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By: Finance Week  05/12/2011
Keywords: Industrial Action, Repairs Company, Financial Regulation

OECD urges countries to adopt a co-ordinated strategy to boost growth as the eurozone sovereign debt crisis hits confidence

Adjusted pre-tax profits for first nine months rise 18% year on year, but revenues stall in third quarter amid challenging markets

Shares in the domestic insurer and emergency repairs company collapse after independent investigation discovers mis-selling of insurance

Jubilation about the German deal to save the euro could prove short-lived if fresh news of Greek tax evasion gains wider currency. There are more Porsche Cayennes registered in Greece than taxpayers declaring an income of 50,000 euros (£43,800) or more, according to research by Professor Herakles Polemarchakis, former head of the Greek prime minister’s economic [..]

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Intervention to suppress the yen is encouraging profit-taking after a stellar month for risk assets.

A relief rally in global stock markets has faded after Italian government debt edged closer to danger levels, China balked at rescue aid, and doubts over the eurozone bail-out plan resurfaced.

A relief rally in global stock markets has faded after Italian government debt edged closer to danger levels, China balked at rescue aid, and doubts over the eurozone bail-out plan resurfaced.

With Britain's households now owing £1.5 trillion, day of reckoning nears, warns Jeff Randall.

The broker-dealer hoping to avert a collapse is close to a sale of the bulk of its assets to Interactive Brokers Group, say people familiar with the situation

First flight departs Sydney for Jakarta after tribunal orders a stop to the industrial action and tells the Australian flag-carrier and unions to negotiate a settlement

Twice as many Conservative MPs want Britain to pull out of the European Union as voted for referendum, leading rebel claims.

Thames Water says project is only practical way to cut discharge rate of untreated sewage into river from 60 times a year to four or less

The owner of the drilling rig that sank in the Gulf of Mexico last year aims to prove the UK group should be liable for almost all the disaster’s costs

Tens of thousands of new jobs will be announced today as the Government "strains every sinew" to get the sluggish economy moving.

Any failure to reach agreement on tougher financial regulation by the full G20 should not stop Europe acting alone, says German minister

Vladislav Baumgertner, chief executive, said the Russian potash producer was examining the idea with investors of a premium listing in London

The multi-billion pound public sector pension deficit should be plugged by the creation of a sovereign wealth fund that would back a radical programme of infrastructure investment, pensions expert Edward Truell has said.

It may not be clear for two weeks or more whether Citigroup will settle for offers below initial hopes or retain the UK music group for at least another year

The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011

Keywords: Financial Regulation, Industrial Action, Repairs Company, Thames Water, Wealth Fund

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