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Wednesday 15 October 2014
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Wednesday 15 October 2014
A RISE in major mining stocks, yesterday coupled with solid US corporate results, enabled Bri­tain’s top equity index to rise off 15-month lows.
Wednesday 15 October 2014
THE S&P 500 and Nasdaq yesterday ended up slightly, breaking a three-day string of falls that marked their worst losses since 2011. The Dow, however, finished lower for a fourth session on lingering worries about global demand.
Phillip Monks
Tuesday 14 October 2014
The flotation of Aldermore, the challenger bank focused on small business lending, was on the brink of collapse last night.  
UK map
Tuesday 14 October 2014
In the depths of the crisis, one small area of the UK held out: Inner London was still the richest place in the EU.
Phones 4u
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Phones 4U's retail arm may be done, but EE has just snapped up its mobile business for under £5m, according to the Financial Times. 
Mark Zuckerberg
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are donating $25m to help fight Ebola.  
Boris Johnson
Tuesday 14 October 2014
For those planning on attending the annual property conference Mipim this week, the fact it is in dreary old London rather than sunny Cannes is not the only change in normal proceedings. 
London hosue prices
Tuesday 14 October 2014
UK house prices are up 11.7
Aditya Agarwal
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Cloud storage service Dropbox has denied that seven million passwords have been stolen from its service, contrary to reports.  
Apple's Ireland HQ office building
Tuesday 14 October 2014
The Irish government has revealed plans to close a much criticised tax loophole nicknamed the “Double-Irish”, which lets major international corporations such as Apple, Google and Facebook pay surprisingly low rates of corporation tax.
Goji berries
Tuesday 14 October 2014
We have all been told that we should add a handful of blueberries to our morning cereal, and that a cup of green tea would be much healthier than a standard brew.   
Tuesday 14 October 2014
A group charged with cutting EU red tape has recommended small businesses be exempted "wherever possible" from burdensome regulation. The group claims the measures could save €41bn per year.
Citi
Tuesday 14 October 2014
US bank Citigroup is pulling its consumer banking arm out of 11 markets across Asia, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East, it announced today.   
Tony Blair
Tuesday 14 October 2014
A 26-year-old Londoner is on trial at the Old Bailey for planning a terrorist attack against Tony Blair.  
Citi
Tuesday 14 October 2014
US bank Citigroup is pulling its consumer banking arm out of 11 markets across Asia, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East, it announced today.   
International arrivals at Heathrow airport
Tuesday 14 October 2014
New Ebola screening measures were introduced at Heathrow airport terminal one this morning, as the government boosts measures to prevent the deadly virus from entering the UK.   
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Shares in Tesco fell for a second day in a row as the supermarket revealed a further three executives have been suspended, bringing th
Tesco
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Tesco has asked three non-executive directors to leave the company, taking the total number of departures in less than a month since it revealed a £250m black hole in its profit to eight. 
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Venezuela will almost certainly default on its foreign debt, according to Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff.
Mark Carney
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Multinational regulatory body the Financial Stability Board (FSB) has set out proposals to strengthen rules on short-term lending, affecting both banks and non-banks, as it moves to curb risks in shadow banking.   
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Mark Zuckerberg has splashed out over $100m on two pieces of land on Hawaii's stunning Kauai North Shore,
Houses in London
Tuesday 14 October 2014
The average price of a UK house rose by 11.7 per cent in the year to August, with London still leading the way.  
Ebola
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Business partners Jon Schultz and Chris Hood are selling Ebola.com for $150,000, after purchasing it for an undisclosed sum in 2008.  
£20 note
Tuesday 14 October 2014
The consumer price index (CPI) of UK inflation fell even further than expected, down to 1.2 per cent in September from 1.5 per cent the previous month, hitting a five-year low.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Fashion house Burberry has enjoyed a rise in underlying revenue of 14 per cent to £1.1bn for the first half.
Boohoo logo on bag
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Boohoo has nothing to cry about this morning, reporting strong half-year results - its first since going public - and sending shares up five per cent in early trading.
Mulberry Cara Delevingne
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Mulberry's share price plunged more than 27 per cent this morning after the premium handbag brand revealed its third profit warning this year.   
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Tumbling oil prices on world mar­kets are expected to pull British petrol prices down even further in the coming weeks, with economists pushing back their predictions for when interest rates will finally rise.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
A ROW over who should participate in televised political debates ahead of the general election could result in legal action against major broadcasters, it emerged yesterday.
Osman Shahenshah
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Afren was plunged into fresh turmoil last night after the oil and gas explorer revealed it has fired chief executive Osman Shahenshah and chief operating officer Shahid Ullah for gross misconduct.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
PLANS to step-up screening at the UK border for people coming from countries afflicted with Ebola were announced yesterday by the health secretary.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
HIGH winds and heavy rainfall swept across southern parts of the UK yesterday and are expected to continue for the rest of the week before making way to a mini-heatwave this weekend.
Rob Terry
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Quindell's chairman Rob Terry would consider demerging or selling parts of the business if it remained undervalued by the market.
Abigail Johnson
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Fidelity, one of the world’s biggest investment groups, yesterday crowned Abigail Johnson as its new chief executive to succeed her father Edward Johnson.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
One of the digital darlings of London’s Silicon Roundabout has confirmed it’s in talks with global superstar and tech entrepreneur Will.I.Am to create a music streaming service for his soon-to-launch smartwatch.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
UBS has been appointed to advise the government on the sale of its 40 per cent stake in Eurostar, the Treasury confirmed yesterday.
Matomy
Tuesday 14 October 2014
French advertising giant Publicis Groupe bought a 20 per cent stake in Israel-based digital advertising group Matomy Media for 227p per share yesterday, with an option of buying another 4.9 per cent.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
NEWLY formed carmaker Fiat-Chrysler made its New York stock debut yesterday, a major milestone in chief executive’s Sergio Marchionne long-running overhaul of the group.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
US medical technology giant Steris yesterday announced it had bought British health services provider Synergy Health in a $1.9bn (£1.2bn) deal that re-opened the US tax inversion debate.  
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Shoppers are splashing out more in almost every area of spending, Barclay­card numbers showed yesterday, indicating there is more life yet in the economic recovery.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
SHARES in Thorntons slumped nearly eight per cent yesterday after subdued consumer spending and lumpy orders from commercial customers hurt the chocolatier’s first quarter sales.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
THE BANK of England yesterday sent almost its entire top tier of executives to Washington to test out a fictional scenario of a banking collapse with their American counterparts.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
EUROPEAN banks will still struggle with huge piles of bad debts despite hiking capital levels, dragging on the recovery, analysts at Fitch warned yesterday.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
DEBT investors face more risk as the new rules restructuring lenders will make it easier for regulators to make investors pay for a bank failure, Moody’s said yesterday.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
THE EU lost 152 banks and other lenders last year, as weak institutions continue to close or be taken over by stronger firms, the European Central Bank (ECB) said yesterday.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Income tax revenue is falling below expectations this year due to sluggish wage growth, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said yesterday, warning it will hit efforts to close the budget deficit.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
CHINA’S trade data released yesterday showed a healthy gain in domestic and foreign demand with exports and imports surpassing expectations. Exports grew 15.3 per cent year-on-year in September compared with 9.4 per cent in August.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
ONLINE pollster YouGov, which accurately forecast the Scottish referen­dum result in its election-night poll, said the outcome of next year’s general election would be far less certain.

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