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Citywire Investment News
- FTSE steady amid caution over Russia sanctions
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0100
(Update) Profits warning hits GlaxoSmithKline. FTSE 100 edges higher despite fear of more punitive EU sanctions against Russia.
- Is it time to harvest income from agricultural land?
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:34:02 +0100
UK farmland prices are expected to continue hitting record highs over the next year, albeit at a slower rate than seen over the last 18 months.
- Trust Insider: a global income newcomer HINTs at its potential
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:27:00 +0100
The global equity income sector only used to have a couple of members but in recent years it has been expanding as new funds have been launched and others have broadened their remits
- Dan Roberts: my top 5 bulletproof divi stocks
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:55:56 +0100
Fidelity Global Dividend fund manager Dan Roberts highlights five stocks he is backing to prosper in a volatile market.
BBC Business News
- PM to check arms export licences
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:27:09 GMT
David Cameron vows to examine outstanding licences for the sale of arms to Russia after claims by MPs that they could breach the terms of an embargo.
- Herbalife dodges "death blow"
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:05:55 GMT
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman fails to land his promised "death blow" on diet shake company, Herbalife.
- Glaxo profits fall hits shares
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:35:03 GMT
GlaxoSmithKline shares fall 6% as the drugs company's profits are hit by a slide in sales and a bribery investigation in China.
- Boeing profits from sales boost
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:30:08 GMT
US aerospace giant Boeing earnings rise 52%, boosted by a "strong" quarter for commercial aircraft sales.
- Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:31:05 GMT
The Netherlands receives the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base.
- VIDEO: Hundreds die in Syria 'deadliest week'
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:31:01 GMT
More than 1,700 people have reportedly been killed in seven days as fighting in Syria intensifies.
- Two deadly blasts hit Nigerian city
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:26:25 GMT
Two blasts targeting an opposition leader and an Islamic cleric have hit the Nigerian city of Kaduna, killing at least 40 people, police say.
- Baby P boss awarded £680,000 payout
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:25:28 GMT
The former head of Haringey children's services Sharon Shoesmith is awarded almost £680,000 for her unfair dismissal claim