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China’s Nasdaq rival Star Market see shares surge on first day of trading
China’s Nasdaq rival Star Market see shares surge on first day of trading
Shares shot up on the launch of China’s new Nasdaq rival – the Star Market – today. Shanghai Stock Exchange’s [...]
July 22, 2019
Metro Bank confirms £500m Cerberus loan sale talks
Metro Bank confirms £500m Cerberus loan sale talks
Metro Bank shares rose more than three per cent this morning as the lender confirmed it is in talks to [...]
July 22, 2019
London needs a new type of university with a new degree
London needs a new type of university with a new degree
London is fortunate to have some of the world’s best universities. Within a mile or two of the City are [...]
July 22, 2019
Woodford props up £50m funding for Atom Bank
Woodford props up £50m funding for Atom Bank
Digital banking stalwart Atom Bank has today raised £50m from its existing investors, including former star fund manager Neil Woodford. [...]
July 22, 2019
UK households remain cautious on economic outlook, discretionary income and debt levels
UK households remain cautious on economic outlook, discretionary income and debt levels
UK households remain concerned about their economic outlook, disposable incomes and debt levels, survey data out today shows. Deloitte’s consumer [...]
July 22, 2019
The EU’s new ‘dream team’ portends disaster for the failing bloc
The EU’s new ‘dream team’ portends disaster for the failing bloc
The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus put it perfectly: character is destiny. In the case of the European Union’s recent undemocratic [...]
July 22, 2019
DEBATE: Is 4G on the Tube something to get excited about?
DEBATE: Is 4G on the Tube something to get excited about?
Is 4G on the Tube something to get excited about? Ben Askins, managing director at Verb Brands, says YES. “Sorry [...]
July 22, 2019
Don’t underestimate the importance of the Strait of Hormuz to the global economy
Don’t underestimate the importance of the Strait of Hormuz to the global economy
If last week’s obstruction of a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz did not illustrate the dangers our seafarers [...]
July 22, 2019
We all have a part to play in bridging the UK’s disability employment gap
We all have a part to play in bridging the UK’s disability employment gap
Your first job interview can be a daunting experience. For disabled people, that first time can be even more challenging. [...]
July 22, 2019
MPs turn up the heat on Standard Chartered boss over pension pay row
MPs turn up the heat on Standard Chartered boss over pension pay row
Standard Chartered’s under-fire boss is facing mounting pressure from politicians following a major fallout with shareholders over his controversial pay [...]
July 22, 2019