Tesco should keep its Asian assets
The £7bn that Tesco could get for its Tesco Lotus business in Asia looks enticing. But holding on to it would be smarter, says Matthew Lynn.
Money Minute, Wednesday 2 October: Tesco results and UK construction
Today we get first-half figures from supermarket giant Tesco, the latest ISM Construction Index for the UK, and US payrolls data.
Tesco cashes out of the mortgage business
Tesco Bank has left the mortgage market by selling its £3.7bn loan book. Its 23,000 customers will be moved to the Halifax, a subsidiary of Lloyds.
Share tips of the week
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
Should you get your child a Jisa?
If you have any money left over once you’ve used up your tax-free allowances, you could consider a junior Isa for your children. But keep an eye on no…
Tesco wields the axe
Britain’s biggest supermarket is cutting back on staff and fresh food. Will the move prove counterproductive? Matthew Partridge reports.