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Citywire Investment News
- Overnight Markets: US stocks down on stimulus bets
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:14:56 Z
Investors found few reasons to make big moves and weighed economic data for clues on the timing of Fed stimulus cuts.
- The Expert View: Hargreaves Lansdown, Tesco, Standard Chartered
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:01:00 Z
A round-up of some of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Brewin Dolphin and Sage.
- Citywire Top Stocks Daily News Digest
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 03:48:12 Z
All the news from across the web about the companies featured in Citywire's Top Stocks.
- Thursday Papers: EU fines six groups for rate-fixing
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 03:29:35 Z
And StanChart has warned of its first fall in quarterly profit for a decade due to weakness in its financial markets business and deepening woes at its Korean unit.
Citywire Money, Tax and Property
- Investors sunk £14m into Brazilian property 'black hole'
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:11:00 Z
Liquidated company behind a footballer-fronted scheme promised 30% returns but never started building
- UK ?absolutely not? in housing bubble, claims A-rated manager
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 12:34:10 Z
Jonathan Ingram, the Citywire A-rated co-manager of the JP Morgan UK Dynamic fund, has dismissed fears that the country?s property market is in dangerous territory.
- 'Rip-off' valuation fees hurt buyers and surveyors
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 12:29:39 +0100
An inquiry into property valuations has been launched amid complaints that lenders are exploiting borrowers and surveyors.
- 5 tales of house price rises
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:42:08 +0100
All the house price data are pointing to rises in property values. But why is it happening and how long will it last?
BBC Business News
- Renault-Dongfeng in $1.3bn venture
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:29:34 GMT
China's government gives the go-ahead for a $1.3bn joint venture between French car maker Renault and state-owned Dongfeng.
- Plan to increase pension age sooner
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 03:44:23 GMT
The government plans to bring forward the date when the state pension age is raised from 65 to 68, Chancellor George Osborne will announce later.
- Qantas issues profit warning
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 02:30:01 GMT
Australian airline Qantas issues a profit warning, and says "immense challenges" mean 1,000 jobs must be shed.
- Venezuela: Maduro fixes car prices
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 00:01:11 GMT
After legislating on the prices of electronics, toys and clothes, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro signs a decree controlling the prices of cars.
- 'Ghost' tram in Princes Street test
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:41:11 GMT
One of Edinburgh's new trams completes the first run along the city's most famous shopping street in a night time test.
- Storm brings fear of wind and floods
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:26:48 GMT
There is severe travel disruption in Scotland as high winds hit the UK, with flooding predicted for eastern England later.
- Fifa asks World Cup protesters for calm
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:17:22 GMT
Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke appeals to dissenting Brazilians to get behind next summer's World Cup.
- Thailand king urges mutual support
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:09:55 GMT
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej urges people to support each other for the country, in a birthday address amid anti-government protests.