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FT.com - Financial Markets News
- SP 500 retreats from record high
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:25:04 GMT
US stocks touch fresh record highs before drifting back, while the dollar hit fresh multi-year peaks in the wake of the Fed?s latest policy update
- Finra shines light into dark pools
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:11:56 GMT
US agency has approved plans that seek higher levels of transparency and disclosure, moves that follow sweeping reforms from the SEC
- McDonald?s slow food recovery
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:07:18 GMT
Shares rose about 1 per cent in New York to $94.44, compared with a low for the year of $91.09 reached earlier this month
- ?Risks remain? for SSE after referendum
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:07:02 GMT
The Scottish Hydro Electric owner edged just 0.1 per cent higher as brokers including JPMorgan Cazenove advised clients to treat any relief rally as an opportunity to sell
- VIDEO: Obama: We must stop sexual assault
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:36:05 GMT
US President Barack Obama launches the new 'It's on Us' campaign, which aims to prevent sexual assault at American universities.
- ICC summons Kenya leader to hearing
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:33:50 GMT
The International Criminal Court orders Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear on 8 October, over claims his government obstructed prosecutors.
- Catalonia approves independence vote
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:30:16 GMT
Catalonia's parliament votes to give its leader the power to call a secession consultation, a move the Spanish government has criticised.
- Toure needs support, says Pellegrini
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:29:32 GMT
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini admits that under-performing midfielder Yaya Toure needs support from the club.
BBC Business News
- Alibaba shares surge on NY debut
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:31:24 GMT
Alibaba's shares closed significantly above their initial price on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, a sign of the excitement surrounding the Chinese internet giant.
- South Sudan dismays investors
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:30:41 GMT
South Sudan's decision to order foreign workers to leave, reversed a day later, has rattled investors and neighbours.
- Vodafone saves Phones 4U store jobs
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:34:20 GMT
Restructuring at the Phones 4U head office is resulting in 628 redundancies, but 887 jobs in stores will be preserved.
- VIDEO: GSK receives record fine in China
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:13:58 GMT
Pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline is fined $490m (£297m) after being found guilt of bribery by a Chinese court.