Hot Off The Wires - 21 January 2020
Britain’s economy will grow more quickly than other leading European countries this year as chief executives regard it as an increasingly attractive place to invest, studies have suggested. The International Monetary Fund said that it would outperform the eurozone as a whole this year and next.
A ten-year plan to improve the nation’s financial health by getting two million more people to save regularly has been unveiled by the Money and Pensions Service, a government-backed body. It has raised the possibility of employers being told to allow staff to put money into savings pots directly from their pay packets.
The top 20 best-performing hedge fund managers of all time made $59.3bn for their investors last year, their biggest annual gains in at least a decade.
Arriva, the beleaguered operator of Northern Rail, has struck a secret last-minute deal with ministers ahead of a High Court battle over franchising rules.
Which famous World War II general competed in the Olympics?