Source - SMW
A brief summary of Friday's key business headlines. Coverage of Hinckley Point, US elections, John Lewis, Informa, bonuses, Next, FTSE 100, UK interest rates, and much more...


UK gives go-ahead for 'revised' £18bn Hinkley Point plant  

Active managers exposed as most US equity funds lag behind market  

Hinkley Point: Is the UK getting a good deal?  

John Lewis profits hit by shifts in spending  

New York puts a curb on kerbside internet towers

Active managers exposed as most US equity funds lag behind market  

A Trump victory: currency markets are asking 'what if?'  

Africa is growing in fits and starts  

Stocks rebound but caution lingers  

UK approves Europe's biggest energy project, Lula charged with  corruption and how to manage millennials 

Mexico builds its own wall against migrants  

Trump support surges in Pennsylvania towns  

Colin Powell's leaked emails blast Trump and Clinton  

How to save capitalism from capitalists  

Clinton back on the trail as polls tighten 

Colin Powell's leaked emails blast Trump and Clinton  

Trump details plans for tax cuts to boost US economy  

Brexit fallout: markets v economists 


Profit plummet at John Lewis

Another rate cut for Christmas as Bank still fears for growth

Bonuses beat pre-crisis level as rewards culture takes root

Whisky enjoys passage to India after Bollywood makes a star of Scotch

Informa expands by buying rival for £1.2bn

Electrifying update on profits ignites sudden rise in shares

Now wait for the nuclear fallout

Being afraid to take days off sick is not a healthy state to be in

DAILY TELEGRAPH   'New era of UK nuclear power' as Hinkley Point finally gets go-ahead 

FTSE 100 breaks 6,700 as Bank of England leaves rates unchanged

Falling food prices helped boost sales again in August 

Retail sales remain strong as Britain's shoppers stay upbeat 

Bonuses are back! 

Comment: The Bank is far too fixated on cutting rates again 

Comment: Forget the economics of Hinkley Point, the politics are convincing 

Comment: In the City: Let's play to our strengths, from commerce to culture 

Hinkley Point will be obsolete before it even starts, but Theresa May had no choice 

Next predicts 'challenging year' ahead as full-price sales and profits drop 


Bank of England leaves interest rates unchanged at 0.25%

Thousands due back-dated tax credit payments after contractor blunders

UK bonuses rise to record £44bn beating pre-crisis peak

Waitrose cuts new stores plans to revamp existing ones with wine bars 

John Lewis is worried and it's right to be

What is Hinkley Point and why do we need it?

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.9 million vehicles over air bag defect

Morrisons profits up for first time in four years thanks to price cuts

Retail sales hold up in August after July surge


Deutsche Bank must pay $14bn fine to settle US mortgage case

China plans central UK nuclear role after Hinkley Point approval

Now for a deep rethink on the nuclear adventure?

British firms paid out record £44bn last year 

MPs to launch inquiry into corporate excess

UK interest rates are heading in only one direction 

Why British consumers still spend, spend, spend

UK interest rates are heading in only one direction 

UK overseas territories could be affected by EU crackdown 


City news: Waitrose, Next, FatFace and Biffa

Morrisons gain momentum on comeback trail

HMRC could start sending threats over unpaid debts

New Lifetime ISA Buyers will be able to use cash bonus for house deposits