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Friday 19 December 2014
DRUG maker AstraZeneca rewarded the faith of investors in the company yesterday after its pioneering ovarian cancer drug was approved for use across Europe.
Friday 19 December 2014
  Shell announced the sale of parts of its Norwegian operations to Finnish energy firm St1 yesterday for an undisclosed fee, further divesting its downstream activities.   
Friday 19 December 2014
DEBT management firm Harrington Brooks yesterday agreed to pay customers £185,000 after its sluggish services added fees and interest costs to vulnerable borrowers. The firm was supposed to help struggling customers manage their debts.
Friday 19 December 2014
THIS CHRISTMAS, CITY A.M. IS PRESENTING FIVE OF ITS FAVOURITE CHARITIES TO INSPIRE READERS’ CHARITABLE GIVING – OUR FINAL CHARITY IS MACMILLAN
Friday 19 December 2014
  Professionals in London are increasingly likely to believe that a retirement age of 65 or below is too young, according to an Investec Private Bank study published yesterday.  
Friday 19 December 2014
LONDON’S West End is attracting new international luxury brands just days before Christmas. Yesterday Swiss watch-maker IWC Schaffhausen opened a two-storey shop on New Bond Street – the company’s first UK boutique.
Friday 19 December 2014
HOUSEBUILDING and construction group Galliford Try said yesterday it has won a contract with the Ministry of Defence to work on £250m worth of building projects in Scotland.
Friday 19 December 2014
Funds group Schroders has snapped up The University of Law campus in London’s Bloomsbury via two of its property funds for £68m.
Friday 19 December 2014
LONDONMETRIC is hoping to tap into the booming online retail market after agreeing to buy a warehouse let to The Hut Group for £47.5m.
Friday 19 December 2014
UK REIT NewRiver Retail yesterday said it has bought a portfolio of retail properties and a Lancashire shopping centre for £19m as it continues on its acquisition spree.
Friday 19 December 2014
SCANDINAVIAN airline SAS has announced a set of disappointing financial results for the fourth financial quarter and the full year.
Friday 19 December 2014
LEADING marine terminal operator DP World made the decision yesterday to delist its company from the London Stock Exchange after a nearly unanimous vote from shareholders.
Friday 19 December 2014
BYD Auto, a Chinese mass producer of electric powered cars, has encountered its largest ever single-day drop since its 2002 listing, as it fell by as much as 47 per cent in afternoon trade in Hong Kong. The stock ended down 29 per cent.
Friday 19 December 2014
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Friday 19 December 2014
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Friday 19 December 2014
THE FTSE 100 enjoyed one of its best days of 2014 yesterday, as the US Federal Reserve’s pledge for a “patient approach” to any interest rate increase lifted stock markets around the world.
Friday 19 December 2014
THE S&P 500 closed out its biggest two-day advance since November 2011 yesterday, extending a Federal Reserve-fuelled rally from the previous session, while tech shares jumped after Oracle results.
Thursday 18 December 2014
The S&P 500 jumped the most in nearly two years posting gains of nearly two per cent, after the federal reserve's pledge for "patience" with future rate hikes sparked a global market rally.
Thursday 18 December 2014
In recent years, the government has become increasingly keen to encourage UK businesses to trade with developing economies - but with the world still reeling after two major terror attacks in a single week, how safe is it to do business abroad?
Thursday 18 December 2014
Credit rating agency Fitch has slashed Venezuela's credit to 'CCC' on plunging global oil prices, which means "default is a real possibility."
Mark Reckless
Thursday 18 December 2014
Ukip MP Mark Reckless is crowd-funding to fend off legal action from the Conservatives who claim his defection cost them money.   
Gogglebox
Thursday 18 December 2014
Channel 4 has dropped the Michael family from its fixed rig show Gogglebox after father Andrew confirmed he would be standing as a Ukip candidate in the general election.   
The Interview
Thursday 18 December 2014
“The holiday season”, as it’s referred to in the film industry, is supposed to be one of the most lucrative periods of the year for Hollywood studios.   
Thursday 18 December 2014
Aer Lingus has rejected a takeover bid by International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG), the latter said in a statement to the London Stock Exchange today. It confirmed an earlier report it had made a takeover bid for the company.
Jeb Bush
Thursday 18 December 2014
In further signs that he is preparing to run for the presidency of the United States former Florida governor Jeb Bush is leaving his position at Barclays bank, according to the Financial Times.
Estate agent boards
Thursday 18 December 2014
As online property portals draw their battle lines in the fight for estate agent loyalty, something weird's going on. Rightmove has just offered the technical specifications for its real-time data feed to its rivals. For free. 
Thursday 18 December 2014
London's universities are racing ahead in the area of research excellence and challenging Oxbridge for the top spots, according to new research.
Putin's speech on televisions in a shop window
Thursday 18 December 2014
Buoyed, presumably, by the triumph of being named Russia’s man of the year for the 15th
Thursday 18 December 2014
After average hourly earnings rose by 0.6 per cent in November and the economy added a roaring 321,000 jobs in the same month, today jobless figures continued the trend of positive data for US economy.
Uber
Thursday 18 December 2014
Uber has pledged to improve safety for passengers across four key areas next year, following the arrest of one of its drivers in New Delhi for rape.   
Thursday 18 December 2014
A 19-bedroom Mayfair mansion that's just been sold with an asking price of £45m may have just made the government £5.3m.
Cadillac
Thursday 18 December 2014
General Motors is the latest business to have stopped selling its products in Russia amidst the rouble's erratic movements.   
Protester in Little Havana
Thursday 18 December 2014
With Russia's economy imploding after several months of economic sanctions (and the small matter of falling oil prices), the timing of the end to
Royal Mail
Thursday 18 December 2014
The much awaited Myners report commissioned by business secretary Vince Cable on the sale of Royal Mail has finally been released.
Alps, Swiss flag, big horns.
Thursday 18 December 2014
The Swiss Central Bank (SCB) has moved to stop the franc hitting its currency exchange ceiling of 1.2 Swiss francs to the euro by imposing a 0.25 per cent tax on sight deposit account balances.
Uber
Thursday 18 December 2014
As the year draws to a close it's a good time to reflect and look back on who will be cheerfully toasting 2014, after looking at those
City AM World Charity Index 2014
Thursday 18 December 2014
construction
Thursday 18 December 2014
Housebuilding and construction group Galliford Try has won a sizeable contract with a sizeable name: the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Next Generation Estates Framework for Capital Works Projects in Scotland, which is worth £250m.
Thursday 18 December 2014
We regularly bring you stories about individuals in this amazing City who do extraordinary things to raise funds to help others.
Thursday 18 December 2014
With hundreds of millions given away each year, the financial services industry is one of the most charitable around.
Thursday 18 December 2014
This philanthropic gameshow comes with a serious message for the thousands of people it helps.
Thursday 18 December 2014
New Lord Mayor of the City of London Alan Yarrow has set his sights on raising funds for Mencap and Scope – two charities close to his heart.
Thursday 18 December 2014
City A.M. is no stranger to philanthropy, and has achieved some impressive results through its charity appeals.
Thursday 18 December 2014
How technology is changing the face of the charitable sector, one bucket of ice at a time.
Thursday 18 December 2014
USA - £2.169bn
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UK - £581.5m
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Netherlands - £470.3m
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Spain - £309m
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USA - £231.8m

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