Economic news and events

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

UK PM 'carefully considering' not replacing Geidt as ethics adviser

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering not replacing Christopher Geidt as the ethics adviser who rules on whether ministers, including the prime minister, break...

Thu, 16/06/2022 - 19:47

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: Swiss central bank follows US in hiking; UK up next

The following is a summary of top news stories Thursday.




BHP said it will continue to run its coal business in New...

Thu, 16/06/2022 - 10:44

LONDON BRIEFING: Halma and Asos promote from within for new leaders

Halma, a Buckinghamshire-based company that provides hazard detection and life-saving technology, on Thursday said it has promoted Chief Financial Officer Marc Ronchetti to chief executive...

Thu, 16/06/2022 - 08:30

UK PM in fresh partygate trauma after resignation of ethics adviser

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bid to move on from partygate was dealt a fresh blow by the resignation of his ethics adviser after he...

Thu, 16/06/2022 - 05:47

Ireland trade surplus narrows 30% monthly in April as exports decline

Ireland's trade surplus grew annually in April, but fell on a monthly basis as exports fell, while imports were largely flat.

Exports fell 14%...

Wed, 15/06/2022 - 11:37