The City stockbroker Northland Capital Partners has been thrown into turmoil by the departure of its UK chairman and managing director.
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Thursday 07 January 2010
Michael Page International was in focus last night amid hopes that forecasts would rise as the recovery resuscitates the job market, bearing dividends for staffing companies.
Wednesday 16 December 2009
National Express secured overwhelming support for its £360m rights issue as the Cosmen family backed the move despite public opposition to the strategy, paving the way for a much-needed restructuring of the group.
Saturday 12 December 2009
Wednesday 02 December 2009
Friday 13 November 2009
Friday 30 October 2009
Struggling transport group National Express was slammed by its biggest shareholder today after it ended merger talks with rival Stagecoach.
Sunday 25 October 2009
Stagecoach is putting the final touches to bank financing ready to launch a takeover bid for National Express, the troubled rail franchise which owns the lucrative East Anglian lines.
Saturday 24 October 2009
Raj Rajaratnam, the hedge fund boss arrested in the US on insider dealing charges, was picked up by the authorities as he prepared for a trip to see a number of British companies, it emerged yesterday.
Thursday 24 September 2009
Lloyds Banking Group stood firm last night, as investors bought in after a broker outlined a way ahead without the Government's asset protection scheme (APS).
Sunday 20 September 2009
KBC, the troubled Belgian bank, has put its London brokerage and corporate finance house, KBC Peel Hunt, up for sale with the bank likely to suffer a huge loss on its investment.
Thursday 03 September 2009
So it was the second day after the end of the summer holidays, and traders were struggling to shake off the back-to-work blues. Bank of America-Merrill Lynch yesterday recommended a bit of retail therapy.
Thursday 27 August 2009
Tuesday 25 August 2009
Tuesday 11 August 2009
Rexam overcame a weak market trend last night, firming up after a leading broker weighed in with some words of support. Credit Suisse said the consumer packaging company's stock stood to make gains as the economy strengthened, and switched its stance to "outperform" with a revised target price of 300p, up from 278p previously. The broker added Rexam, whose share price closed 6.4p higher at 231.5p, to its European Focus List, saying the shares were not only trading on attractive multiples but also offered limited downside risk.
Friday 31 July 2009
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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