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Citywire Investment News
- Overnight Markets: US stocks down on stimulus bets
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:14:56 Z
Investors found few reasons to make big moves and weighed economic data for clues on the timing of Fed stimulus cuts.
- The Expert View: Hargreaves Lansdown, Tesco, Standard Chartered
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:01:00 Z
A round-up of some of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Brewin Dolphin and Sage.
- Citywire Top Stocks Daily News Digest
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 03:48:12 Z
All the news from across the web about the companies featured in Citywire's Top Stocks.
- Thursday Papers: EU fines six groups for rate-fixing
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 03:29:35 Z
And StanChart has warned of its first fall in quarterly profit for a decade due to weakness in its financial markets business and deepening woes at its Korean unit.
BBC Business News
- Plan to increase pension age sooner
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 03:44:23 GMT
The government plans to bring forward the date when the state pension age is raised from 65 to 68, Chancellor George Osborne will announce later.
- Qantas issues profit warning
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 02:30:01 GMT
Australian airline Qantas issues a profit warning, and says "immense challenges" mean 1,000 jobs must be shed.
- Venezuela: Maduro fixes car prices
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 00:01:11 GMT
After legislating on the prices of electronics, toys and clothes, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro signs a decree controlling the prices of cars.
- Should we fear the growth of Huawei?
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 23:57:59 GMT
Should we fear the rise of Chinese telecoms group Huawei?
- Thailand king urges mutual support
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:09:55 GMT
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej urges people to support each other for the country, in a birthday address amid anti-government protests.
- Police and ombudsman 'co-operating'
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:08:13 GMT
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is "co-operating" with the police ombudsman over sensitive information, an inspection report has said.
- VIDEO: One million Greek workers unpaid
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:07:19 GMT
Around one million workers in Greece are going unpaid - some for almost two years.
- Biden in 'direct' China zone talks
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:05:30 GMT
The US and China had "very direct" talks about China's new air defence identification zone, says US Vice-President Joe Biden.