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Discover the latest business news to keep up to date about stocks and the economy, markets outlook, top companies, hot deals, economy forecasts and projections as well as the reports that get to the heart of the matter. Keep on top of the business topics shaping today’s decisions and forming tomorrow’s world.
"Longstanding UK shareholders may be forced to sell their stock" REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

David Cumming of Aviva Investors, one of Unilever’s largest shareholders, said it would vote against the company’s intentions to move its London headquarters to Rotterdam before Brexit.
Unilever headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Image: REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

Unilever released a prospectus announcing its intentions to move its headquarters from the UK to The Netherlands, possibly leaving the FTSE 100, if shareholders approve the move in a vote.

Aston Martin has appointed Penny Hughes its first female chair just as it prepares for a £5 billion stock market flotation on the London Stock Exchange.
ING CEO Ralph Hamers: "The bank is taking Full Responsibility”

Dutch bank ING CEO Ralph Hamers said the bank accepts full responsibility for inadequate crime prevention policies from 2010 to 2016, and the bank has agreed to pay €775 million in fines.

PACT survey data showed Netflix and Amazon Prime are a driving force behind a record £2.7B in UK television production industry revenues.
Mass Production of Autonomous Cars

Toyota has invested £387 million into a new deal with Uber to develop self-driving cars that will be piloted in 2021 and then used on the rideshare firm’s network.
Vietnam

As trade wars might plummet the American economy, tariffs seem to bring promising outcomes for south eastern Asian countries, such as Cambodia and Vietnam.
Elon Musk

Elon Musk, the serial entrepreneur from Silicon Valley and founder of Tesla has shown signs of suicidal behavior, reports stated. A few days ago, he confirmed these tendencies in an exclusive New York Times interview.
Countrywide

Countrywide, the UK’s largest estate agency group, has scrapped its plans for a £20 million total bonus package for its top three executives following investor outcry.
Amazon

Amazon has been getting a feel for the UK insurance comparison market by entering into discussions with insurers throughout the EU, creating uncertainty for potential future rivals.