Francesca Washtell

(Staff)

I'm City A.M.'s industrials reporter, covering the mining sector, energy (including the ever-changing oil market), construction, utilities and military. Previously, I covered vice "sin"-dustries and the leisure sector.

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Former Conservative treasurer Lord James Lupton will join the board of Lloyds Bank, it confirmed today, days before the government [...]

2 May
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Local landowners on the site of Sirius Minerals’ sprawling fertiliser project could earn royalties of £3.8bn over the roughly [...]

1 May
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Oil majors BP and Royal Dutch Shell are set to unveil robust first quarter profits this week, boosted by a surge in oil prices [...]

1 May
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Sales of flats costing £1m or more have risen nearly threefold over the last decade, figures out today show.  [...]

18 April
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Record investment flooded into London's commercial real estate market in the first quarter of this year.  [...]

18 April
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The Daily Mail's parent company, Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT), has flogged its viral video-sharing site Elite Daily to [...]

17 April
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Netflix initially got a chilly reception from investors tonight after it added fewer subscribers than analysts had estimated, [...]

17 April
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Independent French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has said Germany’s large trade surplus is harmful to the Eurozone [...]

17 April
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A victory for Turkey’s President in a referendum on Sunday triggered a modest rally in the Turkish lira yesterday. [...]

17 April
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North Africa-focused energy explorer SDX Energy has made a gas discovery in Egypt’s Nile Delta. [...]

17 April
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Theresa May has used her Easter message to call on Britain to unite under "shared values" to bring the country together as it [...]

16 April
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Only 45 per cent of Labour voters think Jeremy Corbyn would be the best choice for Prime Minister, according to research conducted [...]

15 April
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HSBC has agreed to pay around $2m (£1.6m) to settle a civil fraud lawsuit in the US.  [...]

15 April
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If you are one of the increasing numbers of City folk adopting a healthier lifestyle and taking up Parkruns, you'll be glad to [...]

15 April
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A slew of files leaked online yesterday are said to indicate the US National Security Agency (NSA) monitored global bank transfers.  [...]

15 April
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