CARILLION lost nearly half its market value yesterday as it cracked under the strain of rising debts and falling profits.
PHILIP Hammond's Autumn Budget next week is expected to outline an economy that works for everyone . But when will the Chancellor deliver the budget
LONDON firms have already lost 4,000 jobs to Paris because of Brexit, French officials have claimed.
BRITAIN is sending over £72million worth of overseas aid to a new Chinese rival to the World Bank - a move that will anger President Trump’s admini
THE Bitcoin price has soared to $8,000 on major trading exchanges as of this morning.
ASDA continued its turnaround after three years of falling sales with its second straight quarter of same-store growth.
STRONG growth at its European parcels business GLS delivered higher half-year profits for Royal Mail.
ONE of Britain’s biggest engineers, GKN, has ditched its incoming chief executive weeks before he was due to take charge after another big writedown
THE pound has risen against the euro this morning, extending its gains from yesterday’s uptick in retail sales figures and being bolstered by a drop
BITCOIN hit a new record high and almost smashed through the $8,000 barrier earlier today. Here are live updates and the latest news.
EUROPEAN Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has defended his economic policy saying low rates had not hurt financial institutions.
NEW that US Special Counsel Robert Mueller issued a subpoena to President Donald Trump’s election campaign in October has allowed the pound to recor
THE pound is showing strong resistance against the euro and dollar after dropping against the eurozone currency.
PHILIP Hammond is planning a budget which will lead to higher income tax for 30 million households in 2022 - whilst avoiding a vote on the issue for f
RETAIL sales rose 0.3 per cent in October from the previous month as shoppers forked out for second-hand goods.
TAKEAWAY ordering group Just Eat has been cleared to gobble up Hungryhouse in a £200 million deal.
FARMING business and retailer Eversfield Organic has bought The Well Hung Meat Company, a move that will push the new company into the top three orga
CHAOS is reigning in Catalonia throwing major doubts over the Spanish economic recovery.
BITCOIN prices surged past $7,500 today in the wake of news that Square's popular Cash app is letting some users buy and sell bitcoin.
THE pound has been hit this morning on the back of the latest jobs figures.
TALKTALK spooked investors yesterday as it signalled lower profits in a bid to woo more customers with cheap TV and broadband deals.
A GROWING appetite for Super Noodles, Cadbury cakes and Angel Delight boosted sales at Premier Foods.
BETTER ways to detect osteoporosis, less pressure on patients and big NHS savings are just some of the goals for X-ray specialist IBEX Innovations.
STAMP duty is blocking 45,000 house purchases a year according to a study conducted by the Centre for Economics and Business Research.
BANK of England chief Mark Carney fears Britain could head towards higher inflation and weaker growth if the UK fails to negotiate a transitional deal
BITCOIN'S price hit highs of £10,000 on Zimbabwe’s stock exchange today as the country’s armed forces took power and removed President Robert Mug
THE pound to US dollar rate has been volatile today, with GBP/USD fluctuating between $1.312 and $1.321.
SIR Terry Leahy is checking out as chairman of B&M after five years in which he steered the discount retailer on to the stock market and oversaw rapid
THE pound is trending lower against the euro again this morning as the UK’s latest wage figures prompt further concerns about the financial burden f
VODAFONE shares were 11p up to 227p yesterday after it raised its annual profit forecast for the first time in recent history .
ITV expects the return of supermarkets and consumer goods to small screen advertising to boost revenue growth in the fourth quarter.
BRITAIN now spends a colossal £49.1 billion merely paying off the interest on the money it owes in public debt every year, the latest figures have re
MILLIONS of older workers are playing “retirement roulette” by gambling with their financial futures instead of saving into a pension for their ol
THE European Central Bank has outlined plans to freeze cash deposits of customers at failing banks in order to halt collapses.
HOUSE prices rose 5.4 per cent in the year to September while mortgage lending surged ahead of the first interest rate rise in a decade.
WHILE the political concerns that plagued the pound US dollar exchange rate yesterday began to fade overnight, the pairing found itself tumbling again
VENEZUELA has defaulted on its $60 billion after failing to make payments due on bonds, ratings agency Standard & Poor's has declared.
BITCOIN investors are being warned its price could plummet and never recover, in an alert from the European Union’s chief market watchdog.
INFLATION looks set to reach a fresh five-year high, forcing Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to explain to the Government why the cost of living
TESCO'S £3.7 billion takeover of wholesale giant Booker has been provisionally cleared after the Competition and Markets Authority said it does not r
GERMAN energy giant Innogy has cut the value of its UK supply business Npower by £428 million amid fierce competition and plans for a price cap.
IKEA has marked its 30th anniversary in the UK by putting together a sixth straight year of sales growth.
TAYLOR Wimpey will pay £500 million in dividends this year and flagged bumper future payouts after easing concerns over the housing market.
BITCOIN’S growing mainstream appeal is opening up new avenues for the housing market to attract a new kind of customer.
A CRYPTOCURRENCY revolution has started and digital currencies like bitcoin are the future of finance, a crypto token founder has claimed.
THE pound is plummeting against the euro this morning as political pressures continue to mount this week.
MOLESKINE, famed for its iconic notebooks and diaries, has been in talks with potential business partners in London over the global expansion of its e
WEDNESDAY saw two important announcements from SSE, one of the UK’s big six energy suppliers.
BITCOIN crashed by a huge 22 per cent as Bitcoin cash lost half its value after soaring to a record high amid fears the cryptocurrency bubble could be
THE pound has tumbled against the US dollar, with the GBP/USD exchange rate falling -0.9 per cent to $1.307.
IF YOU are the kind of person who spends 10 minutes applying filters to pictures of their meals in readiness to share on Instagram, food may well be a
THE number of high street shops facing closure has dropped to its lowest level since 2010 - but that trend still leaves the UK with an equivalent of 1
LONDON Stock Exchange chairman Donald Brydon has a reputation for axing chief executives at his companies but he now finds himself at risk, thanks to
THE world's biggest banks believe a disorderly Brexit is almost inevitable, the City of London Corporation has warned.
GOVERNMENT reforms designed to open up the water market and encourage businesses to switch providers are falling flat and will take up to five years t
A COUPLE suffered a serious bout of the boiler blues when the home maintenance cover they had taken out was actually put to the test.
THE number of British firms that are seeking to do business in the US has doubled over the last 12 months because of Brexit, according to a Government
THE FIRST interest rate hike in a decade was heralded as a step forward for savers, but the big banks have spoiled it with a co-ordinated display of f
CREDITORS of Monarch Airlines will get back little of what they are owed, according to the first report being prepared by administrators KPMG.
FACTORIES cranked up output for the fifth straight month in September as the fall in the pound made UK-produced goods more competitive.
A STRING of global stock financial disasters have recently plagued the stock market sparking fears of a worldwide economic disaster.
BITCOIN prices took a blow today, falling below £5,328.46 just days before a planned software update will release bitcoin gold.
BRITISH taxpayers will back a £1.5 billion loan to Saudi oil titan Aramco in a bid to persuade them to float in London.
THE high street suffered its worst October for more than a decade as fashion sales felt the heat from unusually warm weather.
VENEZUELA is on the brink of an official default potentially sparking huge financial chaos across the world.
INVESTORS checked out of Sainsbury’s after a sharp slowdown in sales growth as it battles fierce grocery competition and a “challenging” non-foo
VODAFONE has challenged BT by partnering with network developer CityFibre to bring ultrafast broadband to up to 5 million homes and businesses by 2025
WHY am I stuck with a higher rate council tax band when my neighbours are in a lower one, yet our homes are the same?
STAR WARS lifted Walt Disney shares on Thursday as the promise of a new film trilogy overshadowed disappointing quarterly results and struggles at the
HIGHER costs resulting from a weaker pound punctured half-year profits at Halfords Group.
A LEADING investor in the London Stock Exchange has demanded outgoing chief executive Xavier Rolet be allowed to detail the reasons for his departure.
BITCOIN prices soared past an unprecedented £5,937.43 per token this week. Here is a look at bitcoin's value charts and performance.
BITCOIN prices dominated the financial news headlines this week. Bit how much is a single bitcoin worth today?
BITCOIN value has hit an all time high after a controversial proposal to split the bitcoin network in two was called off.
THE pound has risen against euro and dollar ahead of today's Brexit negotiations but future progress of the value of the currency next year looks blea
THE founder of JD Wetherspoon has attacked business leaders for spreading “misinformation” over the implications of Brexit without a transition de
BRIGHT businesses in London with a £100,000 plus turnover and looking for a boost to help their expansion plans could find it at the British Library
MILLIONS of savers are to get a boost after NS&I announced it is to increase interest rates across many savings products, including better odds for Pr
AFTER tumbling to a weekly low on Wednesday the pound experienced volatility against the New Zealand dollar during the Australasian session after the
ESURE has posted record quarterly premiums and hiked its annual forecast as drivers pay more.
BITCOIN prices soared past £5,948.30 for the first time, setting a new record and calling off the planned Segwit2x hard fork. Here is the latest bitc
BITCOIN prices shot past £5,948.30 today after the decision to call off the Segwit2x upgrade was announced.
DEUTSCHE Bank could be about to cut thousands of jobs across branches and key offices in an attempt to turn around fortunes at the struggling German l
BITCOIN trades in China have quadrupled since September suggesting a government crackdown is failing.
SHARES in Fever-Tree Drinks fizzed up 292p to 2253p as it predicted sparkling annual profits.
MARKS & SPENCER will accelerate clothing store closure plans and slow Simply Food openings as it posted a 5.3 per cent fall in half-year profits.
RETIRED people who snub annuities are having to learn a new skill: making their pension pot last their full retirement.
CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has been accused of punishing people who do the responsible thing by driving up the rate of insurance premium tax to unaccep
DIPPING into the red can be a punishing experience, with some high-street banks charging interest rates equivalent to a whopping 81 per cent a year.
NEW Look has brought back former boss Alistair McGeorge as executive chairman to revive it after a sales slump.
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