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US stocks are signalling a rebound after Wednesday’s Wall Street bloodbath

A combination of worries have weighed on global markets in the past few weeks, with some anxious the Federal Reserve's plans for raising interest rates further are set to restrict growth.

Aston Martin is finally launching an IPO — and is set to be valued at $6.5 billion

Aston Martin has announced plans to go public and float on the London stock exchange later this year, following half-year results that saw profits and sales reach record levels for the high-end British car maker.

A 10% fall in the pound, a surging FTSE 100, and a drastic move from the Bank of England: here’s how markets will react to a no-deal Brexit

As the day of Brexit draws ever nearer, the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal continues to grow. Here's how markets might react to such an outcome.

Regular workers now have to work for 167 years to make as much as CEOs do in one

Chief Executive pay at Britain's largest listed companies grew six times faster than the salary of the wider workforce, as the pay for an average FTSE CEO rose to £3.9 million or around $5 million, The Guardian reported.

Consumer goods giant Unilever to leave FTSE 100 after relocating to the Netherlands

Consumer goods company, Unilever, has said it is “extremely” unlikely that its shares will still be held in London’s FTSE 100, following an HQ consolidation move to the Netherlands, the Financial Times has reported.
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‘All the good women have already been snapped up’: The ‘pitiful and patronizing’ excuses British companies give for their lack...

"We have one woman already on the board, so we are done - it is someone else's turn." This was one comment from a UK government commissioned report into gender balance, which revealed some old-fashioned attitudes to women board members in FTSE 100 companies.

European stocks dived on Monday morning thanks to US trade tensions

Stocks followed the lead of the US markets, where all three major indices fell more than 3% on Monday.

‘From extreme pessimism to wild optimism’: European stocks surge as markets move past trade war fears

Europe's gains follow a huge session in the USA on Monday, when the Dow Jones saw the third biggest single day gain in points terms in its history.
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European stocks fall further after Trump says ‘trade wars are good’

On Thursday Trump promised new tariffs of 25% for steel and 10% for aluminum.

Persimmon CEO receives £110 million bonus but says he never asked for it, doesn’t want it, and will give it away

'I would like to make it clear that I did not seek these levels of award nor do I consider it right to keep them entirely for myself,' said Jeff Fairburn.