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Murdoch urged to raise Fox's £11.7bn offer for Sky

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 21:50
The US entertainment giant would pay 1075p per share under a takeover first proposed in December 2016. But Sky shares surged higher than that amount yesterday, rising 21p to 1082p.

FTSE CLOSE: Eyes turn to US inflation report

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:26
All eyes are on the next big economic report from the US with inflation figures due out today. It has raised fears markets could react badly after last week's global sell off as European markets steady.

Britons willing to buy a home with a complete stranger

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:41
The level of desperation among 18 to 40 year olds clambering to buy their own home emerged as 4 per cent said they would buy a home with a 'mate from the pub'.

FTSE live: Eyes turn to US inflation report

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:23
All eyes are on the next big economic report from the US with inflation figures due out today. It has raised fears markets could react badly after last week's global sell off as European markets steady.

When will UK interest rates rise?

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:09
A Reuters poll shows that 32 out of 57 economists tipped Bank Rate to rise in May following the more hawkish tone in last week's Inflation Report and rate decision commentary.

EE hikes prices for millions of mobile customers by 4.1%

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 15:42
The exact increase will depend on the amount the customer is paying monthly but someone paying £30 a month can expect to see a £15 per year increase.

What next for mortgage rates?

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 15:39
Halifax, Nationwide, the Post Office and Tesco Bank have all pulled their cheapest rates and mortgage brokers say others are likely to follow by the end of the month.

US to become top oil producer in 2019

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 15:26
The United States will overtake Saudi Arabia and Russia next year to become the world’s largest oil producer. Surging output from its shale fields boosted output by 846,000 barrels per day.

Coca Cola bottler exceptional year called enthusiastic

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 13:55
The company bottles the drink produced by The Coca Cola Company and said annual sales volumes were up 2.2 per cent over the year which it said saw 'exceptional' results.

Eurozone economy enjoys its best year in a decade with...

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 13:11
This is the eurozone´s best performance since 2007, when the global crash happened, when it achieved 3% growth.

Divorcing couples are battling over hidden Bitcoin

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:14
One investor bought £80,000 of cryptocurrency in November 2016, which was worth £1m in December 2017 and is now worth around £600,000 - and now his wife wants a slice.

Sir Paul Tucker to release a must-read book

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:45
Ex-Bank of England deputy governor Sir Paul Tucker, 59, is releasing a book, Unelected Power: The Quest For Legitimacy In Central Banking And The Regulatory State

ALEX BRUMMER: Mayhem on Wall Street should be tamed

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:44
After the market mayhem on Wall Street come the recriminations. The only certainty about recent events is a recognition that inflation is rebounding and that is having an effect on interest rates.

Rogue traders are manipulating indexes

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:34
Rogue traders are manipulating indexes linked to Wall Street’s fear gauge, a whistleblower has said, causing multi-billion pound losses to investors every year

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: How to invest when FTSE falls

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:33
Last week’s rollercoaster ride on the stock market was nerve-jangling, especially given predictions of more volatility ahead. Investors are advised to own a broad spread of shares.

ALLIANZ TECHNOLOGY TRUST: Price has reduced stake in Apple

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:32
In an investment career spanning more than 40 years, technology fund manager Walter Price has seen it all – including the emergence of market bubbles and their bursting.

Fewer people bought second-hand motors last year

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:17
Some 8.2 million used cars changed hands in 2017, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders confirmed, which is 87,000 fewer than the year previous.

New savings deals are being offered by banks

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:04
Banks and building societies are launching a steady stream of new savings deals in response to talk of a series of interest rate hikes this year.

Homeowners look to face a £500 increase on their mortgage

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:54
Homeowners could face a £500 increase in their mortgage bills this year, experts warn. Banks have started pulling their best deals after the Bank of England signalled the end of low interest rates.

We go to a Bitcoin seminar that says it will make you rich

lbWepZaFvATzSCKT - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:26
We went undercover to find out what the people who run Bitcoin seminars are telling savers about the risky investing craze that has got everybody talking.
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