Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019

Aldi shoppers reveal the 21 discontinued products they want back the most

Supermarket shelves are evolving as fast as our eating habits, with new – and old – products entering and disappearing from aisles every week in the UK – in what many would describe as a frustrating change. Take discontinued products, for instance. There's something quite sinking about going into your local supermarket, only to discover […]

JPMorgan profit beats estimates on lending strength; net interest margin dips

(Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as higher interest income and buoyant consumer lending offset lower activity at its trading desks. Even as the world’s biggest bank recorded record earnings, there were warning signs that the playing field is beginning to tilt against the financial industry. JPMorgan’s […]

Exclusive: Canada set to postpone Huawei 5G decision to after vote, given sour ties with China – sources

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada is likely to postpone a decision on whether to allow China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to supply 5G network equipment until after the October federal election, given increasingly strained relations with Beijing, say three well-placed sources. The sources, who requested anonymity given the sensitivity of the situation, said the Liberal government […]

Wall Street treads water as Citi results pressure bank shares

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s three main indexes flitted between slight gains and losses on Monday, as declines in Boeing and bank stocks after Citigroup’s quarterly report were countered by a rise in technology shares. The third-largest U.S. lender beat profit estimates but reported a decline in interest margins, with its shares marginally lower in volatile […]

Free summer holiday days out for the whole family – activities you can all enjoy

Childcare costs can be crippling for families, especially during the school holidays. Make sure you are maximising the financial help available to you, such as the Tax-Free Childcare scheme which 1.5 million families qualify for but only 250,000 are claiming. Eligible parents who sign up receive 20p from the government for every 80p they put […]

Alan Turing Will Be New Face of £50 Note, Bank of England Says

LONDON — Alan Turing, the computing pioneer who became one of the most influential code breakers of World War II, has been chosen by the Bank of England to be the new face of its 50-pound note. The decision to put Mr. Turing on the highest-denomination English bank note, worth about $62, adds to growing […]

Huawei to invest $3.1 billion in Italy, add 1,000 jobs in three years: country CEO

MILAN (Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies will invest $3.1 billion in Italy over the next three years, the chief executive of the telecoms giant’s Italian unit, Thomas Miao, said on Monday. Speaking at an event in Milan, Miao said Huawei would add 1,000 jobs in the country over the next 3 years. Italy recently beefed […]

Ford, UAW to kick off contentious contract talks

DETROIT (Reuters) – The United Auto Workers and Ford Motor Co (F.N) will officially launch talks on a four-year contract on Monday that are expected to be contentious, with rising healthcare costs, job security and the use of temporary workers expected to be major sticking points. General Motors Co (GM.N) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV […]