bank of america

Bank of America post higher-than-expected profits despite fall in trading

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) posted a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, despite a fall in trading revenue. Revenue rose in three of its main businesses,...
bitcoin

Fintech startups raise record $1.27 in through initial coin offerings in 2017

Startups are increasingly turning to cryptocurrencies to raise funds for expansion, with young technology companies raising a record $1.27 billion through Initial Coin Offerings in...
£10

New £10 note featuring Jane Austen set to be unveiled

The new £10 note design featuring famed novelist Jane Austen is set to be revealed later on Tuesday. Jane Austen is to become the second...
sensible object

UK game startup Sensible Object chosen for Amazon Alexa Accelerator in Seattle

UK-based game studio Sensible Object has been selected as one of nine companies to participate in the Amazon Alexa Accelerator, after closing a $1.4...
Netflix

Netflix subscribers reach all-time high for q2

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) have reached a record number of subscribers, causing shares to jump 11 percent during pre-market trading. The online streaming service now has more subscribers internationally...
karren brady

Karren Brady to replace Lord Grabiner as head of troubled Arcadia Group

Business mogul Karren Brady is set to take over as chair of Sir Philip Green's retail empire, after Lord Anthony Grabiner stepped down from...
Inflation

Inflation unexpectedly falls to 2.6 percent

UK inflation levels fell unexpectedly to 2.6 percent in June according to official figures, marking the first drop since October. According to the latest figures...
ashley madison

Ashley Madison offer $11 million to settle hacking claims

The owner of Ashley Madison has offered an $11 million settlement to users who had their personal information stolen, two years after the hacking...

Kefi minerals share price up after market update

KEFI minerals (LON:KEFI) shares rallied on Monday, after the company issued an update on the progress of its Tulu Kapi Gold Project. According to the...
brexit

Which areas stand to suffer most from Brexit?

As Brexit negotiations begin in earnest, the future of the EU and Britain's relationship still remains unclear. However, one thing is for certain: if Britain...
ITV

ITV name Carolyn McCall as new chief executive

ITV (LON:ITV) have announced the appointment of former EasyJet (LON:EZJ) boss Carolyn McCall as their new chief executive. Ms McCall will replace outgoing chief executive...
china MSCI

Chinese growth beats expectations at 6.9pc

The Chinese economy grew at a rate of 6.9 percent in the second quarter, a faster pace than expected and above the government's growth target. The...
Barclays

Barclays in talks to move EU hub to Dublin

Barclays (LON:BARC) have confirmed that they are in talks with Irish regulators to extend their banking license in the country, allowing the bank to...
funding circle

Funding Circle’s SME Income Fund hits expectations in first year

Funding Circle's listed fund announced results for its first year of operation on Friday, performing in line with expectations and increasing net asset value by...
Easyjet

Easyjet to counter Brexit with new headquarters in Austria

Budget airline Easyjet (LON:EZJ) have announced a plan to open a new headquarters in Austria, allowing it to continue operating flights in the EU...
flanders

London’s tech scene challenged by Flanders in the wake of Brexit

As UK startups begin to look abroad to counter the potential effects of Brexit, one place in particular seems to be attracting their attention:...
macron

Trump tells Brigitte Macron: “You’re in such great physical shape”

US President Donald Trump has come under fire once again for making inappropriate comments on a state visit, this time to the wife of...
Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways CEO apologises for “careless remarks” in sexism row

The chief executive of Qatar Airways was forced to issue an apology on Wednesday, after he was criticised for making sexist comments about his...

TfL scrap “ladies and gentlemen” to make the tube more gender neutral

As an attempt to make the tube more gender neutral, Transport for London will scrap phrases such as "ladies and gentleman" to make everyone...

Southern Rail fine was “less than a slap on the wrist”

The Department for Transport has sued Southern rail £13.4 million following 18 months of disruption. The Go-Ahead group will spend the fine on "customer improvements", including...