Source - SMW
A brief summary of Thursday's main business headlines... Extensive coverage of sterling's dive, Brexit, Google, Tesco, US elections, Samsung, banking, Amazon, Spotify and much more...


Pound hits record trade-weighted low

The pound's longer, sharper Brexit shock

Oil jumps to year-high as Putin speaks up for output cap

Pound's fall a mixed blessing for UK and foreign banks

Pound plunges on growing Brexit concerns

Tesco pulls products over plunging pound

Samsung pushed limits in its bid to beat Apple

Brexit turns UK earnings upside down

Google's DeepMind brings thinking computers a step closer

UK faces Brexit divorce bill of up to €20bn

Theresa May pledges parliament debate before triggering Brexit

Pro-Europe Tories speak out against Theresa May

The markets have taught Theresa May a hard lesson on sovereignty

Donald Trump reverts to bare-knuckled campaigning

Speculation grows Xi Jinping will defy China rule on leadership retirement

Beijing seeks new ways to assert South China Sea authority

Trump faces fresh allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviour


Demolition of City would harm EU, Bank chief says

US rate rise on horizon as Fed split is laid bare

Rivals are not taking away business, says Domino's

Republic of Samsung in shock as Koreans take note of the galaxy's end

Sonali fined £3.25m for control failings


Stop moaning and back 'global Britain', urge City heavyweights

Wells Fargo chief John Stumpf resigns after bank rocked by sales scandal

Biffa the latest victim of IPO nerves

Monarch is ready to overcome the hurdles of terrorism and economic uncertainty 

Candys win court battle to free sale of assets

Comment: If Europe insists on a hard Brexit, so be it

Comment: Amazon's two-pizza rule isn't as zany as it sounds

Comment: Winds of fortune blow hot and cold for Premier Foods

Comment: The City exodus is already happening. It just doesn't look like you expect it to

Comment: Britain urgently needs a new approach to fix its shameful productivity record

Hundreds of jobs at Ed's Diner to be axed after 'Chicken King' takeover

Mattress start-up Simba wins firm support in £5m funding

Amazon challenges Spotify and Apple with music service

Corruption investigation into Michael Howard's African oil firm Soma

Time Out Market to open in Shoreditch in 2017

Watchdog fines Sonali Bank for poor money laundering checks


Pound sterling loses almost 1% of value against dollar as Brexit debate

McDonald's limits Ronald McDonald appearances amid 'clown scare'

Alaska/Virgin America deal has 57 per cent chance - analyst

Passporting negotiations will be 'painstaking', says BoE top official

Wells Fargo chief steps down amid sales scandal

Lloyds Bank: Can service be sustained after another round of layoffs?


Pound drops further after Davis hints UK could leave single market

Brand power 'favours Unilever in row over UK-produced Marmite'

Tesco running low on key brands because of price row

Post Office faces further strikes over pensions

Two coal plants to get £77m to be on standby this winter


Airline Monarch keeps Atol licence after £165m cash injection at the 11th hour

New pension policy tax relief switch 'unfair' to older workers

City News: Domino's Pizza, Premier Foods, Lloyds Bank, Travelodge

Energy customer left stranded after power company's shock debit

Banks threaten to leave Britain unless Theresa May gives Brexit details