Twitter founder Jack Dorsey splashes £20bn on ‘buy now, pay later’ firm 

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey splashes £20bn on ‘buy now, pay later’ firm, making it the biggest ever buyout of an Australian company Jack Dorsey’s financial services firm Square has purchased Afterpay Afterpay’s stock stood at at just over A$12 (£8.64) in early 2020 But it was at A$114.80 (£86.62) last night while Square’s share price also rose … Read more

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey splashes £20bn on ‘buy now, pay later’ firm 

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey splashes £20bn on ‘buy now, pay later’ firm, making it the biggest ever buyout of an Australian company Jack Dorsey’s financial services firm Square has purchased Afterpay Afterpay’s stock stood at at just over A$12 (£8.64) in early 2020 But it was at A$114.80 (£86.62) last night while Square’s share price also rose … Read more

Boss of US private equity firm is hired to head up UK Government Investments

Boss of US private equity firm hoping to snap up Morrisons is hired to head up UK Government Investments By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 17:09 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 17:09 EDT, 2 August 2021 The partner in a major private equity firm has been appointed by the Treasury … Read more

Online car dealer Cazoo hits £8m in profits as it prepares for US listing

Online car dealer Cazoo hits £8m in profits as it prepares for US listing thanks to a seven-fold increase in sales By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 17:10 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 17:10 EDT, 2 August 2021 Founder of Cazoo, Alex Chesterman (pictured) Cazoo has turned a profit, preparing … Read more

BoE set to raise interest rates earlier than expected, says HSBC boss 

The BoE could raise interest rates earlier than expected in the face of soaring in inflation, says HSBC boss CFO Ewen Stevenson predicts the base rate could start moving from mid-2022 The raise in interest rates would be welcomed by long-suffering savers The Bank of England slashed interest rates to a record low of 0.1% … Read more

Mortgage rates go lower as Halifax launches 0.9% loan… but is it the best deal around?

Halifax has launched the latest offensive in the mortgage price war, and is now offering a home loan with a record ultra-low rate of 0.9 per cent. The bank, which is part of the UK’s largest mortgage lender Lloyds Banking Group, has also brought out several other deals aimed at home movers with plenty of … Read more

Hollywood’s Sunset Studios chain has a new sister site – in Hertfordshire

Hollywood’s Sunset Studios has a new sister site – a £700m development in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire – the first the chain has built outside Tinseltown By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 17:05 EDT, 1 August 2021 | Updated: 17:05 EDT, 1 August 2021 Hollywood’s Sunset Studios chain has a new sister site – in … Read more

Bank of England divided over threat of rising inflation

As pandemic restrictions are lifted, Bank of England set to keep pumping money into economy despite fears of rising inflation The inflationary spike has put the Bank’s huge quantitative easing programme in the spotlight, with its monetary policy committee increasingly at odds over what to do next   Having hit 2.5 per cent in June, inflation … Read more

Hong Kong tycoon’s £237m dividend payout from UK Power Networks

One of Britain’s electricity grid operators pays billionaire owner £237m dividend for second year in a row By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 16:50 EDT, 1 August 2021 | Updated: 16:50 EDT, 1 August 2021 One of Britain’s electricity grid operators has paid its billionaire Hong Kong owner a £237m dividend for the … Read more

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary could be flying towards an £85m payout

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary could be flying towards an £85m payout despite pandemic turbulence By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 16:50 EDT, 1 August 2021 | Updated: 16:50 EDT, 1 August 2021 Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary could be flying towards an £85m payout despite pandemic turbulence.  The businessman stands to bag the lucrative … Read more