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Press round-up from ShareCast

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Friday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Brexit, Brexit, BoE

Fri 03 August 2018 08:00

(Sharecast News) - Political chaos has put companies off planning for a no-deal Brexit, research from a leading business group has revealed. Few companies are readying themselves for a no-deal scenario because they are "in the dark" about government plans

Thursday newspaper round-up: House of Fraser, US Fed, Bank of England, Iresa Energy, Tesla, Allen & Overy

Thu 02 August 2018 07:23

(Sharecast News) - House of Fraser is teetering on the brink of collapse after a Chinese investor pulled out of a deal to buy a stake in the ailing department store and inject £70m of funding. In a fresh setback to the chain, which has been fighting for

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Spending cuts, Brexit, Apple, deficits

Wed 01 August 2018 06:59

(Sharecast News) - Philip Hammond has told Whitehall to plan for another round of cuts before next year's spending review, putting him on a collision course with some cabinet colleagues who want tax rises instead of austerity. The chancellor wants ministr

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Rates, cars, Sports Direct, Vodafone

Tue 31 July 2018 07:17

(Sharecast News) - Central bankers around the world may be about to knock stock markets off course by raising interest rates just as "storm clouds are gathering" over the global economy, analysts at a leading Wall Street bank have warned. Markets are at r

Monday newspaper round-up: Red Tractor, smart meters, Northern Rail, Lidl, Brexit, Labour Party

Mon 30 July 2018 07:40

(Sharecast News) - Britain's biggest farm-approval scheme is failing to detect breaches of its animal welfare standards because only one in 1,000 farms that it certifies receives an unannounced inspection. Red Tractor, which claims to offer a "cast-iron g

Sunday newspaper round-up: No-deal Brexit, Thomas Cook, Barclays, Babcock

Sun 29 July 2018 13:57

(Sharecast News) - Ministers have drawn up plans to send in the army to deliver food, medicines and fuel in the event of shortages if Britain crashes out of the EU without a deal. Blueprints for the armed forces to assist the civilian authorities, usually

Friday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Facebook, Amazon, Trump, House of Fraser

Fri 27 July 2018 07:22

(Sharecast News) - The European Union will never accept Theresa May's plan for a bespoke customs deal, Michel Barnier said yesterday as he wrapped up Brexit negotiations before the summer break. The move by the EU's lead negotiator kills off a key element

Thursday newspaper round-up: trade war, Brexit meeting, retail jobs, Facebook

Thu 26 July 2018 06:49

(Sharecast News) - Donald Trump and European Union officials stepped back from a trade war on Wednesday as they struck a deal to work towards "zero" tariffs, barriers and subsidies. The EU also agreed to buy billions of dollars worth of American exports,

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit talks, Facebook, Metro Bank, Eon

Wed 25 July 2018 07:24

(Sharecast News) - Theresa May has taken back control of crucial negotiations with Brussels from her new Brexit secretary just hours after the government published its white paper on withdrawing from the European Union. The prime minister announced she wo