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- Russia pushes up interest rates
Russia’s central bank has raised its benchmark interest rate and warned of the risks of geopolitical tensions on the rouble and inflation
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 2:09 pm
- Caixabank’s rise points to sector rally
Investors send shares up sharply on news of banking group’s rise in quarterly profits and the second consecutive drop in its bad loan ratio
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 1:51 pm
- Escaping poor cash savings rates
Would switching into stocks and shares be unwise and expensive?
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 1:22 pm
- RBS chief optimistic on Ulster Bank
Ross McEwan explores opportunities for RBS’s subsidiary across the Irish Sea despite it costing the bank £15bn over the past five years
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 11:37 am
- Former Banco Espírito Santo head detained
Ricardo Salgado, former executive chairman, questioned as part of investigation into alleged tax evasion and money laundering and released on €3m bail
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 8:42 am
- Going for gold: 7 wealth managers' top Commonwealth picks
With the Commonwealth Games now in full swing, we asked seven wealth managers which of the competing countries they would choose to invest in.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 11:16 am
- China trust suspended after manager goes AWOL
Trading in the £66 million ARC Capital fund has been suspended amid a breakdown in communication between its investment manager and board.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 11:01 am
- Rule or tool: Should you override a suitability risk profiler?
Coutts’s recent warning to clients that it must check the suitability of portfolios pre-retail distribution review (RDR) serves as a stark reminder that the sector continues to grapple with this profound issue.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 10:50 am
- RBS soars on profits surprise and UK recovery
RBS delights the City with a fall in bad debts as the UK economy achieves the 'milestone' of growing beyond pre-crisis levels.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 10:21 am
- UK GDP rises 0.8% to above 2008 high
UK GDP rose 0.8% in the second quarter of the year or 3.1% over the last 12 months according to the first estimate of growth
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 9:55 am
- RBS shares surge on surprise profit
Shares in Royal Bank of Scotland have jumped 11% after it said it expects pre-tax profits to double to £2.65bn for the first half of the year.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 2:33 pm
- VIDEO: 'Passion' is the key to good blogging
The BBC's Sameer Hashmi talks to the woman behind the successful Bollywood blog MissMalini.com.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 1:40 pm
- Disabled face 'living costs penalty'
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.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 1:40 pm
- Russia's surprise interest rate rise
Russia's central bank has unexpectedly said it will raise its key bank interest rate over concerns about inflation and "geopolitical tension".
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 1:33 pm
- Coach firm collapse affects hundreds
A coach company goes into administration with the loss of 89 jobs and a knock-on effect on hundreds of customer bookings.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 1:21 pm
- Lloyds To Claw Back Pay As Libor Fine Looms
The taxpayer-backed lender is to investigate up to 15 of its employees when it pays huge fines for Libor-rigging, Sky News learns.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 1:31 pm
- UK Economy Emerges From Six-Year Downturn
The UK's output is now greater than its pre-crisis peak in 2008 - but not everyone is feeling the effects of the recovery.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 1:20 pm
- RBS Confirms 92% Profits Boost A Week Early
The state-backed lender puts aside more cash to pay for mis-selling, but still banks £2.7bn of pre-tax profit in its first half.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 12:07 pm
- BSkyB Unveils Plan For European Pay-TV Giant
A £5.3bn deal to buy Sky Italia and a majority of Sky Deutschland will create a pay-TV leader in five European markets.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 10:49 am
- Amazon Bleeds Value After Posting $126m Loss
The internet retail giant rakes in more than $19bn in a quarter and still does not make a profit - and it's all Amazon's choice.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 6:42 am
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