Jamie Dimon: JP Morgan boss pulls out of Saudi conference

Jamie Dimon: JP Morgan boss pulls out of Saudi conference

15 October 2018 Image copyright Getty Images JP Morgan chief executive Jamie Dimon will not attend an investment conference in Riyadh amid growing tensions between the US and Saudi Arabia.He is the latest high-profile figure to pull out of the event dubbed "Davos in the Desert" following the...

Superdry in profit warning after heatwave hits sales

Superdry in profit warning after heatwave hits sales

15 October 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Superdry shares have fallen more than 20% after the retailer warned of a £10m hit to profits because the recent heatwave hurt sales of winter clothes."Unseasonably hot weather conditions in the UK, Continental Europe and on the East Coast of the...

Import prices in US recorded their biggest increase in seven months

Import prices in US recorded their biggest increase in seven months

US import prices increased 0.6 percent month-over-month in August of 2017, recovering from a downwardly revised 0.1 percent drop in July and above market expectations of 0.4 percent. It was the first gain in import prices since April and the largest since January as cost increased the most for...

Dragons' Den star says he owes his success to dyslexia

Dragons' Den star says he owes his success to dyslexia

By Mark Syred BBC Radio 5 live 15 October 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDragons' Den star says he owes his success to dyslexiaBusinessman and former Dragons' Den star Theo Paphitis has credited dyslexia for his success.Mr Paphitis told BBC 5 live's Wake Up to Money...

Would you trust an auto-switching site for life?

Would you trust an auto-switching site for life?

By Simon Read Personal finance reporter, BBC News 15 October 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Energy switching services help consumers find a gas and electricity supplier by automatically switching them to the best deal.They've been around for a couple of years, but now a giant comparison site -...

Canada cannabis legalisation: ‘We know the world is watching’

Canada cannabis legalisation: ‘We know the world is watching’

By Joshua Cheetham Business reporter, BBC News 14 October 2018 Image copyright NurPhoto For many Canadians, the idea of legal cannabis once seemed a pipe dream.But from 17 October, Canada will become the first G7 country to give recreational cannabis the green light.It's following a trail first...