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Citywire Investment News
- Sunday Papers: BoE to launch inquiry over forex fixing claims
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 04:54:24 Z
And WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell has received shares worth almost £23 million as part of the advertising giant?s long-term incentive scheme.
- Saturday Papers: Independent Scotland would lose UK's AAA rating, warns Citigroup
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 03:53:02 Z
And Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia have urged the US Congress to help them buy American natural gas.
- LG manager exits following Global Macro fund closure
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:42:00 Z
Ben Gill took over the fund from David North in 2011, which has underperformed over the past three years.
- Gold dips, FTSE 100 volatile after US jobs data
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:32:00 Z
US labour report seen as supporting Federal Reserve's current pace of stimulus 'tapering'.
BBC Business News
- Co-op Group to boost executive pay
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 11:36:32 GMT
The troubled Co-operative Group is set to award large pay rises and bonuses to its senior staff, it emerges.
- VIDEO: Diamond polishers lose their sparkle
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 00:19:13 GMT
Surat in the Indian state of Gujurat is known as the world's capital of diamond polishing, but fluctuating currencies are threatening business.
- 'Great uncertainty' in tax crackdown
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:33:28 GMT
Government forecasts for what it expects to recoup from closing tax loopholes are vulnerable to "great uncertainty", MPs say.
- VIDEO: On board a $300m superyacht
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:16:12 GMT
Nima Abu Wardeh takes a tour of the most expensive superyacht currently on the market.
- Man charged with arson at mosque
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 12:08:53 GMT
A man is charged with arson and a "racially aggravated" offence following a fire at a mosque in Milton Keynes.
- Spain opera director Mortier dies
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 12:03:36 GMT
Gerard Mortier, who spearheaded an operatic production of Brokeback Mountain at Madrid's Teatro Royal, dies aged 70.
- Plaid 'would not cut top rate tax'
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 12:01:41 GMT
Plaid Cymru is unlikely to make cutting the top rate of tax one of its policies if Wales ever receives income tax varying powers, says its leader.
- Ukraine activists attacked in Crimea
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 11:56:16 GMT
Pro-Ukrainian activists are beaten up by pro-Russian groups at a rally in Crimea amid high tension ahead of next Sunday's secession referendum.