The US economy continued to grow in the final quarter of the year, expanding at an annual rate of 3.2 per cent, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
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Wednesday 29 January 2014
Outlook First Standard Chartered, then Experian, and now Sainsbury’s. It’s shaping up to be a year of boardroom upheaval, and it’s still only January. Who next? Well, a little bird tells me Schroders’ veteran chief executive Michael Dobson has sounded out confidants in the City about the idea of him becoming chairman of this granddaddy of fund managers, succeeding 69-year-old Andrew Beeson.
Wednesday 29 January 2014
Justin King will be replaced by commercial director Mike Coupe at Sainsbury's
Tuesday 28 January 2014
Britain's economic output grew at its fastest pace in January since September 2007, the Confederation of British Industry said today
Friday 24 January 2014
Yellow Pages owner Hibu hiked the pay of senior management while the loss-making company was missing loan repayments and heading for collapse
Wednesday 22 January 2014
New chief Andrew Mackenzie confident BHP Billiton can achieve 16% growth in two years
Tuesday 21 January 2014
After battering global shares in consumer goods giants with a profit warning in October, Unilever, the company behind Dove soaps and Lipton iced teas, said there had been a considerable pick-up in countries like India and China.
Tuesday 14 January 2014
Shares of Moss Bros soared to an eight-year high in London trading after the suit hire and retailer unexpectedly said it will boost its dividend.
Pace of economic recovery slowed in December as growth in dominant services sector slipped to six-month low
Monday 06 January 2014
Growth in the dominant services sector slipped to a six-month low as the pace of economic recovery slowed in December, amid predictions that it will ease off over the year to come.
Wednesday 01 January 2014
Our eight experts turned in a bravura performance last year, coming within an ace of dethroning the Indy's tipsters. Had you put £1,000 into each one of their eight stocks your £8,000 would have turned into a whopping £12,181.
Tuesday 31 December 2013
Stock markets around the advanced world rebounded in 2013, despite outbreaks of investor nerves over the tapering of the US Federal Reserve’s monetary stimulus programme.
Sunday 22 December 2013
The worst is over, and predicted catastrophes in the US and EU have not come to pass. But there are still plenty of potential bumps in the road
Tuesday 17 December 2013
A two-day meeting kicks off today at the US Federal Reserve to decide whether to bring to an end to the quantitative easing sooner rather than later.
Friday 13 December 2013
Insurance giant warns its dividend could be cut again and its shares plummet
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Michael O'Leary has admitted that Ryanair has an 'image problem'
Thursday 05 December 2013
Outlook If you thought the wheels of justice grind slowly, wait till you get a load of the Financial Reporting Council.
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