Nissan says Ghosn received $9m in improper payments

Nissan says Ghosn received $9m in improper payments

18 January 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Nissan and Mitsubishi have said Carlos Ghosn received "improper payments" totalling €7.8m ($8.9m; £6.9m) from a joint venture between the carmakers. The claim follows a joint investigation by the companies into misconduct carried out by Mr...

Black Friday steals Christmas shoppers

Black Friday steals Christmas shoppers

18 January 2019 comments Image copyright Getty Images UK retail sales fell by more than expected in December after consumers brought forward their Christmas shopping to November, the Office for National Statistics has said.Sales volumes fell by 0.9%, more than the 0.8% forecast by economists.It...

Murdoch asks to merge Times titles

Murdoch asks to merge Times titles

18 January 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rupert Murdoch bought the Times titles in 1981 Rupert Murdoch newspapers the Times and the Sunday Times are asking the government for permission to share resources, including journalists, between the two titles.The application to the...

Ryanair issues profit warning as fares fall

Ryanair issues profit warning as fares fall

18 January 2019 comments Image copyright Reuters Ryanair has cut its profit forecast blaming lower-than-expected air fares. The airline's chief executive, Michael O'Leary, said Ryanair could not rule out having to cut fares further. Fares are expected to fall 7% this winter.He said the low fares...

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers face payments problems

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers face payments problems

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers face payments problems 18 January 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Hundreds of thousands of Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers were unable to make payments from their online accounts today. Some have been facing the frustration of not...

What does the election of Donald Trump mean for the U.S. stock market

What does the election of Donald Trump mean for the U.S. stock market

"Stocks will rally sharply under Trump's election win on hopes of not just corporate tax cuts, but also deregulation and government spending. He also promises a simplified tax system with tax cuts across the board. In my view bank equities will soar as Trump will implement deregulation of the...