Clydesdale gears up for digital push | City & Business | Finance

Chief executive David Duffy – who is currently mulling over a takeover of rival Virgin Money – said the lender’s digital brand B had already secured more than 170,000 customers and £1.6billion deposits after its digital-only current account launched last year. He said it was “certainly an option” for B to eventually become bigger than More...

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EU MUST PAY: Macron wants fellow states to pay French firms’ losses from Iran crackdown | City & Business | Finance

French finance minister Bruno Le Maire is leading the calls for the EU to intervene and protect European firms against any sanctions imposed by the United States. And the ally of President Emmanuel Macron also More...

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Debt: a four-letter word nobody dares even mention | Personal Finance | Finance

Debt is a four-letter word, the silent curse hanging over everybody, from young graduates starting their working lives owing tens of thousands, to the growing number of pensioners with unpaid credit in retirement. Near-zero More...

By admin On Sunday, May 20th, 2018
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A tougher road ahead: Five minute guide to…changes to your vehicle’s MOT test | Personal Finance | Finance

If a car is labelled dangerous under the new scoring system, it will be illegal to use it on a public road, with fines running into thousands of pounds if you so much as drive it to the scrapyard. The new rules More...

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WHEN IN ROME’s fine wines in boxes hit the right spot | City & Business | Finance

PR When In Rome’s Rob Malin hopes to change public perception of boxed wine A £300,000 first round of equity funding from Hong Kong investor 465 Holdings will boost the British firm’s More...

By admin On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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World TRADE WAR BACK ON as China accuses America of lying over deal | City & Business | Finance

Hopes of avoiding a US-China protectionist trade war were blown apart today after the rumoured concession from China on the increased purchases of American goods by up to $200 billion a year, was firmly denied. On More...

By admin On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Bitcoin price: Massive boost for ETHEREUM and bitcoin as China backs blockchain | City & Business | Finance

China’s notoriously harsh approach to the cryptocurrency space looks to be softening following news that government’s official Center for Information Industry Development, part of the Ministry of Industry More...

By admin On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Ocado shares rise 44% after major US tie-up | City & Business | Finance

It is the latest endorsement for the food distribution expertise of Ocado, which tested patience by taking 15 years to make its first annual profit but has reeled off a string of international tie-ups in recent More...

By admin On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Oil giant Total warns of IRAN EXIT as EU faces reality of US threats | City & Business | Finance

Oil prices hit $80 a barrel on Thursday for the first time since November 2014 following the renewed threat of US sanctions cutting supply in an rapidly tightening market. Total – the third largest company More...

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Bitcoin LATEST: Cynic says ‘list’ sparked crypto BOOM and reveals what 2018 has in store | City & Business | Finance

The explosive dismissal came in a discussion of bitcoin and blockchain technology in the UK during an ongoing HM Treasury Select Committee debate in Parliament. As Bitcoin continues to make headlines around More...