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EasyJet share price nosedives amid Israel, Egypt and Russia turbulence

EasyJet share price nosedives amid Israel, Egypt and Russia turbulence

The budget airline's disappointing profit forecast is proof of growing pains, as it struggles to deal with geopolitics and increasing competition.

 

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Energy companies to pay a bit more for compensation for power cuts

Energy companies to pay a bit more for compensation for power cuts

24 July 2014

Regulator Ofgem proudly announced that it had extracted another 3.3m pounds from energy companies for the power cuts endured by customers in the winter. But surely this is self serving.

 
 
Germany isn't lovin' McDonald's as sales fall sending share price down 1.3%

Germany isn't lovin' McDonald's as sales fall sending share price down 1.3%

22 July 2014

The World Cup winners are still punishing the fast food giant for ditching the €1 cheesburger.

 
 
Do or die: Microsoft's 18,000 job cuts

Do or die: Microsoft's 18,000 job cuts

17 July 2014

As CEO Satya Nadella slashes 14% of the company's workforce, it's clear tech is bloodthirstier than ever.

 
 
SSE share price falls as customers flee despite price freeze

SSE share price falls as customers flee despite price freeze

17 July 2014

Competition is still heating up in the energy market. That's bad news for the 'Big Six'.

 
 
Is Microsoft about to slash 1,000 Nokia jobs?

Is Microsoft about to slash 1,000 Nokia jobs?

16 July 2014

The company has only just merged with the phone manufacturer, now it's reportedly planning to cut a fifth of its workforce in Finland.

 
 
Lidl is going on a 'Claret offensive'

Lidl is going on a 'Claret offensive'

15 July 2014

The not-so-Lidl German supermarket is targetting wealthier shoppers with French wines.

 
 
Shire board concedes in extra time, AbbVie gets 31 billion pound winner

Shire board concedes in extra time, AbbVie gets 31 billion pound winner

14 July 2014

After two months of end to end play, the directors of Shire pharmaceuticals have relented at last, recommending AbbVie's fifth offer which values the business at a hefty 31.3bn pounds. So which side of the deal is Germany, and which Argentina?

 
 
4 questions investors are asking about the church's exit from Wonga

4 questions investors are asking about the church's exit from Wonga

11 July 2014

The Church Commissioners confirmed today that they had managed to extricate themselves from a 100,000 pound investment in Wonga. But it's not a straightforward exercise.

 
 


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