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Asos issues profit warning over fashion discounting
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 07:45:03 GMT
The online fashion giant says trading in November was "significantly behind expectations".
Energy firms SSE and Npower scrap merger plan
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 07:46:34 GMT
SSE says the new energy price cap was one factor behind the decision to scrap the deal.
Workplace reforms 'will protect gig economy workers'
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:56:30 GMT
"Gig economy" workers will be better protected by a package of reforms, the government says.
Nuisance call bosses face £500,000 fines
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:01:13 GMT
New rules will target directors of companies who make unsolicited calls to consumers.
FCA under fire over Lloyds compensation scheme
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:40:02 GMT
A group representing small firms says there is no oversight of a scheme for fraud victims.
HS2: MPs had 'enormously wrong' cost estimate, says whistleblower
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:42:28 GMT
A former HS2 boss says an early cost estimate MPs had was wrong by hundreds of millions of pounds.
Laura Ashley to close 40 UK stores amid a push into China
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 03:05:22 GMT
The British High Street store is struggling in the UK and wants to build its presence in China.
Lord Sugar hires his Apprentice for 2018
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:29:10 GMT
Did swimwear designer Sian Gabbidon or nut milk entrepreneur Camilla Ainsworth win?
Bad weather hits Christmas shopping on the High Street
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:48:51 GMT
Icy temperatures and the lure of online shopping hit pre-Christmas retail sales.
Restaurant insolvencies jump as diners stay at home
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:07:47 GMT
The number of businesses going bust surges as diners stay at home, new figures show.
HQ Trivia and Vine co-founder Colin Kroll dead at 34
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 22:18:36 GMT
New York police officers went to Colin Kroll's Manhattan flat after a request to check on him.
Ministers deny planning no-deal Brexit holiday warnings
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 10:52:54 GMT
Downing Street dismisses reports families will be advised not to book EU travel after March 2019.
PewDiePie printer hackers strike again
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 14:59:05 GMT
The perpetrators are urging victims to support the YouTube star and protect their systems.
New £50 bank note 'must recognise ethnic minorities'
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 00:05:26 GMT
Stars and politicians are campaigning for a non-white scientist to feature on the new £50 note.
'If you can do something yourself, do it yourself'
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:26:15 GMT
Ariel Booker, co-founder of CanO Water, says many firms often spend money unnecessarily on things that won't help them.
Brexit Basics: The single market explained
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 00:14:12 GMT
Confused by Brexit jargon? Reality Check unpacks the basics.
How traffic lights became a million dollar idea
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:13:49 GMT
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how traffic lights became a million dollar idea.
Branson: Hard Brexit would torpedo some Virgin firms
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:09:40 GMT
Sir Richard Branson has spoken out against a hard Brexit, warning it would be "an absolute disaster".
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo: The view from the edge of space
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:43:16 GMT
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket ship has made a successful test flight, 82.7km above the Earth's surface.
Could light bring us superfast mobile broadband indoors?
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:12:15 GMT
Superfast 5G mobile connectivity may not be able to reach inside buildings. Could light help?
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Samsung Q9 Cyber Monday Deals 2018
Sun, 30 Dec 2018 19:00:00 -0500
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Oil prices pressured by oversupply, global economic concerns
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:36:56 -0500
Oil prices pressured by oversupply, global economic concernsOil prices were largely steady on Monday after falling 2 percent in the previous session, but remained under pressure amid weaker growth in major economies and concerns about oversupply. Brent crude oil futures were at $60.31 per barrel at 0722 GMT, up 3 cents, or 0.05 percent, from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $51.27 per barrel, up 7 cents, or 0.14 percent.
May Attacks Second Brexit Referendum Plan as Breach of Trust
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:36:50 -0500
May Attacks Second Brexit Referendum Plan as Breach of TrustMay, who accused former Prime Minister Tony Blair of “undermining” her negotiations by pushing for a second vote, will say it would be a catastrophic breach of trust. David Lidington, May’s effective deputy, and Chief-of-Staff Gavin Barwell denied supporting another plebiscite on Sunday after newspaper reports that they’d had talks on the issue. Business Secretary Greg Clark told BBC radio on Monday that a new vote would increase divisiveness and prolong uncertainty for companies.
Oil Holds Loss as OPEC Curbs Weighed Against Surging U.S. Supply
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:32:38 -0500
Oil Holds Loss as OPEC Curbs Weighed Against Surging U.S. SupplyWhile working oil rigs in the U.S. fell to the least in eight weeks, the market continues to grapple with concerns that rising output from the Permian of West Texas and New Mexico and North Dakota’s Bakken shale fields may quash any price rallies. Meanwhile, hedge funds slashed bullish bets as slowing global growth undermines production cuts pledged by OPEC+. Crude remains near its lowest level in more than a year as traders worried production curbs agreed by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies including Russia aren’t deep enough, and could be offset by booming U.S. output.
Crypto Market Defends $100 Billion But Traders Generally Not Optimistic
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:24:23 -0500
Crypto Market Defends $100 Billion But Traders Generally Not OptimisticOn December 15, the crypto market was at risk of dropping below the $100 billion mark in total valuation for the first time since Aug 1, 2017. Since then, the market has slightly recovered as its valuation increased from $100 billion to $104 billion. But, many traders and cryptocurrency technical analysts remain cautious toward the
Global Stock Sell-Off Eases; Dollar Edges Lower: Markets Wrap
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:19:34 -0500
Global Stock Sell-Off Eases; Dollar Edges Lower: Markets WrapTreasury yields steadied just below 2.90 percent. U.S. futures posted modest gains alongside equities in Japan and Australia, while shares fluctuated in Shanghai and Hong Kong. Treasuries held last week’s gains and the yen was steady after a bout of risk aversion that hammered global equities in recent sessions.
Early retirement of workers to slash Bezeq's 2018 profit
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:10:56 -0500
Early retirement of workers to slash Bezeq's 2018 profitBezeq Israel Telecom said on Monday its board approved an expense of 512 million shekels ($136 million) for a cost-cutting plan that will include the early retirement of 337 workers. This expense would be in addition to 90 million shekels it set aside in the first and second quarters of 2018 for early retirement, Israel's largest telecoms group said in a statement. In total these expenses are expected to reduce 2018 net profit by 464 million shekels, Bezeq said.
Asian shares perk up ahead of key policy events in China, U.S.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:08:02 -0500
Asian shares perk up ahead of key policy events in China, U.S.Asian share markets ticked up on Monday as investors cautiously looked to whether key policy events in the United States and China could allay concerns about slowing global economic growth. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.25 percent. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.6 percent while U.S. stock futures edged up 0.3 percent.
SPH REIT (SGX:SK6U): What Can We Expect In The Future?
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:05:56 -0500
SPH REIT (SGX:SK6U): What Can We Expect In The Future?Based on SPH REIT's (SGX:SK6U) earnings update in August 2018, analyst forecasts seem bearish, with earnings expected to decline by -6.8% in the upcoming year. However, compared to its 5-yearRead More...
Is Somfy SA (EPA:SO) Spending Too Much Money?
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:05:52 -0500
Is Somfy SA (EPA:SO) Spending Too Much Money?If you are currently a shareholder in Somfy SA (EPA:SO), or considering investing in the stock, you need to examine how the business generates cash, and how it is reinvested.Read More...
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