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FT.com - Financial Markets News
- Palladium advances to new multiyear high
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:37:28 GMT
Metal made further gains, rising 0.8% to $905.75 on fears tensions between Russia, the world?s biggest source, and Ukraine could trigger another supply disruption
- ITV boosted by revived takeover hopes
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:22:32 GMT
ITV shares rose 3.6% to 218.7p on reports that Liberty Global, its 6.4% shareholder, has been sounding out ITV shareholders about its options
- Markets begin month on cautious note
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:50:15 GMT
Stocks and bonds saw cautious trading after the release of gloomy global manufacturing surveys, with nervous investors also keeping a wary eye on Ukraine
- Weak China demand sends iron ore tumbling
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:04:45 GMT
Australian benchmark price sinks to $87.10 a tonne, taking the year-to-date fall to 35 per cent, just 40 cents off a five-year low
- Cave yields Neanderthal 'artwork'
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:41:59 GMT
An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art.
- Arsenal agree £16m fee for Welbeck
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:29:08 GMT
- Iraq crimes 'on unimaginable scale'
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:16:43 GMT
The UN says reports from Iraq "reveal acts of inhumanity", as a BBC team reaches the town of Amerli after a two-month siege ends.
- China accuses MPs of 'interference'
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:00:01 GMT
Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.
BBC Business News
- Boris Island airport plan 'rejected'
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:23:11 GMT
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.
- London Market Report
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:38:58 GMT
Shares in Tesco fall further following news that a major shareholder in the supermarket has cut its stake.
- Premier League clubs' spending spree
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:52:26 GMT
Premier League clubs have been on a player buying spree, with spending at £750m, as the end of the transfer window approaches.
- Russia and China launch gas pipeline
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:13:50 GMT
Russia and China begin the construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk.