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Citywire Investment News
- Opportunities remain in tech despite recent pullback
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 +0100
With computer giant Microsoft to axe up to 18,000 jobs, the technology sector is once again under the spotlight and raising concern among investors
- Financial stocks drag FTSE into the red
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:18:00 +0100
Aberdeen Asset Management continues to fall on news of loss of big clients. Investors shrug off Lloyds' Libor fine.
- Blacklisted! 10 highlights in Sanlam's UK equity income fund study
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:00:24 +0100
Sanlam Private PI's study has seen a number of changes over the last six months, with several new additions to its black and white lists.
- Emerging banks: Nick Price picks the winners but passes on the also-rans
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:45:28 +0100
AA-rated Fidelity Emerging Markets manager Nick Price highlights some of the emerging world?s best banks, and expresses trepidation about some of its largest.
BBC Business News
- The 'mistake' behind a top handbag firm
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:03:15 GMT
How did Michael Jackson help inspire a handbag firm?
- Nollywood finds its global audience online
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:01:53 GMT
Nigeria's film industry finds new audiences online
- Lloyds fined £218m over Libor
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:22:32 GMT
Lloyds Banking Group is fined £218m for "serious misconduct" relating to key interest rates including Libor.
- Bankers 'must swear oath'
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:05:57 GMT
An oath for bankers should be introduced to raise accountability and standards in banking, says a think tank.
- 'Cut council tax for volunteers'
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:27:57 GMT
Community volunteers in England and Wales should get a 10% discount on their council tax bills, local authorities say.
- Pause NHS privatisation - Labour
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:13:45 GMT
NHS privatisation is "being forced through at pace and scale" says shadow health secretary Andy Burnham, as he calls for it to be halted until after the general election.
- Deadly violence in Gaza and Israel
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:04:25 GMT
Gaza and southern Israel see an upsurge in violence despite a plea by the UN secretary general for a cessation of hostilities.
- 'Unlawful bankers' and new diesel charges - the papers
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:57:45 GMT
Tuesday's papers are full of Bank of England governor Mark Carney's angry words at financiers found guilty of rigging interest rates, and the Times has potential bad news for some drivers.