Istanbul aggressively increased its overnight lending rate to 12% from 7.75%
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Thursday 30 May 2013
The power was pulled from National Grid amid fears of a dividend cut as the wider London market also took a tumble yesterday. Vague rumours that the energy company could cut its dividend sent it to the bottom of the benchmark index.
Friday 10 May 2013
Saturday 04 May 2013
Banking giant’s chief executive is racing ahead of schedule with his efforts to reduce costs
Thursday 02 May 2013
Outlook Bank shareholders don't like capital issuances. Investors simply won't buy the equity. That's, at any rate, what we're often told by banks' management teams, as they complain about regulators' demands for them to build up their safety buffers.
Saturday 06 April 2013
"Arab spring" is about to gain a new meaning. The famous French department store, Printemps – spring in French – is about to be taken over by a Qatari consortium for a reported €1.6bn (£1.3bn).
Sunday 24 March 2013
The group behind the DIY chain B&Q will cap a year to forget when it posts a fall in profit this week.
Wednesday 13 February 2013
The housebuilder Crest Nicholson made a triumphant £641m stock-market return as major investors piled into the biggest float of a British company since the launch of the insurer Direct Line last October.
Saturday 02 February 2013
Pinewood has new expansion plan
Saturday 02 February 2013
Global Outlook: Tokyo shut all but two of its 55 nuclear generators when Fukushima blew up
Saturday 26 January 2013
At last, it seems, a banker may be paying a penalty for getting caught up in one of the City’s biggest scandals.
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Morgan Stanley is to cut 1,600 jobs across its global workforce in a move that could result in the loss of hundreds of jobs in the City of London.
Sunday 23 December 2012
Wednesday 19 December 2012
It is clear that the US approach to regulatory reform is not entirely even-handed
Saturday 15 December 2012
Siemens' shock swoop on Invensys' rail signalling business last month has got the City chatting about what other clever deals could be worked up in the new year.
Thursday 13 December 2012
Britain's banks have had a torrid time of late – and deservedly so. Money-laundering, mis-selling and excessive bonuses are just some of the issues that have eroded investor confidence in a sector, that has been up against the wall since 2007.
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George Galloway on Scottish independence: The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
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Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Scottish independence: Britain faces 'constitutional crisis' at next election
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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