UK banks and negative interest: money for less than nothing
The upheaval at HSBC has underscored banks’ poor prospects. Negative interest rates won’t make things any easier. Matthew Partridge reports
EasyJet founder Stelios goes to war with the airline's board
The refusal of EasyJet's board to cancel a 107-plane order from Airbus has prompted the airline's founder, Stelios Haji-Ioannou, to try to remove four…
A stark warning from HSBC
HSBC reported a huge fall in profit, and and warned that it expects the global lockdown measures to lead to a run of bankruptcies and defaults.
Feeding frenzy in takeaway food delivery services
The regulator has just given Takeaway.com’s purchase of Just Eat the green light. The food delivery sector is consolidating rapidly. Matthew Partridge…
The FTSE 100 is nearly back in a bull market – does that make sense?
UK stocks are, technically at least, almost back in a bull market. But with the economy on hold and the prospect of harder times to come, is this rall…