Investing (UK)

Students risk overdraft debt spiral

<b>Consumer groups have highlighted their concern over the "significant minority" of students facing overdraft debts on a regular basis.</b><p>Two separate reports are alerting undergraduates to the risks of a debt spiral, although they also note many are confident managing their money.<p>After A-level and …

Personal Finance

U.K. shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.06%

© Reuters. U.K. shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.06%<p>Investing.com – U.K. equities were higher at the close on …

Stock Markets

HMRC launches new Customs Declaration Service - but doesn’t mention Brexit...

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has this week announced that a selected group of importers will start using the department’s new Customs …

Trading

British Politicians Launch a New Brexit Charm Offensive

With the holiday season upon us, one would have hoped that the interminable Brexit process would have made it off of the front pages for a few weeks. …

Great Britain

Transactions yield $959M in July

REGISTERED foreign portfolio investments for the month of July 2018 amounted to $959 million, reflecting a 5.3 percent improvement from the $911 …

Philippines

Trade war, U.S. debt to puncture 'biggest stock market bubble in recorded history,' warns David Stockman

Stocks stage a rally, but former OMB Director David Stockman offers the bear case for the markets. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now …

Stock Markets

Hot money flows out as more investors leave stock market

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 16) —</b> Foreign portfolio investments, or hot money, continues to be in dire straits.<p>While the latest Bangko …

Stock Markets

BRIEF-India's Tata Consultancy Services Says Awarded Contract In Scotland

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Tata Consultancy Services

Market Panic Over Brexit Needs to Stop, Duncan Smith Says – Bloomberg

Market Panic Over Brexit Needs to Stop, Duncan Smith Says<p>Market Panic Over Brexit Needs to Stop, Duncan Smith Says<p>Market Panic Over Brexit Needs to …

Stock Markets

How we’re investing in rural infrastructure fit for the future

Our vision is of a Scotland where all of our communities – urban, rural, remote or island – grow together and that we all share in the prosperity …

Scottish National Party

Kallum Pickering: Jitters over a hard Brexit have left sterling in the shade

The weather is not the only reason to holiday in the UK this summer. You can tell a lot about what markets think about a country’s economy just by …

Hard Brexit

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 16

© Reuters. PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 16<p>Aug 16 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. …

Chris Grayling

Royal Bank of Scotland is paying $4.9 billion for financial crisis-era misconduct

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $4.9 billion to settle US claims that it misled investors on residential mortgage-backed securities between 2005 and 2008, the US Justice Department said on Tuesday, adding this was the largest penalty imposed on a bank for misconduct during …

Investing

Barclays trader reportedly took a $19 million hit from Turkish bonds

A trader at Barclays PLC BCS, -2.51% reportedly suffered a loss of around 15 million pounds ($19 million) from trading Turkish corporate bonds in the …

Barclays PLC

Royal Bank of Scotland fined $4.9B for housing bubble role

Royal Bank of Scotland will pay a $4.9 billion fine to settle allegations it misrepresented the types of mortgages it sold to investors during the …

Housing

This 5.8% Yield Is Worth the Risk

PPL's yield is huge in the utility space -- here's why you might want to consider the stock anyway.<p><b>PPL Corporation</b> (NYSE:PPL) has a dividend yield of …

Investing

RBS snaps up Virgin Media Mobile's head of marketing Lisa Coulson

Virgin Media Mobile’ head of marketing, Lisa Coulson has departed the company to take up a similar role at RBS.<p>Sources in the bank confirmed the move …

Branding

Rate Relief Scheme Being Applied to 650 Denbighshire Businesses

Denbighshire ...The post Rate Relief Scheme Being Applied to 650 Denbighshire Businesses appeared first on Business News Wales.

Welsh Government

Brexit & Beyond: Eurozone Avoids Slowdown Due to German Economic Growth

To subscribe to the newsletter, please sign up here<p>MUST READS<p>Eurozone Avoids 2Q Slowdown Due to German Economic Growth: Germany’s GDP grew at an annual rate of 1.8%; growth rate for eurozone raised to 1.5% in annualized terms<p>Turkey’s Banks Bear Weight of Currency Crisis: Turkish banks have been at …

Business

Why the U.S. and Others Are Casting a Wary Eye on Foreign Investment From China

While the U.S.-China trade war has been getting the headlines, investors from China are running into resistance in countries around the world, …

China

Are rental reforms risking the future of Edinburgh Festivals?

" If this sets a trend, and artists struggle to find short-term accommodation, the 2018 Edinburgh Festival could be the last to offer such a variety …

Housing

Brexit and Online Shopping Drive UK Real Estate

A broad sweep of United Kingdom real estate sectors shows a mixed performance across sectors, from retail and office, to hotels and industrials. Key …

Personal Finance

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Million Pound Menu’ On Netflix Is The ‘Shark Tank’ Of Cooking Shows

<i>What’s better than a popular restaurant? A popular restaurant chain! Netflix’s latest original food competition show,</i> Million Pound Menu<i>, is a</i> …

Top Chef

Internationalism and entrepreneurialism have always been at the heart of the City

The City of London’s skyline is famed for its towering structures of glass and steel.<p>The Walkie Talkie, Cheesegrater, and Gherkin are synonymous with …

Business (UK)

Overseas landlord numbers fall to record low

The latest data and analysis from Hamptons International has revealed that, during the first half of this year, the proportion of international based …

Housing

May's spokesman says level of sterling is for markets to determine

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: File photograph shows an employee walking over a mosaic depicting pound sterling symbols on the floor of the front hall of the …

Financial Markets

Novice Trade: EWU ETF

The Trade: Buy 1 EWU October 34 put for 80c<p>(EWU) is the trading symbol for the iShares MSCI (Morgan Stanley Capital International) United Kingdom …

Trading

British M&A booms two years on from Brexit vote

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A worker shelters from the rain as he passes the London Stock Exchange in the City of London<p>By Ben Martin and Saikat Chatterjee<p>…

Stock Markets

Malta Tops Exchange-Based Crypto Trade, Russia Leads in OTC Volume

Economy & Regulation<p><b>Jurisdictions with crypto-friendly legislation or comprehensive regulations in place are leading in terms of exchange-based</b> …

Cryptocurrency