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- Silicon Valley investor urges governance fix
Silicon Valley’s approach to shareholder rights and to pay puts it out of line with governance practices elsewhere in corporate America, says Ubben
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 3:33 am
- UK probe into energy market tax receipts
HMRC investigation focuses on energy trading companies being set up to abuse European rules that exempt exports among member states from VAT
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 11:24 pm
- Numericable eyes record €8.5bn junk sale
Demand for offering was said to be strong enough for telecoms operator to increase the size of the sale from €6bn, say people familiar with the matter
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 10:58 pm
- Northern Rock Foundation to close
Virgin Money says the foundation required a level of financial support that it could not commit to in the current economic climate
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 10:51 pm
- Citi 2013 pay awards backed by investors
Support comes after shareholder rebuke two years ago but follows Federal Reserve’s decision to block the bank’s plans to increase share buybacks and dividends in 2014
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 10:30 pm
- Schroders streamlines fund range
Schroders has shut two funds stuck in out-of-favour asset classes.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:29 am
- Primark's US ambitions prop up FTSE
Associated British Foods the star FTSE performer as it announces the launch of Primark stores in the US.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:28 am
- FSCS levy hike reignites debate about how costs are apportioned
Wealth firms are still losing out under the revamped Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), chief executives and the Wealth Management Association (WMA) have warned.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:26 am
- Lombard Odier’s Corrigan: back BBB/BB bonds
Kevin Corrigan, head of credit management in Lombard Odier’s fixed income and currencies group, argues that the BBB/BB space is the most attractive in the bond world.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:20 am
- Former Brewin Dolphin director resurfaces at Rathbones
Rathbones has recruited former Brewin Dolphin divisional director Fiona McClelland.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:17 am
- UK government hits borrowing target
The UK government borrowed £107.7bn in the financial year to April 2014, lower than the amount it borrowed the previous year.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 11:07 am
- Property sales continue to pick up
UK property sales were 19% higher in March than the same month a year ago as buyers continued to return to the market, figures show.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:39 am
- 'Irresponsible' holiday ad banned
A television advert for Center Parcs is banned for "irresponsibly" encouraging parents to take holidays during term time.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:25 am
- Future of the net debated in Brazil
Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way the internet is governed.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:20 am
- London Market Report
Shares in AB Foods jump more than 9% after it announces its Primark clothing chain will launch in the US, but FTSE 100 only sees a small rise.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:11 am
- Budget Deficit Drops By 6% In Last Year
Government borrowing goes down by 6%, with the figure for March down by 41%, according to newly released official figures.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:55 am
- Battle For Control Of Net Kicks Off In Brazil
Hundreds of academics, state officials and tech experts arrive in Brazil for a two-day conference on the future of the internet.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:02 am
- Primark Sees Profit Up 26% In Last Six Months
The owner of Primark sees strong returns as it urges other chains with Bangladesh-sourced clothes to donate to a victims' fund.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 9:30 am
- Sports Direct Slams £73m Boss' Bonus Rejection
Sports Direct says sales were up in the last quarter, as it makes barbed comments over the £73m bonus rejection for its founder.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 9:26 am
- Eight Renewable Energy Projects Get Go-Ahead
Government energy measures will increase household bills but ministers say they will provide clean power and cut costs overall.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 8:56 am
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