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Citywire Investment News

  • Google and IBM disappoint, raising tech crash fears
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:01:46 +0100
    Shares in Google slumped by 6%, wiping $22 billion off the value of the company after it failed to meet analyst expectations, despite growing its profits by 3% in the first quarter.

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BBC News

  • Earthquake shakes east Midlands
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:18:25 GMT
    An 3.2 magnitude earthquake that hit the East Midlands is being investigated by geological experts.
  • Co-op Group confirms 2.5bn losses
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:14:22 GMT
    The Co-operative Group has announced losses of 2.5bn for 2013, marking the worst losses in the group's 150-year history.
  • Algeria votes on Bouteflika's future
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:04:23 GMT
    Polls open in Algeria where 77-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, is seeking a fourth term in office.

BBC Business News

  • Co-op Group confirms 2.5bn losses
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:14:22 GMT
    The Co-operative Group has announced losses of 2.5bn for 2013, marking the worst losses in the group's 150-year history.
  • Mulberry warns of lower profits
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:52:00 GMT
    Luxury goods retailer Mulberry issues its second profit warning since Christmas and says it will look to introduce new "more affordable" products.
  • China sales fall hits Remy Cointreau
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:13:19 GMT
    French spirits firm Remy Cointreau says operating profits will fall by up to 40% after a crackdown by China on extravagant spending hits sales.
  • Google shares fall on ad concerns
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:01:25 GMT
    Shares in Google fall 5% despite reporting first-quarter profit of $3.45bn in response to worries over future income from advertising.

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  • Pound hits four-year high on rate outlook
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:02:13 GMT
    Sterling rises to its highest against the dollar for more than four years, as traders bet on a UK interest rate rise and low-for-longer rates in the US
  • Europe soft ahead of Easter break
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:09:38 GMT
    Markets in Asia struggled to maintain an upbeat tone, but Hong Kong stocks outperformed after Beijing eased lending rules for rural banks
  • China?s Weibo raises $285m in US IPO
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:07:59 GMT
    China?s Twitter-like microblogging company raised less than it had originally planned as falling technology stocks and competition concerns unsettled investors
  • Bargain hunters help Britvic to break streak
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:02:20 GMT
    Having hit a record high a month earlier, the Pepsi bottler had dropped 12.8 per cent as profit-taking among last year?s winners combined with trading worries after Coca-Cola said its UK volumes had slumped in the first quarter

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