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- Saturday Newspaper Summaries
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 +0100
- Week Ahead: big US bounce-back on the cards
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:18:50 +0100
Second quarter US growth figures should show world's biggest economy has bounced back after cold winter.
- Watchdog warns investors over corporate bonds
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:18:06 +0100
The Financial Conduct Authority urges consumers to consider the dangers of owning corporate bonds†as interest rates start to rise.
- The Accumulator: emerging markets keep rising
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:33:33 +0100
Our exclusive Accumulator table shows all global markets were up in the week ending Thursday, apart from†a small fall in† Russia.
- Is shorting shares ethical?
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:14:52 +0100
Five financial experts debate the pros and cons of selling shares 'short' to make a profit.
BBC Business News
- Buyers' peril from rising house prices
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:19:16 GMT
Rising house prices left me high and dry - twice!
- US firm withdraws Mothercare offer
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:04:29 GMT
US retailer Destination Maternity withdraws a takeover offer for Mothercare, saying it was clear shareholders wanted a "significant increase" in the offer.
- Coach firm collapse affects hundreds
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:45:20 GMT
A travel company goes into administration with the loss of 89 jobs and a knock-on effect on hundreds of customer bookings.
- RBS shares surge on surprise profit
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:23:31 GMT
Shares in Royal Bank of Scotland have jumped 11% after it said it expects pre-tax profits to double to £2.65bn for the first half of the year.
- Brazil frees up $13bn for economy
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:14:40 GMT
In a bid to stimulate the sluggish economy, the Brazilian central bank announces plans to reduce the amount commercial banks have to keep in reserve.
- Fewer 'nimbys' and 'poor doors' - papers
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:44:49 GMT
Different trends affecting the housing market are reported on some of Saturday's front pages, while the papers report positive economic news.
- Israel and Hamas 'agree short truce'
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:42:33 GMT
Israel and Hamas agree to 12-hour Gaza truce on Saturday, as international efforts continue to negotiate a longer seven-day ceasefire.
- From cigarettes and alcohol to marathon man
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:16:16 GMT
Steve Way, 40, will compete for England at the Commonwealth Games, despite only taking up running in 2007.
- £20m Lovren to have Liverpool medical
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:02:23 GMT
Southampton defender Dejan Lovren will undergo a medical with Liverpool this weekend after the clubs agree a £20m fee.
- US 'will send migrant youths home'
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:27:22 GMT
President Obama meets Central American leaders and says undocumented immigrant children without legal claims to be in the US will be sent home.