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Citywire Investment News

  • Brewin revenues fall on trail switch
    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:15:23 +0100
    Brewin Dolphin?s revenues took a tumble over the 12 months to the end of June, as its switch out of trail and move to a national rate card took its toll.

Citywire Money, Tax and Property

  • Homeowners could buy more state pension
    Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:57:48 +0100
    Health minister Paul Burstow says pensioners should be allowed to use the equity in their homes to buy more state pension.

Citywire News

  • Risk and Return: Sharpe ratios to the rescue!
    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0100
    Nobel prize-winning economist William Sharpe devised a useful measure to show if investments add value. We show how to use them on investment trusts.

BBC Business News

  • Disability benefits flaws 'grave'
    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:29:26 GMT
    The disability benefits system requires a "fundamental redesign" because flaws in the process are so "grave", a group of MPs says.
  • New contracts boost Capita profits
    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:14:47 GMT
    Outsourcing group Capita sees a 16% rise in profits after winning contracts worth £1.3bn, including a 10-year contract to manage the UK government's military estates.
  • China detains five over meat scandal
    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:55:35 GMT
    China detains five people as part of its probe into a firm that allegedly supplied out of date meat to fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC.
  • UK 'still exporting arms' to Russia
    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:27:35 GMT
    The UK is still exporting millions of pounds worth of arms and other military equipment to Russia., despite concerns over its links to separatist rebels, say MPs.
  • Electronic Arts earnings surge 51%
    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:31:33 GMT
    US video game publisher Electronic Arts reports a 51% jump in profit for the April-to-June quarter, boosted by strong sales of titles like Titanfall and FIFA 2014.

BBC News

  • Disability benefits flaws 'grave'
    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:29:26 GMT
    The disability benefits system requires a "fundamental redesign" because flaws in the process are so "grave", a group of MPs says.
  • MH17 dead to be flown to Netherlands
    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:17:18 GMT
    The first bodies from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine are due to be flown to the Netherlands, which is holding a day of mourning.
  • Costa Concordia begins final journey
    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:02:44 GMT
    The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia is being towed away for scrap, in one of the biggest maritime salvage operations ever staged.

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