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June 2019 articles

Facebook launches cryptocurrency with backing of Uber, Visa and Spotify
Facebook launches cryptocurrency with backing of Uber, Visa and Spotify
Facebook has today published the white paper for its widely anticipated cryptocurrency initiative, with the founding support of several major [...]
June 18, 2019
Oil prices fall for second day as US-China trade war bites
Oil prices fall for second day as US-China trade war bites
Oil prices have fallen for a second consecutive day as global growth shows signs of being hit by the ongoing [...]
June 18, 2019
Telecom Plus profits rise as new customers sign up
Telecom Plus profits rise as new customers sign up
Telecom Plus reported an annual profit jump in its full-year results this morning following an influx of new customers. The [...]
June 18, 2019
Andrea Leadsom backs Boris Johnson in race to Number 10
Andrea Leadsom backs Boris Johnson in race to Number 10
Andrea Leadsom has backed Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson’s bid to become the country’s next Prime Minister. The former leader [...]
June 18, 2019
Old Mutual sacks chief executive over conflict of interest
Old Mutual sacks chief executive over conflict of interest
Old Mutual has sacked chief executive Peter Moyo following a period of suspension due to a conflict of interest related [...]
June 18, 2019
Ashtead raises dividend after strong US performance
Ashtead raises dividend after strong US performance
Ashtead hiked its dividend today after posting a 20 per cent rise in full-year profits thanks to a strong performance [...]
June 18, 2019
Government plans new powers to stop firms exploiting loyal consumers
Government plans new powers to stop firms exploiting loyal consumers
The competition watchdog is set to be given new powers to fine companies exploiting consumer loyalty in a crackdown on [...]
June 18, 2019
South Western Railway strike: Thousands hit by industrial action
South Western Railway strike: Thousands hit by industrial action
Commuters faced the first of five days of disruption as a South Western Railway strike hit trains to and from [...]
June 18, 2019
Safestore boosted as self-storage market resilient to economic uncertainty
Safestore boosted as self-storage market resilient to economic uncertainty
Self storage company Safestore enjoyed an earnings boost in the first half of the year as occupancy rates rose in [...]
June 18, 2019
Heathrow airport reveals third runway ‘masterplan’
Heathrow airport reveals third runway ‘masterplan’
The masterplan for Heathrow’s £14bn third runway will be revealed to the public for the first time today, alongside its [...]
June 18, 2019