7th January 2019



Jim Yong Kim steps down as President of World Bank

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is to step down next month World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim has made the surprise announcement that he is stepping down after…



US companies plan upstart stock exchange

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nine US financial companies plan to start their own stock exchange The leading stock exchanges in the US are about to face new competition. A group of nine financial companies…


HSBC sparks controversy with ad campaign

Image copyright HSBC Image caption Comedian Richard Ayoade stars in HSBC’s TV ad campaign HSBC has been criticised for an advertising campaign that claims the UK “is not an island”. Thousands of people have reacted…




Missguided fashion chain sees losses widen as costs rise

Image copyright Missguided Women’s fashion retailer Missguided has seen losses deepen after what it said was an “extremely challenging” year. According to accounts newly filed with Companies House, it made a pre-tax loss of £46m…