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Despite global markets being up on the back of the central banks' announcement on Wednesday there are still deep, underlying problems facing the eurozone, as Jason Gaywood of HiFX explained.
Following Wednesday's announcement that central banks are to join forces enhance their capacity to provide liquidity support to the global financial system, global markets have jumped.
The FTSE 100 was down 43.45 points in early trading on Wednesday as the top banks shares fell on the back of Standard & Poor's cutting the ratings on 15 major lenders.
Double-digit profit growth has delivered strong earnings per share at Marstonís (LSE: MARS), as the company prepares for an expansion plan that could create as many as 1,000 jobs.
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has been awarded new contracts with a potential value of $650 million by Petrobras, a world leader in deep and ultra-deep water oil and gas exploration and production, to support its production activities offshore Brazil.
Marston's, the brewery and pub chain owner, have announced that they will continue to expand with 25 new pubs in 2012.
Glencore have pulled out of their planned $475m (£305m) acquisition of the owner of Peru's Mina Justa copper project.
Londonís City firms have welcomed the Chancellors admission in the Autumn Statement of the crucial role the financial sector plays in the UK economy, and his assurance that a damaging financial transactions tax be implemented as a short-sighted source of revenue for the countryís coffers.
iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM), the cloud computing and managed hosting services company, has reported a rise in both revenue and pre-tax profits in its half yearly results.
The UKís Ďfoundation generationí are actively planning their finances with a view to long-term saving, a study by Aviva has found.