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Carphone Warehouse to close Best Buy shops

07/11/2011

Best Buy Europe, the joint venture between Carphone Warehouse Group plc and Best Buy Co., Inc. have announced its intention to focus its capital investment and ‘connectivity’ strategy on its small box Carphone Warehouse stores and to close its Best Buy branded big box stores in the UK.


 

Man Group profits dip as investors lose appetite for risk

04/11/2011

Man Group (LSE: EMG) have posted profits for the 6-months ending September of $154 million, with a $5bn dollar reduction bringing their total Funds Under Management to $64.5bn.


 

Bank's deputy Governor on increased quantitative easing decision

04/11/2011

Bank of England deputy chief on the decision to boost quantitative easing


 

Report cautions devastating impacts of a financial transactions tax

04/11/2011

As support for a tax on financial transactions grows, a leading libertarian think-tank have today (Friday) warned of its ‘eye watering’ effects that would effectively destroy the UK’s financial heart as well as increasing market volatility.


 

RBS profits soar though Greek debts cast shadow over future

04/11/2011

Royal Bank of Scotland has posted pre-tax profits of £2bn in the three months to 30 September, compared with a loss of £1.6bn in the same period last year.


 

Aviva exceeds profit forecast, buoyed by Whitehouse TV adverts

04/11/2011

Global Insurance Brokers, Aviva (LSE: AV) have exceeded their profit forecast, thanks in part to greater product recognition driven by a ‘strong and consistent marketing‘ campaign starring The Fast Show’s Paul Whitehouse.


 

Businesses encouraged to outsource late payments

03/11/2011

With late payments at all-time high SMEs should consider outsourcing their accounts payable function says Carole Hughes, managing director at credit management and debt collection specialist Daniels Silverman.


 

G20 Summit 'should bring Europe's economy closer to recovery'

03/11/2011

As the world’s 20 leading economies convene in Cannes for a second day of meetings as Greece, and possibly Italy and Spain apparently teeter on the brink of collapse, one market analyst is optimistic about the talks.


 

RBS steps up small business lending commitment

03/11/2011

The Royal Bank of Scotland has pledged to further boost its commitment to supporting small businesses with the introduction of loan packages of up to £250,000 at a ‘historic, low fixed rate’, the Telegraph report.


 

European Central Bank cuts rates

03/11/2011

Further evidence, were it needed, of the eurozone’s financial crisis came today after the European Central Bank announced a 0.25% reduction in its interest rate.