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RBS share price jumps 13% as profits double

RBS share price jumps 13% as profits double

'Capital is stronger, costs are lower and customer activity is gradually improving,' said chief executive Ross McEwan.

 

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BSkyB share price slides 3% as it confirms it's creating a £7bn European pay TV monster

BSkyB share price slides 3% as it confirms it's creating a £7bn European pay TV monster

25 July 2014

BSkyB launched a rights issue to fund the acquisition of its European counterparts this morning, as it announced revenues had risen 7%.

 
 
Apple's research and development costs have risen 4%. What's it working on?

Apple's research and development costs have risen 4%. What's it working on?

23 July 2014

The company very slightly missed sales expectations, but R&D costs spiked. Meanwhile, sales of iPads are slowing.

 
 
The Way Ahead: What does the future hold for the role of CFO?

The Way Ahead: What does the future hold for the role of CFO?

23 July 2014

SPONSORED: Chief financial officers face five issues in the future, including becoming change agents and becoming strategists.

 
 
5 charts that perfectly sum up Philip Clarke's tenure as Tesco chief executive

5 charts that perfectly sum up Philip Clarke's tenure as Tesco chief executive

22 July 2014

He may be in line for a 10 million pound payout, but it hasn't been an illustrious three years for soon-to-depart Tesco boss Philip Clarke.

 
 
Last one turn out the light: why everyone's afraid of Barclays' darkpool

Last one turn out the light: why everyone's afraid of Barclays' darkpool

22 July 2014

Customers are abandoning Barclays' anonymous trading platform in their droves, according to figures by the Financial Regulatory Authority.

 
 
How Malaysia Airlines' insurers could push up the cost of flying

How Malaysia Airlines' insurers could push up the cost of flying

22 July 2014

A series of bad decisions by insurers means a once-in-a-lifetime coincidence could end up costing airlines millions.

 
 
Royal Mail share price falls 3% as it warns on, er, parcels

Royal Mail share price falls 3% as it warns on, er, parcels

22 July 2014

Not a great morning for the newly privatised business: its parcels arm isn't doing as well as expected, and letters volumes are down.

 
 
A Head in the Clouds: The Rise of Technology and the CFO

A Head in the Clouds: The Rise of Technology and the CFO

18 July 2014

The next instalment of MT's series, 'From Bean Counters to Strategic Thinkers: The growing role of the financial officer', in association with Canon, explores the single biggest factor shaping the decade ahead for CFOs: technology.

 
 
4 reasons why breaking up the banks won't help small business lending

4 reasons why breaking up the banks won't help small business lending

18 July 2014

A full inquiry into retail and small business banking is on the cards, but breaking up banks probably won't solve the industry's problems.

 
 
Co-operative pharmacy sale: does this mean the group is back on track?

Co-operative pharmacy sale: does this mean the group is back on track?

18 July 2014

It's been a tumultuous year for the Co-operative Group - but it's finally taken a positive step by selling its pharmacy arm for 620 million pounds to cash and carry chain Bestway.

 
 

The MT interview: Terry Smith

"I'm often described as outspoken. I don't view this as a criticism."

Terry Smith, CEO of Tullet Prebon, pulls no punches in this month's big interview

 
 

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