Istanbul aggressively increased its overnight lending rate to 12% from 7.75%
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Saturday 08 December 2012
Sunday 02 December 2012
Saturday 17 November 2012
Engineering firms topped and tailed the benchmark index yesterday. There was a contrast in fortunes for IMI and Melrose.
Smoke and mirrors? A real boost for Chancellor? Or is £35bn Bank deal just an accounting exercise deal?
Friday 09 November 2012
George Osborne has been accused of resorting to “smoke and mirrors” to give himself a fighting chance of hitting his self-imposed debt reduction targets.
Sunday 21 October 2012
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Four men, including one of the most senior bankers in the City, were today charged with insider trading by the leading finance watchdog.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Only third of massacre-hit mine Lonmin's workforce report for duty as bosses back down from sacking threats
Tuesday 21 August 2012
The South African mine that saw 34 of its workers shot by police suffered further disruption today after only one in five wildcat strikers reported for duty.
Monday 20 August 2012
The South African mine at the centre of the violence that saw 34 people gunned down resumed production today after nearly a third of its staff returned to work.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
International inquiries into the Libor-fixing scandal are soon to result in arrests, it was reported yesterday, but UK authorities still appear to be lagging their international peers.
Sunday 22 July 2012
Chancellor George Osborne faces fresh political embarrassment this week as the nation's number-crunchers condemn the struggling UK economy to a third successive quarter of recession.
Saturday 21 July 2012
There is not much worse than being promised something before it is cruelly snatched away. That's the situation in which unimpressed investors in Resolution found themselves yesterday after the insurance conglomerate cancelled a £250m handout.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
Punters in Drax will be forgiven for wishing politicians would just get their act together. The power station operator has been waiting on tenterhooks for the government to make a decision on green energy subsidies, seen as vital to its future plans and, according to some, its takeover potential.
Thursday 12 July 2012
If anything should go wrong for Jessica Ennis's bid for Olympic gold this summer, she could always consider banking.
Monday 09 July 2012
The Independent on Sunday: Germany ratchets up inquiry into interbank rate deals
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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