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Citywire Investment News
- Saturday Papers: BlackRock challenges UK pension providers
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:21:50 +0100
And Barclays faces a barrage of shareholder anger over excessive pay following another troubling year for the bank.
- The Expert View: William Hill, Aviva and Ashtead
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:01:00 +0100
Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Songbird Estates and Synergy Health.
- Friday Papers: RBS cleared of forcing clients into insolvency
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:48:40 +0100
And America?s two largest former investment banks report increased earnings but Morgan Stanley's profits rise and Goldman's fall.
- Overnight Markets: SP 500 and Nasdaq rise on earnings
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:45:51 +0100
Shares eked out modest gains as results from General Electric and Morgan Stanley beat estimates.
BBC Business News
- STV quits CBI over referendum stance
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:53:19 GMT
Broadcaster STV becomes the latest company to leave the CBI after the employers' body formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.
- 'Rogue directors' crackdown planned
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:35:24 GMT
People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt to tackle "rogue directors", Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
- HMRC 'plans to share personal data'
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:50:05 GMT
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.
- John Lewis celebrates 150 years
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:47:25 GMT
What's the story of John Lewis' 150 years of success?
- Family car catches fire among lions
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:46:19 GMT
A family is left with nowhere to run when their car catches fire - in the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.
- Syria-held French journalists freed
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:42:33 GMT
Four French journalists held captive in Syria for months have been freed and are in "good health", says President Francois Hollande.
- O'Sullivan beats Hull to progress
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:42:21 GMT
Ronnie O'Sullivan progresses to the World Snooker Championship second round with a 10-4 victory over Robin Hull.
- 'Dozens die' in S Sudan cattle raid
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:37:15 GMT
Dozens of people are killed in a cattle raid in a remote herders' camp in South Sudan's northern Warrap state, local officials say.