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  • Homeowners could buy more state pension
    Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:57:48 +0100
    Health minister Paul Burstow says pensioners should be allowed to use the equity in their homes to buy more state pension.

BBC Business News

  • Disabled face 'living costs penalty'
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:40:00 GMT
    People with disabilities face a "premium" of £550 a month owing to extra transport, insurance and living costs, a charity has claimed, prompting a commission to be launched.
  • Russia's surprise interest rate rise
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:33:00 GMT
    Russia's central bank has unexpectedly said it will raise its key bank interest rate over concerns about inflation and "geopolitical tension".
  • Coach firm collapse affects hundreds
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:21:24 GMT
    A coach company goes into administration with the loss of 89 jobs and a knock-on effect on hundreds of customer bookings.

FT.com - Financial Markets News

  • Europe dips despite new SP 500 record
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:33:58 GMT
    Asian bourses higher after record Wall Street close buoyed by corporate earnings, with Japanese stocks brushing off data showing fall in inflation
  • Investors dump high-yield bond funds
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:33:57 GMT
    Flight of retail investors out of the products funds is accelerating, with weekly outflows reaching $4.8bn ? the highest in over a year
  • FTSE 100 banks follow RBS higher
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:45:44 GMT
    Part-nationalised lender says its first-half pre-tax profit will double year on year to £2.7bn with lower impairment losses in the period
  • Market mania: a guide to hot assets
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:17:03 GMT
    From spotting the early signs to timing your exit, profiting from market bubbles is a tricky business that most avoid

Citywire News

  • Is shorting shares ethical?
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:14:52 +0100
    Five financial experts debate the pros and cons of selling shares 'short' to make a profit.
  • Tech stock hiccup is a welcome pause for breath
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:20:57 +0100
    David Sandham explains why the spring sell-off in technology equities represents a healthy 'correction' rather than heralding a repeat of the dotcom crash at the start of the century.
  • 4 pension perks you don't want to lose
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:39:19 +0100
    Savers who strip out their pension under the new retirement rules need to check they won't be losing one of these four key benefits.

BBC News

  • Ceasefire aim as Gaza deaths top 800
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:40:36 GMT
    Efforts to secure a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas are intensifying as the death toll in the 18-day-old conflict passes 800.
  • Big crowds head for day two at Games
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:38:15 GMT
    Large crowds descend on Commonwealth Games venues as the second day of competition takes place amid an ongoing heatwave in Glasgow.
  • S Leone hunts seized Ebola patient
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:33:29 GMT
    A hunt is launched in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, for a woman with Ebola who was forcibly removed from hospital by her relatives.

Sky Business News


FT.com - Equities

  • Europe dips despite new SP 500 record
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:33:58 GMT
    Asian bourses higher after record Wall Street close buoyed by corporate earnings, with Japanese stocks brushing off data showing fall in inflation
  • FTSE 100 banks follow RBS higher
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:45:44 GMT
    Part-nationalised lender says its first-half pre-tax profit will double year on year to £2.7bn with lower impairment losses in the period
  • Market mania: a guide to hot assets
    Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:17:03 GMT
    From spotting the early signs to timing your exit, profiting from market bubbles is a tricky business that most avoid

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