10 things we learned this week

Glencore's roller coaster shares, the antagonistic power of cheesecake, Bilimoria takes on Snapchat.

by Jack Torrance
Last Updated: 30 Oct 2015

1. Glencore's shares just won't settle down.

2. Cheesecake can be surprisingly controversial.

3. Cobra Beer's Lord Bilimoria has launched a start-up to compete with Snapchat and Instagram.

4. Most people in Britain can now get same-day delivery from Argos. Take that Amazon Prime.

5. The bosses of the FTSE 100 are more diverse than you might think.

6. London's tech start-ups have landed almost five times more VC investment in the last three months than in the whole of 2010.

7. AB InBev's takeover of SABMiller isn't signed, sealed and delivered just yet – and neither is Three's acquisition of O2.

8. Working grandparents will now be able to make use of statutory parental pay.

9. Scandal-hit VW's shares are down 35% on where they were in mid-September.

10. HSBC is Britain's most valuable brand.

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