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  • How Chris Hammell Of Toronto’s Town Barber Succeeded With A No-Bullsh*t Approach To Business Chris Hammell, owner of Toronto’s Town Barber, has a no-frills attitude when it comes to running his barber shop. “Everybody is trying to find that next thing,” he says in the video above. “It’s like having a cocktail bar as your focus and this mystiqu… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • U.S. watchdog settled for small fine over Wells Fargo phony accounts: report WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A consumer watchdog agency could have levied $10 billion in penalties against Wells Fargo & Co last year for opening unauthorized customer accounts, but settled for a fraction… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Jefferies’ profit rises on healthy M&A, debt and equity deals (Reuters) – U.S. investment bank Jefferies Group LLC’s third-quarter profit more than doubled as it earned more from advising on debt and equity offerings as well as mergers and acquisitions. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Stockpicking mutual fund managers try new bet: themselves NEW YORK (Reuters) – Active mutual fund managers are decreasing the use of passive exchange-traded funds in their portfolios, a shift that leaves more of their performance numbers up to their own… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • The technology, benefits, risks, and regulatory measures that you need to know about ICOs now  Organizations have raised over $1.8 billion through initial coin offerings (ICO) since January 2017. For the first time this June, Blockchain entrepreneurs raised more money through ICO than traditional venture capital investment. If you haven’t heard of ICOs, it’s the new fundraising phenomenon that has caught almost every investor’s attention. An ICO, also called a ...
  • James Cameron Invests In Sask. Pea Plant, Says Others Should Eat Less Meat VANSCOY, Sask. — Oscar-winning Hollywood director James Cameron was in the heart of the Prairies Monday, pushing protein from plants and suggesting people eat less meat or dairy.Cameron and his wife, former actor Suzy Amis Cameron, are investing … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Bitcoin Has Become About The Payday, Not Its Potential In the beginning, Bitcoin was something of a revolution to me. The digital currency represented everything from my rebellious youth.It was a decentralized, denationalized, and digital currency operating outside the traditional banking and governmental … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Fashion doesn’t need to kill animals: British designer MacDonald LONDON (Reuters) – British fashion designer Julien MacDonald has apologized for using fur in his past collections – raising a hot topic that returned to rock London Fashion Week. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Shehan De Silva Had No Brewing Experience. Now His Beer Is An Award Winner Shehan De Silva, founder of Lost Craft beer, says the secret to entrepreneurial success lies in boxing.”When you get knocked down, you get back up and keep fighting,” he says of the sport. He’s also applied the same ethos to his business.What began as … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • NAFTA Negotiations: U.S. Wants So-Called Sunset Clause In Agreement WASHINGTON — The United States is seeking to insert a so-called sunset clause into a new NAFTA, a controversial proposal that would automatically terminate the agreement after five years unless all three member countries agree to extend it. That idea has been quietly floated for months by U.S. officials who finally made it public Thursday. It prompted ...
  • Amazon Wants A 2nd Headquarters. Toronto Has What It Takes Amazon has sparked a flurry of activity when it announced last week its plans to search for a second headquarters, a move that would reportedly bring 50,000 jobs to the host city. Toronto has what it takes to win this bid. The Six is the most vibrant, … Share this:Click to email this to a friend ...
  • A More Inclusive NAFTA Is Just Smart Economics When Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announcedthat the modernization of NAFTA would include a concerted effort to create dedicated chapters on gender and Indigenous exclusion as well as the environment, some scoffed that these were irrelevan… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Doctors Who Support Tax Changes Want Their Voices To Be Heard TORONTO — Doctors across Canada who support Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s proposed tax reforms say they want their voices to be heard above the din of criticism from colleagues and medical societies.To make their point, they have been putting s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Watch industrial robots play traditional instruments  Robots are stealing jobs, the narrative says, and, according to this video, robots are stealing the arts too. The video shows several industrial robotic arms playing the piano, guitar, drums and a keyboard. Through some stellar music production, … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • The Nuada smart glove gives your hand bionic powers  In the future, said Andy Warhol, everyone will be bionic for fifteen minutes. I’m paraphrasing, but it looks like a Portuguese company called Nuada is about to give us that opportunity. Created by Filipe Quinaz and Vitor Crespo, the seed-funded company pitched on our Disrupt stage and showed us one of the coolest pieces of ...
  • Sale of ex-Trump aide Scaramucci’s SkyBridge on track: executive BOSTON (Reuters) – The sale of former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci’s SkyBridge Capital LLC hedge fund investment firm to a consortium that includes a Chinese buyer is still… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Top U.S. funds took slightly tougher stand on pay, review finds BOSTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. asset managers took a slightly tougher line on executive pay in the advisory votes they cast at S&P 500 companies this year, a research firm said on Monday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Fewer hedge fund managers call it quits in 1st-half 2017 BOSTON (Reuters) – The number of hedge funds closing their doors this year is slowing as investors add new money and performance improves. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • Fall in migration after Brexit could push up inflation, says Carney Bank of England governor says labour shortages could also raise wages in short term, but Brexit would have only modest impact on prices A sharp fall in migrant workers coming to Britain as a consequence of Brexit could push up wages and cause a spike in inflation in the short term, according to the governor of ...
  • U.S. Justice Department investigating Equifax execs who dumped shares before announcing breach  The U.S. Justice Department is said to be investigating the questionable sale of stock by Equifax executives in advance of the company’s public announcement of its massive data breach. The investigation is said to include U.S. prosecutors in Atlanta, the FBI and the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to a report this morning from Bloomberg. Three ...
  • Fintech firm Calastone names new operating chief (Reuters) – Financial technology firm Calastone Ltd, which operates a fund transaction network, named Stephen Mohan as chief operating officer. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • RPMI Railpen hires new senior investment manager (Reuters) – RPMI Railpen, the British investment manager for the Railways Pension Scheme, named Jocelyn Brown senior investment manager of the company’s sustainable ownership team. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • GAM Holding names Adrian Gosden as investment director (Reuters) – Swiss money manager GAM Holding AG named Adrian Gosden investment director. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Macquarie strengthens European research team (Reuters) – Australian investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd hired analysts Grant Sporre, Serafino Capoferri, Domenico Santoro and Robert Sage to strengthen its European research team. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • MSCI names Jeremy Baskin as head of Americas client coverage (Reuters) – U.S. index provider MSCI Inc on Monday named Jeremy Baskin as head of client coverage in the Americas, replacing Jay McNamara. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • Credit Suisse looks to make an impact with new investment wing ZURICH (Reuters) – Credit Suisse has set up a new department to nurture socially conscious investing, the latest effort by a major bank to cater for growing demand for so-called impact investing. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Institutional portion of ZhongAn’s HK IPO oversubscribed: sources HONG KONG (Reuters) – ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance Co, China’s first internet-only insurer, has covered the institutional tranche of its up to $1.5 billion initial public offering… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Citi names co-heads for EMEA trade business (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc named Peadar MacCanna and Murat Demirel as trade co-heads for its treasury and trade solutions (TTS) business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Goldman Sachs names new investment banking co-heads for Southeast Asia (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs named Udhay Furtado and Harry Naysmith co-heads of its investment banking unit in Southeast Asia, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Chilean startup ComparaOnline raises $14 million for its financial education tools for Latin America  Venture investing in Latin America continues to pick up the pace, with new deals in financial technology services leading the way. One example of investors’ renewed interest in regional financial services companies is the $14 million in financing that ComparaOnline just wrapped up. The company, now backed by private equity firm Bamboo Capital Partners and ...
  • Diverse shapes, sizes, colors dominate Emmys red carpet (Reuters) – The Emmy awards red carpet challenged the traditional ideals of Hollywood beauty on Sunday with diversity in race, body shape and sexual identity reinventing television’s biggest runway. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Zoom, artificial bokeh and other phone camera features now figure in DxOMark’s tests  Testing cameras is what DxOMark does, but while many DSLRs and mirrorless systems have remained more or less the same for the last decade, one can hardly say the same for mobile phones. Dual lenses, optical zoom and more are now marquee features and as such need special testing setups and scoring benchmarks — which ...
  • Don’t Be Surprised If Your Real-Estate Deal Gets Cancelled A rapidly changing and volatile real-estate market makes it more likely that deals will be cancelled, with painful consequences such as lost deposits. The buyer who does not carry through on his obligations almost always loses his deposit, and may be f… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Apple’s LTE-enabled Watch could be a wearable watershed moment  Apple’s Series 3 smartwatch may look the same on the outside as the previous generation, but what they have inside might help kick the somewhat sleepy wearable category into high gear. To be clear, Apple isn’t the first to put cellular connectivity into a smartwatch — but it is the first to put it into ...
  • Modular, self-healing robot swarms are definitely a great idea  Robots are going to have to work together if they want to destroy us, their soft, fallible masters. But the current paradigm of having a Skynet-like (or rather, Zerglike) overmind control a set of semi-autonomous drones is too easy to beat — take out the brain and the rest fail, right? Not if they’re all ...
  • I don’t want the new iPhone X and I can’t be alone  Apple announced the latest iPhone yesterday. It’s thinner, faster and has a better screen than the previous model. But of course it does. That’s how these things go. But the phone also lacks things I consider part of my daily life. I’m lost. This iPhone is not for me. Without these two features, I’ll stick with ...
  • Canadian Home Sales May Slip By 5.3% In 2017, 10% In Ontario And B.C. OTTAWA — The Canadian Real Estate Association has downgraded its sales forecast this year as national home sales slipped 9.9 per cent in August compared with a year ago.The association expects sales to decline by 5.3 per cent year-over-year to 50… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Facebook Artificial Intelligence Lab To Open In Montreal MONTREAL — Facebook has become the latest technology company to dig into Montreal’s burgeoning artificial intelligence sector, announcing the opening of a research lab in the city Friday.The lab, known as FAIR Montreal, is headed by Joelle Pineau… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Health Canada Bans Partially Hydrogenated Oil, The Main Source Of Trans Fats OTTAWA — Health Canada is taking the final steps toward a ban on the main source of artificial trans fats in Canadian diets.The department says it is banning partially hydrogenated oils or PHOs, which are the main source of industrially produced … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Growing risk of ‘debt trap’ if interest rates stay low, say central bankers Near-zero rates have spurred borrowing and left consumers, businesses and governments at risk, says Basel institution A new warning has been issued about the growing risk of a “debt trap” if interest rates around the world stay near zero, which has encouraged borrowing by households, businesses and governments. The Bank for International Settlements – known as the ...
  • Why the iPhone X is the new iPhone you’ll want now  The iPhone X is billed as a future-focused device with a lot of cutting edge tech, available at a premium. It kind of reminds me of the positioning of the original MacBook Air, or the new MacBook, when those two devices were first introduced – tomorrow’s tech, available today, but for a bit more money and ...
  • Apple’s new iPhone 8 and iPhone X support fast-charging  Want to get 50 percent of your battery life back with just 30 minutes of charging? You can do that with the iPhone 8 (and 8 Plus) and iPhone X (via Engadget). These are the first phones put out by Apple that will support a quicker charge rate if you have a higher capacity charger ...
  • This battery-free cellphone runs on light and radio waves  Who cares about an OLED and a notch when your phone can sip power from its surroundings, allowing you to make calls without ever having to charge your phone. This wild cellphone is part of a Google Faculty Research program and received three U.S…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • 11/09/2017 Sean Farrington and Louise Cooper discuss the impact of Hurricane Irma on Florida and the insurance industry, Northern Rock’s collapse and a possible end to public sector pay caps. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Yext looks to help businesses make their information more searchable by machines  Yext has been known for helping businesses get all their information (like location, business hours, and such) lined up correctly on the right apps and websites — and now it’s looking to make sure the rest of the pitch is right across the Internet. Yext, which went public earlier this year, said it is launching a ...
  • Apple’s Face ID will support only one registered face per iPhone at launch  Apple’s forthcoming FaceID technology will support just one face registered per device, at least initially. This has been reported by multiple people who spoke to Apple at this week’s iPhone event, and confirmed separately by TechCrunch, but it’s worth noting because it could change some user behavior regarding the device. Face ID supporting just one ...
  • Essential Phone now on sale at Sprint stores  Essential’s first phone, the aptly named Phone, is now available in Sprint retail stores. The retail availability follows pre-orders and sales via web and Essential’s own online store, and will provide the first opportunity many potential customers have to get their hands on the device. Despite some hardware hiccups and a launch shipping delay, Essential ...
  • Are rented micro-homes the future for young singles? Tiny studio flats are suggested as one solution to the housing problems of millennials. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Housing costs rising fastest in the East Midlands The East Midlands recorded the biggest rise in rents and house prices in the last year, figures show. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • ‘Digital-token investors should brace for total loss’ says FCA Regulator warns consumers that invest in certain new digital token schemes must be prepared to lose the lot. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Fraud victims targeted for a second time, say police The trick – dubbed “fraud recovery fraud” – aims to harvest personal details from crime victims. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Rent rises ahead as landlords pull out of UK housing, says Rics Tax changes mean that more landlords will quit the sector in the coming year, surveyors say. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Japan restaurant highlights dementia awareness TOKYO, Japan (Reuters) – Diners have no complaints about the service at a pop-up restaurant in central Tokyo, where the 17 waiters and waitresses all suffer from dementia. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • 12/09/2017 It’s 10 years since the collapse of Northern Rock, which prompted the first run on a UK bank in 150 years and signalled the start of the financial crisis here. Sean Farrington and Louise Cooper examine the fallout from the bank’s collapse with a visit … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • 13/09/2017 Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark discuss the impact of the end of the public sector pay gap, the new iPhone and why Peugeot’s boss wants more clarity on Brexit. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Kuri, the cutest home robot, has learned how to dance  Kuri’s definitely the most adorable home robot, even if that’s not that hard an honor to claim given the relatively sparse competitive field. But it’s even cuter now, because it can now dance. The debut product from Mayfield Robotics shows off its moves in a brand new video from the company, dancing to a pancake ...
  • Tesla files patent for mobile battery swapping rig  Tesla is still exploring options to make swapping vehicle battery packs easier and faster. This patent filed in May reveals one option that would allow technicians to change out packs in less than 15 minutes. This isn’t the first of such ideas. Back in 2014 Tesla briefly played with an automated system that swapped Model ...
  • Shipping Containers Are An Instantly More Vibrant Community In A Box Visiting Ghana a few years ago, some unusual kiosks caught the eye of Kevin Lee. Local vendors had cut windows and doors into abandoned shipping containers and turned them into storefronts.”Clothiers, butchers, hairdressers — each day families we… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Women’s Empowerment Group Catalyst Canada Says It Believes In Strength Of Male Leaders When you’re choosing leaders of a team meant to increase workplace inclusion for women, it seems natural to pick a woman to lead that initiative. But as Bloomberg put it with a headline that could have been ripped right out of The Onion, “Man Named to Lead Canadian Women’s Advisory Board — Again,” Catalyst Canada did ...
  • Universal Credit wait a key factor in rent arrears, says DWP report Call for a pause in the roll-out of Universal Credit following the government’s own report. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • 14/09/2017 Guy Kilty and Mickey Clark examine whether lessons have been learned from Northern Rock. The team also looks at how victims of Hurricane Irma are starting to recover; and ahead of the inquest into the Grenfell Tower fire they look at what impact the tr… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • 15/09/2017 The latest news and views on business and the world of personal finance with Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • 1st Avro Arrow, Now Canadarm: When Will Canada Learn To Hold Onto Its Tech? The images we choose to put on our currency are meant to be iconic portrayals of the people, places and things we hold most dear as a nation, images that help define us as a people and speak to what we wish we could be.There’s the loon, the moose, the … Share this:Click to email this ...
  • 10,000 CAA Customers Could Be Equifax Hack Victims TORONTO — The Canadian Automobile Association says it is informing about 10,000 of its members that they may have had sensitive data compromised by the massive Equifax cybersecurity breach.The CAA said Thursday Equifax was its partner on the auto… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Koala survives 16 km drive trapped under 4WD SYDNEY (Reuters) – A koala survived a 16-kilometre (10-mile) road trip in Australia clinging to the axle of a four wheel drive vehicle, before the driver stopped and heard the cries of the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • South Park trolled Amazon Echo owners in the best way possible  This is one of the minor dangers of owning an Amazon Echo. Most anyone can activate the device by just saying the wake word, including Cartman. And in the season opener of South Park, that’s exactly what happened. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Fine for PPI firm Your Money Rights Ltd’s illegal calls The Carmarthenshire-based company made 146 million calls to people over four months. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Morgan Stanley to handle mortgage originations in home-loan push: sources (Reuters) – Morgan Stanley plans to bring its mortgage origination business in-house to improve customer service and generate more business, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Somali book fair offers respite from bombs MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Long associated with pirates, famine and bombs, Somalia showed a different face to the world this week as it welcomed foreign writers for the first time to its annual book fair. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • U.S. pensions stuck in the red despite stock market boom NEW YORK (Reuters) – While U.S. corporate pensions regained some swagger after Wall Street’s record run this summer, they are still far from their heyday before the 2007-2009 credit crunch when they… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • JustGiving targeted by criminals for money laundering The fundraising website has shut nearly 100 appeal pages because it believes they were fraudulent. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Brexit looms over London catwalk as overseas brands take spotlight LONDON (Reuters) – London kicked off fashion week on Friday to pleas from the local fashion industry to protect the city’s international outlook as uncertainty about Britain’s impending departure… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Brexit looms over London catwalk as overseas brands take spotlight LONDON (Reuters) – London kicked off fashion week on Friday to pleas from the local fashion industry to protect the city’s international outlook as uncertainty about Britain’s impending departure… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • UK interest rate rise – what it could mean for savers and mortgage holders The Bank of England has hinted the first rate rise in almost a decade is now likely, and soon. So how much will it cost? A member of the Bank of England’s rate-setting committee has fuelled speculation that interest rates could rise as soon as November. Gertjan Vlieghe put forward the arguments for a rise in ...
  • Smaller banks ‘offer best savings rates’ Interest rates for savers have been rising slightly – but none can match the rising cost of living. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...