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  • 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

BBC News

  • 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.

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