News: Money

Will a basic salary for all work in the UK?

Monday  17:12,   13 november 2017
Sky News

"Finnish people are the only ones willing to give a hundred euros so that your neighbour doesn't get fifty," Sini Martinnen says."That kind of atmosphere here - it's always 'you're taking from somebody[...]

Emirates may order 36-38 Airbus A380 jets: source

Monday  17:05,   13 november 2017
Reuters

Emirates may order 36-38 Airbus A380 jets: sourceDubai's Emirates [EMIRA.UL] may place an order at the Dubai Airshow for 36-38 Airbus A380 superjumbo jets, worth some $16 billion at list prices, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on[...]

Bitcoin tumble erases US$38 billion as rival cryptocurrency gains

Monday  17:03,   13 november 2017
The Edge

Bitcoin slumped as the cancellation of a technology upgrade prompted some users to switch out of the cryptocurrency, spooking speculators who had profited from a more than 500 percent surge this year. Bitcoin slumped as the cancellation of[...]

Qatar investigates alleged currency plot

Monday  17:02,   13 november 2017
AFP

Qatar is investigating an alleged attempt to manipulate its currency during the early weeks of a Gulf political crisis, now in its sixth month, a government spokesman said Sunday. The director of Qatar's government communications office said an[...]

Fox's Rupert Murdoch Is Said to Have Called AT&T's CEO About CNN

Monday  17:00,   13 november 2017
Bloomberg

21st Century Fox Inc. Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch made two calls to AT&T Inc. Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson to discuss CNN and whether there were plans to sell the news channel, according to people familiar with the[...]

Boeing sees steady Gulf demand, interest in mid-sized jet

Sunday  18:26,   12 november 2017
Reuters

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Boeing sees steady Gulf demand, interest in mid-sized jet

Sunday  18:26,   12 november 2017
Reuters

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A free-trading Britain can prosper after Brexit

Sunday  18:24,   12 november 2017
The Financial Times

In June 2016, the people of Britain voted to write a new chapter in the country’s history. As the UK leaves the EU, for the first time in more than 40 years it will be in charge of its own trade[...]

Singles' Day: Alibaba takes £2bn in minutes

Sunday  18:24,   12 november 2017
Sky News

Chinese online shopping giant Alibaba says it took in nearly 20bn yuan (£2.1bn) in sales in a matter of minutes at the opening of its Singles' Day annual discount sale extravaganza. The event, originally a celebration of China's lonely hearts,[...]

LSE crisis deepens as board backs chairman

Sunday  18:24,   12 november 2017
Sky News

The boardroom crisis ‎engulfing the owner of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) threatened to deepen this weekend amid concerns that a string of directors will resign if an investor succeeds in ousting its chairman. Sky News has learnt that a number[...]

He says he shattered his hip buying a watermelon at Walmart. A jury awarded him $7.5 million.

Sunday  18:20,   12 november 2017
The Washington Post

Henry Walker reached to pick a melon from a display, and his foot became lodged in the pallet under the watermelon container. He turned, unaware that the pallet was there, and fell and shattered his hip, court documents state.He sued the retail[...]

Theresa May ready to increase £20bn Brexit divorce offer

Saturday  23:32,   11 november 2017
The Financial Times

Theresa May is ready to increase Britain’s offer to the EU over the Brexit divorce bill, after signs that the hard Eurosceptics in her party will tolerate paying more money to break the deadlock in negotiations. Mrs May has said that[...]

Disney’s version of Netflix is going to be cheaper—and have Star Wars

Saturday  23:31,   11 november 2017
Quartz

Earlier this year, Disney said it would stop sending new movie releases to Netflix, its soon-to-be streaming rival, in 2019. Disney—as with its theme[...]

There's a coming storm set to 'batter' the UK economy — and it has nothing to do with Brexit

Saturday  23:26,   11 november 2017
Business Insider

Rising oil prices will drag on the British economy, creating a further headwind for the already weak UK. The recent $10 per barrel increase in Brent crude "will subtract 0.2% from nominal GDP, provided that net consumption remains at the 2016[...]

EasyJet names new chief executive as McCall bows out

Saturday  23:25,   11 november 2017
Press Association

Johan Lundgren, a travel sector veteran, joins from tour operator TUI, where he was group deputy chief executive. He will take up the top job at EasyJet on December 1, with Ms McCall stepping down from the board on November 30. © Press[...]