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Thursday 24 July 2014
FORMULA One co-owner CVC Capital Partners has laid plans for a specialist buyout fund to snap up start-up tech businesses.
Thursday 24 July 2014
METRO Bank should be profitable within the next year, chief executive Craig Donaldson said yesterday, as the bank unveiled its latest set of losses.
Thursday 24 July 2014
EVERYONE hates big banks, right? Wrong. Britons love to complain about their banks, but if you look at actions instead of words, very few of them have done anything about it.
Banco Espirito Santo
Thursday 24 July 2014
Banco Espirito Santo’s share price rose by 14.35 per cent yesterday, following announcements that two major US financial institutions had picked up shares in the crisis-hit bank.
Thursday 24 July 2014
GLAXOSMITHKLINE (GSK) cut its full-year outlook yesterday after posting a 13 per cent decline in second-quarter sales, as it struggled to maintain its position in the significant lung drug market.
Thursday 24 July 2014
IT IS illegal for companies to use women-only shortlists to fill boardroom positions, according to new guidance from the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Thursday 24 July 2014
ROYAL Mail will face its shareholders today, in what is widely expected to be a showdown over pay and bonuses of the company’s top executives.
Ryanair planes
Thursday 24 July 2014
Ryanair faces having to repay €9.6m (£7.6m) in French state aid, after the European Commission found the airline had gained “an undue advantage” thanks to the money.
Thursday 24 July 2014
NUMEROUS airlines in the US and Europe have cancelled flights to Israel as a result of the conflict in Gaza, after a rocket landed just a mile away from Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv.
Thursday 24 July 2014
BUDGET airline FlyBe will offer five new routes from London City Airport starting 27 October, as it announced it had seen quarterly passenger revenue per seat rise to £52.79, an increase of 9.5 per cent.
Thursday 24 July 2014
IMPROVING job prospects and growing demand from London workers hunting for homes outside of the capital has sent rents in the home counties soaring this year.
Thursday 24 July 2014
Plans by a Chinese developer to create a £1bn business park in London’s royal docks aimed at attracting more businesses from China to the capital were granted planning permission last night.
Thursday 24 July 2014
MORTGAGE approvals were on the rise again in June, according to figures released yesterday, following the onset of a new bundle of regulations earlier this year.
Thursday 24 July 2014
TALKTALK’S YouView TV offering continues to outpace the growth of both BT’s and Sky’s TV services, adding 185,000 subscribers in the first quarter and taking its TV customer base to more than 1.1m.
Thursday 24 July 2014
ENTERTAINMENT One, the FTSE 250-listed film and TV distributor, yesterday said it was on track to deliver full-year profits in line with expectations after reporting that revenues for the quarter to 30 June rose four per cent.
Thursday 24 July 2014
KAZAKHMYS’ share price jumped more than eight per cent yesterday, after the copper miner announced the details of a proposed restructuring to turn around the business.
Thursday 24 July 2014
ENGINEERING firm Renishaw saw its share price surge over 20 per cent yesterday, after unveiling record full-year revenue on higher demand from Asia in the fourth quarter.
Thursday 24 July 2014
A STREAM of major contract wins, including a £145m deal with Transport for London, helped outsourcing firm Capita’s profit to soar in the first half of the year.
Thursday 24 July 2014
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Thursday 24 July 2014
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Thursday 24 July 2014
Shares in Tesco yesterday fell to their lowest level in almost a decade after the beleaguered super­market issued a profit warning earlier this week and announced that chief executive Philip Clarke is stepping down.
Thursday 24 July 2014
US stocks yesterday ended mostly higher, with the S&P 500 closing at a record on Apple’s bullish results. However, Boeing weighed on the Dow and conflicts in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip kept the broader market’s gains in check.
Facebook mobile
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Facebook has just revealed a bumper earnings report once again, topping analyst estimates for the ninth consecutive quarter. 
Facebook logo
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Facebook has smashed Wall Street revenue and earnings estimates - again. 
Uber app
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Yet another city that doesn't like Uber.
GlaxoSmithKline
Wednesday 23 July 2014
No respite for GlaxoSmithKline.
Women in tech
Wednesday 23 July 2014
More women are put in positions of leadership at technology companies in the UK than in the US, according to research by the Silicon Valley Bank.  
Tel Aviv Airport
Wednesday 23 July 2014
The United States has renewed its ban on airlines flying to Tel Aviv for a further 24 hours, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said. 
Shoppers
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Summer is smiling on the British high street as the good weather boosted retail sales beyond last months figure and above the expectations of a group of economists polled by Reuters.
Cyber security
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Heightened geopolitical tensions are increasing the risk of cyber attacks, an international cyber security expert has warned.
Linkedin CEO Jeff Weiner
Wednesday 23 July 2014
LinkedIn picked up San Francisco-based b2b marketing company Bizo for $175m yesterday, the most expensive acquisition to date for the social network.
Wednesday 23 July 2014
A climate change conference held in Venezuela involving roughly 130 green groups has ended with a call to end capitalism and reject carbon markets, reports RTCC.
iPhone 5s
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Apple has denied claims by a hacker that it built a backdoor into its iOS devices such as iPhones that lets the company or any interested government access information on devices. 
Riyadh
Wednesday 23 July 2014
They are both emerging market, oil-rich equity markets, but while Russia's Micex index has been open to foreign investors for a number of years, Saudi's Tadawul index will be opening up for the first time in 2015.  
Girl drinking Pepsi
Wednesday 23 July 2014
PepsiCo released its second quarter results today, which, like Coca - Cola's before them, show that the soft-drinks market is losing its fizz.
For sale signs
Wednesday 23 July 2014
The number of mortgage approvals rose in June despite tighter lending restrictions and indications that the housing market might be cooling slightly. Analysts had expected a slight fall and a total number of 41,375.
Ian Thompson
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has yet again updated his sporting metaphors.
Alex Salmond
Wednesday 23 July 2014
On 18 September this year, Scottish people will vote on whether or not they want to remain in the United Kingdom.  
Wednesday 23 July 2014
London-based taxi app Hailo could allow customers to pay for their rides using cryptocurrency Bitcoin, according to the company's CEO Jay Bregman.
Map of air traffic over Israel
Wednesday 23 July 2014
British Airways is one of the only major European airlines still flying into the Israeli airport Ben Gurion in Tel Aviv.
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Following the disastrous collapse of the MtGox Bitcoin exchange, Japan is set to see a revival of the Bitcoin ecosystem.
Bank of England
Wednesday 23 July 2014
The minutes of the Bank of England's reveal that no member of the UK's interest-rate setting committee voted to change policy this month.
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
Wednesday 23 July 2014
The deadline looms: 30 July is the day when Argentina either pays up or faces the furies of default, inflation and destitution. 
peppa pig characters
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Entertainment One, the company behind TV hit Peppa Pig and blockbuster film the Hunger Games saw overall revenues rise 4 per cent in the first quarter of the year in line with expectations.
Flybe branded plane
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Flybe has increased passenger revenue per seat by almost 10 per cent as its turnaround continues.
Congestion charging
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Outsourcing company Capita has announced a total of £1.3bn of major contract wins in the first half of this year, as its major contract win rat
RBS
Wednesday 23 July 2014
RBS executives deliberately misled an influential committee of MPs in a major hearing into its alleged treatment of small businesses, the bank admitted yesterday.
Sir Peter Hendy
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Top bosses tasked with running London could be facing tough questions over their pay today, as a committee of politicians prepares to investigate excessive salaries.
George Osborne
Wednesday 23 July 2014
The economic recovery is still failing to cut the government’s huge budget deficit, with analysts yesterday suggesting that chancellor George Osborne might not be on course to reach his own fiscal targets.

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