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  • Ukraine worries rekindle risk aversion
    Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:17:01 GMT
    Escalating tensions in Ukraine weigh on risk appetite and lift demand for top-tier government bonds, although SP 500 trims early fall
  • New framework for sovereign defaults
    Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:52:10 GMT
    More than 400 of the world?s largest banks, investors and debt issuers have agreed a plan for dealing with financially stricken countries
  • Ocado slides amid earnings doubts
    Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:29:08 GMT
    Ocado closed 15.9% lower at 339.3p, its biggest fall since 2012, when it said disruption from the Queen?s diamond jubilee had erased sales growth
  • Retail hit as Williams-Sonoma disappoints
    Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:04:47 GMT
    Williams-Sonoma shares tumble 12 per cent, while weak results from Guess and Abercrombie add to the day?s sell-off for the retail sector

BBC News

  • Files reveal Thatcher NI concerns
    Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:27:42 GMT
    Previously confidential files reveal concerns over Margaret Thatcher's commitment to the Anglo Irish Agreement, two weeks before it was signed.

BBC Business News

  • Google trials drone deliveries
    Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:00:23 GMT
    Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones.
  • Nigeria launches electronic ID cards
    Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:45:51 GMT
    Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan formally launches a national electronic identity card, which can also be used to make payments.

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