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Tuesday 23 March 2010
Saturday 06 March 2010
Friday 05 March 2010
The semiconductors group Arm received a boost last night as traders eyed the benefits of the recent weakness in the pound.
Tuesday 23 February 2010
A rare copy of the first comic book featuring Superman sold for one million US dollars, smashing the previous record price for a comic book.
Tuesday 19 January 2010
The mining industry helped to support the FTSE 100 last night, with Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation advancing by almost 4 per cent as metals prices improved.
Monday 11 January 2010
Tuesday 05 January 2010
US food giant Kraft stepped up its pursuit of UK rival Cadbury today by pledging to sweeten the cash part of its £10 billion takeover offer.
Saturday 02 January 2010
There was at least a little cheer over the last few days of what has been a largely forgettable year for the US economy as the country's jobless rate dropped to a 17-month low.
Friday 01 January 2010
Recovery hopes lured the bulls into the housing sector yesterday, with Bellway rising by more than six per cent in the London market's final session of the decade.
Saturday 12 December 2009
Thursday 10 December 2009
Japan yesterday radically downgraded its growth estimates for the third quarter, raising the spectre that the Japanese economy could slip into recession again.
Tuesday 01 December 2009
Dubai stocks hit a second day of turbulence today despite a restructuring plan from its debt-engulfed investment arm.
Sunday 29 November 2009
While most of us only ever think about foreign exchange rates when we're queuing at the bureau de change or planning holidays abroad, some UK investors are tempted to try their hands at trading currency markets online. But for the unwary, gambling on foreign exchange carries a risk of making big losses.
Friday 27 November 2009
Worries over Dubai's ability to pay its debts come after years of expansion fuelled by cheap money - bringing a huge potential headache for UK banks.
Thursday 26 November 2009
Debt-swamped Dubai today asked for a six-month reprieve on paying its bills, causing a drop on world markets.
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