Archive for June, 2011

Battle is joined over public sector pensions

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of teachers and civil servants are staging a one-day strike over pension reforms View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Corn price plunges as US acreage rises

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Grain suffered its steepest fall in 15 years after record prices prompted US farmers to defy wet spring weather to sow large amounts of maize View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Papandreou wins second crucial vote

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Greece clears way for fresh international aid to avert a damaging default as the government wins a second, decisive parliamentary vote View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Trichet signals ECB interest rate rise

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Eurozone inflation was steady at 2.7 per cent in June but continued pressure on prices could trigger a rise in interest rates next week View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Hunt ready to clear News-BSkyB merger

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Culture secretary lays out changes to Murdoch’s original proposal aimed at overcoming regulators’ concerns about diversity in UK journalism View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Lloyds plans further 15,000 job cuts

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Bank aims to cut costs by a further £1.5bn a year and eliminate 15,000 jobs over two and a half years View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Asia stocks rise as Greece passes austerity plan

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Banks and resources led as stocks rose in reaction to news the Greek parliament passed a package of austerity measures View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Strike set to hit business and air travel

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Teachers and civil servants protest over pension reforms in a day of action that is likely to wreak havoc across the country View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Stocks and euro rise as Greece passes austerity package

| June 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Equities and oil are firmer in reaction to news that the Greek parliament has passed a package of austerity measures View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Greece pulls back from the brink

| June 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Parliament votes in favour of fresh sweeping austerity measures demanded by the European Union and International Monetary Fund View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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