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FTSE in-depth: Tesco sums are under spotlight
1 Jul 2010 source: thisismoney.co.uk

By Simon Duke1 July 2010, 8:47am Tesco has been thrust into an unforgiving light amid concerns over its accounting policies. Simon Duke: After Tuesday's rout, the Footsie staged a recovery of sorts. WANT TO KNOW MORE? Newspaper and magazine share tips FTSE close: BP, AstraZeneca up FTSE LATEST 4852.05-64.82 document.write(""); document.write(""); document.write(""); £12.50 SHARE DEALING • Buy and sell shares online or by phone for £12.50 ( ...


EU clears Total's purchase of Polimeri unit
1 Jul 2010 source: iii.co.uk

BRUSSELS, July 1 (Reuters) - European antitrust authorities approved the acquisition on Thursday of parts of Polimeri Europa Benelux, a chemicals group, by Total Petrochemicals Feluy S.A., a division of French energy group Total. Polimeri Europa Benelux, which is ultimately controlled by Italian energy company Eni, makes specialty chemicals and commodity polymers. Total Petrochemicals also  ...


BRIEF-CKE Restaurants says stockholders approve merger
1 Jul 2010 source: iii.co.uk

(AFX UK Focus) 2010-07-01 01:56 BRIEF-CKE Restaurants says stockholders approve merger


FACTBOX-Some financial reforms missing from US legislation
1 Jul 2010 source: iii.co.uk

June 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives approved on Wednesday a wide-ranging rework of financial rules, but final Senate action will not happen until mid-July at the earliest. The sweeping package has slowly narrowed over more than a year of debate, with some proposals slipping from view. Some changes that looked achievable at the height of the 2007-2009 financial cri ...


Lloyds cuts puts 1,850 workers at risk
30 Jun 2010 source: thisismoney.co.uk

By Ed Monk30 June 2010, 3:58pm Lloyds Banking Group today announced further moves to slash costs that will affect around 1,850 workers and threaten hundreds more jobs across the UK. Lloyds: further cuts to jobs WANT TO KNOW MORE? Overdraft fees hiked at Lloyds Tax blow for bailed out RBS and Lloyds FTSE LATEST 4916.872.65 document.write(""); document.write(""); document.write(""); The part-nationalised bank is to close an insurance office in Nottingham and  ...


UPDATE 2-Boeing to acquire Argon ST for $775 mln
30 Jun 2010 source: iii.co.uk

DEAL REPRESENTS 41 PERCENT PREMIUM * Boeing to fund transaction with existing cash * Deal likely to close by end of Q3, 2010 * Argon ST shares rise 40 pct in pre-market trade (Adds details, CEO quote) June 30 (Reuters) - Boeing Co agreed to acquire defense manufacturer Argon ST Inc for about $775 million, as the plane maker looks to expand in areas that have been  ...


UPDATE 1-Boeing to acquire Argon ST for $775 mln
30 Jun 2010 source: iii.co.uk

DEAL REPRESENTS 41 PERCENT PREMIUM * Boeing to fund the transaction with existing cash * Deal likely to close by end of Q3, 2010 June 30 (Reuters) - Boeing Co said it agreed to acquire defense manufacturer Argon ST Inc for about $775 million to expand its surveillance and intelligence offerings. Boeing's offer of $34.50 a share represents a 41 percent premium to Ar ...


NZ's SBS Bank plans merger with building society
30 Jun 2010 source: iii.co.uk

WELLINGTON, July 1 (Reuters) - SBS Bank, New Zealand's smallest retail bank, is planning a merger with a regional savings group to expand its customer and financial base, the two companies said on Thursday. SBS, with assets of around NZ$2.6 billion ($1.8 billion), said it had agreed a merger with HBS, a building society in the Hawke's Bay region on the east coast of the North Island with a ...


FTSE in-depth: Investors stuck behind blindfold
30 Jun 2010 source: thisismoney.co.uk

By Elliot Wilson30 June 2010, 8:34am Investors must feel these days that they have been blindfolded and placed in a room full of hidden trapdoors. Dangerous times: Global shares fell. WANT TO KNOW MORE? FTSE close: Market closes below 5000 Shares rocked by consumer confidence fall FTSE LATEST 4935.1620.94 document.write(""); document.write(""); document.write(""); £12.50 SHARE DEALING • Buy and sell shares online or by phone for £12.50 (£ ...


FTSE live: BP, AstraZeneca up
30 Jun 2010 source: thisismoney.co.uk

By Adrian Lowery30 June 2010, 9:58am Rises for heavyweight stocks arrested the Footsie's recent plunge today. WANT TO KNOW MORE? The rip-off funds that can't beat trackers Newspaper and magazine share tips Why I'm investing in gold (and how) FTSE LATEST 4933.5219.30 document.write(""); document.write(""); document.write(""); £12.50 SHARE DEALING • Buy and sell shares online or by phone for £12.50 (£20 for certificates) TALK ABOUT SHARES  ...

 

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