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BBC Business News

  • Airport expansion 'critical' for UK
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:43:31 GMT
    A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
  • China factory growth misses forecast
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:13:05 GMT
    China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.
  • High-powered hairdryers under threat
    Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:01:07 GMT
    High-powered hairdryers are on a list of household electrical items the EU is considering banning in an attempt to curb energy consumption.

FT.com - Financial Markets News

  • Fed ignores likelihood of lower growth
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 05:05:28 GMT
    Labour market dynamics and low productivity will limit US GDP growth potential in the long run to an average 2% a year rather than the historical 3%
  • Debt fund trio raise $73bn in five years
    Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:50:47 GMT
    The 30 biggest debt funds raised a total of $318bn over the past five years, almost unchanged from a year ago. All but one are US-based.
  • Emaar?s Dubai IPO marks regional revival
    Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:03:06 GMT
    The group has set the listing for October, in what could be the largest share sale in the United Arab Emirates since the financial crisis

BBC News

  • Nato 'massive opportunity' for Wales
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:21:55 GMT
    The Nato summit in Newport is a "massive opportunity" for Wales' economy, the director of the Celtic Manor resort says.
  • Poland commemorates WW2 invasion
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:20:00 GMT
    Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the Nazi invasion that sparked World War Two, with a wreath-laying ceremony attended by the prime minister.
  • Protesters storm Pakistan state TV
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:18:58 GMT
    Pakistan's national television channel is taken off air after anti-government protesters storm the state broadcaster's offices.
  • Coalition locked in terror aim talks
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:17:18 GMT
    Negotiations between Conservatives and Lib Dems are to continue ahead of the unveiling of a new plan to tackle the threat of Islamic extremists.

Sky Business News


FT.com - Equities

  • Rate decisions to provide week?s focus
    Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:20:16 GMT
    Inflation at a five-year low of 0.3%, combined with Mario Draghi?s comments have led analysts to expect the tone of the ECB to be overly dovish
  • Margins: the new normal
    Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:31:13 GMT
    Very high margins have often coincided with bad times to own stocks. But the links between the market, fundamentals and time are loose
  • SP 500 ends week at record high
    Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:16:59 GMT
    US stocks go into the long weekend break at record highs as talk of further policy easing by the European Central Bank offsets worries over Ukraine

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