Live report: Inflation rate stable at 4%; Bloomsbury raises earnings forecasts; Coca-Cola HBC achieves record profits

by Live commentary Updated: 02:45 EDT, February 14, 2024 The FTSE 100 index will open at 8am. Among the companies with reports and updates to trade today are Bloomsbury Publishing, Coca-Cola HBC, Severn Trent, United Utilities and Dunelm. Read the Business Live blog Wednesday 14 February below. > If you’re using our app or a […]

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A Mercedes-Simplex 60 HP purchased by Daily Mail founder Alfred Harmsworth is set to become the most expensive antique car ever sold at auction.

The model was the world’s fastest production car at the beginning of the 20th century by David Wilkes Updated: 01:45 EDT, February 14, 2024 It is one of only five known original examples of the world’s first supercar. The 80 mph Mercedes-Simplex 60 HP was the world’s fastest production car at the beginning of the […]

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Homeless owner Home REIT is facing an investigation amid concerns it misled investors

by Callum Muirhead Updated: 17:55 EDT, 13 February 2024 Investigation: Home REIT said the Financial Supervision Authority has opened an investigation covering the period between September 2020 and January 2023 Troubled Home REIT is facing an investigation by city regulators over concerns it misled investors. The landlord, who specializes in homeless accommodation, said the FCA […]

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