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  • Friday newspaper round-up: Hollande/Putin, Portugal, Unilever, RBS
    Fri 27 November 2015 07:05
    (ShareCast News) - François Hollande and Vladimir Putin pledged on Thursday to better co-ordinate operations against terrorist groups in Syria but failed to eradicate differences over which groups to target and over the future of Bashar al-Assad. The lea

  • Thursday newspaper round-up: BHP Billiton, HS2, Lloyds
    Thu 26 November 2015 07:09
    (ShareCast News) - Mud from a dam that burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil earlier this month, killing 12 people and polluting an important river, is toxic, the United Nations' human rights agency has said. The statement contradicts claims by Samarco, the

  • Wednesday newspaper round-up: Electricity market, bad loans, Shell/BG, Barclays
    Wed 25 November 2015 07:17
    (ShareCast News) - For most leaders, admitting they do not understand something is a no-no. But not Deutsche Bank's new co-chief executive John Cryan - at least when it comes to the bonus culture and his own pay packet. "I have no idea why I was offered a

  • Tuesday newspaper round-up: VW, Heathrow, Deliveroo, Pfizer/Allergan
    Tue 24 November 2015 07:16
    (ShareCast News) - Audi has conceded that the engines in a further 85,000 cars from the Volkswagen group contained an illegal defeat device, raising questions of how systematic the cheating was at the German carmaker. The luxury car brand of the VW group

  • Monday newspaper round-up: UK defence,, Rolls-Royce
    Mon 23 November 2015 07:14
    (ShareCast News) - David Cameron will today pump an extra £12bn into strengthening Britain's defences against Isis and Russia, but the bill will be met by spending cuts elsewhere with police, welfare and business grants in the line of fire. Mr Cameron wi

  • Sunday newspaper round-up: Autumn Statement, Home Retail, Morrison
    Sun 22 November 2015 16:44
    (ShareCast News) - The axe of austerity will swing on British industry this week as the Chancellor cuts direct support for manufacturers. George Osborne will flex the tightest fiscal squeeze of any advanced economy over the next four years, the Sunday Tim

  • Friday newspaper round-up: House prices, Isis, Gatwick
    Fri 20 November 2015 06:57
    (ShareCast News) - House price growth in the UK's biggest cities will return to double digits this year as activity in markets that have been slow to recover from the financial crisis begin to heat up. The average cost of a home in Britain's 20 biggest ci

  • Thursday newspaper round-up: Free trade, Ladbrokes, HBOS
    Thu 19 November 2015 07:14
    (ShareCast News) - Business will benefit from a giant free-trade deal between Europe and the United States only if there is substantial reform to the European Union, Sajid Javid believes. The eurosceptic business secretary is expected to deliver a staunch

  • Wednesday newspaper round-up: Barclays, Coal, Challenger banks
    Wed 18 November 2015 07:26
    (ShareCast News) - Barclays faces the prospect of paying a further $100m fine over allegations that it rigged foreign exchange markets.The sum could be finalised as soon as next month, coinciding with the arrival of Jes Staley as the bank's incoming chief

  • Tuesday newspaper round-up: BHP, Sports Direct, France
    Tue 17 November 2015 07:23
    (ShareCast News) - BHP Billiton is reviewing the management of two big operations after the Samarco mudslide in Brazil that killed at least nine people. Andrew Mackenzie, the miner's chief executive, told analysts and investors yesterday that the company

  • Monday newspaper round-up: France, CBI, Home prices
    Mon 16 November 2015 07:09
    (ShareCast News) - French fighter jets launched their biggest raids in Syria to date, targeting the Islamic State's stronghold in Raqqa just two days after the group claimed coordinated attacks in Paris that killed more than 130 people, the defence minist

  • Sunday newspaper round-up: Paris reaction, banking fallout, HBOS, Rolls
    Sun 15 November 2015 15:57
    (ShareCast News) - Analysts and strategists have predicted European and Asian stock markets will fall sharply but not lead to a major crash on Monday amid fears that the terror attacks in Paris will hurt Europe's economic recovery. European markets are ex

  • Friday newspaper round-up: Network Rail, George Osborne, Brexit
    Fri 13 November 2015 07:39
    (ShareCast News) - Network Rail could be privatised as part of sweeping government reforms designed to reduce train delays and cut its £38bn debt. A review of the state-owned infrastructure company said that full or part-privatisation was on the cards wi

  • Thursday newspaper round-up: BHP Billiton, ECB QE, Home prices
    Thu 12 November 2015 07:24
    (ShareCast News) - BHP Billiton faces worsening fallout from the Samarco mine dam disaster after the Brazilian government said the Anglo-Australian mining giant could face a fine for the "environmental catastrophe". As BHP's share price in Australia pushe

  • Wednesday newspaper round-up: AB InBev, steel industry, Volkswagen
    Wed 11 November 2015 07:11
    (ShareCast News) - Anheuser-Busch InBev is poised to announce on Wednesday that it has clinched a deal to buy SABMiller for £68bn and sell the latter's majority stake in its US joint venture brewing business to Molson Coors of Canada. The main deal would

  • Tuesday newspaper round-up: EU reform plan, VW, BP, BHP Billiton
    Tue 10 November 2015 07:11
    (ShareCast News) - Downing Street for the first time linked membership of the European Union to national security ahead of Tuesday's unveiling of David Cameron's four-point reform plan intended to keep Britain in the EU. Launching a month of frenetic Euro

  • Monday newspaper round-up: Royal Dutch Shell, Tata Steel, Rolls Royce
    Mon 09 November 2015 07:12
    (ShareCast News) - A senior executive at one of the City's biggest fund managers has attacked the proposed takeover of BG Group by Royal Dutch Shell, likening it to the disastrous purchase of ABN Amro by Royal Bank of Scotland in 2007, soon before the fin

  • Sunday newspaper round-up: Pressure on sterling, steel suppliers and Sajid Javid
    Sun 08 November 2015 15:41
    (ShareCast News) - The pound could plunge against the dollar to levels last seen during the financial crisis due to the increased likelihood of a US interest rate rise. Ever more economists predict December will see the Federal Reserve lift interest rates

  • Friday newspaper round-up: Volkswagen, Sanofi, Toyota, Eurostar
    Fri 06 November 2015 07:13
    (ShareCast News) - Institutional investors with €12tn in assets under management are urging European policymakers to toughen up vehicle tests for carbon dioxide emissions following the latest twist in the Volkswagen scandal. The German carmaker on Tuesd

  • Thursday newspaper round-up: Volkswagen, Facebook, RBS, Brexit
    Thu 05 November 2015 07:05
    (ShareCast News) - Volkswagen needs to tear up its complex corporate governance structure in the wake of the emissions scandal that knocked a further 10 per cent off its share price on Wednesday, according to investors and governance experts. They called

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