Category : Business News

BUSINESS / Business News - 6 days ago

Markets head lower on doubts over Trump plans

Global stock markets have come under pressure amid fears that shares - boosted by the election of Donald Trump - may be at their most overvalued in 17 years. London's FTSE 100 Index was more than 70 points, or 1%, lower in early trading - though it...

BUSINESS / Business News - 6 days ago

Shoe Zone tries ailing Brantano on for size

The listed footwear retailer Shoe Zone has tabled a bid to buy Brantano, a privately owned rival whose owner has signalled the prospect of imminent administration. Sky News understands that Shoe Zone, which has a market value of £88m, is vying with...

BUSINESS / Business News - 1 week ago

Co-op Bank sets April deadline for suitors

Would-be bidders for the Co-operative Bank have been asked to lodge their interest within days, highlighting the urgency with which City financiers are attempting to identify a new owner for the struggling lender. Sky News has learnt that advisers t...

BUSINESS / Business News - 1 week ago

Google in revamp to tackle UK advert scandal

Google has pledged to police its websites better by hiring new staff and overhauling its policies after UK firms suspended advertising because it appeared on extremist videos. The company indicated that while its changes would take some time to be f...

BUSINESS / Business News - 1 week ago

'Shady' ticket site Viagogo snubs parliament

MPs have lambasted the controversial online agency Viagogo for snubbing a parliamentary committee into ticket touting. The Switzerland-based ticket resale site sent an email to the Culture, Media and Sport committee saying it was refusing to send an...

BUSINESS / Business News - 1 week ago

Goldman Sachs to move jobs before Brexit deal

Goldman Sachs will begin moving hundreds of people out of London before any Brexit deal is struck, the banking giant's European boss has said. The remarks from Richard Gnodde, chief executive of Goldman Sachs International, come as Theresa May prepa...