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- Saturday Papers: BlackRock challenges UK pension providers
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:21:50 +0100
And Barclays faces a barrage of shareholder anger over excessive pay following another troubling year for the bank.
- Week Ahead: chuck the chocs and devour this data!
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Marketswon't let another short week get in the way of churning out a whole heap of economic data.
- Fund Fees: charge of the IT brigade
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:00:00 +0100
Over 40 investment trustshave cut chargesorperformance fees in a bid to remain competitive against unit trusts. Has your trust moved with the times?
- The Expert View: William Hill, Aviva and Ashtead
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:01:00 +0100
Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Songbird Estates and Synergy Health.
BBC Business News
- STV quits CBI over referendum stance
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:53:19 GMT
Broadcaster STV becomes the latest company to leave the CBI after the employers' body formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.
- 'Rogue directors' crackdown planned
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:35:24 GMT
People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt to tackle "rogue directors", Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
- HMRC 'plans to share personal data'
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:50:05 GMT
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.
- John Lewis celebrates 150 years
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:47:25 GMT
What's the story of John Lewis' 150 years of success?
- Injured Djokovic out for 'some time'
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:39:29 GMT
World number two Novak Djokovic says he needs to let his injured wrist heal after losing to Roger Federer in Monte Carlo.
- Holy Fire celebrated in Jerusalem
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:22:48 GMT
Thousands of Christian worshippers celebrate Easter's Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
- Biker killed and two riders injured
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:15:27 GMT
A motorcyclist dies in a three-vehicle collision, while two men on a machine are seriously hurt in another crash with a truck towing a boat.
- Newcastle United 1-2 Swansea City
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:59:42 GMT
Wilfried Bony's stoppage time penalty secures Swansea a late victory against Newcastle at St James' Park.
Citywire Money, Tax and Property
- Old age debt: 100,000 over-75s still burdened with mortgages
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:17:45 Z
Older pensioners are shouldering the burden of thousands of pounds of mortgage debt well into their 70s.
- Over 1bn of cash raided from UK homes to pay bills
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:22:00 Z
More people will turn to the equity in their homes to clear mortgages and pay bills in 2014.