Press round-up from ShareCast
Thursday newspaper round-up: Ebola, Fed, RBS
Wed 29 October 2014 18:52
The Ebola outbreak in west Africa could have reached a turning point, according to the director of the Wellcome Trust, the Guardian reported on Thursday.
Wednesday newspaper round-up: BoE, Vodafone, EU referendum
Tue 28 October 2014 21:28
The Bank of England deputy governor Jon Cunliffe has said the BoE can afford to keep interest rates low for longer than previously thought, the Guardian reported on Wednesday.
Tuesday newspaper round-up: Tesco, BoE, Cameron
Mon 27 October 2014 21:35
The newly arrived chief executive of grocer Tesco, Dave Lewis, and his chief financial officer, Alan Stewart, have been handed generous incentives in the form of stock options on the company's shares. The multimillion-pound pay packages are what in the in
Monday newspaper round-up: Stress tests, Vodafone, Bank of England...
Mon 27 October 2014 06:54
One in five banks in Europe have failed 'stress tests' and been ordered to come up with nearly €10bn to plug a shortfall in their balance sheets, reports The Times. Italian banks came out worst in the review, with four being responsible for a €3.3bn s
Sunday newspaper round-up: Tesco, RBS, Morrisons
Sun 26 October 2014 16:31
Tesco's new Chief Executive Dave Lewis is in talks with the group's board over a new bonus deal because its problems have undermined his original package, the Mail on Sunday reported. "If you are doing a turnaround, then maybe you'd want some shorter-term
Friday newspaper round-up: SFO, EU, BP
Thu 23 October 2014 18:49
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has been forced to ask the government for an additional £26.5m because of ongoing fraud investigations into Barclays, Rolls-Royce and Libor rigging, the Guardian reported on Friday.
Thursday newspaper round-up: BoE, Lloyds, JP Morgan
Wed 22 October 2014 19:30
Bank of England policymakers have revealed that they do not intend to raise interest rates in the short-term amid a slowing economic recovery and increased risks from the Eurozone, the Guardian reported on Thursday.
Wednesday's newspaper round-up: RBS, Tesco, Lloyds
Tue 21 October 2014 20:56
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has avoided €115m of fines for alerting the European commission's competition regulator to two attempts to fix the prices of key interest rates, the Daily Telegraph reported on Wednesday.
Tuesday newspaper round-up: Royal Mail, RTGS, Pensions
Mon 20 October 2014 20:51
Royal Mail and Amazon are set create over 30,000 temporary jobs for the Christmas season, The Daily Telegraph reported on Tuesday.
Monday newspaper round-up: House prices, Tesco, BSkyB
Mon 20 October 2014 07:11
Savers could pump as much as £50bn into housing over the next five years through buy-to-let crowd-funding websites, pushing up house prices and further stretching affordability. A research paper by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, which exam
Sunday newspaper round-up: Tesco, Shire, Greene King
Sun 19 October 2014 17:27
The investigation into Tesco's £250m profit overstatement has found "inappropriate" behaviour largely confined to the first half of this year, the Sunday Times reported. The supermarket group is expected to say on 23 October that it will not have to rest
Friday newspaper round-up: Greece, Bankers' bonuses, Gonzalo
Fri 17 October 2014 07:20
European authorities tried to assure global markets yesterday that there would be a "smooth evolution" of financial support for Greece as the debt-stricken country attempts to leave its bailout programme early. Speaking as the nation's ten-year bond yield
Thursday newspaper round-up: European Banking Authority, Ebola, Shire, RWE
Wed 15 October 2014 22:58
The European Union has declared the use of "role-based allowances" for bankers in the UK to be a breach of the bonus cap, The Daily Telegraph reported on Thursday.
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Articles on the economy and stock markets
29 October 2014
Chris Saint looks at whether the deteriorating economic outlook might point to further euro weakness.
27 October 2014
Kate Marshall looks at two funds she believes could be well placed to grow following recent market weakness.
27 October 2014
Will US equities continue last week's strong gains? What are the longer-term prospects for emerging markets following the recent sell-off? Adam Laird looks at this week in ETFs.