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BBC Business News

  • Alibaba sets share price at $68
    Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:52:57 GMT
    Chinese online giant Alibaba prices its shares $68 ahead of the start of trading on Friday, making it one of the biggest stock market listings ever.
  • Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps down
    Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:14:29 GMT
    Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz are named as co-chief executives.

FT.com - Financial Markets News

  • SP 500 hits record high after Fed update
    Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:11:12 GMT
    US and European stocks advance but the dollar loses its upward momentum in the wake of the Federal Reserve?s latest policy statement
  • Investors shun US inflation bonds
    Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:12:08 GMT
    A stronger dollar and lower commodity costs negate the need for owning insurance against the risk of rising consumer prices
  • MB gains on leisure tie-up speculation
    Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:09:49 GMT
    MB, the owner of Harvester and All Bar One pub chains, rose 2.5% to 411.9p amid talk it could seek a tie-up with Restaurant Group, which climbed 1.5% to 661.5p

BBC News

  • 'Electoral fraud' in Glasgow probed
    Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:42:37 GMT
    Police investigate allegations of 10 cases of suspected electoral fraud at various polling stations around Glasgow.
  • First results in Scottish referendum
    Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:32:34 GMT
    The first declarations are coming in for the referendum to decide whether Scotland should stay in the UK or become an independent country.
  • Eight dead in Florida house shooting
    Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:21:40 GMT
    A grandfather shot dead his daughter and her six children before taking his own life at a home in Bell, Florida, police say.

Sky Business News


FT.com - Equities

  • SP 500 hits record high after Fed update
    Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:11:12 GMT
    US and European stocks advance but the dollar loses its upward momentum in the wake of the Federal Reserve?s latest policy statement
  • MB gains on leisure tie-up speculation
    Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:09:49 GMT
    MB, the owner of Harvester and All Bar One pub chains, rose 2.5% to 411.9p amid talk it could seek a tie-up with Restaurant Group, which climbed 1.5% to 661.5p
  • Peabody sinks after Goldman downgrade
    Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:55:59 GMT
    Weak Chinese demand and high Australian supply of coal is expected to weigh on the price through the remainder of the year, analysts with Goldman said
  • FTSE?s Scottish stocks higher
    Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:54:30 GMT
    London markets are flat on the day Scotland goes to the polls, but several of the risers in early trade are those based north of the border

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