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31 October 2014
A new report by Standard and Poors (SP) suggests sales of high-yield bonds in Europe have virtually ceased due to price drops
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31 October 2014
Cargill’s risk management business is growing due to a move into base metals, just months after it closed its global coal and European power and gas trading operations
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30 October 2014
Companies that restate financial results are less likely to face a takeover bid, despite appearing more vulnerable
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30 October 2014
The second largest building society in the UK has been fined £4.1 million by the Financial Conduct Authority, the largest financial penalty ever to hit such an institution
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29 October 2014
BP has insisted it is still on course to generate more thsn US$30bn in cash flow this year, despite seeing a downturn in third-quarter profits
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29 October 2014
A relaxation of planning rules that make it easier to turn offices into housing risk stifling businesses in the creative and design sector, according to high street champion Mary Portas
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28 October 2014
Banks are increasing their efforts to cope with growing numbers of elderly and retired customers who have interest-only mortgages they will not be able to repay
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