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Citywire Investment News
- Global markets slump as China's exports slow
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:20:00 Z
(UPDATE) Pound falls as deputy Bank of England governor says further gains would harm the UK's 'rebalancing towards net exports'.
- Bestinvest teams up with The Times for new wealth service
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:45:13 Z
Times Wealth Management will offer readers of the national newspaper four services through an execution-only platform and is desgined to fill the void left by banks exiting the advice market.
- Citi: nothing ?plausible? about Scottish independence
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:21:32 Z
As the debate on Scottish independence rages on Citi has weighed in, saying the nation would probably lose its AAA-rating if it breaks free from the rest of the UK.
- Barclays slashes Sipp charges
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:20:53 Z
Barclays Stockbrokers has reduced the administration charge it imposes on Sipps as the platform price war heats up ahead of new rules.
BBC Business News
- Public pay outstrips private sector
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:19:53 GMT
Public sector workers are paid on average 14.5% more per hour than those in the private sector, according to the Office for National Statistics.
- Mothercare appoints interim boss
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:52:29 GMT
Parenting retailer Mothercare appoints Mark Newton-Jones as interim chief executive after the resignation of Simon Calver in February.
- QR barcodes plan for energy bills
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:08:32 GMT
Energy bills are to come with compulsory Quick Response, or QR, codes to help people switch supplier more easily, the government says.
- Bayern boss admits massive tax fraud
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:03:22 GMT
Uli Hoeness, president of European football champions Bayern Munich, admits in court that he defrauded the German tax authorities of 18m euros (£15m; $25m).
- Second woman is attacked by dog
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:02:11 GMT
A woman is attacked by a dog at the same house at which a man was arrested over a previous dog attack that left a woman with "life-changing" injuries.
- Injured Root out of World Twenty20
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:01:57 GMT
Joe Root will miss the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh after fracturing his thumb in the last one-day international against West Indies.
- Nato jets to monitor Ukraine border
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:56:46 GMT
Nato announces it will deploy Awacs reconnaissance planes in Poland and Romania to monitor the crisis in Ukraine.
- Blakelock 'curled up and screamed'
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:55:49 GMT
PC Keith Blakelock curled up in a ball and screamed for help as a mob hacked him to death during the Broadwater Farm riots, an eyewitness tells the Old Bailey.