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2019 Articles

UK fashion brand Karen Millen hoists for sale sign
UK fashion brand Karen Millen hoists for sale sign
British fashion brand Karen Millen is set to be sold by its Icelandic owners. Sky News reported that advisers to [...]
June 27, 2019
Vauxhall says building new Astra in the UK contingent on final Brexit deal
Vauxhall says building new Astra in the UK contingent on final Brexit deal
Car manufacturer Groupe PSA said today it will build the new Vauxhall Astra in the UK, but said the decision [...]
June 27, 2019
UK economic growth expected to slow as Brexit and global tensions bite
UK economic growth expected to slow as Brexit and global tensions bite
The UK’s economic growth is expected to slow as prolonged uncertainty over Brexit and global headwinds take their toll. Audit [...]
June 27, 2019
London business confidence recovers on improved domestic and export sales
London business confidence recovers on improved domestic and export sales
London business confidence bounced back in the second quarter (Q2) as domestic and export sales recovered, according to data published [...]
June 27, 2019
Carney warns that Woodford-style funds are 'built on a lie'
Carney warns that Woodford-style funds are 'built on a lie'
The governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney blasted funds like Neil Woodford’s today which he said were “built [...]
June 26, 2019
Asset manager H20 says redemptions are falling after it was hit by a wave of outflows
Asset manager H20 says redemptions are falling after it was hit by a wave of outflows
Under fire asset management firm H20 said today that there had been “substantial inflows” of funds in recent days and [...]
June 26, 2019
US ambassador says letting Huawei access the UK's 5G network would be like ‘letting a kleptomaniac into your house’
US ambassador says letting Huawei access the UK's 5G network would be like ‘letting a kleptomaniac into your house’
US ambassador Woody Johnson took an apparent swipe at Chinese tech firm Huawei today, saying that inviting the company into [...]
June 25, 2019
London exchanges tell clients they may have to delist Swiss stocks in EU equivalence row
London exchanges tell clients they may have to delist Swiss stocks in EU equivalence row
London-based exchanges have warned clients that they will be unable to trade Swiss stocks after 30 June because of a [...]
June 25, 2019
Queen set for an extra £3m after strong profits for Crown Estate
Queen set for an extra £3m after strong profits for Crown Estate
The Queen is set to receive a £3m revenue boost after The Crown Estate today announced its income for 2018/19 [...]
June 25, 2019
Swiss to ban EU exchanges in row that could have implications for City post-Brexit
Swiss to ban EU exchanges in row that could have implications for City post-Brexit
The Swiss government said today it was ready to ban stock exchanges in the European Union from trading Swiss shares, [...]
June 24, 2019