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Sector
Financials
Size
Large Cap
Market Cap £14.14bn
Enterprise Value £-1.68bn
Revenue £35.00bn
Position in Universe 73rd / 1818

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - May 18

Mon 18th May, 2020 1:40am
May 18 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the
business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified
these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. 
    
    
    The Times
    The European Union is ready to back down from its hard line
on fishing rights next month once Europe's leaders get involved
in post-Brexit trade negotiations, according to senior sources
in Brussels. https://bit.ly/2yaz2AS
    
    Legal & General Group Plc  LGEN.L  is sitting on estimated
bond market losses of as much as 10 billion pounds ($12
billion), according to shareholder group UK Shareholders
Association, which is urging the insurer to postpone its planned
dividend. https://bit.ly/2LyMUIp

    The Guardian
    Investing in companies with better records on social issues
and good governance pays, according to the world's largest asset
manager, with those investments having proved to be more
financially resilient during the coronavirus market crash. https://bit.ly/3bMJUCY

    School leavers and graduates hoping to enter the labour
market in Britain this year will struggle to find employment as
firms slash entry-level jobs by nearly a quarter owing to the
coronavirus crisis, according to the Institute of Student
Employers. https://bit.ly/2WFLh1O
    
    The Telegraph
    David Frost, Britain's chief Brexit negotiator, has told
Prime Minister Boris Johnson that Michel Barnier is "losing the
argument" in UK-EU trade talks but negotiations could end in no
deal. https://bit.ly/3681Er3
 
    
    Go-Ahead Group Plc's  GOG.L  overseas expansion plans have
been dealt a blow after German rail officials launched a review
into poorly performing services. https://bit.ly/3bG9PvN
    
    Sky News
    UK companies which receive state-backed loans of up to 200
million pounds face being banned from paying dividends or buying
back shares under plans considered over weekend by the
government. https://bit.ly/2WCMnLE
    
    The head of Heathrow airport has backed "immunity passports"
being rolled out to let people jet off on holiday sooner. https://bit.ly/3bGPNBs

    ($1 = 0.8272 pounds)

 (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)
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