CA daily briefing: Friday 24 January 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here with today's morning news.
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Today's top stories from around the web
- HS2 risks misjudged from the start, says watchdog (BBC News)
- Investors call for improved workforce reporting (Financial Reporting Council)
- Competition watchdog launches probe into merger between Just Eat and Takeaway (City AM)
- Oil rises, but potential impact of China virus on fuel demand haunts market (Reuters)
- Tesco to ditch plastic-wrap for multipack tins (BBC News)
- Javid seeks to calm business over EU rulebook after Brexit (The Guardian)
- Business demands salary test is cut in post-Brexit immigration system (Sky News)
- Marston's toasts 'strong' Christmas after challenging 2019 (City AM)
- ECB policy is not on 'autopilot', Lagarde on Bloomberg TV (Reuters)
- UK firms' profitability slumps to 10-year low as surveys point to further pain ahead (The Independent)
That's all for today, check back next week for your Monday briefing.