Press Roundup

A summary of Wednesday's business headlines. Coverage of Brexit, US election, FTSE 100's record run, Starbucks, Airbnb, Ford, JP Morgan, UK high street, TSB, Ryanair, London Stock Exchange, Halfords, Britvic, Tesco, and much more ...


Russia: Inside the private bank backed by the state

Trump, Putin, Xi and the rise of nostalgic nationalism

You can only turn back the clock on liberalism so far

The risks that threaten global growth

Sir Tony Atkinson, economist and campaigner, 1944-2017

Starbucks tipped to take McDonald's crown

Bitcoin passes $1,000 but only number that matters is zero

Markets outlook: the big issues facing investors in 2017

Cities offer a glimpse of China's economic future

FTSE 100's record run gathers pace

VR and wearable tech struggle to live up to the hype at CES 2017

Airbnb faces $400m lost bookings in London crackdown

Russia: Inside the private bank backed by the state

Ford scraps plans for Mexican plant following Trump threats

Basel postpones bank reform vote amid policy differences

'Speak truth to power', departing envoy tells UK Brussels staff

Economists' gloomy on UK prospects for 2017

Sir Ivan Rogers quits as UK's EU ambassador

Dismay and delight as Britain's EU ambassador quits

You can only turn back the clock on liberalism so far


Envoy quits over Brexit 'muddle'

Factories going strong as weak pound lifts orders

Tesco is left embarrassed by director's fast checkout

Up, up and away as the markets fly to new highs

Job done, take the rest of the year off - top bosses have already 'earned' average annual wage

Transfer window opens with pasty deal

Brent crude touches 18-month high on hopes of end to oil glut


Ford cancels plans for Mexican plant as Trump blasts General Motors

New year, new highs: FTSE 100 smashes 7,200 and dollar index hits 14-year peak

Manufacturing accelerates on export boom as factories ramped up output in December at levels not seen since 2014

Aberdeen leads renewed calls for Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell to go

JP Morgan chief: Jobs could leave London sooner if UK fails to grab Brexit transition deal

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Ryanair and adverts banned for 'misleading' customers

Share slump rings in the new year for retail sector

TSB chairman joins board of Tilney Bestinvest

Lulu Guinness narrows losses after shutting London shops

Samworth Brothers gobbles up West Cornwall Pasty Company

Global banking reforms to avert another crisis hit by fresh delay

London Stock Exchange to sell French clearing house to Euronext for £430m to appease regulators

Couple behind Tiger's pounce on the UK sell out for millions


Trump's New Year's Eve speech praises Dubai business partner

Post-Brexit 'zombies' could put UK wildlife in danger, MPs warn

Executives have already earned the average annual salary in 2017

Secretive Swiss bank accounts face new crackdown

Ford to create 700 new US jobs after criticism from Trump


UK manufacturing Growth at a 30-month high, says PMI survey

Brexit: Experts trash 400,000 jobs claim

Gender pay gap Difference 'down to 5% among UK workers in their 20s'

UK bosses make more in two and a half days than workers earn all year

Tesco: Richard Cousins makes shock departure from board of directors

Vatican's first McDonald's opens

Sports Direct chair Keith Hellawell faces renewed pressure to resign

Green Energy UK offers first tariff based on time of day


Celebrity deaths: Stars highlight the inheritance tax risk

Now Christmas is over it is time to get your debts under control

How to make the most of booming Britain as the stock market hits record highs

City news: Halfords Group, Lavendon, West Cornwall Pasty Company, Britvic