Source - SMW
A brief summary of Wednesday's main business headlines... Coverage includes Axel Springer, US elections Brexit, foreign exchange, Opec, Alton Towers, Wolseley, German banks, Bank of England and much more... 


Deutsche Bank denies seeking help from Berlin over DoJ

Perry Capital to shut down after 28 years

Brexit can make UK highly attractive, says Axel Springer chief

Axel Springer chief warns traditional media risk extinction

Romance is dead for Deutsche Bank in London

What do markets think will happen to Deutsche Bank?

Forex markets hand debate to Hillary Clinton

Iran rejects Saudi offer to cap oil output ahead of Opec meeting

Wall Street shrugs off sliding oil prices

German financials face sustained market pressure

Fed on ropes as Yellen seeks to fend off Trump blows

Clinton gets under Trump's skin in first presidential debate

Trump fails to clear low bar in the US presidential debate

Top 10 moments of the presidential debate

Donald Trump fumbles his primetime moment

Top 10 moments of the presidential debate

Sarkozy vows to offer UK exit from Brexit if he wins French poll

Hillary Clinton viewed as winner in first US presidential debate


Alton Towers owner fined £5m over rollercoaster crash

Wolseley's new boss cuts 800 jobs and 80 branches

German banks pose threat to EU, claims Lamont

Shale gas tanker reaches port in a political storm

Buyers snap up gilts at record low yields


Britain leaps into seventh place in competitiveness rankings as powerhouses Germany and Japan slip

IMF sounds alarm bells over trade slowdown and low inflation

The era of robots: thousands of builders to lose jobs as machines take over, says construction boss

Ineos's fracking dream hits a squall 

RBS to pay $1.1bn to settle mortgage-backed securities lawsuits

Questor: after more than 50 years, we're changing - with your help

Comment: It's not just Britain. Europe too has everything to lose from an end to the single market in financial services

Boohoo profits leap on petites and plus-sizes

Comment: Like dodgy plumbing, Deutsche Bank will be expensive to fix - but not impossible

How Glencore dug itself out of a hole

Comment: Too big? Too small? Pfizer is the Goldilocks of pharma 

Standard Chartered shares slump amid fears over US bribery probe

Circassia bets on respiratory portfolio as it sets out new strategy

Wolseley to cut 800 jobs and shut 80 branches in the UK

Panmure Gordon returns to profit after 'challenging but busy' six months in the City


George Osborne says the Bank of England's QE makes the rich richer

Alton Towers fined £5m after crash that left five seriously injured

OECD says glass ceiling remains despite high-profile appointments

London homes are second most over-valued in world

UBS Wealth Management's latest 'Bubble Index' shows that London is at high risk of forming a housing bubble

Disney and Microsoft in list of potential bidders for Twitter

Hard Brexit could cost the UK £10bn in lost taxes

Market punishment for stricken Deutsche Bank not letting up

Saudi Arabia's monarch cuts ministers' pay by 20%


Brexit vote puts Britain's rising competitiveness at risk, says WEF

RBS £846m fine paid to US regulator for role in 2008 banking crisis

Nicola Sturgeon to reopen Dalzell steelworks in Motherwell

More women in top jobs would help high street, says Next founder

Sales appear to be losing their post-Brexit-vote shine

Inquiry opens at European parliament

House of Fraser profits plunge 46% in first half of 2016


Market cynics sunk by Brexit buoyancy

Deutsche collapse could bury eurozone, warn experts as shares plunge further

UK will escape recession post Brexit vote says WTO

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