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  • Monday newspaper round-up: Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Brexit, arms companies
    Mon 05 December 2016 07:00
    (ShareCast News) - A last-gasp rescue for Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the world's oldest surviving bank, has been thrown into doubt after reformist prime minister Matteo Renzi decisively lost a referendum on constitutional reform on Sunday. MPS and adviser

  • Sunday newspaper round-up: Care crisis, Brexit cost, RBS, BT, Sports Direct
    Sun 04 December 2016 15:53
    (ShareCast News) - The UK government is on red alert over a deepening financial crisis in the care homes sector as the biggest operator, Four Seasons, heads for a £500m debt showdown and the National Health Service is put under ever more pressure due to

  • Friday newspaper round-up: Nissan, Brexit, landlords
    Fri 02 December 2016 07:21
    (ShareCast News) - The British government has rejected a Freedom of Information request to release a letter from Greg Clark, the business secretary, that encouraged the Japanese carmaker Nissan to invest in its factory in Sunderland despite the uncertaint

  • Thursday newspaper round-up: Pensions, Fitbit, Glaxo, Logica
    Thu 01 December 2016 07:09
    (ShareCast News) - Labour has vowed to protect pensioner benefits, free bus passes and the winter fuel payment until 2025 in an attempt to dent the overwhelming support for the Conservative party among older voters. The £3bn-a-year commitment comes just

  • Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit, National Grid, Tata Steel
    Wed 30 November 2016 07:19
    (ShareCast News) - European leaders have quashed an attempt by Theresa May to secure an early agreement to guarantee the status after Brexit of EU nationals living in the UK and vice versa. Angela Merkel insisted there could be no side deals before Britai

  • Tuesday newspaper round-up: 'Have cake', South Korea, Rio Tinto, BP
    Tue 29 November 2016 07:00
    (ShareCast News) - Britain's Brexit negotiating stance is to "have cake and eat it", according to handwritten notes mistakenly shown after a meeting between Tory MPs and senior figures in Whitehall yesterday. The EU negotiating team is "very French", and

  • Monday newspaper round-up: Carney, Polish workers, PPI, Tesco
    Mon 28 November 2016 07:05
    (ShareCast News) - Mark Carney is set to warn Brussels that the European financial system faces a shock unless policymakers give institutions more time to adapt to trading arrangements after Brexit. In his capacity as vice-chairman of the European Systemi

  • Friday newspaper round-up: Theresa May, Black Friday, Mike Ashley, OBR
    Fri 25 November 2016 07:15
    (ShareCast News) - Theresa May is facing a growing backlash over her flagship business reforms after leading company bosses and the Bank of England's chief economist urged her to reverse plans on executive pay. Senior finance and corporate figures, incl

  • Thursday newspaper round-up: Autumn Statement, insurers, Barclays, EDF
    Thu 24 November 2016 07:22
    (ShareCast News) - Philip Hammond delivered his Autumn Statement bearing the scars of Brexit, but determined not to submit meekly to projections of a weaker economy and public finances. The chancellor's strategy raised four important economic questions. W

  • Wednesday newspaper round-up: lettings fees, BHS, BA, Lufthansa
    Wed 23 November 2016 07:20
    (ShareCast News) - Britain's landlords will suffer a further blow on Wednesday as Philip Hammond announces a ban on letting agents charging fees to tenants. In his first Autumn Statement, the chancellor will take aim at the charges letting agents can levy