London finance news & analysis
London finance news, trends & insights
Be afraid, banks… be very afraid
And numbers are rising, all round
It’s another feather in the cap for London’s thriving fintech scene.
Fake pound coins are getting so hard to spot that one in 30 is thought to be forged and over half fool automatic tills and vending machines – it has been revealed.
His remaining stake is now worth £2.5bn.
Which UK city has seen the highest jobs growth since 2004?
Downgrade for Britain’s biggest grocer
Remember Alex Hope, the City trader who blew £125k on a bottle of champagne? He’s just been found guilty of running a £5m scam.
The founder of Seven Investment Management
The chain will close 43 stores and has appointed a new UK CEO
Was the Bank of England ignorant of the threat to the global financial system as late as July 2007?
Welcome to “Fatcat Tuesday”
Christmas came three days early for Facebook as the social network’s stock traded at an all-time high of $81.88 on Monday.
High street chocolatier Thorntons saw a 25% drop in its share price this morning when the market opened, from 116p to 86p.
2014 has been a year of blood and sweat for some, and tears for others.
If you don’t work in the City, look away now, because this story may dampen your festive cheer.
But should we be bothered about £180m?