats on last day of London protests
Extinction Rebellion’s trademark boats have been banned from London protests on the climate change activists’ last day of planned summer [...]
July 19, 2019
Judge dismisses Credit Suisse claims in £239m banking bonus row
Judge dismisses Credit Suisse claims in £239m banking bonus row
A UK court has dismissed an attempt from Credit Suisse to recoup £239m that it paid as a one-off tax [...]
July 19, 2019
Blackrock profit drop misses expectations
Blackrock profit drop misses expectations
Blackrock disappointed Wall Street expectations this afternoon after posting a worse-than-expected fall in quarterly profits. The world’s largest asset manager [...]
July 19, 2019
Rothschild snaps up stake in Redburn as industry pressures drive consolidation
Rothschild snaps up stake in Redburn as industry pressures drive consolidation
Rothschild has snapped up a minority stake in equity research house Redburn, in the latest sign of industry consolidation amid [...]
July 19, 2019
Sadiq Khan slammed for London rental cap proposals
Sadiq Khan slammed for London rental cap proposals
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been blasted as “economically illiterate” after announcing plans to cap rents on homes in [...]
July 19, 2019
CMA warns train passengers face higher prices if Abellio takes on East Midlands franchise
CMA warns train passengers face higher prices if Abellio takes on East Midlands franchise
The UK’s competition watchdog raised concerns today about higher ticket fares on two routes it is probing as part of [...]
July 19, 2019