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FT.com - Financial Markets News
- Stocks gain on earnings and growth hopes
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:28:10 GMT
Bond yields and commodity prices rise
- Ladbrokes sinks on worries over profits
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:04:04 GMT
FTSE 100 rises for third consecutive session
- Oil rises on claims of Saudi supply cut
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:58:24 GMT
Reports claimed Saudi had supplied 9.36m b/d of crude last month, down from 9.68m in August
- Europe gas demand to stay weak, says IEA
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:55:49 GMT
Watchdog?s economist casts doubt on ability to diversify energy supplies
- Canada to toughen terror laws
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:04:55 GMT
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has vowed to strengthen the nation's terror laws one day after a gunman rampaged through parliament.
- Vicar sham weddings trial collapses
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:48:49 GMT
The trial collapses of a vicar accused of carrying out hundreds of sham weddings - after the judge says immigration officers lied on oath.
- VIDEO: Ebola: Scenes of horror in Liberia
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:46:37 GMT
There have now been more than 4,800 reported deaths from Ebola, with Liberia the worst affected country. Around 50 new cases are being reported every day in the capital Monrovia.
- Police called to 'Balotelli car row'
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:45:46 GMT
Police investigate a claim that Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli "threatened" a woman who was taking pictures of his Ferrari.
BBC Business News
- Brazilian firms up bid for Chiquita
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:29:59 GMT
Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups up their bid for banana giant Chiquita after their initial offer was rejected earlier this month.
- Tesco shares slump on profits error
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:11:44 GMT
Tesco shares close 6.5% down after the retailer announced that profits were overstated by £263m, £13m more than the original estimate.
- FTSE ends up despite Tesco slump
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:55:56 GMT
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index recovers early losses to close up 18.46 points, or 0.3%, at 6,418.19, despite 6.6% fall in Tesco shares.
- New North Sea oil field discovered
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:28:14 GMT
Oil firms BP and GDF Suez announce they have discovered a new field in the UK Central North Sea.