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Press round-up from ShareCast

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Sunday newspaper round-up: Morrisons, Amazon, Easyjet

Sun 01 August 2021 12:33

(Sharecast News) - Private equity giant Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) is poised to kick off a bidding war for Morrisons amid mounting opposition to the £6.3 billion offer on the table for the grocer from a consortium led by American buyout rival Fortre

Friday newspaper round-up: Deliveries, Amazon, Morrisons

Fri 30 July 2021 07:25

(Sharecast News) - More than 5 million people had a parcel lost or stolen last year, according to Citizens Advice, which has called on the government to start fining firms that keep losing deliveries as part of a comprehensive overhaul of the sector. Curr

Thursday newspaper round-up: HSBC, UK car production, Facebook, Vectura

Thu 29 July 2021 07:23

(Sharecast News) - HSBC discovered a suspected money laundering network that received $4.2bn (£3bn) worth of payments, it has emerged, raising questions over whether it disclosed the information to US monitors who at the time were ensuring the bank clean

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Travel list, Morrisons, Ultra Electronics, Greensill

Wed 28 July 2021 07:20

(Sharecast News) - Plans to significantly open up international travel are expected to be announced on Wednesday, with UK ministers poised to let people who have been fully vaccinated in the US and EU avoid quarantine if arriving from amber list countries

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Tesla, house prices, Hinkley Point, Ultra

Tue 27 July 2021 07:31

(Sharecast News) - Tesla made a profit of more than $1bn in the last three months even as it struggled to keep up with demand for electric cars in the face of a global chip shortage. The company announced Monday that it has made a profit of $1.14bn in its

Monday newspaper round-up: British economy, Post Office, Selfridges

Mon 26 July 2021 07:26

(Sharecast News) - The British economy is growing at its fastest pace in 80 years and could recover its pre-pandemic size by the end of this year, according to a leading economic forecaster. Buoyed by the vaccine rollout and a bounce back in consumer spen

Sunday newspaper round-up: New infections, Morrisons, Pfizer

Sun 25 July 2021 12:33

(Sharecast News) - The number of people infected with coronavirus has dropped for a fourth day, raising hopes that the pandemic may be levelling off. The UK recorded 31,795 new infections yesterday, a fall of 32 per cent from the 46,558 on Tuesday. The fi

Friday newspaper round-up: Self-isolation, Blackstone, Starling

Fri 23 July 2021 07:23

(Sharecast News) - Workers from 16 key sectors including health, transport and energy will not have to isolate after being pinged by the NHS Covid app, as it was revealed that more than 600,000 people in England and Wales were sent self-isolation alerts l

Thursday newspaper round-up: Supermarkets, Newport Wafer Fab, Vectura

Thu 22 July 2021 07:27

(Sharecast News) - Supermarkets are under "increasing pressure" to keep shelves fully stocked, retail industry leaders have warned as the growing havoc wreaked by the "pingdemic" continues to force thousands of workers to self-isolate. With shops in some

Wednesday newspaper round-up: UK public services, theatres, Apple

Wed 21 July 2021 07:34

(Sharecast News) - Rishi Sunak is poised to usher in cuts to public services of up to £17bn compared with the government's pre-pandemic plans unless he takes action this summer to increase funding, a leading thinktank has warned. The Institute for Fisc