August’s rebound in exports fails to disguise underlying weakness – EY ITEM Club

August’s rebound in exports fails to disguise underlying weakness
Evidence that the emerging markets slowdown is beginning to bite
Slump in construction output in August places downside risk on Q3 GDP outturn

Number of financial services contractors earning £750 a day or more doubles in one year

11.6% of financial services contractors are earning £750 or more per day, up from 6.3% last year but permanent positions remain scarce

Home and garden were popular themes with customers last week says Waitrose

Trading comment from Waitrose Personnel Director, Helen Hyde, for the week ending 3 October 2015.

Sterling gives up gains after dovish MPC minutes

Daily Currency Update

Pound Sterling

Wednesday’s Sterling uptrend proved short lived and the British currency gave up gains against the Euro and US Dollar on Thursday

Lithium Market Set To Explode – All Eyes Are On Nevada

Lithium market set to explode with Nevada on the frontline

Monetary Policy Committee voted 8 to 1 to keep rates on hold

MPC voted 8-1 to keep rates on hold but were unanimous on status quo regarding purchased assets

A ‘Date with George Clooney’ Awaits High-Achieving Scottish Law Firm

Scottish law firm lands 'date' with george Clooney

Euro gains after Greek government survives vote of no confidence

Daily Currency Update

Pound Sterling

Ahead of the Bank of England’s interest rate announcement, the Pound to Euro exchange rate faltered on the news of positive progress in Greece.

Captives sparkle as more companies try to curb spiralling benefit costs

The main priority for two thirds of the group that have implemented a captive vehicle is to save cost on employee benefits

BayernLB joins MTS BondVision as dealer

• First Landesbank to join as dealer; strengthening MTS’ European offering

• Brings the total number of liquidity providers on MTS BondVision to 32

Report reveals UK will not meet climate change targets with new runways

"Airport Expansion Doesn’t Make Climate Sense" published by the Green Party

Born in China, made in Dubai

More and more Chinese investors are tapping into Dubai’s real estate sector to multiply their fortunes, here’s why