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Good riddance to this toxic Russian bank: Moscow-backed lender threatens to quit UK after Brexit

VTB bank, which is propped up by Vladimir Putin's Moscow regime, has said it may move staff to other European cities, such as Frankfurt, Paris or Vienna.
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The British Bankers' Association will argue its case in a report to the Government, outlining the risks for the country if Theresa May fails to secure a 'transition' phase.
Laird plans to raise £185m through an underwritten rights issue and scrap its 2016 dividend. It said it recognised its high level of debt and that there was limited scope to borrow more.
After becoming a favourite with stylish gym bunnies and reaching sales of £37m, Sweaty Betty has unveiled a major American expansion.
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis last December and is now widely expected to do so again later this month.
The first deal to cut oil production in eight years sent the price of the black stuff soaring and has put all attention on commodity stocks.
The company is looking for engineers and graphic designers as well as staff to join its sales and marketing team. In February it signed a ten-year lease on a four-storey property in London.
Stock markets across Europe fell as investors took their profits from a week of gains to prepare for crucial elections on the Continent this weekend.
Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a tec
Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a tec
HSBC has raised its forecast for dollar strength against emerging market currencies in the first quarter of 2017.
S4A allows lenders to separate sustainable debt from unsustainable debt and then consider equity conversion options for the company's unsustainable debt
India Inc floated around 9,664 proposals for shareholder approval between January and September 2016
Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE: CMG), where a total of 14,455 contracts have traded so far, re
Jhunjhunwala called the note ban an 'unprecedented' move
Given its lower exposure to domestic markets and wholesaler channel, firm may be better off than peers
Investment to drive lifestyle segment growth; demonetisation, margin pressures near-term worries
Within hours of being named the incoming Treasury Secretary, former mortgage trader Steven Mnuchin stated on television that he'd like to introduce bonds with longer maturities--which everyone takes t
Heard on the Street is conducting an experiment to see how retailers’ claim that low inventory will mean less discounting is playing out.
Semiconductor stocks are vulnerable after big run-up, but strong fundamentals remain.
As it continues to face a decline in sales every month for the past several months, Gap Inc seems to be struggling to turnaround. While the decline in October sales was primarily due to the negative i
  The Board of Directors of Eastman Chemical (NYSE:EMN) has increased the quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock by 11 percent from $0.46 to $0.51 per share. The dividend is payabl
The PowerShares Water Resources Portfolio ETF (PHO) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Friday, with over 523,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 61,000. Shar
  As the saying goes, there are many possible reasons for an insider to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy -- they expect to make money. So let's look at two noteworthy recent insider buys.
In trading on Friday, the Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3.1% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Detour Gold (DGC.CA), up abo
Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in E*TRADE Financial Corp. (NASD: ETFC), where a total volume of 17,057 contracts has been
Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Priceline Group Inc. (NASD: PCLN), where a total of 10,366 contracts have traded so far, represe
Despite low crude prices weakening the oil producing companies world over, forcing even Saudi Arabia to go for fiscal borrowing in Oct 2016
Schroders data shows that since 1988 the world's leading markets have risen 75 per cent of the time. The second best performing month is April, with a figure of 70 per cent.
Alibaba (BABA) has cooled since hitting an annual high in September, yet options traders continue to bet bullishly -- a trend that could work against the stock going forward
I recently warned investors about the dangers of Snow Capital Small Cap Value Fund. Despite Small Cap Value receiving a Dangerous rating in my4Q16 Investment Style Ratings, and containing many Dangero
Major Idukki growers are reportedly hesitating to sell their produce against the new ?2,000 currency alleging that it might also be withdrawn after three years. Instead, they would prefer to keep th.
Spot rubber closed weak on Friday. RSS 4 dropped to ?129 (?130) a kg, as reported by the traders. The grade slid to ?129 (?129.50) and ?126 (?126.50) respectively according to the Rubber Board and d.
Tea production in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in the South, has fallen by 20.22 per cent till October compared to 2015. Tea companies in the Nilgiris have reported to Tea Board ...
Being before the weekend, good quality turmeric was arrived for sale. The traders have purchased more than 70 per cent of the turmeric that arrived. Finger turmeric decreased ?300 a quintal in the R.

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