News: Money

The pound is rising against the dollar and euro the day after Article 50 was triggered

Thursday  17:11,   30 march 2017

The pound rose against the dollar and euro on Thursday morning, as market jitters over the activation of Article 50 calmed. The pound is up 0.24% against the dollar to $1.2465 at 12.50 p.m. BST (7.50 a.m. ET) and up 0.5% against the euro to [...]

Angry investors brand Toshiba a 'laughing stock'

Thursday  15:25,   30 march 2017
Sky News

Toshiba investors have rounded on the company's executives for the series of problems that are to result in it announcing massive losses. The gathering, outside Tokyo, rubber stamped Toshiba's intention to sell its core memory chip business to[...]

Oil prices help drive stocks higher

Thursday  10:45,   30 march 2017
Press Association

US stock indexes closed mostly higher on Wednesday after a sharp increase in crude oil prices helped drive market-leading gains for energy companies. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var[...]

Volkswagen says U.S. approves sale of modified diesel vehicles

Thursday  06:30,   30 march 2017

Volkswagen AG said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved its request to sell up to 67,000 diesel vehicles from the 2015 model year, including about 12,000 currently in dealer inventory with approved emissions modifications. The[...]

David Lloyd aims to cause a racket with his new venture

Thursday  06:30,   30 march 2017
City AM

Leisure entrepreneur David Lloyd will today launch his latest business venture , a chain of adventure parks to excite children and adults alike.The former British number one tennis star, arguably best known for setting up his gym and tennis club[...]

MPs welcome plans to combat contactless card fraud

Thursday  06:30,   30 march 2017
Press Association

Consumers should not be expected to comb through their bank accounts to check for contactless payment fraud months after reporting their card lost or stolen, according to the chairman of an influential committee of MPs. The Treasury Committee has[...]

Many employees think promotion process is 'unfair'

Thursday  06:30,   30 march 2017
Press Association

One in five workers feel discriminated against when seeking promotion, usually because of their age or gender, research reveals. A survey of 2,000 employees found that almost a third believed the promotion process at their company was unfair.Workers [...]

EU Blocks Deutsche Boerse's $14 Billion Takeover of Rival LSE

Thursday  06:20,   30 march 2017

European Union regulators dealt a final blow to Deutsche Boerse AG’s planned takeover of London Stock Exchange Group Plc, a symbolic block on EU-U.K. integration on the same day Britain formally serves notice of its decision to quit the EU. [...]

Samsung Galaxy S8 review: Hands on with the big-screened LG G6 adversary

Wednesday  19:51,   29 march 2017
Expert Reviews

Samsung blows up the screen, but is this year’s Galaxy S8 worth the upgrade?This Galaxy S8 launch was a bizarre one. I knew every insignificant little detail before I’d even properly set my eyes on the blooming thing. This year’s Galaxy S8 had been[...]

Everything you need to know about the Brexit nightmare that will follow Article 50

Wednesday  17:20,   29 march 2017

Getty Article 50 has set Britain on a course through a bureaucratic and diplomatic minefield. Britain has less than 18 months of real time to hammer out a deal. Most experts predict a full deal will be impossible in such a short[...]

Brits Hoard Gold on Brexit Nerves

Wednesday  15:46,   29 march 2017

As the U.K. prepares to trigger its formal departure from the European Union, some Brits have been turning for comfort to gold. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var quotesInArticleFormCode = "PRMQAP"; [...]

Manufacturers warn over 'lose-lose' Brexit

Wednesday  15:05,   29 march 2017
Sky News

Brexit negotiators have been warned that the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal would be a "lose-lose" outcome for thousands of manufacturing firms on both sides. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { [...]

Channel 4 could be forced to give up its iconic £96 million London headquarters

Wednesday  12:45,   29 march 2017

PA LONDON — British broadcaster Channel 4 may be forced to relinquish its iconic Westminster headquarters and move out of London as part of a government review .Culture Secretary Karen Bradley is to launch a consultation around moving the[...]

New £1 coins already for sale on eBay as sellers seek to make a pretty penny

Wednesday  12:16,   29 march 2017
Press Association

The new £1 coin has been placed for sale online by sellers asking several times its face value. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var quotesInArticleFormCode = "PRMQAP"; var config = {}; [...]

Personal finance positivity 'showing remarkable resilience ahead of Brexit'

Wednesday  05:46,   29 march 2017
Press Association

Households' feelings towards their finances are showing a "remarkable resilience" as the UK prepares for Brexit, a report has found. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var[...]