Rupert Murdoch is set to cut another of his links with Britain when shares in News Corporation cease trading on the London Stock Exchange at the end of next month.
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Monday 21 September 2009
AstraZeneca has penned a licensing deal with a US biotechnology group that could see the UK’s second biggest drugs group pay up to $735m for two constipation treatments.
Wednesday 19 August 2009
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Wednesday 01 April 2009
US officials in Florida today seized a 56-foot sports fishing boat belonging to disgraced Wall Street financier Bernard Madoff, which was docked at a local marina, a marina employee said.
Thursday 12 March 2009
Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty today to charges he orchestrated the biggest financial swindle in Wall Street history, cheating investors out of billions of dollars in a fraud that shocked the public and drew demands for stricter regulations.
Thursday 08 January 2009
An investigation was launched today into the British activities of alleged multi-billion-pound fraudster Bernard Madoff.
Monday 15 December 2008
Financial giants revealed potential losses of almost £4 billion today as they joined a queue of investors caught up in an alleged fraud by investment manager Bernard Madoff.
Friday 01 August 2008
Tullett Prebon last night admitted it was in merger talks with rival GFI Group to create one of the two largest interdealer brokers in the world.
Friday 27 June 2008
The London Stock Exchange has fired a broadside in the battle for domination in European shares trading, as it prepares to launch an electronic trading platform with Lehman Brothers which will go head-to-head with rivals from September.
Friday 06 June 2008
The price war among the exchanges in Europe intensified yesterday as the transatlantic powerhouse NYSE Euronext slashed its fees to help repel competition from three rival markets preparing to launch this year.
Sunday 23 March 2008
Shares in the London Stock Exchange (LSE) crashed to a near-52-week low on Friday ahead of a trading statement this week that will show the extent to which the credit crunch is biting into revenues.
Sunday 03 February 2008
The Qatar Investment Authority is understood to want to increase its stake in the London Stock Exchange, possibly by trying to buy the holding owned by its rival, the Dubai Borse. Sources close to the exchange say that Qatar, which owns a 14 per cent shareholding, is interested in picking up Dubai's 20 per cent stake, which it bought last year from Nasdaq after the US exchange's failed bid for the LSE.
Monday 10 July 2006
Roger Draper, chief executive of the Lawn Tennis Association, soon hopes to secure a deal with the leading American coach Brad Gilbert to oversee the next phase of Andy Murray's career.
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