Istanbul aggressively increased its overnight lending rate to 12% from 7.75%
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Tuesday 17 September 2013
Barclays is continuing to fight the City watchdog’s attempt to fine it £50m over the Qatari fundraising that staved off a taxpayer-funded bailout during the financial crisis.
Monday 16 September 2013
Making money from finding shiny diamonds in the ground is as hard as the shiny gems as the miners try to find. Costs have to be tightly controlled for a miner to make a good profit. But analysts think Petra Diamonds has managed just that. So although earnings might be a little behind the same time last year when it reports its full year results today, Rob Broke, analyst at Westhouse, maintains his Add recommendation. He thinks the company’s “respectable cost control” has made it still an attractive stock. Numis expects its results to be in line with expectations and thinks the “diamond market remains firm.”
Friday 13 September 2013
Laundry business boosts Photo-Me
Sunday 01 September 2013
Finance chief with Zurich Insurance was unhappy with high-profile chairman who has since resigned
Thursday 29 August 2013
Josef Ackermann, the chairman of Switzerland’s top-ranking Zurich Insurance Group and a former head of Deutsche Bank, has stepped down with immediate effect following the suspected suicide of the company’s chief financial officer.
Sunday 25 August 2013
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will be forced to defend his flagship policy of ‘forward guidance’ this week as markets bet on a faster fall in unemployment than the central bank predicts.
Saturday 24 August 2013
The price that African oil explorer Afren got for its Lion Gas plant failed to keep investors happy and they headed for the exit yesterday.
Slavery in the City: Death of 21-year-old intern Moritz Erhardt at Merrill Lynch sparks furore over long hours and macho culture at banks
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Young German worked until 6am for three consecutive days before collapse at home in east London
Sunday 18 August 2013
The new powerhouse of world mining, Glencore Xstrata, will unveil its first set of half-year results next week with analysts expecting bumper profits approaching $6bn (£3.8bn).
Sunday 04 August 2013
New Bank of England guidance policy could see interest rates held for foreseeable future
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Two former RP Martin brokers appeared in court yesterday before a trial into the alleged manipulation of the London interbank offered rate.
Friday 26 July 2013
The demise of Yellow Pages (I refuse to use its awful new names) will be studied by MBA students for decades as a case study of corporate insanity. Few businesses have been so badly run for so many years.
Sunday 21 July 2013
BSkyB investors will be eager to see whether the pay-TV giant announces another big share buyback or if it wants to conserve cash for its Premier League football war with BT.
Wednesday 10 July 2013
Miners managed to dig themselves out yesterday after weeks of being in the red as the US bellwether Alcoa reported better than expected results. The aluminium producer is the first to report earnings in the US each quarter, and beat expectations this time around. This, combined with better economic news across the board, a rise in metal prices and news of falling Chinese production costs sent metal miners soaring.
Friday 31 May 2013
Anti-capitalist protesters blocked streets leading to the European Central Bank in Germany in protests over austerity cutbacks.
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
- 1 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 2 Russian officials ban yoga because it's too much like a religious cult
- 3 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 4 Ginger Pride festival to take place next summer, organisers say 'time of bullying gingers is over'
- 5 Facebook rainbow profile pictures likely being tracked by social network