US Private Sector Job Growth’s Annual Pace Held Steady In July

Companies in the US added a moderate 170,000 employees to their ranks in July (seasonally adjusted), according to this morning’s update from the US Labor Department. The gain was...

Macro Briefing: 3 August 2018

U.S. Sec. of State: N. Korea’s efforts to denuclearize fall short of pledge: Reuters Analysts are upbeat about today’s employment report for July: MarketWatch Eurozone Composite PMI: economic growth slowed at...

Will Trump extort a price from NATO?

Thousands of people gathering in Brussels to protest organized by the Belgium platform 'Trump not welcome here' in on July 7. US President Donald Trump warned other NATO leaders...

DealBook Briefing: A Modest Proposal on Remington for Gun Control Advocates

Good Tuesday morning. DealBook’s sightings at the Robin Hood Foundation gala last night: Bill and Melinda Gates, Ray Dalio, Marc Benioff, Oprah, Steve Cohen and Bill Ackman. (The PepsiCo...

Ryanair cuts check-in time for passengers without reserved seats

Millions of Ryanair passengers booked on flights after 13 June will have shorter check-in periods, in a move likely to encourage more travellers to pay for reserved seating. The budget...

UK employment hits record high despite slow economic growth

The slowest economic growth in more than five years has failed to dent Britain’s jobs market, with the latest official figures showing a record employment rate in the first...

TSB rejected help from Lloyds at start of IT meltdown

TSB turned down an offer of help from its former owner, Lloyds Banking Group, in the early stages of an IT meltdown that left up to 1.9 million online...

German economy slows as weak trade bites – business live

Content originally published on https://www.theguardian.com/business/live/2018/may/15/german-growth-slows-trade-uk-unemployment-wage-growth-business-live by Graeme Wearden

UK bookies beware: US will look after its own in betting...

The estimate that $150bn-worth (£110bn) of sports bets are placed illegally in the US every year may be exaggerated but nobody doubts the true figure is enormous. That it...

UK bookmaker values rise by over £1.5bn as sports betting to...

The value of London-listed gambling firms, including 888, Paddy Power Betfair and William Hill, surged by more than £1.5bn after the US supreme court struck down a nationwide ban...

East Coast rail franchise ‘to be scrapped’ by transport secretary

Chris Grayling is expected to make a decision “within days” to end the existing East Coast rail franchise operated by Stagecoach and Virgin Trains. The transport secretary was said to...

Construction of central London new-build flats fell by a quarter in...

Construction of luxury new-build flats in central London dropped by a quarter last year, with apartments housed in developments dubbed “posh ghost towers” struggling to sell. New-build starts in the...