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Press round-up from ShareCast

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Friday newspaper round-up: Greensill Capital, Facebook, AstraZeneca

Fri 09 April 2021 07:28

(Sharecast News) - Rishi Sunak has been accused of trying to smooth the way for Greensill Capital to gain special access to emergency Covid loans after the release of text messages showing the chancellor told David Cameron he had "pushed the team" to see

Thursday newspaper round-up: Retailers, airports, wealth taxes

Thu 08 April 2021 07:26

(Sharecast News) - Prof Sarah Gilbert, the scientist who lead the team that created the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, is set for a payday of more than £20m as the biotech firm she co-founded prepares to float on the stock market in the US. Gilb

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Gambling firms, hospitality sector, M&G

Wed 07 April 2021 07:29

(Sharecast News) - Gambling firms have profited during the pandemic but are leaving the NHS to "pick up the pieces" of addiction and should be hit with a compulsory levy to fund treatment, the head of mental health in England has said. Claire Murdoch - na

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Goldman, GameStop, Oxford Nanopore

Tue 06 April 2021 07:37

(Sharecast News) - Goldman Sachs is preparing for hundreds more staff to go back to its London office this week as it eyes a return to pre-pandemic working conditions. As many as 200 of the US investment bank's workers could return to the main London offi

Sunday newspaper round-up: Covid, BAE Systems, Restaurants and pubs

Sun 04 April 2021 20:36

(Sharecast News) - Fifty-two areas of England have had no cases of Covid in the over-70s during the past week, analysis reveals. Accounting for a sixth of local authorities, the boroughs are in places as varied as Burnley, Stafford and Southwark. However,

Thursday newspaper round-up: Bet365, homeworkers, Link Fund Solutions

Thu 01 April 2021 07:26

(Sharecast News) - The boss of gambling website Bet365, Denise Coates, was paid nearly half a billion pounds in salary and dividends last year, as the latest in a string of record-breaking awards took her total pay since 2016 to nearly £1.3bn. After an u

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Liberty Steel, Serco, Archegos

Wed 31 March 2021 07:37

(Sharecast News) - When Boris Johnson announced the first stay-at-home order, effectively shutting down whole sections of the economy, it was hoped the tide could be turned within 12 weeks. As many months later, lockdown measures are being relaxed for a t

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Archegos, retailers, Liberty Steel

Tue 30 March 2021 07:32

(Sharecast News) - Financial regulators across the world are monitoring the collapse of the New York-based billionaire Bill Hwang's personal hedge fund. The sudden liquidation of Hwang's Archegos Capital Management sparked a fire sale of more than $20bn a

Monday newspaper round-up: Liberty Steel, Amigo, Arcadia Group

Mon 29 March 2021 07:26

(Sharecast News) - Concerns for the future of Liberty Steel and its 3,000 UK workers have grown after the government rejected its parent company's plea for a £170m rescue loan. The rejection has added to the pressure on Liberty Steel, part of the busines

Sunday newspaper round-up: Moderna, Asda, Summer holidays

Sun 28 March 2021 12:36

(Sharecast News) - A third coronavirus vaccine will start being administered in the UK next month, joining the Pfizer and AstraZeneca jabs already in use, the culture secretary, Oliver Dowden, has confirmed. Britain has ordered 17m doses of the Moderna va