City news: Just Eat, Pret A Manger, Taylor Wimpey, Amazon

JUST Eat has struck a deal worth £10million a year to be the new sponsor of The X Factor. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed  More...

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By Jake Leonard On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Government stake in Lloyds Banking Group now less than 1 per cent

THE taxpayer’s stake in Lloyds Banking Group has been cut to below 1 per cent as the Government edges closer to fully privatising the lender. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed  More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Barclays ‘optimistic’ as profits surge to £1.68bn and overhaul nears completion

BARCLAYS has cheered a strong start to the new year, with profits more than doubling in the first quarter as it edged closer to the end of a major restructuring programme. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed  More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Breitling owners sell 80 per cent stake in watchmaking firm to private equity company

THE family owners of luxury Swiss watchmaker Breitling have sold a significant stake in the company to private equity giant CVC Capital. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed  More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Brussels uproar as Juncker declares banking war on Spain, Croatia, Cyprus AND Portugal

JEAN-Claude Juncker has declared war on Spain, Croatia, Cyprus and Portugal over their reluctance to introduce legislation governing mortgages. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed  More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Pound latest: GBP weaker against the euro as Eurozone inflation JUMPS

AFTER rallying following the disappointing interest rate announcement from the European Central Bank , the GBP/EUR exchange rate moved away from its best levels of the week on Friday. Daily Express :: City and More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Taxpayer-owned RBS shows first profit since 2015

ROYAL Bank of Scotland has swung back into the black, reporting its first quarterly profit since 2015. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed  More...

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Lloyds Banking Group profits raise hope for dividend payouts

LLOYDS Banking Group rode the UK economy’s resilient post-referendum performance to double its first-quarter pre-tax profit to £1.3billion. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed  More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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POUND LIVE: Sterling soars as Macron surge halts & ECB continues £51bn bond buying spree

THE pound has surged against the euro as Emmanuel Macron faces a backlash from businesses in his native France and Theresa May hosted EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker for Brexit talks at Downing Street. Daily Express More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Standard Chartered lifts pre-tax profit by 94 per cent

STANDARD Chartered’s turnaround gathered momentum as cost cuts and a sharp drop in bad loans helped it to bank a $ 1billion first-quarter profit. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed  More...