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Star Wars
Thursday 16 October 2014
A new film studio which will house the production of “Star Wars: Episode VII”, Marvel's “The Avengers: Age Of Ultron” and “Ant-Man”, opened in London yesterday.  
London Mining
Thursday 16 October 2014
London Mining has entered administration.   
Netflix
Thursday 16 October 2014
Netflix’s share price has been battered this morning, as US stocks continued to struggle.  
More disinflation for the Eurozone
Thursday 16 October 2014
More disinflation for the Eurozone.   The flash estimates were correct and inflation in the Eurozone has slowed to 0.3 per cent in the year to September.  
Airline coffee cup
Thursday 16 October 2014
A new ad for Virgin America is likely to take the prize for the most boring ad ever made, coming in at six, yes six, hours long.
Cigarettes
Thursday 16 October 2014
Tobacco group Philip Morris International got more of its revenues from Europe in the third quarter of this year than it did in Asia.   
Goldman Sachs
Thursday 16 October 2014
Goldman Sachs’ share price flopped in early morning trading, even after the investment bank’s third-quarter earnings and revenue smashed analysts’ expectations.  
London skyline
Thursday 16 October 2014
The UK has received an award from the United Nations for its success in attracting foreign investment.  
Thursday 16 October 2014
Future generations could be short-changed and the public finances put in jeopardy unless the UK takes serious measures to reform the state pension system, according to a report released today by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
Texas Hospital
Thursday 16 October 2014
US health authorities are trying to track down passengers who flew alongside a nurse infected with Ebola on 13 October.  
Ivan Gazidis
Thursday 16 October 2014
Arsenal's head honchos faced a grilling at the club's annual general meeting today, as inquisitive minority shareholders questioned a £3m payment made to majority owner Stan Kroenke's KSE company.
Thursday 16 October 2014
European markets are taking a beating with fears over the global recovery and impact of the Ebola crisis hitting investor confidence.
Tim Cook on stage
Thursday 16 October 2014
We’ve already been treated to a sneak preview of Apple’s new iPads - even if it was by accident - but for eager
Google Nexus 6
Thursday 16 October 2014
Google has revealed its new Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet, as well as the “Nexus Player” TV streaming and gaming device.  
West Africa Deaths
Thursday 16 October 2014
  The number of deaths caused by the Ebola epidemic currently gripping west Africa is steadily rising.   
Thursday 16 October 2014
The Labour party will set out plans to give first-time buyers top priority by handing more powers to local communities in England for new house building.
Computer with Facebook Safety Check on screen
Thursday 16 October 2014
Facebook knows the first thing you do in a crisis is turn to social media.
Warren Buffett
Thursday 16 October 2014
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has reduced its exposure to Tesco, as the troubled supermarket's share price tumbled further.   
Entu
Thursday 16 October 2014
Energy efficiency group Entu is going public with a listing on Aim as it mulls a move into smartphone-controlled heating and lighting products.   
Sky logo on van
Thursday 16 October 2014
BSkyB has reported a good start to its financial year after ear-marking £5.3bn for Sky Deutschland and Sky Itali
Thursday 16 October 2014
WH Smith has achieved a pre-tax profit of £112m for the year ended 31 August, up nine per cent from the previous year.
pharmaceuticals and drugs in a trolley
Thursday 16 October 2014
The billion-pound deal between AbbVie and Shire could be over.
Thursday 16 October 2014
  The fear stalking global markets escalated yesterday as traders fled risky assets for safe haven investments to weather the turmoil.     
Thursday 16 October 2014
Aldermore's advisers approached investors with a cut-price offer in a last- ditch bid to save the challenger bank’s stock market float, but failed to pick up enough sales, City A.M. understands.  
Thursday 16 October 2014
THE BANK of England should increase interest rates now because the economy is growing rapidly and inflationary pressures are threatening, policymaker Martin Weale said last night.
Thursday 16 October 2014
THE FRIEZE Art Festival in Regent’s Park, running until Saturday, brings together collect­ions from more than 160 galleries including works from Eric Bainbridge, Lee Kit and Tho­mas Demand (pictured).
Thursday 16 October 2014
British banks face another nine months of rows with the European authorities and could end up in a fierce legal battle, after the European Bank­ing Authority (EBA) yesterday claimed they were in breach of new EU rules on bonuses.
Thursday 16 October 2014
UNEMPLOYMENT fell to six per cent from 6.2 per cent in the three months to the end of August, marking the fastest annual decline since records began in 1972 and the lowest rate of joblessness since 2008.
Thursday 16 October 2014
The fallout from US drug giant AbbVie’s decision late on Tuesday evening to reconsider its $54bn (£32bn) takeover of Shire yesterday wiped over £8bn off the value of the British firm, and causing hedge funds banking on a successful deal to lose
Thursday 16 October 2014
US chipmaker Qualcomm swooped in with a successful £1.57bn offer to buy British tech firm CSR yesterday, fending off rival Microchip whose bids had been repeatedly rebuffed by CSR’s board.  
Thursday 16 October 2014
BG Group's new chief executive Helge Lund has been offered a “competitive” pay package which could see him earn up to £14m on an annual basis.
Thursday 16 October 2014
Uber, the smartphone taxi app, has been referred to HM Revenue & Customers by London’s taxi and minicab regulator Transport for London (TfL).
Thursday 16 October 2014
POUNDLAND has bolstered its board after hiring the chief executive of packaging group DS Smith and the finance director of pub group Mitchells & Butlers as non-executive directors.
Thursday 16 October 2014
Balfour Beatty’s newly app­ointed chief executive Leo Quinn yesterday promised to put a stop to “surprises” at the troubled construction firm.  
Thursday 16 October 2014
Competition in the banking market has started to gather steam, with increasing numbers of customers changing their main bank account, according to industry data published yesterday.
Thursday 16 October 2014
RBS CHIEF Ross McEwan has shed more light on the bank’s troubled relationship with the Treasury, in a Q&A session with investors.
Larry Fink
Thursday 16 October 2014
BlackRock boss Larry Fink moved to exploit upheaval at rival Pimco yesterday by lauding his group’s own bond offering, as its fixed-income assets ballooned by $11bn.
Thursday 16 October 2014
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Baml) posted a tiny pre-tax profit for the third quarter, as the giant lender was still reeling from its record $17bn (£10.7bn) fine for bad behaviour in the mortgage market.
Thursday 16 October 2014
Online video streaming giant Netflix disappointed investors with quarterly subscriber growth below its own forecast and lower profit forecasts for the next quarter, due to the impact of its price hike for new customers in April.
Thursday 16 October 2014
London house prices could already be falling, according to figures rel­eased yesterday by estate agents Haart.
Thursday 16 October 2014
LONDON mayor Boris Johnson yesterday stood up for foreign investment into London, dispelling claims that they were in part to blame for the property crisis as “absolute rubbish”.
Thursday 16 October 2014
LORD Freud, a government minister in the department of work and pensions, was forced to apologise yesterday for appearing to suggest that disabled people were “not worth” the full £6.50 an hour minimum wage.
Thursday 16 October 2014
MICROSOFT founder Bill Gates has drawn attention to what he considers some “important flaws” in Thomas Piketty’s best-selling book, Capital in the 21st Century.
Thursday 16 October 2014
CHALLENGER bank Secure Trust recorded strong lending growth in the third quarter, yesterday reporting an increase in hiring new staff to keep expanding.
Thursday 16 October 2014
VENERABLE private bank Arbuthnot reported a healthy flow of new clients yesterday, sending the group’s shares up sharply.
Thursday 16 October 2014
IMPERIAL Innovations, the Aim-listed commercialisation firm founded by Imperial College London, saw its profits soar seven-fold lifted by proceeds from four initial public offerings (IPO) of firms under its investment.
Thursday 16 October 2014
INFLATION in Germany remained steady in September, but was still undershooting the European Central Bank’s target.
Thursday 16 October 2014
CITY workers are increasingly keen to take advantage of the economic recovery and jump to a new firm, recruiters Robert Walters said yesterday.
Thursday 16 October 2014
THE UK will miss a key legally-binding energy emissions target in 2050 unless it builds a new Hinkley Point nuclear power station every three years, the former environment secretary Owen Paterson MP claimed last night.
Thursday 16 October 2014
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