News: Money

British hamlet protests slow internet by burning a fake BT Openreach van

Tuesday  17:38,   07 november 2017
MSN

The hamlet of Templeton, in England’s picturesque Devon region, is about as remote as you can get. It sits nestled among other tiny villages with quintessentially English names, like Puddington, Black Dog, and Cheriton Fitzpane. As a result of its[...]

Oil hits highest levels since 2015 amid tightening markets, Saudi purge

Tuesday  17:34,   07 november 2017
Reuters

Oil hits highest levels since 2015 amid tightening markets, Saudi purge Oil prices hit their highest levels since July 2015 early on Monday as markets tightened, while Saudi Arabia's crown prince cemented his power over the weekend through an[...]

How to make your first million the Warren Buffett way

Tuesday  17:31,   07 november 2017
CNBC

The Oracle of Omaha doesn't just know how to make money — he knows how to[...]

Mark Carney – Brexit uncertainty could hit UK growth

Tuesday  17:30,   07 november 2017
Press Association

Bank of England boss says bad deal could impact interest ratesMark Carney, speaking in the week the Bank of England decided to raise interest rates 0.5% for the first time in a decade, said there were signs of optimism that UK business was doing[...]

Sprint, T-Mobile call off merger after months of talks

Sunday  16:51,   05 november 2017
Reuters

Sprint, T-Mobile call off merger after months of talksSprint Corp (S.N) and T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) said on Saturday they have called off merger talks to create a stronger U.S. wireless company to rival market leaders, leaving No. 4 provider Sprint [...]

Apple Now Tells Customers Where Latest iPhone Is Available

Sunday  10:10,   05 november 2017
International Business Times

Customers can now find out if the iPhone X is available at a store near them.For those who weren’t camping outside the Apple Store all night and didn’t get a chance to get the new iPhone X, Apple is now listing the device’s availability at stores [...]

KPMG faces threat to Bank of England audit

Sunday  04:10,   05 november 2017
Sky News

KPMG is facing a battle to remain as auditor to the Bank of England‎ as rivals plot to end its decade-long tenure in the prestigious role. Sky News has learnt that officials from Britain's central bank contacted other accountancy firms in recent[...]

Arqiva holds fire on IPO plans

Saturday  18:01,   04 november 2017
Press Association

It is the latest firm to pull back from an initial public offering and comes on the same day that food supplier Bakkavor pulled the plug on its listing plans.It is the latest firm to pull back from an initial public offering (IPO) and comes on the[...]

FTSE 100 closes at record high

Saturday  18:00,   04 november 2017
Sky News

The FTSE 100 has closed at a record high of 7,560, a day after the Bank of England raised the interest rate. Friday's close beat the previous record closing high of 7,556, which the index reached on 12 October.Market analyst David Madden from CMC[...]

Amazon plans new corporate office in Vancouver, to double headcount

Saturday  18:00,   04 november 2017
Reuters

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The Age of Easy Money Is Nearly Over

Saturday  03:05,   04 november 2017
Bloomberg

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Britain's economy is already weaker because of Brexit, the Bank of England says

Friday  18:20,   03 november 2017
Business Insider Australia

Britain's economy is weaker because of Brexit, the Bank of England said today. "Uncertainties associated with Brexit were weighing on domestic activity, which had slowed even as global growth had risen[...]

Managers make a common mistake with millennials — and it could lead them to quit

Friday  11:51,   03 november 2017
Business Insider

A millennial startup CEO says managing fellow millennials comes down to letting them take on more than they can handle — and fail.As a manager, you need to get comfortable with this[...]

Westpac agrees on Hastings fund management sale to UK firm

Friday  11:51,   03 november 2017
Reuters

Westpac Banking Corp (WBC.AX) on Friday said it had agreed to sell its Hastings fund management business to a London-based asset manager, in the latest move by a big Australian bank to offload a capital intensive division. The terms of the deal with [...]

Apple delivers higher profit as iPhone X launches

Friday  09:10,   03 november 2017
AFP

Apple on Thursday reported profits rose on the back of strong iPhone sales in the past quarter, with the US tech giant set to begin selling its newest flagship handset seen as a key to its future. Net profit rose 19 percent from a year ago to $10.7[...]