Corporate Finance
Foreign Exchange

Chancellor offers a fairer deal for savers and little impact on sterling markets, say analysts

Analysts from foreign exchange and currency providers and pension and asset management specialists saw encouraging signs in George Osborne’s Autumn Statement, but remained cautious about the recovery.
Vladimir Putin

A rough ride for the rouble, but Putin remains in the driving seat

Russia’s Central Bank remained mute on Tuesday over whether it had stepped in to prop up the rouble after a tumultuous 48 hours for the currency.

Ecuador to launch digital currency

The government of Ecuador has revealed plans to create what it claims is the world’s first digital currency to be issued by a central bank.
Economic Background
Bank of England

Bank of England warns Greek debacle will test banking system

A Greek vote in Sunday’s referendum to reject the bailout conditions demanded by its creditors would test the measures put in place in the rest of Europe to prevent financial instability spreading, the deputy governor of the Bank of England has said.
Landing at Heathrow

Heathrow expansion plan leaves Cameron up in the air politically

The government-appointed Airports Commission has recommended that a new runway be built at Heathrow to give a much-needed boost to London's airport capacity.
streets of Havana

US-Cuba move closer amid tourism fears among other islands

A trio of US senators called for a full and speedy restoration of diplomatic ties between Havana and Washington and the lifting of travel restrictions after a visit to Havana at the weekend.
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corprate tax planning

G20 set to approve new tax rules for multinationals

The G20 summit in November is poised to reach a global agreement to force multinationals to pay more tax in countries where they sell goods or create revenues, according to the head of the OECD's Centre for Tax Policy.
FTSE 100 index

FTSE 100 leaps on election result

Shares on the London stock market have climbed sharply on the back of election results strongly suggesting that David Cameron will remain as Prime Minister.
No 10 Downing Street

What will the election mean for relocation?

With millions of Britons casting their votes in the UK general election today, Re:locate picks out the key manifesto promises from the major parties for the relocation industry.
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Roman House by Skyline

Business travel – A sign of the times

Not so long ago, serviced apartment providers were concentrating their efforts on wooing corporate clients needing accommodation for international assignees, but such is the drive toward cost control and compliance that business travel is very much back on providers’ radar, as Fiona Murchie reports.
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