Category : Business News

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

Jones appointed as new voice of UK banking

Former Barclays and Santander executive Stephen Jones has been named as the new voice of the UK banking sector as the still-embattled industry seeks to rebuild trust. The appointment, first reported by Sky News, sees Mr Jones become chief executive...

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

Johnstone's Paints owner touches up Dulux bid

The US firm behind Johnstone's Paints has launched, what it says, is a final bid to bag Dutch rival Akzo Nobel. PPG Industries said it was raising its offer for the company, which includes the Dulux and Hammerite brands, by 8% to €96.75 per share, v...

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

'For sale' sign hanging over Jimmy Choo

Shares in Jimmy Choo have soared to a record high after it put itself up for sale as part of an evaluation of its future. The British luxury brand, which specialises in shoes and accessories, said it was to conduct a review of various strategic opti...

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

Euro surge as Macron leads French election

The euro hit five-month highs versus the dollar when markets opened in reaction to Emmanuel Macron's victory in the first round of the French presidential election. The single European currency - supported by the centre-left former economy minister...

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

Euro and bank stocks surge on Macron win

The euro hit five-month highs and bank stocks have surged in reaction to Emmanuel Macron's victory in the first round of the French presidential election. The single European currency - supported by the centre-left former economy minister and invest...

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

Jones to be named as new voice of UK banking

A former Barclays and Santander executive will be unveiled as the new voice of the UK banking sector on Monday with a mandate to rebuild trust in the still-embattled industry. Sky News has learnt that Stephen Jones will be named as the inaugural chi...