Category : BUSINESS

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

Trump threatens GM with 'big border tax'

Donald Trump has taken aim at US car giant General Motors in his latest clash with big business as he prepares to take office. The president-elect threatened to impose a "big border tax" on the company for making its Chevy Cruze model in Mexico. GM...

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

Pasty war hots up as Samworth swallows rival

Two of Britain's biggest producers of Cornish pasties are joining forces in a multimillion-pound deal that will give them greater ‎firepower in a battle with Greggs for market share. Sky News understands that Samworth Brothers, the privately held fo...

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

Factory output soars but cost pressures loom

Manufacturing growth rose to a two-and-a-half year high last month, according to a survey proving more upbeat than economists had predicted. The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers index (PMI) showed stronger demand for products both abroad and at home...

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

FTSE 100 could 'touch 9,000' with soft Brexit

The FTSE 100 surged into new record territory in early trading on Tuesday, with one analyst predicting a gain of more than 20% this year if the Government pursues a soft Brexit. The FTSE ended 2016 as Europe's leading stock market in terms of gains,...

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

FTSE 100 toasts 2017 with new record high

Traders have celebrated the new year by sending the FTSE 100 to a new record high. The top-flight share index extended its recent rally to push 35 points, or 0.5% higher, to 7177.9, its highest ever close. It had earlier set a new intra-day record h...

BUSINESS / Business News - 2 months ago

FTSE 100 toasts 2017 with record high

Traders have celebrated the new year by sending the FTSE 100 to a record high. The index extended its recent rally to push 35 points, or 0.5% higher, to 7177.9, its highest ever close. It had earlier set a new intra-day record high of 7205.4. Banks...