Any other business? 11th October 2008

11 October 2008

Here a selection of the BW Roundup for Saturday:

1. Buy-to-let new-build flats see biggest falls [This Is Money]
Hit by hard and fast tumbling house prices, new research from mouseprice.com lists the top 10 falls across the country.

2.  Over 1 billion pounds of British money frozen in the iceland. [Reuters]
Dr. Evil smirks.

3. All while The Financial Times reports that Topshop / BHS owner Sir Philip Green is looking at making a pretty big fortune. [BBC]

5. Safe sales soar as savers hoard cash [Daily Telegraph]
Savers are withdrawing cash and keeping it at home.

6. No surprise there, as oil's outlook darkens, going below $80 for the first time in a year [Forbes]

7. More people seeking debt advice [BBC]
Ah, the Citizens Advice Bureau have been kept pretty busy.  Thanks to the worsening credit crunch.

8. Sir Alan Sugar sends Woolworth's shares soaring [Sunday Mirror] but also sends his plane diving [Press Association].  "Don't tell me you're like me.  I'm unique".  You certainly are, sir.

TOPICS:   Banking   Debt   Travel

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