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  • Mapping UK dividends: where the hotspots lie
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:00:00 +0100
    With the first quarter out of the way, financial information firm Markit has updated its views on 18 UK sectors for the 75 billion income payout it believes the FTSE 350 will yield in 2014.

FT.com - Financial Markets News

  • Stocks higher after China GDP data
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:11:05 GMT
    Stocks on the rise, led by Japan, after world?s second-largest economy reports slowest quarterly growth since late 2012 but beats expectations
  • End of ?currency wars? in sight
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:00:32 GMT
    Policy shifts in China and Russia mean currencies buoyed by demand from foreign exchange reserve managers may trade at more reasonable prices
  • Forex rule confusion risk to UK traders
    Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:51:07 GMT
    European authorities are struggling to determine whether parts of the forex market are caught under requirements that came into effect two months ago

BBC News

  • William and Kate arrive in Sydney
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:09:48 GMT
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - and Prince George - arrive in Sydney on the tenth day of their tour of New Zealand and Australia.
  • Tesco announces 6% fall in profit
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:00:10 GMT
    UK supermarket giant Tesco announces a 6% fall in annual group trading profit to 3.3bn, the second year that profits have fallen.
  • Many missing as S Korea ferry sinks
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:56:43 GMT
    Several hundred people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 476 people capsized and sank off South Korea, officials say.

BBC Business News

  • Tesco announces 6% fall in profit
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:00:10 GMT
    UK supermarket giant Tesco announces a 6% fall in annual group trading profit to 3.3bn, the second year that profits have fallen.
  • China's 7.4% growth beats forecast
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:38:37 GMT
    China's economy expanded by 7.4% in the first quarter of the year, better than expected but down from 7.7% at the end of 2013.
  • 'Shocking' rise in use of food banks
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:29:02 GMT
    Hundreds of thousands more people are turning to food banks to stop themselves from going hungry, says charity the Trussell Trust.
  • China 'must allow currency to rise'
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:28:43 GMT
    The US tells China its currency must be allowed to rise if its own and the rest of the world's economy are to see stable growth.

Citywire News

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