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  • LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 6 (Reuters) - Multinational companies need to do more to gain the trust of wider society, including better explaining why top executives are so highly rewarded in comparison to workers, the chairman of global miner Rio Tinto (Hanover: CRA1.HA - news) told British lawmakers. "Big …

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    Royston Wild looks at a clutch of FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stars with terrific earnings and dividend potential.

  • Questor: drop out of Pearson while you have the chance, despite 50pc share price fall

  • BoE governor Mark Carney makes globalisation warning

    The Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that those left behind by the financial crisis need more help. Mr Carney said that people had paid "a heavy price" for globalisation but had come to associate it with low wages, insecure employment, stateless corporations and "striking inequalities". Mr Carney said that …

  • BoE governor Mark Carney makes globalisation warning

    The Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that those left behind by the financial crisis need more help. Mr Carney said that people had paid "a heavy price" for globalisation but had come to associate it with low wages, insecure employment, stateless corporations and "striking inequalities".

  • SES: Management Disclosure Business Wire - 23 hours ago

    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- NOTIFICATION AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF TRANSACTIONS BY PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THEM           1. Details of the person ...

  • Tata close to deal on Port Talbot steel plant, Sky sources say

    International conglomerate Tata Group is close to agreeing a deal which would safeguard the jobs of around 4,500 employees at its steel plant in Port Talbot, Wales, Sky (Frankfurt: 893517 - news) sources say. The plant has been under threat since Tata announced plans to sell off a significant amount of its UK business …

  • PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- In the pooled combination cohorts, median progression-free survival in patients with PD-L1 expression ≥1% was 12.7 months With longer follow-up, the Opdivo plus Yervoy ...

  • One third of Britons forced to buy Christmas presents on credit - survey

    One in three Britons will be forced to buy their Christmas presents on credit this year due to money worries, according to new research. The research, by National Debtline, suggests up to five million of Brtions are "regularly" stressed about finances over the holiday season. Joanna Elson, chief executive of the Money …

  • SES Adds 24/7 4KUNIVERSE Ultra HD Channel Business Wire - Mon, Dec 5, 2016 07:50 GMT
    SES Adds 24/7 4KUNIVERSE Ultra HD Channel

    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Entertainment channel set for launch aboard leading Ultra HD platform in North America SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced 4KUNIVERSE, a general entertainment ...

  • Fibre upgrade cost traps Britain in cyber slow lane Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Dec 5, 2016 06:00 GMT

    In a bid to boost Britain's economy through Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May's government has said it wants to address business concerns and replace an ageing copper network with the "gold standard" common across Asia and parts of Europe. Pressure has been building on BT and its Openreach division for years, led by rivals …

  • Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to step aside, stay as chairman

    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the Starbucks Annual Shareholders Meeting on March 23, 2016 in Seattle, Washington

  • Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to step aside, stay as chairman

    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the Starbucks Annual Shareholders Meeting on March 23, 2016 in Seattle, Washington

  • Boris Johnson denies freedom of movement comments Sky News - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 21:20 GMT
    Boris Johnson denies freedom of movement comments

    Boris Johnson said he had told the ambassadors during a breakfast meeting that immigration had been a good thing for the UK but denied supporting EU freedom of movement rules. Speaking under the Chatham House rules, which allow comments to be reported but not attributed, one ambassador had told Sky News: "He (Mr Johnson) …

  • Mediaset CEO says to carry on with pay-TV projects without Vivendi Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 13:37 GMT

    Italian broadcaster Mediaset said it will look for other partners for its pay-TV arm after failing to sell the unit to France's Vivendi, adding there was no contact with UK-based rival Sky at present. ...

  • IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, has engaged Oliver Wyman to support the build of a comprehensive methodology to help banks determine risk factor modellability under the new Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) standards. The methodology will be developed …

  • Is Daily Mail and General Trust plc (LON:DMGT) a buy after today's results, or is the outlook too uncertain?

  • Regulator Ofcom launches review of landline telephone prices

    Ofcom has launched a review of landline-only telephone prices in a bid to protect elderly and vulnerable customers. Ofcom said landline-only households have not benefited from the strong competition in the market for "bundled" deals which offer landline, broadband and sometimes pay TV packaged together. Ofcom said they …

  • UK's Ofcom to examine rising landline prices to protect elderly Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 08:13 GMT

    LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 1 (Reuters) - British telecoms regulator Ofcom said it was concerned about the rising cost of telephone line rental for customers who did not take broadband, particularly elderly and vulnerable people who rely on the service. Ofcom said all major landline providers had increased …

  • SES Adds 24/7 4KUNIVERSE Ultra HD Channel

    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- More than 20 Million TV-households in Germany and Austria are able to View Sky Sport News in both high and standard definition SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced ...

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    Shareholders of these rather unheralded stocks are reaping fantastic returns.

  • Britain's Daily Mail publisher hit by decline in ad revenue Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 07:25 GMT

    The publisher of the Daily Mail reported an 11 percent drop in adjusted operating profit after its media business suffered from a fall in print advertising revenues and challenging conditions in the property ...

  • Should you ditch Rightmove Plc (LON: RMV) and buy Zoopla Property Group PLC (LON: ZPLA)?

  • Non-state armed groups carried out more attacks in October 2016 than any other month in the past 12 months, according to new data released today by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. The data was collected from open sources by IHS Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency …

  • Edward Sheldon looks at two stocks that have potential to deliver both capital and dividend growth going forward.

  • Sky reveals details about new mobile network Sky News - Tue, Nov 29, 2016 20:20 GMT
    Sky reveals details about new mobile network

    Sky (Frankfurt: 893517 - news) , the owner of Sky News, has announced details about its new mobile phone network. Sky Mobile will focus on mobile data, with customers able to roll over unused data at the end of the month and to change their allowance whenever they like. According to Enders Analysis, EE is the biggest …

  • Sky seeks to shake up UK mobile market with flexible data plans Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Nov 29, 2016 18:00 GMT

    Sky (Frankfurt: 893517 - news) said it would enter the UK mobile market with a SIM-only deal that allows data allowances to roll over each month, and offers free calls to the 11 million British households that take its TV services. It was "time to shake up" the mobile market, particularly in data, where many customers …

  • European shares lifted by stronger Italian banks, Actelion rally Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Nov 29, 2016 17:53 GMT

    European shares rose slightly on Tuesday, helped by a strong rebound in Italian banks, while reports of a improved takeover offer sent Swiss biotech Actelion rallying to a fresh all-time high. Italy's ...

  • Britain's FTSE lags Europe as commodity stocks drop Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Nov 29, 2016 17:04 GMT

    Britain's top share index fell on Tuesday, underperforming other European markets as energy and mining stocks were hit by weaker oil and metals prices. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index, which is more heavily ...

  • O3b Networks today announced that it is partnering with Ozonio to bring high-speed broadband connectivity to Tabatinga, Brazil. Following the successful partnership of O3b and Ozonio to bring services to Tefé, Tabatinga is the next Amazonian city to be connected. Tabatinga is a remote city of more than 60,000 people, …

  • Ofcom orders BT 'separation' from Openreach network Sky News - Tue, Nov 29, 2016 13:58 GMT
    Ofcom orders BT 'separation' from Openreach network

    Telecoms regulator Ofcom is to order a legal separation between BT and its Openreach network but stopped short of demanding a full break-up. Ofcom said it was proceeding with the move "after BT failed to offer voluntary proposals that address our competition concerns". It said it still backed a form of separation in which …

  • Why BT is in the spotlight over Openreach - and how it could respond

    An announcement from a regulator that satisfies no one is usually a sign that a compromise has been struck - but today's statement from Ofcom that it plans to force through a legal separation of Openreach from BT is not as drastic as it sounds. It is certainly not as draconian on BT, either, as the alternative actions …

  • UK regulator goes to Europe to force reform at BT Openreach Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Nov 29, 2016 12:40 GMT

    Britain's telecoms regulator will go to the European Commission to try to force BT to legally separate Openreach, the division that supplies broadband to millions of homes and businesses, in a major reform aimed at spurring investment in the country's ageing network. The regulator, which despite Britain's vote to leave …

  • Will profits continue to rise at small cap success stories Patisserie Holdings plc (LON:CAKE) and IG Design Group plc (LON:IGR)?

  • HOUSTON & LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- PROS to showcase cloud-based solutions for pricing, selling PROS ® (NYSE: PRO), the revenue and profit realization company, today announced its participation in the 12 ...

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