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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Tuesday 30 July 2013
Shares in BP tumbled nearly 4 per cent today after the FTSE 100 oil giant hiked its provision for compensation claims from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill by $1.4 billion (£913 million) to $9.6 billion — and warned the final cost could be “significantly higher” as it continues to receive new claims.
Thursday 25 July 2013
Coalition ministers hail signs of ‘healing’, but total output is still below its 2008 peak, as US and Germany power ahead
Sunday 21 July 2013
Thursday 18 July 2013
Employees will each get £75,000 in shares but founder’s ‘super bonus’ has been scrapped
Saturday 13 July 2013
Worries over the US Federal Reserve easing back on money printing left RAB Capital, the hedge fund hammered by an ill-fated bet on Northern Rock, nursing fresh losses last month.
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Intel's desire to break Arm's dominance of the mobile chip market hasn't been any secret. But it is only quite recently that the City has really started to fret about it. Arm shares, flirting with an £11 close in May, have since lost almost a third of their value – a stunning fall.
Monday 08 July 2013
Oil company Gulf Keystone hit back today after major shareholder M&G Recovery Fund lambasted its corporate governance policy.
Tuesday 02 July 2013
The state looks set to take over the bulk of Britain's coal mining industry through a deal by the Government's Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Monday 17 June 2013
Zak Hardaker, who will revert to full-back tonight for Leeds in their rearranged Super League match against Widnes, has insisted he will fight for a starting full-back place for England with the autumn World Cup on the horizon.
Wednesday 12 June 2013
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Tuesday 11 June 2013
Outlook After a spring when most institutional shareholders appeared to be sleeping, a remuneration report has at last been defeated.
Saturday 08 June 2013
If the way to stay young is to keep repeating your mistakes then the London investment community will surely be blessed with perpetual youth if it buys into the flotation of Foxtons.
Friday 07 June 2013
The mobile giant EE has signed up 500,000 customers for its super-fast 4G service in seven months, raising the pressure on rivals including Vodafone, which has pushed back its 4G launch until late summer.
Thursday 06 June 2013
Friday 31 May 2013
Three years after taking the helm at the British retail bell-wether, Marks & Spencer's boss Marc Bolland is still dividing opinion. Most of the debate centres on whether the former Morrisons chief executive has got the gumption to turn around the retailer's clothing arm, and yesterday was no different amid a stream of conflicting opinions from company watchers in the Square Mile.
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