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Citywire Investment News
- Lloyds to sell remaining 21% stake in SJP
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:45:21 Z
Lloyds is to sell its remaining 21% stake in St. James's Place, the bank has confirmed in a statement to the market.
- Royal Mail: divi or growth stock for 2014?
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:43:19 Z
Royal Mail is one of the biggest share success stories of the year, but can it represent the next big dividend play in your clients? portfolios?
- Take our survey for exclusive access to the Wealth Manager Pay Report 2014
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:30:00 Z
Registered readers of Wealth Manager can secure exclusive access to our annual Pay Report, offering key insight into the level, structures and ranges of pay in UK discretionary management.
- Is it time to trim US equities as valuations soar?
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:28:42 Z
US equities are surging - should that be a sell signal as valuations rise too?
BBC Business News
- EADS confirms 5,800 job losses
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:27:09 GMT
Aerospace and defence giant EADS says it will cut 5,800 jobs as a fall in governments' military spending begins to bite.
- Food price rise alert for Scotland
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:49:19 GMT
Some of the UK's biggest supermarkets may consider increasing their prices north of the border, should Scotland vote for independence next year.
- Universal Credit 'not a debacle'
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:29:46 GMT
Iain Duncan Smith rejects claims his flagship welfare policy will be a "debacle" and insists the IT system underpinning it "seems to be absolutely fine".
- Supermarket for low-income families
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:15:01 GMT
A members-only supermarket for people on welfare support has begun trading, offering heavily-discounted products supplied by major retailers.
- F1 to double points for final race
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 19:09:13 GMT
Formula 1 will award double points at the final race from 2014 and introduce a cost cap from 2015 among a number of changes.
- DJ Campbell held in fixing probe
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:56:40 GMT
Former Premier League footballer DJ Campbell is among six people questioned in connection with allegations of fixing in football matches.
- Boy, three, found in pond dies
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:54:16 GMT
A three-year-old boy dies in hospital after he was found in a garden pond near Llangollen.
- Putin amnesty may free Greenpeace 30
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:46:03 GMT
An amnesty drafted by Russia's President Putin could free the two jailed Pussy Riot protesters and the Greenpeace Arctic 30 campaigners.