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FT.com - Financial Markets News
- Iron ore falls on China demand fears
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:40:28 GMT
Big three producers have no plans to curtail output
- Dollar ends strong week on soft note
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:21:45 GMT
Euro trends weaker ahead of bank stress tests
- Markets brace for ECB stress tests
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:07:00 GMT
European financials gain in run-up to results
- Ebola concerns hover over Wall Street
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:48:38 GMT
European stocks soft and Bund yields fall
- Hen party death lorry driver cleared
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:49:31 GMT
A lorry driver is cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of a woman on a hen party in West Yorkshire.
- Egypt: Sinai 'bomb' kills 25 troops
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:44:24 GMT
A suspected jihadist car bomb attack kills at least 25 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai, Egyptian officials say, in one of deadliest incidents there.
- VIDEO: Speed racing on city ring-road
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:42:09 GMT
Coventry is to become the first city in the UK to stage competitive motor-sport on public roads.
- PM: I won't meet £1.7bn EU demand
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:41:10 GMT
David Cameron insists the UK will not pay £1.7bn demanded by the EU by 1 December - but Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says it should not have come as a surprise.
BBC Business News
- Pearson slides in FTSE downturn
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:56:45 GMT
London's leading shares dip lower in Friday morning trading, led downwards by publisher Pearson.
- Asda faces mass action on equal pay
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:13:49 GMT
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.
- Banana splits as Chiquita chops deal
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:47:44 GMT
Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.
- 'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:15:58 GMT
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.