Financial sector

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‘We owe our landlord £1m in rent – but they’ve left us with substandard homes’
Homeless charity’s fight over rent arrears adds to property funds’ woes, including rising interest rates and sceptical investors

Julia Kollewe

07, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Scams: FCA blocks more than 10,000 ads from Instagram, Facebook and YouTube
Financial watchdog warns over rise of ‘fin-fluencers’ targeting younger people on social media

Mark Sweney and Jasper Jolly

03, Feb, 2023 @5:55 PM

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World’s biggest investment fund warns directors to tackle climate crisis or face sack
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund threatens to vote against boards on firms it holds investments with over lax climate and social targets

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

03, Feb, 2023 @12:46 PM

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Darktrace boss defends UK cybersecurity firm amid short-seller attacks
Embattled firm to launch £75m share buyback to bolster stock price after criticism of sales and marketing

Mark Sweney

01, Feb, 2023 @2:53 PM

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Jeremy Hunt to promote low-tax and private sector ‘retooling’ of industry
Chancellor also expected to tell markets that government spending will remain within strict limits

Phillip Inman

26, Jan, 2023 @11:53 PM

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Adani Group firms lose $9bn in value amid short-seller claims
Hindenburg Research says world’s third-richest person, Gautam Adani, is pulling ‘largest con in corporate history’

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

25, Jan, 2023 @4:40 PM

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UK lenders fear spike in mortgage defaults as cost of living hits home
Bank of England survey shows lenders expect steep rise in borrowers failing to make monthly repayments

Phillip Inman

19, Jan, 2023 @1:03 PM

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What’s the true value of crypto? It lays bare the lies of libertarians | Zoe Williams
The downfall of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange proves how much markets need rules, writes Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

17, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Banks still investing heavily in fossil fuels despite net zero pledges – study
Financial institutions signed up to GFANZ initiative accused of acting as ‘climate arsonists’

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

17, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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FTSE 100 nears record high as inflation fears ease
Blue-chip stock index ends week 1% off all-time best as markets across Europe rise amid falling energy prices

Graeme Wearden

13, Jan, 2023 @4:50 PM

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UK could face ‘banking crisis worse than 2008’ if City fails to prepare for fossil fuel collapse
Report from climate activist groups says City is unprepared for potential collapse in value of fossil fuel assets

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

12, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Tory donor’s £82m earnings surpass hedge fund rivals in difficult year
UK accounts for Brevan Howard hedge fund show founder Alan Howard’s pay up 46% on previous tax year, despite 20% drop in profits

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

11, Jan, 2023 @6:33 PM

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