News: Money

House sellers' asking prices hit record high over May

Monday  12:05,   22 may 2017
Press Association

House sellers' asking prices reached a new record high in May amid signs that people's moving needs are taking priority over uncertainty surrounding Brexit and the forthcoming General Election, according to a website. [...]

The 5 most common online scams to watch for

Monday  11:45,   22 may 2017
The Daily Dot

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Ford fires CEO Mark Fields, Hackett takes reins - reports

Monday  11:40,   22 may 2017
Reuters

Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Mark Fields is set to leave the carmaker as part of a shake-up that includes other top executive changes as the company's shares hover near a 52-week low, several media reported on Monday. Forbes and the New York[...]

Karen Millen to put up prices 5% but says consumers will not notice hikes

Monday  06:00,   22 may 2017
Press Association

Karen Millen is to hike shop prices by 5% this year as the retailer faces soaring costs following the collapse of the Brexit-hit pound, with the company also embarking on a strategic review. Chief executive Beth Butterwick told the Press Association [...]

Ex-RBS boss Fred Goodwin to defend financial crisis role in court battle

Sunday  21:25,   21 may 2017
Press Association

Royal Bank of Scotland is bracing for a costly court battle with shareholders that is to see former boss Fred Goodwin defend his role in the lender's near collapse during the financial crisis.Royal Bank of Scotland is bracing for a costly court[...]

25% of British holidaymakers travel without insurance, data shows

Sunday  17:30,   21 may 2017
Press Association

A quarter of British holidaymakers who travel overseas do not have insurance, new figures show. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var quotesInArticleFormCode = "PRMQAP"; var config = {}; [...]

How much do UK professionals need to earn to feel wealthy?

Sunday  17:30,   21 may 2017
Press Association

Professional workers in the UK need to earn at least £370,000 per year to feel wealthy, research suggests. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var quotesInArticleFormCode = "PRMQAP"; var config =[...]

Dassault sees pick up in Northern Europe market, pressure in U.S.

Sunday  15:30,   21 may 2017
Reuters

Dassault Aviation SA (AVMD.PA) sees improvements in the jet market in Northern Europe, Russia and China, but uncertainty about U.S. policies will weigh on sales in the United States and Mexico, Chief Executive Eric Trappier said in Geneva on Sunday. [...]

Google Woos Developers to Catch Amazon in Digital Assistant Race

Sunday  15:30,   21 may 2017
Bloomberg

Here is Google's vision for the future of computing: As you drive home from work, you tell your car, "Ok, Google," triggering the company's Assistant. You order food, the digital helper handles the transaction and makes sure[...]

Uber's New Pricing Model Tests How Much Riders Will Stomach

Sunday  15:00,   21 may 2017
Bloomberg

Uber drivers have been complaining that the gap between the fare a rider pays and what the driver receives is getting wider. After months of unsatisfying answers, Uber Technologies Inc. is providing an explanation: It’s charging some passengers[...]

British consumers 'particularly concerned' about post-Brexit price rises

Sunday  12:15,   21 may 2017
Press Association

British consumers are braced for an expensive post-Brexit future, with four in five fearing price rises on goods and services, a survey has found. Some 83% of Britons are currently concerned about price rises on goods and services and 59% are[...]

Tories' winter fuel payment policy is 'all over the place' - SNP

Sunday  12:10,   21 may 2017
Press Association

The Scottish National Party has warned that taxpayers north of the border could be "short-changed" by Conservative plans to preserve the winter fuel payment for all Scottish pensioners while limiting it to the poorest in England and Wales. [...]

VW's Audi strikes deal for China business

Sunday  12:06,   21 may 2017
Reuters

German luxury carmaker Audi (NSUG.DE), a unit of Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE), on Saturday said it had signed an agreement with its dealers in China regarding how it will do business in the world's largest car market.Audi board member Dietmar[...]

Staffline in talks to buy NHS Professionals

Sunday  11:57,   21 may 2017
Sky News

The stock market-listed recruitment firm Staffline is in detailed talks about a takeover of NHS Professionals even as a pre-election row rages over the privatisation of vital public services. Sky News has learnt that Staffline tabled an offer on[...]

Lady Gaga posts heartfelt tribute to friend Sonja Durham who died after battle with cancer

Sunday  04:45,   21 may 2017
International Business Times

'Thank you Sonja for inspiring me and all of us everyday with your joy,' writes the[...]