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  • Alstom shares jump on GE bid report
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:26:18 GMT
    Shares in French engineering company Alstom jump after a report that US multinational General Electric is in talks to buy Alstom for $13bn.
  • Barclays wins pay package vote
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:24:31 GMT
    Barclays shareholders vote to approve the bank's remuneration package, which includes higher bonuses despite a 30% fall in profits.
  • London Market Report
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:09:49 GMT
    Well-received updates from AstraZeneca and Anglo American help to push the FTSE 100 higher.

FT.com - Financial Markets News

  • Watch out for Chinese deflation exports
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:37:55 GMT
    GDP deflator, a wider inflation guide than consumer prices index, fell to 0.4% year-on-year. This follows producer prices falling for 25th month in row
  • SGX and ICE signal hopes for closer ties
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:18:42 GMT
    The possibility of collaboration between Singapore exchange and IntercontinentalExchange could provide a platform for a future merger
  • Bond exit likely for Japan pension fund
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:29:57 GMT
    Yasuhiro Yonezawa, new chairman of the Government Pension Investment Fund, accepts the fund needs to cut its holdings of Japanese government bonds

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BBC News

  • Crime falls 15% in England and Wales
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:30:39 GMT
    Overall crime in England and Wales falls by 15% in 2013, an official survey shows - but there are signs, according to police figures, of rises in certain categories.
  • Barclays wins pay package vote
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:24:31 GMT
    Barclays shareholders vote to approve the bank's remuneration package, which includes higher bonuses despite a 30% fall in profits.
  • Israel to suspend Palestinian talks
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:04:32 GMT
    Israel has suspended peace talks with the Palestinians in response to a unity deal between the rival Hamas and Fatah factions.
  • New Russia drills after Ukraine raid
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:01:22 GMT
    Russia announces new military exercises on its border with Ukraine, after Kiev orders troops to move against separatists in the east.

Sky Business News


FT.com - Equities

  • Watch out for Chinese deflation exports
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:37:55 GMT
    GDP deflator, a wider inflation guide than consumer prices index, fell to 0.4% year-on-year. This follows producer prices falling for 25th month in row
  • Bid news lifts European share markets
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:21:21 GMT
    Shares in French train and power plant builder Alstom surge following a report General Electric is considering a blockbuster bid worth more than $13bn
  • Investors renew interest in commodities
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:15:18 GMT
    The asset class is seen as a way for portfolio diversification as raw materials are not in step with equities or the dollar for the first time in years

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