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Smartphone 'loyalty penalty' of over £1 a day

Sky News / Business

Mobile phone firms are denying they hide charges of more than £1 per day for handsets after fixed-term contracts expire.

Thursday, Oct 19

19

BP chairman Svanberg to step down next year

Sky News / Business

BP chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg is to leave the oil major next year.

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Zurich to sell student insurer Endsleigh

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The Swiss insurance giant Zurich is to seek a buyer for Endsleigh, the UK subsidiary which features prominently on university campuses around the country.

16

Goldman boss signals Brexit shift to Frankfurt

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There is further evidence of growing frustration with the pace of Brexit talks in a tweet by one of the most powerful bankers in the United States.

14

30 years on: How Black Monday stunned markets

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On this day, 30 years ago, stock markets around the world suffered a collective heart attack.

China posts robust third quarter growth

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China has reported robust growth for the third quarter buoyed by strong retail spending and exports.

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Barclay brothers plot £200m Shop Direct divi

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The owners of The Daily Telegraph are to pay themselves a dividend of more than £200m from a refinancing of their retail empire, months after abandoning an auction of the business.

12

UK retail sales slip in September as prices rise

Sky News / Business

Retail sales went into reverse last month as prices rose in a sign of uncertain consumer demand ahead of a possible interest rate rise.

11

Interserve shares slump on fresh profit alert

Sky News / Business

Shares in crisis-hit construction and support services company Interserve have plunged by nearly two-fifths after it issued a fresh profit warning.

10

Stock exchange group boss to leave next year

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The owner of the London Stock Exchange is looking for a new boss after announcing that chief executive Xavier Rolet will step down by the end of next year.

09

Low pay 'endemic' among UK workers, says study

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Low pay is "endemic" in the UK with few workers managing to progress into better paid jobs, according to a new study.

05

UK banks linked to South Africa money laundering

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British banks HSBC and Standard Chartered may have been used as conduits for money-laundering in South Africa, a former Cabinet minister has suggested.

Wednesday, Oct 18

22

Scotsman and i rebel to seek board's ousting

Sky News / Business

A battle for control of the publisher of The Scotsman and i newspapers will be ignited this week when a top shareholder unveils a plan to unseat the majority of its board - including its chief executive and finance director.

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Debt collector Cabot in Haste to seal float

Sky News / Business

Britain's biggest debt collector has lined up the boss of Wonga to steer it through a London flotation expected to value it at £1bn.

18

Wagamama owner wins race for go-kart champion

Sky News / Business

The owner of the Wagamama restaurant chain is preparing to swallow Britain's biggest operator of go-kart tracks, even as concerns about the consumer spending outlook dampen investors' enthusiasm for leisure and retail industry deals.

Pair fired after United Airlines passenger removed

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Two airport security officers have been sacked for their part in the forcible removal of a passenger from a plane that left him bleeding from a broken nose and two broken teeth.

17

RB shake-up sees Durex split from Brasso

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Is one of Britain's largest companies preparing to break itself in two?

16

Lloyds investors 'mugged' on HBOS purchase

Sky News / Business

The High Court has heard shareholders in Lloyds were "mugged" when the bank recommended buying Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS) at the height of the financial crisis.

15

Four million consumers 'in difficulty' - study

Sky News / Business

More than four million UK consumers have missed bill or loan payments in three or more of the last six months, according to a study by the City watchdog.

14

Trump's wealth 'slumps by $600m in a year'

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Donald Trump's wealth has declined by $600m (£455m) in the last year as the value of luxury property in New York falls, it has been reported.

13

RBS in talks to offload stake in Euroclear

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The state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is in talks to offload its long-held stake in Euroclear, a financial markets infrastructure group that plays a central role in settling hundreds of trillions of euros-worth of trades.

11

Real-term pay falls for sixth month in a row

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British workers have now been squeezed by six months of falling real-term wages, official figures show.

10

Flybe shares plunge on profit alert

Sky News / Business

Shares in regional carrier Flybe have plunged by as much as 19% after a profit warning saw it become the latest airline to hit turbulence.

09

Rio Tinto fined record £27m by City watchdog

Sky News / Business

FTSE 100 mining giant Rio Tinto has been fined a record £27m by the City watchdog over "inaccurate and misleading" financial statements after an African coal investment turned sour.

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Amazon and eBay 'profit from VAT evasion'

Sky News / Business

Amazon and eBay have defended themselves as a report by MPs accuses online marketplaces of profiting from VAT evasion.

Tuesday, Oct 17

23

Amazon Studios boss resigns amid Weinstein claims

Sky News / Business

Amazon Studios head Roy Price has resigned amid claims he dismissed allegations Harvey Weinstein raped actress Rose McGowan.

22

PM pressures developers on 'landbanking'

Sky News / Business

The Government is exerting pressure on developers to prevent so-called "landbanking" and boost housebuilding, the Communities Secretary has signalled.

Richard Branson thwarts £3.7m 'ransom' scam

Sky News / Business

A conman posing as Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon almost scammed millions of pounds out of Sir Richard Branson, the billionaire tycoon has revealed.

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Ministers to meet bosses amid Brexit fears

Sky News / Business

Ministers will hold talks with City and business leaders on Wednesday amid mounting concerns about the absence of a Brexit transition deal.

Sainsbury's plans to cut 2,000 UK jobs

Sky News / UK

Sainsbury's has unveiled plans to cut up to 2,000 UK jobs as part of its programme to save hundreds of millions of pounds in costs.