Britain's Financial Conduct Authority has begun its second in-depth review of firms that help people repay their debts, saying it has refused to authorise some of them due to poor practise. Debt management firms typically offer to draw up plans to consolidate debt repayments, with the borrower paying
World stocks set a fresh record high before stalling in Europe on Thursday, as the longest winning streak for Japanese stocks since 1998 and the first close above 23,000 for Wall Street's Dow index helped to offset nerves about Spain. Traders were marking 30 years to the day since the 1987 Black
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders elaborates on the 'proof' Donald Trump tweeted about with regard to a phone conversation he had with bereaved relatives of a soldier killed in Niger.
Verizon Communications Inc's quarterly revenue topped Wall Street analyst estimates on Thursday and the company added more phone subscribers than expected, sending shares of the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier up in pre-market trading. The company said that it added 274,000 phone subscribers who pay
A fake tan firm which launched after featuring on BBC show Dragons' Den misled customers, a business watchdog has ruled. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said claims by Skinny Tan that their product could "tone" or give "less visible cellulite" were baseless. Skinny
LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 19 (Reuters) - World stocks set a fresh record high before stalling in Europe on Thursday, as the longest winning streak for Japanese stocks since 1998 and the first close above 23,000 for Wall Street's Dow index helped to offset nerves about Spain. Traders
Oil producers are working to build consensus on extending their deal to reduce supplies, OPEC's secretary general said on Thursday, with the potential for continuation throughout 2018 forming a basis for talks. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, plus Russia and nine other producers
Barrick Gold will give Tanzania a 16 percent stake in three gold mines, a 50 percent share in revenues from the mines and a one-off payment of $300 million (£227.6 million) to resolve a dispute that has hit its operations in the country, the two sides said. The Canadian miner and Tanzanian government
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) said demand from mobile device makers is likely to push October-December revenue growth to 10 percent from three months prior, in a quarter when client Apple Inc begins sales of its iPhone X. The world's largest contract chipmaker also expects annual
The Home Office is considering the creation of a new hotline for victims of bank fraud and similar scams. The idea was put forward at a meeting of the Joint Fraud Taskforce in September, attended by Home Secretary Amber Rudd and senior staff from a number of UK banks. Minutes published by the Home
Turkish car wheel manufacturer CMS Group is looking to sell a stake in itself, possibly a majority stake, and has mandated HSBC to advise on a potential transaction, two people familiar with the matter said. CMS says it is Turkey's largest manufacturer of aluminium alloy wheels and Europe's
Four Japanese automakers on Thursday said they found no safety issues with aluminium parts supplied by Kobe Steel Ltd , allaying some concerns that falsified quality data on products from the steelmaker had compromised their vehicles. Kobe Steel shares surged after the car makers' statements, but
DAR ES SALAAM, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 19 (Reuters) - Barrick Gold (Hanover: ABR.HA - news) will give Tanzania a 16 percent stake in three gold mines, a 50 percent share in revenues from the mines and a one-off payment of $300 million to resolve a dispute that has hit its operations in the
Pound slips as shoppers shun the high street in retail figures; Unilever sinks on poor sales growth
Sex addiction is not listed as a clinical diagnosis yet, but some scientific research does show that sex and drug addicts' brains respond in similar ways to what they are hooked on. Addiction is not an excuse for bad behaviour, but it does show that someone has deeper set issues they need to work
There are four important lessons today's investors can take from the Black Monday stock market crash of 30 Octobers ago.
VERONA (Reuters) - Commodities trader Glencore may raise its share in Russian oil major Rosneft in the future, Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg said on Thursday, adding that he saw the stake in Russia's largest oil producer as a long-term investment.