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This quiz will both challenge you and help you reflect on international financial news over the past week. Knowledge of stocks, share prices and financial news is essential to illustrate to employers that you are commercially aware and understand how businesses operate.

  • 1
    Which start-up reached one million users this week whilst also being named number 1 on the LinkedIn Top Startups UK 2018 list?
  • 2
    According to the World Bank in 2015 the extreme poor numbered 736m people, or 10% of the world.

    On September 19th 2018, the Bank released figures stating that extreme poverty was now at which %?
  • 3
    Which Bank was fined £16.4million this week, after the FCA said that the Bank did "too little too late," to protect customers from a cyber attack?

  • 4
    Which Airline has warned investors its full-year profits will be lower than expected, partly due to the recent wave of industrial action?
  • 5
    What is different this year, in comparison with previous years, about the upcoming Autumn budget?
  • 6
    Why would Asda and Sainsburys potentially need to shut 463 stores once they have merger?

  • 7
    Which country's budget decision prompted strong criticism from EU Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici?
  • 8
    What is to be announced by Theresa May this week?
  • 9
    Foreign property buyers could face a surcharge of 1% or 3% on top of stamp duty to stop them driving up UK prices, Prime Minister Theresa May has said.

    What would the extra tax be spent on?
  • 10
    Which companies losses soared to over £184million this week?

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