UK stock market: Key factors to watch on February 20

Feb 20 2018 | 1 hrs ago

Britain’s FTSE 100 futures were up 0.15 percent ahead of the cash market open.

BoE's Carney says Bitcoin has "pretty much failed" as currency

Feb 20 2018 | 3 hrs ago

Bitcoin has failed as a currency measured by standard benchmarks, and is neither a store of value nor a useful way to buy things, BoE Governor Mark Carney said.

Taxi app Uber drops opposition to London language test

Feb 20 2018 | 4 hrs ago

Uber is dropping a legal appeal against the introduction of more stringent English language tests for drivers in London after the city’s transport regulator said.

British minister calls for new approach to end knife crime

Feb 20 2018 | 7 hrs ago

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd called for "a different approach" to tackling the "terrible" toll of knife deaths

LSE goes head to head with ICE over Libor replacement

Feb 19 2018

The London Stock Exchange Group will launch a contract to compete directly with rival InterContinental Exchange to wean markets off Libor by 2021, the UK bourse said.

UK stock market: Major factors to watch on Feb 19

Feb 19 2018

Britain’s FTSE 100 futures were up 0.20 percent ahead of the cash market open.

Euronext's full-year core profit rises 4.9 percent

Feb 19 2018

Pan-European exchange Euronext (ENX.PA) said its full-year core earnings rose 4.9 percent, as cost discipline helped offset an environment of low volatility.

Britain's May calls for security treaty with EU by end 2019

Feb 17 2018

May called for a new security treaty with the EU that should be up and running next year to ensure military, intelligence and counter-terrorism cooperation.

British Indian steel tycoon reignites mothballed Tata furnace in

Feb 17 2018

Sanjeev Gupta has invited Prince Charles to reignite a furnace in northern England which had been mothballed by Tata Steel, its previous owners.

Uber introduces new safety features; to retain London license

Feb 16 2018

Uber, battling to retain its license to operate in London, said it would introduce new safety features, including 24-hour telephone support for riders and drivers.

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