September 26, 2018

The end of era as Rupert Murdoch exits Sky

The £29.7bn takeover of Sky plc by Comcast confirms the owner of Sky News to be the single most valuable British company founded from scratch during the last 30 years.
September 26, 2018

Fed hikes key rate for third time this year

America's central bank has hiked its key interest rate for the third time this year and stuck with its forecasts for several further increases in coming months.
September 26, 2018

Halfords tries to ride to Evans Cycles’ rescue

Halfords, the UK's biggest bikes retailer, is trying to ride to the rescue of Evans Cycles, the rival chain which is racing to agree a takeover that would secure its future.
September 26, 2018

Carney warns banks on climate change risks

Only a tenth of banks in Britain are making long-term plans for the "catastrophic" risks of climate change and the impact of the shift to a low-carbon economy, the Bank of England has warned.
September 26, 2018

May speech shows PM’s change of tack on business

For most of her first two years in office, Theresa May gave the impression of not liking business very much.
September 26, 2018

Hammond announces date for autumn budget

Philip Hammond has announced the date of this year's autumn budget.
September 26, 2018

21st Century Fox to sell Sky stake to Comcast

21st Century Fox has agreed to sell its 39% stake in Sky plc, the owner of Sky News, after rival Comcast triumphed in an auction.
September 26, 2018

Corbyn: We’d back ‘sensible’ Brexit deal

Jeremy Corbyn has not ruled out backing the Brexit deal Theresa May secures with Brussels, as he rounded off a Labour conference dominated by Europe.
September 26, 2018

Regulator dials in to mobile cost crackdown

The telecoms regulator has outlined plans to prevent mobile phone users being charged for handsets they have already paid off.
September 26, 2018

Fewer banking jobs leave UK over Brexit than predicted

Around 630 finance jobs have been relocated out of Britain since the Brexit vote - significantly lower than banks warned - according to a survey.
September 26, 2018

Summer spending spree funded by credit cards

A banking industry group says spending on credit cards is up almost 8% on a year ago, a development likely to stoke fears of financial overstretch among households ahead of Brexit.
September 26, 2018

FA secures £100m Wembley buyback rights

The Football Association (FA) could reacquire Wembley Stadium for as little as £100m if its prospective new owner fails to maintain its elite status, it has emerged hours before a £600m takeover bid could be derailed.