Sunday, 20th August 2017

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Friday newspaper round-up: Brexit deals, White House, productivity, Cuadrilla

2 days ago

Oliver Haill

(ShareCast News) - EU migrants will be barred from claiming in-work benefits unless they have been employed for at least four years after Brexit under plans to revive a pledge by David Cameron. Ministers are understood to be examining plans to bar migrants who arrive in the UK after March 2019 from claiming in-work benefits unless they have worked in the UK and "contributed" for four years. - The Telegraph

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Friday newspaper round-up: Brexit deals, White House, productivity, Cuadrilla

Oliver Haill

(ShareCast News) - EU migrants will be barred from claiming in-work benefits unless they have been employed for at least four years after Brexit under plans to revive a pledge by David Cameron. Ministers are understood to be examining plans to bar migrants who arrive in the UK after March 2019 from claiming in-work benefits unless they have worked in the UK and "contributed" for four years. - The Telegraph 2 days ago

London pre-open: Stocks to start lower on US politics, Barcelona attack

Alexander Bueso

(ShareCast News) - Stocks are set for a lower open following steep losses overnight on Wall Street that saw the Dow Industrials register its biggest drop in three months and the S&P 500 its largest decline in more than a month. 2 days ago

Friday preview: Significant profit progress expected from Computacenter

Oliver Haill

(ShareCast News) - Friday is down to be the quietest day of August so far, with no top-tier macroeconomic data and only one FTSE 350 company due to report. 3 days ago

Thursday newspaper round-up: Libor lawsuit, UK shale, freedom of movement

Digital Look

(ShareCast News) - The US government has filed what could be the largest Libor scandal-related lawsuit yet against some of Britain's biggest lenders, alleging that their role in rigging borrowing rates had played a part in the collapse of American banks once worth more than $400 billion. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has begun a High Court claim against banks including Barclays, Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland, alleging that they colluded to hold down borrowing rates for several years, a practice known as "lowballing", to give the market a false idea of their financial health. - The Times 3 days ago

London pre-open: Slightly lower start expected

Alexander Bueso

(ShareCast News) - Stocks are expected to come under slight pressure at the start of the day despite the release of a relatively dovish set of Fed meeting minutes overnight and a positive close to the trading session on Wall Street. 3 days ago

Thursday preview: Can Kingfisher and Hikma Pharma turn around fortunes?

Oliver Haill

(ShareCast News) - Thursday will see results from two businesses trying to turn around fortunes after some difficult few months, in the case of Hikma Pharmaceuticals, or years, in the case of Kingfisher. 4 days ago

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