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Jes Staley's a Barclay's bore as Prime Minister wines and dines business bigwigs

Daily Mail - 4 hours 4 min ago
Theresa May recently invited a group business dignitaries to Downing Street for supper, intended as an informal, get-to-know you affair. As such, wives and husbands were also invited.

Monarch airline 'saved' – but could yet be sold off

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 21:55
Yesterday it emerged that the firm, which employs 2,800 people, has been locked in talks with the Civil Aviation Authority which has reservations over whether to renew its license.

Aldi's £300m bid to topple Waitrose: It's going posh and wants a store on every High Street 

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 21:00
Following in the footsteps of German competitor Lidl, Aldi has seen sales soar as shoppers got a taste for its premium wines. It now selling nine bottles of wine a second as it plans a £300m revamp.

Banks in the danger zone: Falling share prices are evidence of deeper problems, says ALEX BRUMMER

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 20:56
The lack of opacity at the European Central Bank makes it hard to track what is happening but it would be negligent if some contingency planning for a potential problem was not taking place.

Travellers hit the seas as cruise bookings soar: P&O Cruises owner posts better than expected results

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 20:56
Yesterday, P&O Cruises owner Carnival posted better than expected results thanks to low fuel prices and strong bookings providing a boost to revenues.

EU set for a five month probe into LSE merger as German regulator said it was 'hard to imagine' the organisation remaining in London

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 20:56
Frankfurt-based Deutsche Boerse is seeking to seize control of LSE in a deal worth £21bn. The European Commission could give its support for the plan following an initial deadline on Wednesday.

BT rivals were 'overcharged' £15m for lines to be repaired: TalkTalk and Sky slam controversial Openreach division

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 20:56
The payout follows a row between the telecoms giant and Talk Talk and Sky, who both allege BT has been overcharging them for years for sending out engineers on their behalf.

£1.6 trillion Chinese debt crisis that could sink us all: Fears trouble in the east will have dire consequences for the world

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 20:56
Exports of British goods to China have risen sharply over the last two decades, jumping from £877m in 1998 to £15.5bn in 2014, making the country the UK's sixth biggest market.

MARKET REPORT: £69.5m Norwegian North Sea contract raises contractor Lamprell for a third consecutive day

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 20:55
The firm, which provides contracting services to energy businesses, said it had secured a £69.5m contract with Norwegian firm Jacktel to upgrade one of its vessels.

DAILY BRIEFING: Hopes of a deal to boost Crude prices as major oil producers meet in Algiers this week

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 20:55
The International Energy Forum will include members of the Opec, including Saudi Arabia, and non-Opec crude producers like Russia. Members could agree to freeze or cut production.

DIRECTOR'S DEALS: Charles Woodburn, Chief operating officer, BAE, picks up 26,498 shares

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 20:55
Charles Woodburn is chief operating officer at the aerospace firm. He is expected to take the helm when Ian King steps down, a move which is predicted to take place next year.

How to fight back as energy firms continue to let us down

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 19:05
Long delays to rectify wrongs and lack of updates about the progress of grievances were top failures, a report by Ofgem reveals.

FTSE CLOSE: London shares finish in the red ahead of US presidential debate

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 17:01
The FTSE 100 closed down 91.39 points at 6818.04 as traders braced for a fiery US presidential debate, which could make or break either of the top candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Mortgages fall by 20% as buy-to-let hangover and Brexit weigh on buyers

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:41
While consumers’ borrowing on credit cards and loans continued to grow, the number of mortgages for house purchase fell by 20 per cent to 36,997 in August from 46,785 a year before.

China poses 'biggest threat' to global economy, ex-chief IMF economist warns

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:16
Ken Rogaff told the BBC that China's economy is 'slowing down much more than the official figures show' and rubbished claims that the country is a 'special case' economically.

How to make a tax-free profit from investing in forestry, racehorses and shotguns

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 15:09
Instead of heading for a bank or building society with a savings pot, what if you decided to buy some fine wine, a racehorse, some woodland or a shotgun as an investment?

TONY HETHERINGTON: I deal with tricksters every week...but NOT if they write in

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 15:08
J.F. writes: My partner and I put down a deposit of £6,000 on a house. It was for sale in an auction, but did not sell. We were not involved in the auction and paid the deposit ten days later.

VW turns a Beetle into a one-off 205mph rocket ship

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 15:02
The Beetle LSR is far from the standard car you can buy from a showroom today. The 2.0-litre petrol engine has been tuned to produce a staggering 542bhp.

Nearly 60% of Britons have not written a will

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 14:55
One in four people aged 55 or over do not currently have a will, up from 30 per cent last year, Prudential and Unbiased.co.uk's research shows.

Gemfields has a 'record' year as it takes a leaf out of De Beers' playbook

Daily Mail - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 13:59
Investors in AIM talk about this mythical beast called the ‘ten bagger’, a company that provides a ten-fold return on the initial investment.
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