Economic news and events

UK government under fire for plans to cut controls on City bosses' pay

The UK government has come under fire for planning to reduce controls on City bosses' pay while calling for wage restraint in the public sector....

Tue, 21/06/2022 - 05:10

TOP NEWS: BoE policymaker Mann calls for faster interest rate hikes

The Bank of England should lift interest rates in chunkier instalments as a flailing pound is heaping more inflationary pressure on the UK, a policymaker...

Mon, 20/06/2022 - 15:51

UPDATE: Last-ditch UK rail talks unable to stave off looming strikes

The UK rail strikes are to go ahead after last-ditch talks failed to resolve a bitter dispute over pay, jobs and conditions.

Thousands of members...

Mon, 20/06/2022 - 15:48

‘Not helpful’ for UK government to intervene in rail strike talks

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has refused to take part in last-ditch talks to avert transport chaos head of train and tube strikes.


Mon, 20/06/2022 - 14:49

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: Eni joins TotalEnergies in huge Qatar gas project

The following is a summary of top news stories Monday.




Eni has joined Qatar Energy's $28.75 billion project to expand production from...

Mon, 20/06/2022 - 10:38

LONDON BRIEFING: Euromoney confirms private equity takeover approach

Euromoney Institutional Investor early Monday confirmed a weekend report by the Daily Mail newspaper that two private equity firms are considering a bid for the...

Mon, 20/06/2022 - 08:27

UK government accused of ‘inflaming tensions’ over rail dispute

Union leaders have accused the UK government of ‘inflaming’ tensions over the rail dispute ahead of several days of travel chaos because of train and...

Mon, 20/06/2022 - 06:07

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: Bank of Japan goes its own way by standing still

The following is a summary of top news stories Friday.




Banco Santander laid out its chief executive succession plans, naming North America...

Fri, 17/06/2022 - 10:41

LONDON BRIEFING: M&C Saatchi caught between two unattractive offers

The battle over M&C Saatchi took a strange new twist on Friday, as the London-based advertising agency rejected both of its suitors but also said...

Fri, 17/06/2022 - 08:23

UK plan to tear Northern Ireland plan ‘politically driven’ - EU chief

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plans to unilaterally scrap parts of Northern Ireland's Brexit deal are ‘politically driven’ and ‘very damaging’ to EU-UK relations, the...

Fri, 17/06/2022 - 06:12