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Citywire Investment News

  • SJP soft-closes Asante and Wood funds
    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:28:46 +0100
    St James?s Place has shut its portfolios run by First State?s Jonathan Asante and JO Hambro?s John Wood to new money.
  • Mohammed El Erian: life after Pimco
    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:28:30 +0100
    Ex-Pimco chief Mohammed El-Erian has said he has no immediate plans to go back into the world of investment and may even opt to find a new career post his shock exit from bond giant Pimco.

BBC Business News

  • Amazon and HBO sign streaming deal
    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:56:10 GMT
    US customers of streaming service Amazon Prime will be able to stream such TV shows as The Sopranos and The Wire thanks to a new deal with subscription channel HBO.
  • Bank raises UK growth forecast
    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:46:02 GMT
    The Bank of England raises its estimate of economic growth in the first quarter of the year and a CBI survey indicates robust growth in the manufacturing sector.
  • FA hit by drop in broadcast money
    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:28:53 GMT
    The Football Association was hit by a 34m drop in broadcasting rights income last season compared with 2011-12.

BBC News

  • Turkey: Armenia killings 'inhumane'
    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:22:26 GMT
    Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offers condolences for the first time for the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule during WWI.
  • Russia in new Ukraine attack threat
    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:19:07 GMT
    Russia will respond to any attack on its interests in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says, drawing a parallel with the 2008 Georgia war.
  • Coulson 'did not cover anything up'
    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:18:42 GMT
    Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson tells the phone-hacking trial he did not "cover anything up" following the arrest of the paper's royal editor Clive Goodman in 2006.
  • DR Congo train in deadly derailment
    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:18:40 GMT
    At least 63 people have been killed after a freight train overloaded with passengers derailed in Katanga in south-eastern DR Congo, officials say.

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