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Friday 31 October 2014
CAPITAL raised at Oaktree in the third quarter of 2014 was $4.1bn (£2.6bn), bringing the trailing 12-month total to $16.6bn, the highest in six years.
Friday 31 October 2014
Deals company Groupon yesterday announced that it had beat estimates on its third-quarter earnings, reporting a profit of three cents a share on $757.1m (£473m) in revenue for the period ended 30 September.
Friday 31 October 2014
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Friday 31 October 2014
The threat of Eurozone-wide deflation and prolonged economic stagnation was heightened by figures out yesterday showing a surprise drop in German inflation.
Friday 31 October 2014
Confidence in the Eurozone edged up slightly in October after four months of not growing. The Economic Sentiment Indicator published by the European Commission yesterday picked up by 0.8 points to 100.7.
Friday 31 October 2014
THE SPANISH economy continues to grow as mediterranean countries and northern nations start to swap economic fortunes.
Friday 31 October 2014
Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest electronics manufacturer by sales, posted disappointing third-quarter results yesterday showing profits down 60.1 per cent to 4.1 trillion won (£2.4bn) in the three months to the end of September.
Friday 31 October 2014
The Singapore Stock Exchange yesterday made a bid to attract more foreign companies to launch secondary listings on the bourse by easing its rules.
Friday 31 October 2014
Increasing passenger numbers and lower debt have fuelled a 15 per cent rise in third-quarter pre-tax profits at National Express compared with the same period last year, figures revealed yesterday.
Friday 31 October 2014
Hyundai Heavy Industries yesterday posted its worst quarterly loss ever, knocked by huge provisions against delayed projects and a slowdown in the world’s shipbuilding industry.
Friday 31 October 2014
GERMAN airline Lufthansa yesterday slashed its profit outlook for 2015 as increased competition and a fall in global growth forecasts took its toll.
Friday 31 October 2014
SEEDRS, the London-based equity crowdfunding service, says it is planning to expand into the US early next year after acquiring California-based Junction Investments yesterday.
Friday 31 October 2014
US BROADBAND titan Time Warner Cable lost more video subscribers than analysts had expected in the third quarter as more customers opted for internet streaming services offered by rivals such as Netflix.
Friday 31 October 2014
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Friday 31 October 2014
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Friday 31 October 2014
BRITAIN’S top equity index yesterday staged a late rally to recover from losses earlier in the day, with wealth management group St James’s Place outperforming after strong results.
Friday 31 October 2014
US STOCKS rose yesterday, boosted by a strong reading on quarterly economic growth and by another round of upbeat earnings reports including Visa, which accounted for nearly 140 points in the Dow industrials.
Thursday 30 October 2014
Russia has agreed to resume supplies of natural gas supplies to Ukraine until March 2015 following months of negotiations brokered by the European Union.
Ukip's target seats
Thursday 30 October 2014
What sort of voters will Ukip target when campaigning for the general election begins in earnest next year? Analysis of official data by City A.M.
Thursday 30 October 2014
"I remain committed to the faith of my teenage years: to authentic human freedom as a precondition for the highest good".
Thursday 30 October 2014
The New York Stock Exchange has returned to business as usual after a brief hiccup with posting and receiving trades and quotes.
Evil clown
Thursday 30 October 2014
Steer clear of all evil clowns on Friday – if pitted against six other scary characters in a Halloween battle, these villainous individuals would win, hands down.   
Crash test dummy
Thursday 30 October 2014
Crash test dummies briefly became an object of fascination in the 90s, when they were the subject of a cartoon - but since then they've pretty much been going about their daily business, being slammed into walls to show manufacturers how the human
Ian McKellen
Thursday 30 October 2014
He's fought Sauron and Professor Xavier, waited for Godot and offered his kingdom for a horse, but it is Sir Ian McKellen's work as a gay rights activist that saw him receive the Freedom of the City of London at Guildhall today. 
Vice
Thursday 30 October 2014
Vice Media has agreed a $100m joint venture with Canadian wireless communications group Rogers to produce “the holy trinity” of content for TV, web and mobile.   
Obama
Thursday 30 October 2014
Why is it that some people are more charming than others? In a completely platonic way, it is possible to feel attracted to someone based entirely on the way they move and speak.  
Johnstone Castle
Thursday 30 October 2014
Alright, so London might have the culture and bustle - but let's face it, when you have to fork out £550,000 to buy a garage, something's not right.
UK and Ireland map
Thursday 30 October 2014
When it comes to doing business, which country is more favourable? Singapore has, once again, been named the best place to do business according to the Workld Bank’s annual rankings.
Tesco
Thursday 30 October 2014
Not only did Tesco's share price hardly move when it was confirmed that the Serious Fraud Office had launched a formal criminal investigation into the supermarket, it actually ended the day higher.   
US flag
Thursday 30 October 2014
US GDP grew 3.5 per cent in the third quarter, figures out today showed, smashing analyst expectations of three per cent.
Thinking
Thursday 30 October 2014
Mind reading has become possible for the first time ever, thanks to a brain decoder developed by a team of scientists at the University of California, Berkeley.   
Expensive garage
Thursday 30 October 2014
A garage off the King's Road in Chelsea has sold for a staggering £550,000, it has been reported, having been on sale for a mere two weeks.
Tim Cook
Thursday 30 October 2014
Apple boss Tim Cook has said he is proud to be gay, publicly acknowledging his sexuality for the first time.
Pumpkins
Thursday 30 October 2014
If you've left it until today to pick up a pumpkin to carve for Halloween, you might be out of luck.   
Samsung
Thursday 30 October 2014
Samsung, the world's largest electronics manufacturer by sales, posted disappointing third-quarter figures showing profits fell 60.1 per cent to 4.1tn won (£2.4bn) in the three months to the end of September.
Sperm Bank
Thursday 30 October 2014
A project to increase sperm donations within the UK has just been launched by the government, in an attempt to move away from importing sperm from other countries.  
Shell logo
Thursday 30 October 2014
Shell has named former Bank of America chairman Chad Holliday as its new chairman, replacing Jorma Ollila who is set to exit in 2015 after a nine-year stint at the top.
Cheesegrater
Thursday 30 October 2014
A letting at newly-completed skyscraper the Leadenhall Building - known to its friends as the Cheesegrater - has set a new price record for the City of London.
House prices
Thursday 30 October 2014
Are house prices rocketing or is their growth slowing?
Gavin Patterson
Thursday 30 October 2014
Investors saw BT's decision to spend £2bn on securing exclusive rights to Premier League and Champions League games for its new sports channels as a gamble, but it looks as thought it might have paid off.
Sandy Easdale and David Somers
Thursday 30 October 2014
David Somers has become executive chairman of Rangers International Football Club, following the departture of two directors this week.   
Ferrari
Thursday 30 October 2014
Fancy owning a chunk of one of the best known luxury sports car brands out there?   
Barclays Bank
Thursday 30 October 2014
Are Barclays' regulatory woes about to reach a conclusion?
Thursday 30 October 2014
Total debt levels of governments, businesses and households around the globe is about to hit $100 trillion (£62 trillion), according to worrying new figures published yesterday.
Thursday 30 October 2014
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen persuaded two hawkish colleagues to join her pledge yesterday to keep interest rates low for a “considerable time”, winning them over by sounding an optimistic tone on the US job market and inflation.
Thursday 30 October 2014
The United Kingdom has become an easier place to do business over the past year with reforms to tax registration and reducing corporate income tax, moving it from tenth to eighth in the World Bank’s annual Doing Business survey.
Thursday 30 October 2014
HIGH street retailers saw shares hit yesterday after Next warned its profits would slip lower due to the “unseasonably warm” October weather that impacted its winter clothing sales.
Thursday 30 October 2014
Last year’s two NFL games at Wembley brought an extra £32m to London, according to research from Deloitte, a figure that could rise to £58m by 2016. And the value that a full-time London team could bring to the capital? £102m.
Thursday 30 October 2014
THE SERIOUS Fraud Office (SFO) announced yesterday that it would take over from the Financial Conduct Authority in investigating a £263m hole in troubled Tesco’s accounts.
Thursday 30 October 2014
FERRARI is set to float on the stock market next year after its owner Fiat-Chrysler unveiled plans to spinout the iconic car-maker as a publicly listed company.

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