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Mark Wiseman to leave Blackrock after violating relationship policy
Mark Wiseman to leave Blackrock after violating relationship policy
Mark Wiseman, Blackrock’s global head of active equities, is leaving the world’s largest asset manager after failing to disclose a [...]
December 5, 2019
General Election 2019: Boris Johnson insists taxes will not rise under Tories
General Election 2019: Boris Johnson insists taxes will not rise under Tories
Boris Johnson has insisted taxes will not rise under a Conservative government, after journalists questioned this morning’s pledge. The Prime [...]
December 5, 2019
Tiffany & Co earnings dive as Hong Kong protests hurt sales
Tiffany & Co earnings dive as Hong Kong protests hurt sales
Luxury jewellery maker Tiffany & Co reported a sharp drop in earnings in the third quarter after disruption caused by [...]
December 5, 2019
Saudi Aramco IPO to be largest in history at $25.6bn
Saudi Aramco IPO to be largest in history at $25.6bn
Saudi Aramco is set to raise a record $25.6bn (£19.5bn) in the largest initial public offering (IPO) in history, as [...]
December 5, 2019
Moody's downgrades outlook for global banks
Moody's downgrades outlook for global banks
The outlook for global banks has been slashed by credit ratings agency Moody’s. Weakening economic growth, low interest rates and [...]
December 5, 2019
Nancy Pelosi moves forward articles of impeachment against Donald Trump
Nancy Pelosi moves forward articles of impeachment against Donald Trump
House Democrats will move forward in impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, according to House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi. Pelosi [...]
December 5, 2019
Brexit Party now odds-on for total defeat at General Election
Brexit Party now odds-on for total defeat at General Election
Bookmakers have said that the Brexit Party is odds-on to suffer total annihilation when the country goes to the polls [...]
December 5, 2019
Japan approves $122bn stimulus package as governments start spending
Japan approves $122bn stimulus package as governments start spending
Japan’s cabinet has approved a huge $122bn (£92bn) stimulus package to combat stalling growth and insure against global trade tensions. [...]
December 5, 2019
Boris Johnson likens Labour's 'NHS plot' dossier to UFO pictures
Boris Johnson likens Labour's 'NHS plot' dossier to UFO pictures
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared a leaked 451-page document Labour has heralded as proof of a plot to privatise [...]
December 5, 2019
Glencore shares tumble on Serious Fraud Office bribery investigation
Glencore shares tumble on Serious Fraud Office bribery investigation
Shares in mining giant Glencore fell more than five per cent today after the company said it was being investigated [...]
December 5, 2019
Aston Martin shares jump as billionaire Lawrence Stroll 'prepares to make offer'
Aston Martin shares jump as billionaire Lawrence Stroll 'prepares to make offer'
Aston Martin shares have been given a much-needed boost this morning, after reports surfaced that billionaire Lawrence Stroll is gearing [...]
December 5, 2019
Asset manager Schroders cuts jobs in restructuring drive
Asset manager Schroders cuts jobs in restructuring drive
Asset manager Schroders is embarking on a restructuring drive that will place more emphasis on growth areas including private assets [...]
December 5, 2019
Opec and allies expected to deepen oil production cuts
Opec and allies expected to deepen oil production cuts
Oil producer group Opec has begun its two-day meeting in Vienna, with expectations that the cartel and its allies will [...]
December 5, 2019
London ad firm Ogury raises $50m to fuel international growth
London ad firm Ogury raises $50m to fuel international growth
London-based mobile advertising firm Ogury has raised $50m (£38m) in fresh funding as it looks to expand into new international [...]
December 5, 2019