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China banks seek new lending horizons as bad debts rise

Reuters UK Business News - 19 hours 26 min ago
SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Grappling with a slowing economy, China's biggest banks are turning their back on mainstay borrowers like manufacturers and courting high growth industries such as healthcare, food and IT in a bid to boost revenue.






Bank of America hired to sell America Movil assets - Bloomberg

Reuters UK Business News - 19 hours 53 min ago
(Reuters) - America Movil SAB , the wireless provider controlled by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, has hired Bank of America Corp to sell certain phone assets as part of a breakup plan to appease Mexican lawmakers, Bloomberg said, citing people familiar with the matter.






Spanish property portfolio restructures deal ahead of IPO - The Times

Reuters UK Business News - 19 hours 56 min ago
(Reuters) - A portfolio of banks and hedge funds have restructured a Spanish property deal ahead of its initial public offering, The Times reported on Monday, citing commercial property newsletter EuroProperty.






Citi to pay allowance to compensate for limited bonuses

Reuters UK Business News - 20 hours 38 min ago
(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc has told senior staff in Europe that they would receive fixed monthly pay in addition to their salaries in an attempt to compensate for rules that limit bonuses to up to twice the level of base salaries, the Financial Times reported, citing several people.






UK manufacturing growth cools as export orders slip - EEF

Reuters UK Business News - 21 hours 3 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's main manufacturing trade association trimmed its growth forecast for 2014 on Monday after its members reported the first fall in export orders since early 2013.






GCSE students prove they are the pass masters at exams . . .

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 14:44

The sound of envelopes being ripped open was heard at colleges and academies across the area on Thursday as students received their GCSE results.

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Carlton cricket match will aid sick children

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 14:37

Cream of the crop cricketers will descend on Carlton next month for the annual Carlton celebrity cricket match to raise funds for East Anglia’s

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Picture of the Week

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 14:13

Summer Saturday star Peter Andre at the final meeting of the year at Newmarket’s July Course features in this week’s Picture of the Week taken by photographer Geoffrey Pieters.

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Vandals go on damage spree on town estate

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 13:48

Police are hunting vandals who went on a spree damaging vehicles on Newmarket’s Studlands Park estate this week.

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Not again! Ely’s ‘most bashed bridge’ claims yet another victim

Ely Standard - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 11:32

Ely’s infamous rail bridge claimed yet another victim on Saturday.

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Swatch prefers go-it-alone route for smartwatch plans

Reuters UK Business News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 10:23
BIEL (Switzerland) (Reuters) - Swatch Group is happy to go it alone with a launch next year of watches with "smart" features to compete with so-called wearable gadgets from the big tech companies, a market potentially worth $93 billion.






Investors' eyes pinned on ECB as Europe's health deteriorates

Reuters UK Business News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 10:17
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Central Bank meeting on Thursday is the prime event for markets seeking clarity on the bank's response to a stalled recovery, disappearing inflation and the sluggish pace of reform in the euro zone.






Former Financial Times Group CEO to become next BBC Trust chairman

Reuters UK Business News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 10:02
LONDON (Reuters) - Rona Fairhead, former boss of the Financial Times Group, will become the new chairman of the BBC Trust, the body which oversees the publicly funded British broadcaster, the government said in a statement on Sunday.






Delek Group eyes London listing, moves to loss on one-off items

Reuters UK Business News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 08:18
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli energy company Delek Group is considering issuing its shares for trading on the London Stock Exchange in addition to its Tel Aviv listing.






Left-leaning EU leaders agree no change to budget pact - Gabriel

Reuters UK Business News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 01:36
PARIS (Reuters) - Left-leaning European national government leaders meeting in Paris agreed more needed to be done to boost growth in the bloc but that EU rules limiting budget deficits should not be overhauled, German Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said.






Former FT CEO to become next BBC Trust chairman

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 23:09
LONDON (Reuters) - Rona Fairhead, former boss of the Financial Times Group, will become the new chairman of the BBC Trust, the body which oversees the publicly-funded British broadcaster, the BBC reported on Saturday.






Left-leaning EU leaders agree no change to budget pact - Gabriel

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 16:09
PARIS (Reuters) - Left-leaning European national government leaders meeting in Paris agreed more needed to be done to boost growth in the bloc but that EU rules limiting budget deficits should not be overhauled, German Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said.






Britain's Co-op backs radical reform plans

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 14:10
LONDON (Reuters) - Members of the Co-operative Group on Saturday overwhelmingly endorsed a radical shake-up of its board structure, designed to avoid a repeat of the mistakes that brought Britain's biggest mutual to its knees.






Councils tackle A boards

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 13:44

Moves to tackle unauthorised advertising boards and banners in Newmarket High Street have been generally welcomed by traders.

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Government’s plans for the young are working – MP

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 13:30

Newmarket MP Matthew Hancock has welcomed new figures that have shown a fall in the number of young people not in employment, training or education in the east of England.

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