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Monday newspaper round-up: Phones 4u, Alibaba, Lloyds, Royal Bank of Scotland

Monday newspaper round-up: Phones 4u, Alibaba, Lloyds, Royal Bank of Scotland

Mon, 22 September 2014

Mobile operator EE is set to takeover about 60 shops from the stricken retailer Phones 4u, in a move that will save hundreds of jobs, The Guardian reports. Phones 4u entered administration last week, ... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Lloyds, Marks&Spencer, Oil explorers

Sunday newspaper round-up: Lloyds, Marks&Spencer, Oil explorers

Sun, 21 September 2014

Lloyds Banking Group is considering moving its legal home to England from Scotland even after the Scots voted against leaving the UK, the Mail on Sunday reported. Lloyds had said it would move if Scot... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Scottish referendum, Diageo, Alibaba...

Friday newspaper round-up: Scottish referendum, Diageo, Alibaba...

Fri, 19 September 2014

"Alex Salmond's dream of Scottish independence was dashed today after voters threw their support behind the United Kingdom in a result that promises to bury the separation issue for at least a generat... [more]

Thursday tips round-up: Smiths Group, Dignity

Thursday tips round-up: Smiths Group, Dignity

Thu, 18 September 2014

Shares of Smiths Group took a hit after the company announced that strength in sterling had knocked 8% off its operating profits for the year ended in July and that one of its five business units was ... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Scottish independence referendum, Bank of England, Federal Reserve

Thursday newspaper round-up: Scottish independence referendum, Bank of England, Federal Reserve

Thu, 18 September 2014

Thursday’s independence referendum is Scotland’s “day of destiny”, claims The Scotsman. After two and a half years of campaigning, Scotland has to decide whether it will remain... [more]

Wednesday paper round-up: Scotland independence, Phones 4U, House prices...

Wed, 17 September 2014

The funding of the NHS and the future constitution of the UK were at the centre of debate on Tuesday, as the referendum on Scottish independence edges closer. Labour leader Ed Miliband was in Edinburg... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Pound, Scotland independence, China

Tue, 16 September 2014

Hedge funds have sold $100bn of sterling over the past month. Hedge funds have sold $100bn of sterling over the past month. Analysts are now warning that the Bank of England may have little choice but... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Queen, LSE, SABMiller

Mon, 15 September 2014

The Queen has broken her silence about the potential break-up of the United Kingdom by warning Scots to think “very carefully about the future” before casting their votes in the independen... [more]

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Sunday newspaper round-up: RBS, Scottish independence, Prudential

Sun, 14 September 2014

Royal Bank of Scotland could have a pension funding gap of up to 5.6bn pounds if Scotland votes to leave the UK, the Sunday Times reported. Other companies such as Lloyds Banking Group and BP would al... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Russian sanctions, Scottish referendum, Minecraft...

Fri, 12 September 2014

BP and ExxonMobil could be caught up in the escalating trade war between Russia and the West today when a fresh round of economic sanctions are announced. Rosneft and Gazprom, the state controlled ene... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Scottish independence, Saudi oil, Sports Direct...

Thu, 11 September 2014

The financial implications of a yes vote for Scottish independence came under intense scrutiny as home owners were warned it would be harder get a mortgage and Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Bankin... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Scottish referendum, Apple, UK energy...

Wed, 10 September 2014

Buckingham Palace has taken the unprecedented step of warning politicians not to drag the Queen into the battle over Scottish independence. In unusually forceful language betraying signs of irritation... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Scottish referendum, Google, Climate change

Tue, 09 September 2014

Gordon Brown was parachuted in to save the Union last night after a new poll put the Yes and No campaigns neck and neck before next week’s Scottish referendum. The former prime minister became t... [more]

Tuesday share tips: UK house builders, ABF

Tue, 09 September 2014

Some of the froth has come off the housing market, but home prices have hardly crashed and the largest firms continue to offer attractions for investors. Indeed, shares in the seven largest builders h... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: BP, Morrisons, UK equities

Mon, 08 September 2014

BP is preparing for a long legal battle that could delay for several years the financial impact of Thursday's court ruling that it acted with gross negligence and wilful misconduct in the Deepwater Ho... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Scottish independence, UK banks, Iraq...

Mon, 08 September 2014

Scottish independence is expected to knock up to 10% off the value of sterling, taking it back to levels last seen when Britain was in recession. Nervous traders have already begun to sell the pound i... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: BP, Tesco, Argentina

Fri, 05 September 2014

Tesco’s new chief executive has said he wants to take the troubled retailer back to its core values, and warned that would involve changes among management. In a video posted by Tesco on YouTube... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Scottish independence, Balfour Beatty, Standard Life...

Thu, 04 September 2014

Goldman Sachs has warned that the UK could fall into a eurozone-style crisis if Scotland votes for independence later this month. In some of the most bleak predictions economists have made about indep... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: ISIS, Ukraine, Scottish independence...

Wed, 03 September 2014

Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) released a video tonight claiming to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff and threatening a British hostage with a si... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Scotland, Boris Island, Supermarkets

Tue, 02 September 2014

Scotland is within touching distance of independence, according to a poll for The Times which reveals that Alex Salmond's campaign to leave the United Kingdom needs only three more points to claim vic... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Barclays, BP, RAC...

Mon, 01 September 2014

Barclays is selling its Spanish banking operations to CaixaBank as part of plans to shrink its European divisions. CaixaBank, Spain's third-largest lender, will pay €800m (£632m) in cash fo... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Tesco, ITV, Glaxo

Sun, 31 August 2014

Harris Associates, the US investment fund that has been one of Tesco's biggest and most loyal shareholders, has sold almost two thirds of its stake because it thinks the supermarket group has become t... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: AA, Iron ore prices, Ocado...

Fri, 29 August 2014

Shareholder groups last night warned of a corporate governance breakdown at the AA after chief executive Chris Jansen resigned two months after its stock market float. The roadside assistance firm dec... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Scottish independence, UK economy, Apple...

Thu, 28 August 2014

More than a hundred Scottish business leaders wanted to sign a letter backing the Union but stayed silent because they feared "consequences" from the SNP Government, it has been claimed. Gavin Hewitt,... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Petrofac Ltd. 1,062.00 1.34 10:50
TUI Travel 388.80 1.30 10:54
IMI 1,333.00 0.83 10:54
Admiral Group 1,243.00 0.73 10:54
SSE 1,533.00 0.66 10:52

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Tesco 211.25 -7.99 10:54
Rio Tinto 3,082.50 -3.04 10:54
Glencore 348.80 -2.96 10:54
Anglo American 1,431.50 -2.75 10:54
Sainsbury (J) 276.90 -2.60 10:54