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Anyone listening to the leaders’ debate sans David Cameron on Thursday will have heard a false narrative beaming from planet austerity.
David Cameron and George Osborne have set a target of issuing at least 15 new banking licences in the next parliament – up from eight in the last five years – to boost competition.
HSBC has pushed five-year fixed rate mortgages to their lowest ever level, allowing homeowners to lock in at a rate of just 1.99 per cent.
The hotelier was one of the few risers in an otherwise downbeat session for the FTSE 100, which ended the day and the week 65.82 points adrift at 6994.63.
The last time investors in the oil sector saw a deal of this size was in 1998 when Exxon and Mobil pulled off a £48billion merger. But what does it all mean for investors?
Rob Terry was ousted last year after he was accused of selling shares while sitting on price-sensitive information.
Ashley Almanza, brought in to clear up following a string of scandals presided over by predecessor Nick Buckles, received a £1.3million bonus as part of his package.
The enormous charge at Britain’s biggest supermarket, which posts its full-year results on Wednesday, will drag annual profit down by 65 per cent.
The decision to take action against Premier Oil, Falkland Oil & Gas and Rockhopper was described as bullying by Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond.
As the Greek debt circus shows, keeping the eurozone intact in its current incarnation is getting more and more difficult.
Graff diamonds' sales glitter as they hit a record $1bn thanks to strong demand from Middle and Far East
Graff, which pulled its planned $1billion (£670million) Hong Kong IPO in 2012 due to lack of investor demand, also said sales from its retail division were up nearly 30 per cent to £619million.
Haymarket, which publishes Autosport, and PR Week, said the disposals were part of a strategic decision to reduce its bank debt.
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I was told that in order to get a chip and pin card I would have to pay £9.95 with a silver current account at Lloyds TSB. I found out this isn't the case - can I claim monthly fees back?
The FTSE 100 closed down 65.82 points at 6994.63 as traders scrambled to take money off the table at the chance Greece could default on its debts.
Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary asked the Competition and Markets Authority to re-examine the original ruling made two years ago which ordered the airline to take its stake down to 5 per cent.
Since the dark days of the credit crunch, US shares have led the pack, but from the beginning of this year, the American stock market has lagged, falling behind the UK, Europe and Japan.
We all know buy-to-let investors have done very well, yet claims of a 1,400% return were still astonishing. But in 1996 buy-to-let was a turbocharged value investment.
The £6.1billion deal sees the company manufacture 900 engines to power 50 Airbus A380 superjumbos - due to enter service from 2016.
Madagascar Oil told investors that the island’s government had approved the development of Block 3104, with includes the 1.7billion barrel Tsimiroro field.
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