Week in Review, August 1

Week in Review

Deutsche Bank, Microsoft, oil majors and Microsoft featured

HSBC nears $4bn sale of Brazilian arm

Bank also in exclusive talks to sell Turkish operations to ING

Liberty Global increases stake in ITV

Investment will fuel speculation of full takeover of broadcaster

US activist builds stake in Rolls-Royce

ValueAct investment likely to add to pressure on aerospace group

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 06: Canary Wharf horizon is illuminated by one of the most spectacular temporary art exhibitions to grace the capital this year on January 6, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images for Canary Wharf Group Plc)

London’s bright lights lure traders back

Financiers value lifestyle over Switzerland’s lower tax bill

File photo dated 03/12/09 of a woman walking past the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland in the City of London
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RBS hit by second technology glitch

Customers unable to access online and mobile accounts

BoE admits it was subject of police probe

Investigation focused on suspicion of monetary policy leaks

FILE: Heathrow Airport Recommended For Third Runway Expansion...FILE: Heathrow Airport Recommended For Third Runway Expansion LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: An airliner comes in to land at Heathrow Airport on August 11, 2014 in London, England. Heathrow is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom and the third busiest in the world. The airport's operator BAA wants to build a third runway to cope with increased demand. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

IAG against paying for Heathrow runway

BA owner opposes ‘excessive’ cost of Heathrow expansion

Lord Seb Coe, Chairman of LOGOC. Photographed at their office in Canary Wharf this afternoon.

Chime agrees to £374m takeover

WPP and Providence acquire sports-focused marketing services group

Lloyds reveals payout plans

First-half profits jump despite £1.4bn PPI provision

City Insider: PR groups fight over Barclays

Stephen Hester’s timing woes; Swiss bank chiefs at a loss for words

BAE Systems reports flat core earnings

Group awaits news on orders for Typhoon jets and Australian ships

Amazon pays $250m for ex-Top Gear trio

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May in new venture

Chime rings note for WPP and Providence

Sorrell and buyout group takes aims at sports marketing company

RBS sell-off plans boosted by profit

Improvement comes despite restructuring and misconduct costs at state-owned bank

IHG and Starwood hold early talks

Together the two would be the world’s largest hotels group

Thomas Cook hit by Tunisia and Greece

Holiday business depressed by ‘significant external shocks’

Shell cuts jobs and capital spending

Anglo-Dutch group to shed 6,500 jobs in response to low oil price

Schroders and Henderson see strong inflows

UK-listed asset managers report rises in assets under management

Clarkson aims to serve up a Prime cut

Streaming service show will seek to capture spirit of BBC offering


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