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Wednesday 10 December 2014
Lambert Smith Hampton The commercial property consultancy has appointed Kenneth Hogg as a director in its London valuation team. He has 24 years’ experience in commercial property, and joins from Davis Coffer Lyons.
Wednesday 10 December 2014
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Wednesday 10 December 2014
Britain's main equity index yesterday fell to one-month lows, hit by supermarket retailer Tesco’s fourth profit warning this year.
Wednesday 10 December 2014
THE S&P 500 ended nearly flat yesterday as concerns about global weakness and political turmoil were offset by gains in technology and energy shares.
Steven Gerrard
Tuesday 09 December 2014
When Liverpool qualified for the Champions League last May, the club could look forward to competing against some of Europe’s biggest clubs as well as a big healthy boost to its bank account.  
Glazers
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Manchester United’s share price plummeted by over nine per cent on the US stock exchange this morning, after Edward Glazer put 3m of his shares up for sale and the club confirmed further spending on players in the “near term”. 
Citigroup
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Shares in Citigroup have fallen by over two per cent in early morning trading, after the US bank revealed it would be taking a $3.5bn (£2.23bn) charge for legal and restructuring operations.  
man walking over CIA logo
Tuesday 09 December 2014
The Central Intelligence Agency’s interrogation of terror suspects after 9/11 has been criticised in a major report by the US Senate committee.
Global wages developed world emerging economies
Tuesday 09 December 2014
The wages in developing countries have risen more than those in the developed world since the global recession, according to the latest data of its type.
Uber
Tuesday 09 December 2014
After a seemingly never-ending series of controversies and criticisms, taxi hailing app Uber is hoping to raise some Christmas cheer with its biggest charitable undertaking to date.  
Tuesday 09 December 2014
This morning, Tesco issued its fourth profit warning of 2014, saying profit for the financial year ending February 2015 would not be greater than £1.4bn.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Carillion, one of the UK's biggest construction firms, has been implicated in allegations surrounding the treatment of migrant workers in Qatar as it prepares to host the World Cup in 2022.
bag of nuts
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Who doesn't get cranky when they take a flight?
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Embattled teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has said Michael Jeffries will step down from his roles as chief executive and board member with immediate effect.
Copenhagen
Tuesday 09 December 2014
The UK has been one of the best countries in the world at combating the effects of climate change in 2014, according to the latest Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI).  
Tuesday 09 December 2014
UK manufacturing posted a surprise fall of 0.7 per cent for October, after rising 0.6 per cent the previous month, according to figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
Snapchat logo on smartphone screen
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Snapchat has made its money-making intentions clear with the hire of a major investment banker from Credit Suisse.
Tesco
Tuesday 09 December 2014
The figures The year just keeps getting worse for Tesco, with the beleaguered supermarket chain issuing yet another profit warning this morning.  
Tesco share price timeline
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Since 1919, the rise of Tesco as the dominant supermarket chain has seemed unstoppable. It enjoyed rapid expansion in the 80s and 90s which resulted in a huge market share over the last ten years. 
Tuesday 09 December 2014
News Scotland Yard, the central London home of the Metropolitan Police, has been sold to a group of Abu Dhabi investors for £120m more than the building’s guide price.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
A high-profile Ukip candidate has quit the party after saying she was sexually harassed by its general secretary, according to reports.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Wetherspoon is waving bye-bye to Heineken and will pull the brewer's products from all of its 926 pubs, following a fall-out over pricing in Ireland.
Man wearing Ukip rosette and tie
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Ukip could be more damaging to the Conservatives than Labour, taking more than two million votes from the party at next year’s general election according to the latest political research.
Tesco problems
Tuesday 09 December 2014
What will happen to Tesco and its investors?
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Income inequality threatens the economic growth of most developed economies, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a report released today.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Online retailer Asos said UK sales rocketed after customers rushed to cash in on "cyber weekend" deals, but gains were offset by disappointing international sales.
Post Office
Tuesday 09 December 2014
More than 140 MPs have withdrawn their support for a mediation scheme set up by the Post Office, following an influx of complaints that the mail service unfairly blamed sub-postmasters for losing hundreds of thousands of pounds of company money.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Mark & Spencer's online customers are set to be disappointed this Christmas shopping season, as they face longer waiting times for online deliveries.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
A drastic shakeup of top positions at the City’s main financial watchdog was announced yesterday, ahead of tomorrow’s release of a damning report on failings at the regulator.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
For years a beacon of London’s alternative scene, it is perhaps symbolic that Camden Market is to float on the city’s Alternative Investment Market.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Accountants and business advisors PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) came under fire from MPs yesterday during a parliamentary hearing. The hearing followed the leak of hundreds of Luxembourg tax rulings at the beginning of November.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Oil giant BP had its legal challenge of a settlement deal over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill turned down by the US Supreme Court yesterday. The company’s share price dropped by 1.7 per cent to 417.3p after the ruling.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
UK wages will continue to grow at a faster rate than prices, a management consultancy has forecast.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Greece's government last night announced that crucial presidential elections due in two months time would instead happen next week.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
OIL AND gas company ConocoPhillips has slashed its investment plans for 2015 as oil prices continue to edge downward. The company’s share price had dropped by four per cent by late last night to $65.03.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Gold firm Petropavlovsk saw its share price slashed by almost 30 per cent yesterday, after announcing that chairman Peter Hambro is to lead a $235m (£150m) rights issue in order to refinance around 62 per cent of the company’s bonds.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
LONDONERS have been warned to brace themselves for freezing temperatures, raging winds and rain this week.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
MARKS & Spencer’s online customers are set to be disappointed this Christmas shopping season, as they face longer waiting times for online deliveries.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Madison International Realty has become the second shareholder in Songbird Estates to break ranks with the company and back Qatar Investment Authority’s (QIA) £2.6bn offer for the Canary Wharf owner.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
The controversial ridehire app faces public outcry after one of its drivers is accused of rape in New Delhi.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Jobs numbers are set for an early-2015 boost with Britain’s largest companies leading the way, new survey data shows. The survey results published by consultancy ManpowerGroup today show buoyant employment intentions.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
COMMODITIES broker Trafigura announced a 14 per cent rise in gross profit to $2.045bn yesterday, alongside a 13 per cent rise in core earnings.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
CZECH car maker Skoda Auto, a unit of Volkswagen, will sell more than 1m cars in a year for the first time in its history, it said yesterday.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Insurance firm Esure Group has bought the remaining 50 per cent of GoCompare.com, having purchased the other half of the price comparison website in 2007, one year after its launch.  
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Businesswoman Hayley Parsons, founder and chief executive of Go Compare, will pocket £44m when she cashes in her 23 per cent stake in the company she created.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
INTERCONTINENTAL Exchange (ICE) yesterday announced it was selling its final stake in Euronext, pricing the placement of 4.2m shares.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
  The owner of Camden Market, Market Tech Holdings, yesterday announced its intention to list on London’s Alternative Investment Market.  
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Matchmaking company Cupid cut its ties with online dating yesterday after the group sold its final three websites Cupid, UniformDating and LoveBeginsAt for £3m, and announced it would pivot its business to become an £18m investment company.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
FOUR founders of leading Indian business consulting and information technology business Infosys have sold $1.1bn (£704m) worth of shares, news of which knocked the company’s shares 4.9 per cent yesterday.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
UK TRADE and Investment, the government department that promotes UK business abroad, yesterday signed two new initiatives to allow British companies to expand into China’s ecommerce market.

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