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Trump threatens 10% tariff on $200bn of Chinese goods

President Trump has asked officials to identify $200bn dollars-worth of Chinese goods to be subject to a 10% tariff in what is becoming an increasingly bitter trade war.

Carillion auditor KPMG and rivals in turmoil over FRC verdict

Britain's big four accountancy firms ‎will be plunged further into the quagmire this week when their regulator highlights a decline in the quality of their audit work during the last year.

BA owner IAG in dogfight with Lufthansa for Norwegian Air

Shares in Norwegian Air soared almost 10% after the boss of Lufthansa said the German carrier was interested in making a bid for the low-cost airline. 

Melrose plots sale of first GKN unit since £8bn hostile takeover

The industrialists who bought GKN, the British engineering group, in a controversial £8bn takeover this year are plotting the £1.5bn sale of one of its most valuable divisions.

The big test facing the enlarged Virgin Money

The big test facing the enlarged Virgin Money

The chief executives of three of Britain's leading challenger banks - Paul Pester of TSB, Craig Donaldson of Metro Bank and David Duffy of CYBG - like to get together over dinner every so often to compare notes on what it is like locking horns in competition with the big five lenders.

City chiefs beg Hammond for tax competitiveness review

City chiefs beg Hammond for tax competitiveness review

The Treasury should commission an independent review of the tax burden imposed on entrepreneurs and the broader finance industry, a group of City chiefs will urge Philip Hammond this week.

Audi boss Rupert Stadler held in German diesel emissions probe

Audi boss Rupert Stadler held in German diesel emissions probe

The chief executive of Audi has been detained by German authorities investigating the "dieselgate" scandal at parent firm Volkswagen.

Contactless payment boom means cash is no longer king

Contactless payment boom means cash is no longer king

Debit card payments overtook the number of cash transactions for the first time in the UK last year, according to industry figures.

Virgin Money agrees £1.7bn takeover by CYBG

Virgin Money agrees £1.7bn takeover by CYBG

Virgin Money has agreed to be taken over by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group (CYBG) in a deal worth £1.7bn that could result in 1,500 job losses.

Bank of England governor Mark Carney 'not familiar with UK economy' - Sentance

Bank of England governor Mark Carney 'not familiar with UK economy' - Sentance

A former member of the Bank of England's rate-setting committee has launched a scathing attack on the current governor, accusing Mark Carney of failing to understand the UK economy.

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