1. Wednesday newspaper round-up: Sainsbury's, Rio Tinto, Monarch

    Sainsbury’s is axing 2,000 store and back office roles as the supermarket chain looks to slash costs by £500m amid an intensifying price war with Aldi and Lidl. The retailer is restructuring its HR departments, getting rid of 1,400 store-based clerks and another 600 staff based in the back offices that serve the chain as well as Argos and Sainsbury’s bank. - Guardian

  2. Wizz Air applies for UK licence to ensure post-Brexit operations
  3. Be Heard's Agenda21 clinches digital contract with Addison Lee
  4. McDonald's South Korean offices raided
  5. London pre-open: Stocks seen higher ahead of unemployment, wages data
  6. UK wages continue to lag inflation, putting ball in Bank of England court
  7. London open: Stocks edge higher ahead of unemployment, earnings data
  8. BHP Billiton copper output drops but FY guidance unchanged
  9. Europe open: Stocks continue climbing, but periphery investors on edge
  10. Foxtons revenue drops in 'challenging' London market
  11. DS Smith to buy Romanian packaging and paper group for EUR208m
  12. Softcat throws up hard cash amid growing demand for cyber security
  13. AstraZeneca granted priority review from FDA for Lynparza in metastatic breast cancer
  14. Flybe nosedives after profit warning
  15. Xi hails 'new era' for China at opening of Communist Party congress
  16. Miraflores feasibility study delivers positive findings for Metminco
  17. Reckitt Benckiser cuts full year guidance, makes further pharma provision
  18. Spectris completes acquisition of Omnicon
  19. Rio Tinto slapped with £27m fine, Reckitt Benckiser endures 'soft' quarter
  20. Rio Tinto settles with FCA over Mozambique impairment, faces US fraud claims
  21. IP Group takeover of Touchstone goes unconditional
  22. Rathbone Brothers funds under management rise in third quarter
  23. UK needs to keep close ties with the EU post-Brexit - OECD
  24. Nostrum flags delay to GTU3 completion
  25. US close: Markets finish higher amid busy earnings season
  26. Commodities: Stronger dollar continues to fuel gold sell-off
  27. London close: Stocks move lower even as Sterling slips
  28. Carney and new MPC colleagues throw doubt on interest rate hikes
  29. Credit Suisse cuts Tate and Lyle's target price, reiterates 'neutral' rating
  30. Buy Spain as political risk is 'overstated' - Credit Suisse
  31. WH Ireland enters agreement with Polygon Global Partners
  32. Treasury Committee advisers to scrutinise FCA report on RBS
  33. Higher inflation means benefits pain for households, says IFS
  34. NAHB housing market index hits five-month high in October
  35. Director dealings: Beazley executive director sells after profit warning
  36. FX round-up: Sterling lower on hawkish BOE tones, greenback firms up for second day
  37. Europe close: Stocks slip ahead of US Fed Beige Book
  38. US open: Dow Industrials clambers atop 23,000 mark for first time
  39. Kubera Cross-Border announces extension date for equity stake in Planetcast Media Services
  40. FTSE 100 movers: Pearson surges on results but Merlin gets clobbered
  41. AIM newcomer Cora Gold enters drilling agreement with Target
  42. House prices continues to limp higher - ONS, Land Registry show
  43. RhythmOne expecting bumper first half amid acquisition spree
  44. Wednesday preview: Rate hike may hang on wages report; Reckitt, Rathbone report
  45. Merlin mullered after missing forecasts as terror attacks weigh
  46. FTSE 250 movers: Virgin Money gains on update, Workspace boosted by JPM note
  47. Chi-Med trials with AstraZeneca show preliminary anti-tumour activity
  48. Fuel costs goose US import prices higher in September
  49. Morgan Stanley Q3 earnings beat estimates thanks to wealth management arm
  50. WANdisco Fusion now fully integrated with Microsoft Azure Data Box