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Wall St volatile after US payrolls report

Financial Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Friday 21:00 BST. Volatile trading in the wake of the latest US non-farm payrolls report saw stocks in New York and the dollar swing from negative to positive territory and Treasuries give back initial gains as participants weighed up the implications ...

Goldman Lands Kilsby As First Female Director

Sky News - ‎5 hours ago‎
The chair of drugmaker Shire is the first woman from outside Goldman's ranks to join the board of GSI, Sky News learns. 19:59, UK, Friday 06 May 2016.
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Berkshire operating profit falls short, book value rises

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
May 6 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday confirmed that its first-quarter profit rose 8 percent, while operating results fell short of analyst forecasts as falling oil prices and coal demand hurt its BNSF railroad unit.
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BP warns on Canadian oil deliveries as wildfire burns on

Daily Mail - ‎56 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK, May 6 (Reuters) - BP PLC said on Friday it would not be able to deliver on some contracts for Canadian crude due to a wildfire that has cut Canada's oil sands output in half and snarled supply lines.
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St Ives referendum: Second homes ban backed by voters

BBC News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Residents of a seaside town have stemmed the tide of second homes-building in a referendum to ban construction. St Ives held the vote after a surge in holiday homes in the Cornish town and a shortage of affordable housing.
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Motor trade gets a flat as car sales drop 2.5%

Mirror.co.uk - ‎1 hour ago‎
The spectre of a stalling economic recovery looms as new car sales suffered their worst gains this year. New registrations increased just 2% last month against a year ago with the Ford Fiesta as best seller, but it's the smallest rise in 2016 so far ...
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Early Easter and oil price slide hit hotel giant's sales

Scotsman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Weak oil markets and an early Easter have dragged on first-quarter trading at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), although the company said today it was adding new rooms at the fastest rate since the financial crash.
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Panama Papers Source Offers to Aid Inquiries if Exempt From Punishment

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Panama City office of the law firm Mossack Fonseca, which is at the heart of the Panama Papers leak. Credit Carlos Jasso/Reuters.
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Interserve shares plunge after construction company warns of delays and mounting costs on Glasgow energy plant ...

This is Money - ‎3 hours ago‎
Shares in Interserve plunged nearly 16.5 per cent to a four-year low after the construction company warned of delays and mounting costs on a major project.
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Activist investor TCI tells VW to overhaul board pay, operations

Daily Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
LONDON, May 6 (Reuters) - Activist investor TCI upped the pressure on loss-making German carmaker Volkswagen (VW) on Friday, demanding it overhaul its "excessive" executive pay scheme as part of a plan to boost profits and end years of ...
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Halifax Increases Mortgage Age Limit To 80

Sky News - ‎16 hours ago‎
Another mortgage provider relaxes its borrowing criteria in a week of fierce debate over responsible industry lending. 13:27, UK, Friday 06 May 2016.
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BTG snaps up cryogenic oncology specialist Galil for £58.3m

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎9 hours ago‎
BTG Group is buying a US company that develops medical devices which kill tumours by freezing them, as it looks to further boost its presence in the world of interventional oncology.
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FTSE 100 nose-dives to eight-week low as US jobs data disappoints

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎13 hours ago‎
Man Group suffered a double ratings downgrade at the hands of Citigroup amid concerns over its trading arm AHL. The investment bank slashed its rating from “buy” to “sell” prompting the FTSE 250 stock to plunge towards the bottom of the mid-cap index.
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Hastings increases market share as revenues rise 22% to £132.7 million

expressandstar.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
Insurer Hastings has said that revenues rose 22% to £132.7 million in the first quarter as the firm increased its market share. Hastings' share of the private car insurance market increased to 6% from 5.3%.
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Rolls Royce's finance chief buys into restructuring story

Yahoo Finance UK - ‎6 hours ago‎
LONDON (ShareCast) - (ShareCast News) - Rolls Royce (LSE: RR.L - news) 's finance chief, David Smith, added to his position in the company's share price on the same day that management told shareholders overall trading in the first few months of the ...
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IAG traffic rises 11% in April

DIGITALLOOK - ‎9 hours ago‎
British Airways and Iberia parent International Consolidated Airlines said group traffic, as measured in revenue passenger kilometres, rose 10.9% in April from last year.
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Tata management bidder raises prospect of major job cuts

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
One of the potential buyers of Tata Steel - the management team - says it could cut up to 1,000 jobs if it succeeds in buying the plants.
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Uber appoints former EC VP Neelie Kroes to its public policy board

TechCrunch - ‎7 hours ago‎
Taxi app Uber, which continues to battle regulatory clamp downs and legal confrontations in Europe, has appointed a former VP of the European Union's executive arm, the European Commission, to its public policy advisory board as it looks to grease the ...
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Airbnb to expand into 'leisure hosting' activities

The Week UK - ‎11 hours ago‎
Accommodation listing website Airbnb is looking to expand into other services, says its co-founder. Speaking to the BBC in Delhi, Nathan Blecharczyk said the firm plans to set up a system to pair hosts with guests for tours, sport and other activities.

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