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Paying the price of war: Britain makes good on historic debts

Debts from bonds issued in 1927 by Winston Churchill going back to the South Sea Bubble, Napoleonic and Crimean wars A century on, the UK government will start paying back the nations first world war debt , which amounts to £2bn. It announced on Friday ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lloyds bill for missold PPI rises to £11bn - business live

Results from BP and BGFederal Reserve meeting begins today 7.43am GMT Here is how the Unite union has reacted to Lloyds job cuts - via the Guardians City editor. Unite on Lloyds jobs cuts: "The wallets of top executives at Lloyds should not be getting ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Conclusions into near-death of the Co-op bank are a mishmash

Its a shame the committee didnt have time or resources to give definitive answers, but three other inquiries are underway The Treasury select committees inquiry into the Verde transaction which would have seen the Co-op Bank buy 631 branches from Lloyds ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Oct 23 2014]
Entities: Bank
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Asos shares rebound but fashion stakes remain high

Rather than dream of what might happen in 2019, investors should take the current pulse and not expect too much too soon Amazing what the absence of a profits warning can do. Asos, which had delivered three in six months, had no fresh setbacks to confess ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Six reasons the world's stock markets are falling

Markets have fallen sharply across the world with a range of anxieties looming large: US economic slowdown, Ebola, German industrial woes, geopolitical tension, the eurozone crisis and fears that a major institution is about to collapse European markets ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Oct 16 2014]
Entities: Stock Market, Ebola, Anxiety
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Asian stock markets join global sell-off amid growth and Ebola fears

European stock markets to open slightly higher after Wednesdays sell-off 7.41am BST Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the financial markets, the world economy, business and the eurozone. European stock markets are expected to ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

AbbVie reconsiders $54bn takeover of Shire: what the analysts say

The news triggered a sell-off in UK pharmaceutical shares Chicago-based AbbVie has got cold feet over its planned $54bn (£34bn) takeover of British drugmaker Shire . The AbbVie board meets next Monday to reconsider the recommendation it made to shareholders ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Carney is right on bankers failures

As Andrew Tyrie of the Banking Standards Commission put it: A buck that does not stop with an individual often stops nowhere One of the legacies of the [banking] crisis in the US, and by and large in the UK, was that the individuals who ran the institutions ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Tesco has become too big to fail its time to break it up | Bill Grimsey

We cannot be so dependent on one company to distribute the nations food, argues retail expert Bill Grimsey Imagine a world without Tesco. Difficult isnt it? So ubiquitous is Britains biggest retailer that no high street seems right without it. But ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Use your own money to bet on Tesco, Mike

Mike Ashley owns 58% of Sports Direct, but that doesnt give him the right to use the business as a vehicle for speculation This investment reflects Sports Directs growing relationship with Tesco and belief in Tescos long-term future. The first half of ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

GlaxoSmithKline still has questions to answer over bribery case in China

It's good news that Mark Reilly is not going to prison but what of GSK chief executive Sir Andrew Witty's ethical agenda? GlaxoSmithKline has made a grovelling apology to "the Chinese government and the Chinese people" and will pay a fine of almost ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Eurozone crisis live: markets jittery on Portugal fears

Mixed day for Asian stocks, European investors expected to remain wary.Burberry to face shareholder anger over £20m executive pay dealConstruction data in the UK awaited 8.34am BST The Portuguese bank at the centre of the sell-off storm has issued ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Jul 11 2014]
Entities: Portugal, Eurozone, Crisis

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Here is how the Unite union has reacted to Lloyds job cuts - via the Guardians CityCity editor. Unite on Lloyds jobs cuts: "The wallets of top executives at Lloyds should not be getting fat by forcing low paid workers onto the dole"
Chairman chooses the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the first world war to say: "I do not think we have ever had to ask so much of so many." Douglas Flint, the chairman of HSBC, clearly thinks he is the new Winston Churchill...
...he pressed "send"? One assumes not because a well-intentioned colleague would have told him to cull at least one of the two uses of the phrase "the finest of Microsoft's digital work and digital life experiences" in the first three paragraphs
...the fuss? It is, of course, possible for a company's pay committee to operate this way and to congratulate itself on how its judgments have been "corroborated by the support of a significant majority of share owners" as the current annual report described last year's outcome

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Paying the price of war: Britain makes good on ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - 5 hours ago]
Debts from bonds issued in 1927 by Winston Churchill going back to the South Sea Bubble, Napoleonic and Crimean wars A century on, the UK government will start paying back the nations first world war debt , which amounts to £2bn. It announced on Friday ...
Lloyds bill for missold PPI rises to £11bn - bu... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Oct 28 2014]
Results from BP and BGFederal Reserve meeting begins today 7.43am GMT Here is how the Unite union has reacted to Lloyds job cuts - via the Guardians City editor. Unite on Lloyds jobs cuts: "The wallets of top executives at Lloyds should not be getting ...
Conclusions into near-death of the Co-op bank a... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Oct 23 2014]
Its a shame the committee didnt have time or resources to give definitive answers, but three other inquiries are underway The Treasury select committees inquiry into the Verde transaction which would have seen the Co-op Bank buy 631 branches from Lloyds ...
Asos shares rebound but fashion stakes remain high [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Oct 21 2014]
Rather than dream of what might happen in 2019, investors should take the current pulse and not expect too much too soon Amazing what the absence of a profits warning can do. Asos, which had delivered three in six months, had no fresh setbacks to confess ...
Six reasons the world's stock markets are falling [Published Guardian.co.uk - Business Blog - Oct 16 2014]
Markets have fallen sharply across the world with a range of anxieties looming large: US economic slowdown, Ebola, German industrial woes, geopolitical tension, the eurozone crisis and fears that a major institution is about to collapse European markets ...
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