Source - SMW
A brief summary of Thursday's main business headlines... Coverage of Brexit, sterling FTSE's rally, Google, ECB, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Tesco, Bank of England, TalkTalk and much more...

FINANCIAL TIMES

FTSE 100 rally to near record masks dangers for investors

Markets eye the taper but fear the tantrum

ICAP's future reflects derivatives market in transition

Talk of ECB QE wind-down weighs on Bunds

Pound hits 5-year low against euro as 'Hard Brexit' fears persist

Deloitte to merge 9 of its European member firms

Google shows real focus on AI even as it unveils new hardware

UK looks for transitional trade deal after Brexit

Brevan Howard founder says fund will stay open despite losses

Google reveals Pixel smartphone but puts AI centre stage

Theresa May walks into a Brexit trap

Theresa May takes swipe at capitalist elite

May to attack establishment for sneering at public's immigration fears

UK looks for transitional trade deal after Brexit

UK slips below France in global economy table

World debt hits $152tn record, says IMF

Republican Pence deflects Kaine attacks in VP debate

VP debate shows a way forward for Trump

US election pollsters draw blank in search for 'shy' Trump voters

President Sisi deploys army to tackle Egypt's economic woes

THE TIMES

Tesco crisis 'is over' as profits and sales jump

Goldman in last-minute bid to seize hold of SVG

Deutsche must prove it has a future, IMF warns

It's time to drop the dead data, Bank admits

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Tesco boss Dave Lewis says it's 'time to step it up' as he unveils new growth plans

FTSE 100 retreats from year-high and pound stalls above $1.27 after Theresa May criticises BoE's monetary policy

Global debt hits all-time high of $152 trillion as IMF warns of world-wide economic stagnation

BT chief blasts 'cynical' Sky for downgrading broadband repairs as Openreach row intensifies

Healthy services industry growth puts November rate cut in doubt

Comment: No, Prime Minister, the Government doesn't always know what's best

Comment: Deutsche Bank is latest victim of America's Treasury war

Pension fund manager L&G urges firms to publish pay gap between bosses and workers

Comment: Tesco reveals there is momentum behind its turnaround

TalkTalk hit with record fine for cyber attack

Small firms are taking a pragmatic view of Brexit, says BDO

Fallon says £41bn new nuclear submarine programme 'cannot be late'

Silverstone on track to make loss as ticket revenues fall

Pension fund manager L&G urges firms to publish pay gap between bosses and workers

Asos hits back at claims of employee mistreatment

Yahoo investigated by Irish privacy watchdog as it denies surveillance claims

Hastings shares slip as oldest shareholders cash in £100m

THE INDEPENDENT

Is Theresa May right about the damaging effect of monetary policy?

What do immigrants do for the UK economy?

TalkTalk given record £400,000 fine over data breach

UK defence firms reap $60bn from Pentagon contracts under Obama

IMF warns of risks to global economy as debt hits record $152trn

THE GUARDIAN

Whirlpool told to do more to ensure safety after tumble dryer blaze

Amber Rudd faces backlash from businesses over foreign workers

World debt hits record high of $152tn

Fiscal outlook Britain will be fastest growing G7 economy this year, says IMF

Young UK women with children less likely to find work, report says

TalkTalk hit with record £400k fine over cyber-attack

Chancellor to tell Wall Street that City will still be financial centre after Brexit

DAILY EXPRESS

City news: Topps Tiles, TalkTalk, SVG Capital and 66 number plates

Confident Tesco on the road to recovery

Waitrose forage scheme: Farmers reap rewards after changing grazing ways

Realising your home's potential with equity release