Landsec has launched a flexible office brand, becoming the latest UK landlord to offer tenants WeWork-style all-inclusive short leases. The company formerly known as Land Securities, which is the UK’s largest listed property company by portfolio size, on Tuesday launches its Myo brand, through which small and medium-sized businesses...
Labour MPs have rounded on Jeremy Corbyn after he dodged the opportunity to force a motion of no confidence in the Conservative government. The Labour leader angered the ranks of his parliamentary party on Monday by declining to propose such a motion, which, if successful, could have triggered...
Two of the most senior women in British banking have been named as the newest external members of the Bank of England committee that tries to spot and mitigate threats to UK financial stability.Colette Bowe and Jayne-Anne Gadhia are to join the BoE’s Financial Policy Committee, the Treasury...
Dominic Raab, Brexit secretary, has told business leaders to stop using Britain’s looming exit from the EU as an “easy” excuse for poor company results, as he prepared to set out more contingency plans for a “no deal” departure.Mr Raab admitted that a disorderly departure from the EU...
While crypto-land is abuzz about JPMorgan’s plan to move U.S. dollars around via blockchain, a smaller New York bank has already been doing this for nearly two months. Since launching at the start of the year, Signature...
Seven senators. Four billionaires. Three former presidential candidates. And the made-for-TV lawyer for a porn star suing Donald Trump. The November midterm vote has just ended, and already a wide field of potential Democratic presidential contenders is coming into focus. If 2016’s small pool of candidates was viewed as...
Taylor Monahan is the founder and CEO of MyCrypto, a free, open-source interface for interacting with the blockchain. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review.  Last year, I ended my 2017 Year in Review...
Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the far-right League reached a new deal on Thursday to form a populist government in Rome, raising expectations of an end to the country’s protracted political crisis by the end of the week.“An accord has been reached for a political government,” Matteo...
Central banks step into the limelight for investors this week, as European and US officials hold high-profile meetings, in what could prove a crucial moment for policymakers and particularly for emerging markets.No respite for emerging markets from a strong dollarEmerging markets are feeling the heat. Brazil has replaced...
The issuance of tether (USDT), the controversial cryptocurrency tied to the U.S. dollar's value, has had no meaningful impact on the price of bitcoin, an academic study has found. The findings by Dr. Wang Chun Wei, a lecturer at the business school of Australia's University of Queensland, contradict widespread and long-running...