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Press round-up from ShareCast

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Friday newspaper round-up: Bet365, Greencore, NI hikes

Fri 28 January 2022 07:33

(Sharecast News) - Denise Coates, head of gambling empire Bet365, was Britain's biggest taxpayer last year, according to the Sunday Times Tax List.The Coates family paid an estimated £481.7m, topping the annual ranking of billionaires' tax payments for t

Thursday newspaper round-up: Car productions, rents, Tesla, Sensyne Health

Thu 27 January 2022 07:31

(Sharecast News) - The lowest number of cars rolled out of British factories last year since 1956, as the industry warned that rising energy costs and further shortages of computer chips will plague its recovery. Car production slumped across the UK and t

FTSE 250 movers: Travel shares gain; Playtech loses ground

Wed 26 January 2022 13:30

(Sharecast News) - London's FTSE 250 was up 1.6% at 21,980.48 in afternoon trade on Wednesday.

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Airlines, probate, Elon Musk

Wed 26 January 2022 07:31

(Sharecast News) - At least 100,000 "ghost flights" could be flown across Europe this winter because of EU airport slot usage rules, according to analysis by Greenpeace. The deserted, unnecessary or unprofitable flights are intended to allow airlines to k

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Meta, Aviva Investors, Govia Thameslink

Tue 25 January 2022 07:31

(Sharecast News) - Mark Zuckerberg has announced his social media empire is building what he claims is the world's fastest artificial intelligence supercomputer as part of plans to build a virtual metaverse. The Facebook founder said in a blogpost that th

Monday newspaper round-up: Gambling industry, rate hikes, Unilever

Mon 24 January 2022 07:32

(Sharecast News) - Britain's biggest cities have lost almost a year's worth of sales during the coronavirus pandemic as lockdowns and a lack of office workers and tourists caused a collapse in consumer spending. As offices have started to reopen following

Sunday newspaper round-up: Unilever, Morrisons, Aston Martin

Sun 23 January 2022 18:12

(Sharecast News) - Activist investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Partners has reportedly built up a stake in Unilever, which will likely pile on the pressure after the consumer goods giant's failed £50bn bid for GlaxoSmithKline's consumer health unit. The size

Friday newspaper round-up: Baltic Dry Index, BT Group, Unilever

Fri 21 January 2022 06:43

(Sharecast News) - In times of market dislocation, it rises sharply to reflect the difficulties in transporting goods - and during the pandemic it has done little else but rise, peaking at more than 5,700. [...] That peak in the Baltic Dry Index was hit o

Thursday newspaper round-up: Meta, AA, Go-Ahead, carbon emission permits

Thu 20 January 2022 07:32

(Sharecast News) - An extraordinary battle pitting New York multimillionaires against their billionaire neighbours is expected to reach fever pitch on Thursday when local politicians in the Hamptons vote on proposals to close an airport in the super-rich

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Unilever, Together Energy, Royal Mail

Wed 19 January 2022 07:33

(Sharecast News) - Unilever has been warned that buying GlaxoSmithKline's consumer products arm is likely to substantially swell its debt pile and could trigger a "multi-notch downgrade" to its credit rating. Ratings agency Fitch said Unilever would not b