FTSE LIVE: Markets down on fears over global economy; banking shares up

| October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

PUBLISHED: 02:01 EST, 12 October 2012 | UPDATED: 10:36 EST, 12 October 2012 15:30 The banking sector was in sharp focus today after a sector-wide broker upgrade and third quarter results from JP Morgan Chase. The US bank unveiled better-than-expected figures, with profits up 36 per cent to 5.3 billion US dollars (£3.3 billion) thanks […]

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Finance director's violence fears

| July 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bryce Edwards: Political round-up: July 24 $112 per head may be the price we all pay for economic nationalism in the asset sales policy. Or, rather, it is the price… More Bryce Edwards: Political round-up: July 23

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Central banks take action on slump fears

| July 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:20 EST, 5 July 2012 | UPDATED: 16:20 EST, 5 July 2012 Rising concerns of a worldwide slump led central banks in China, the eurozone and Britain to loosen monetary policy. First to move was the People’s Bank of China, by lopping a quarter point off interest rates for the […]

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Eurozone quakes as Greek election does little to allay fears about its future

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Hugo Duncan PUBLISHED: 16:25 EST, 18 June 2012 | UPDATED: 16:35 EST, 18 June 2012 Europe felt the wrath of the financial markets yesterday as the Greek election did little to allay fears about the future of the single currency. The euro tumbled and borrowing costs in Spain and Italy lurched to dangerously high […]

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A surge in interest rates as fears of Italy bailout mount

| June 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Hugo Duncan PUBLISHED: 16:30 EST, 13 June 2012 | UPDATED: 16:36 EST, 13 June 2012 Borrowing costs in Italy soared yesterday as prime minister Mario Monti admitted he was ‘worried by the situation of emergency’ engulfing the eurozone. Rome managed to sell €6.5billion (£5.25billion) of one-year bonds to investors – but the yield jumped […]

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Eurozone finance ministers meet amid growing fears over Greece

| June 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

www.euronews.com Greece’s potential exit from the euro was once again top of the agenda as finance ministers gathered in Brussels for their monthly Eurogroup meeting. Last year such talk was unthinkable. But, with the on-going political deadlock in Athens and a failure there to form a coalition government, leaders were openly discussing what Greece needed […]

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Fears of double-dip recession and new age of austerity seen in the perspective of a Diamond Jubilee

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Fears of a double-dip recession tipping Britain into a new age of austerity need to be seen in the perspective of the Diamond Jubilee, which gives good reasons to be cheerful about how most of us are much better off than we were in the year of Her Majesty the Queen’s Silver Jubilee in 1977. […]

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Bank of England halts quantitative easing over fears of high inflation

| May 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Hugo Duncan PUBLISHED: 15:50 EST, 10 May 2012 | UPDATED: 16:17 EST, 10 May 2012 Enlarge   The Bank of England yesterday called time on its money-printing programme as worries over high inflation trumped concerns about the double-dip recession. The monetary policy committee voted against more quantitative easing, having already pumped £325bn of emergency […]

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New clampdown on whiplash claims could cut cost of motor cover but raises ‘Big Brother’ fears

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

New proposals from the Transport Select Committee to deter fraudulent compensation claims – mostly for ‘whiplash injuries’ – could cut the cost of motor insurance but raise fears of  a ‘Big Brother’ erosion of drivers’ personal privacy. Ambulance-chasing lawyers and false personal injury claims add about £40 a year to the cost of every driver’s […]

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Traders eye central banks as growth fears rule

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Japanese currency has fallen after the latest move by a central bank to combat the impact of recent market turmoil View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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