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Roland Jackson

Roland Jackson

    HSBC boss in shock exit as bank warns of 'challenging' times
    HSBC boss in shock exit as bank warns of 'challenging' times
    HSBC on Monday announced the shock exit of chief executive John Flint, but denied talk of a management split as it also axed 4 000 jobs and warned...
    Nissan sparks Brexit shockwaves through UK auto sector
    Nissan sparks Brexit shockwaves through UK auto sector
    Nissan's decision to axe planned production of the X-Trail SUV in the Brexit-backing city of Sunderland is a heavy blow to the British auto sector,...
    Britain eyes higher growth in Brexit year
    Britain eyes higher growth in Brexit year
    Britain on Monday ramped up its economic growth outlook for next year, when the country will exit the European Union, in an upbeat budget that...
    007 carmaker Aston Martin drives into £4.3bn London listing
    007 carmaker Aston Martin drives into £4.3bn London listing
    James Bond's favourite carmaker Aston Martin on Wednesday launched on the London stock market, valuing the British luxury sports car brand at...
    Europe's energy giants reap benefits of oil price surge
    Europe's energy giants reap benefits of oil price surge
    Anglo-Dutch energy giant Royal Dutch Shell, French peer Total and Spain's Repsol on Thursday logged surging second-quarter net profits on the back...
    Global markets plunge as Greece shuts banks
    Global markets plunge as Greece shuts banks
    In a narrow ray of hope, creditors left the door open to Greece for a last-ditch debt deal, in order to try and avert a potentially calamitous...
    Standard Chartered takes a knock in market value
    Standard Chartered takes a knock in market value
    The emerging markets-focused lender – until now seen as a darling of the financial sector – rejected US claims made Monday that it was a...
    BP posts annual loss on oil-spill disaster
    BP posts annual loss on oil-spill disaster
    BP on Tuesday posted its first annual loss in almost two decades as a result of last year's devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and raised the...
    Goldman Sachs faces UK probe as net widens
    Goldman Sachs faces UK probe as net widens
    Britain launched a probe into United States bank Goldman Sachs on Tuesday linked to US fraud charges that the Wall Street giant misled investors,...
    BA, Iberia sign merger deal to create global giant
    BA, Iberia sign merger deal to create global giant
    British Airways (BA) and Spanish flag carrier Iberia on Thursday announced a merger deal to create one of the world's biggest airlines to compete...
    World stock markets slump on European debt fears
    World stock markets slump on European debt fears
    Global equities tumbled on Friday and the euro hit a nine-month dollar low as investors ran for cover on fears that soaring European state debt...
    Kraft swallows Cadbury in multibillion-dollar takeover
    Kraft swallows Cadbury in multibillion-dollar takeover
    Cadbury, a monument to the British chocolate bar, fell on Tuesday to United States giant Kraft by accepting an offer worth £11,5-billion,...