UK Business News

01 December, 2015 11:21

Two banks warned in annual stress test

Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered were the weakest of Britain’s seven largest banks in a Bank of England economic stress test.

01 December, 2015 12:05

BT warned over internet provision

Ofcom warns there could be a "structural separation" between BT and its subsidiary, Openreach which provides internet access infrastructure.

01 December, 2015 19:21

Africa business tycoons 'highly corrupt'

Business executives are the most corrupt group in Africa after police officers, and five other interesting findings from a corruption survey.

01 December, 2015 17:33

Volkswagen US sales fall by 25%

German carmaker Volkswagen sees its US sales fall by 25% in November as a result of the continuing emissions scandal.

01 December, 2015 12:35

UK state pension 'not generous'

The UK's state pension is one of the least generous in the world, according to a report from an international think tank.

01 December, 2015 18:47

Puerto Rico narrowly avoids default

Puerto Rico has narrowly avoided default by making a last minute payment on its outstanding debt.

01 December, 2015 11:20

Manufacturing growth slows in November

UK manufacturing growth slowed last month from the rapid pace seen in October, according to the latest Markit Purchasing Managers' Index.

01 December, 2015 12:08

Brazil's recession deepens in third quarter

Brazil's economy shrank by 1.7% in the third quarter of the year deepening the country's worst recession in 25 years.

01 December, 2015 14:05

Canadian economy exits recession

Canada's economy emerges from recession in the third quarter after exports picked up, official figures show.

01 December, 2015 10:46

Man City group sells 13% to Chinese

Manchester City's parent company has been valued at $3bn (£2bn) after selling a 13% stake, worth £265m, to a consortium of Chinese investors.

News reports courtesy of BBC News.

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