Poland's apple growers face crunch time

RSS icon12:01am 22 August 2014

Russian ban starts to bite for Poland's apple growers

Galileo: We know where you are

RSS icon12:00am 22 August 2014

What pinpointing positions on the planet could mean for you

Galileo: We know where you are

RSS icon12:00am 22 August 2014

What pinpointing positions on the planet could mean for you

Copper and zinc shrug off weak China data

RSS icon10:45pm 21 August 2014

After early falls, Copper rose to $7,037 a tonne, up 0.4 per cent for the day and Zinc also moved up 0.4 per cent to $2,364.25 a tonne

VIDEO: Bank of America's record $16.7bn fine

RSS icon10:13pm 21 August 2014

Bank of America has agreed to pay a record $16.7bn (£10bn) to US authorities for misleading investors about the quality of loans it sold.

VIDEO: Bank of America's record $16.7bn fine

RSS icon10:13pm 21 August 2014

Bank of America has agreed to pay a record $16.7bn (£10bn) to US authorities for misleading investors about the quality of loans it sold.

Wall Street market report

RSS icon09:30pm 21 August 2014

The S&P surges to a fresh all-time high on Thursday boosted by signs of a strengthening US economy.

Wall Street market report

RSS icon09:30pm 21 August 2014

The S&P surges to a fresh all-time high on Thursday boosted by signs of a strengthening US economy.

S&P 500 hits record before Yellen speech

RSS icon09:13pm 21 August 2014

US stocks reach record highs while the upward trend in Treasury bond yields and the dollar stalls ahead of a speech by Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen

VIDEO: The rise of the water meter

RSS icon07:37pm 21 August 2014

By next spring, 50% of all homes will have a water meter because of compulsory water metering.

VIDEO: The rise of the water meter

RSS icon07:37pm 21 August 2014

By next spring, 50% of all homes will have a water meter because of compulsory water metering.

Quindell shares fall over cash flow fears

RSS icon07:30pm 21 August 2014

Revenues up 119%, but financials are doubted by some fund managers, who note sales are recognised months before payment is received

Morningstar: Force to be reckoned with

RSS icon07:13pm 21 August 2014

The research firm’s five-star rating system gives it unrivalled power to influence the $30tn mutual fund industry but its methodology attracts criticism

BofA to pay $16.65bn in mortgage case

RSS icon07:10pm 21 August 2014

Chief executive Brian Moynihan is seeking to put the bank’s burdensome crisis-era legal woes behind it in the largest settlement of its kind

Sprint and T-Mobile offer further price discounts

RSS icon07:07pm 21 August 2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sprint Corp unveiled a plan on Thursday that gives subscribers access to unlimited data for $60 (36.17 pounds)a month, the industry's cheapest unlimited data offering as the...

U.S. judge calls Argentina debt row hearing amid contempt calls

RSS icon07:03pm 21 August 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. judge who barred Argentina from servicing its debt until it settled with investors demanding full payment on their bonds scheduled a new hearing on Thursday, after the...

Phoenix chief warns on insurance probe

RSS icon06:27pm 21 August 2014

Financial Conduct Authority’s investigation of old policies could contribute to companies selling off some of their so-called ‘closed books’

Bank of America settles mortgage probes for $16.65 billion

RSS icon06:22pm 21 August 2014

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp reached a record $16.65 billion (10.04 billion pounds) settlement with the U.S. government to settle charges that it and companies it bought...

Banks bypassed by intellectual capital

RSS icon06:21pm 21 August 2014

Silicon Valley deals are not based on corporate synergies or the sort of thing that bankers can model

EU bank bond buying helps squash yields

RSS icon06:19pm 21 August 2014

Last month, more than a tenth of all banking assets in Spain and Italy consisted of government debt, mostly domestic bonds, according to analysts

Challenge to lift BofA revenues after fines

RSS icon06:11pm 21 August 2014

Chief executive must plot new course after $16.65bn settlement with the DoJ marks an end to the bank’s major known crisis-era mortgage litigation

EBay considering PayPal spinoff - report

RSS icon06:07pm 21 August 2014

(Reuters) - EBay Inc is considering a spinoff of PayPal, its fast-growing payments unit, as soon as next year, tech news website The Information reported, citing sources.

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Sears ‘unacceptable’ results hit retailer

RSS icon05:49pm 21 August 2014

The company reported its loss had widened to $573m in the quarter to August 2, compared with $194m in the same period last year

Business growth slows in China and Europe, Russia sanctions still to bite

RSS icon05:36pm 21 August 2014

LONDON/BEIJING/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Business growth in China and across Europe slowed this month, surveys showed on Thursday, but U.S. activity picked up speed, leaving a mixed picture of global...

Drugmaker link-up puts Astra on top

RSS icon05:15pm 21 August 2014

Astra topped the main index as chatter focused on a resumption of bid interest from Pfizer after the US drug company abandoned previous efforts to merge with the UK group in May

Drugmaker link-up puts Astra on top

RSS icon05:15pm 21 August 2014

Astra topped the main index as chatter focused on a resumption of bid interest from Pfizer after the US drug company abandoned previous efforts to merge with the UK group in May

Healthcare stocks lift FTSE 100

RSS icon04:59pm 21 August 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top equity index rose on Thursday on gains in healthcare stocks, led by AstraZeneca on speculation rejected U.S. suitor Pfizer might make another bid.
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Dollar store rejects rival $9.7bn bid

RSS icon04:58pm 21 August 2014

Family Dollar, the US-based discount store at the centre of a bidding war, rejects rival Dollar General's proposal to buy it in a deal worth about $9.7bn (£5.8bn).

Dollar store rejects rival $9.7bn bid

RSS icon04:58pm 21 August 2014

Family Dollar, the US-based discount store at the centre of a bidding war, rejects rival Dollar General's proposal to buy it in a deal worth about $9.7bn (£5.8bn).

Bank to appeal 'double bill' ruling

RSS icon04:47pm 21 August 2014

Bank of Scotland says it will appeal a Belfast High Court judgement that ruled it had unfairly double billed customers who fell behind on their mortgages.