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Citywire Investment News
- Lloyds to sell remaining 21% stake in SJP
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:45:21 Z
Lloyds is to sell its remaining 21% stake in St. James's Place, the bank has confirmed in a statement to the market.
- Royal Mail: divi or growth stock for 2014?
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:43:19 Z
Royal Mail is one of the biggest share success stories of the year, but can it represent the next big dividend play in your clients? portfolios?
- Take our survey for exclusive access to the Wealth Manager Pay Report 2014
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:30:00 Z
Registered readers of Wealth Manager can secure exclusive access to our annual Pay Report, offering key insight into the level, structures and ranges of pay in UK discretionary management.
- Is it time to trim US equities as valuations soar?
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:28:42 Z
US equities are surging - should that be a sell signal as valuations rise too?
BBC Business News
- US Treasury lost $10bn on GM bailout
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:50:59 GMT
The US Treasury sells its remaining shares of General Motors, leaving it with a $10bn loss on the bailout of the car maker.
- Watchdog warns over stagnant wages
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 20:34:43 GMT
Wage growth in the UK is not predicted to return to its historic norm of around 2% for a "couple of years", says the UK's fiscal watchdog.
- EADS confirms 5,800 job losses
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:27:09 GMT
Aerospace and defence giant EADS says it will cut 5,800 jobs as a fall in governments' military spending begins to bite.
- Food price rise alert for Scotland
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:49:19 GMT
Some of the UK's biggest supermarkets may consider increasing their prices north of the border, should Scotland vote for independence next year.
- VIDEO: France begins to disarm CAR militias
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:53:21 GMT
French soldiers have started to remove weapons from fighters in the Central African Republic (CAR).
- Coldest spot on Earth identified
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:52:22 GMT
The coldest place on Earth is measured by satellite to be a bitter minus 93.2 Celsius (-135.8F) in the heart of Antarctica.
- Swansea City 1-1 Hull City
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:25:17 GMT
Hull striker Danny Graham scores against his former club Swansea as both sides earn a battling point in Wales.
- Cameron praises 'towering' Mandela
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:08:04 GMT
David Cameron describes Nelson Mandela as a "towering figure" as he leads MPs in tributes to the late South African president.