Archive for January 24th, 2013

George Osbourne

IMF comments put pressure on UK chancellor

The chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has suggested that the UK should consider slowing down its programme of spending cuts and tax rises. Olivier Blanchard told BBC Radio 4′s Today programme this morning that the March budget […]

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Guardian Media terminates talks on sale of stake in Trader Media

Guardian Media Group Plc (GMG) has postponed discussions with suitors concerning the divestment of its 50.1% stake in UK publisher Trader Media Group Limited (TMG), the owner of

Grayhound racing

UK betting group Ladbrokes acquires Ireland’s Betdaq

UK online betting and gaming company Ladbrokes Plc (LON:LAD) said today it had sealed a deal to buy the operator of the Irish Betdaq betting exchange business from

HSBC

HSBC sells sells its stake in Greek mutual fund manager HSBC Hellas

UK-based HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA) said its unit HSBC Bank plc had agreed to offload its 73% interest in Greek mutual fund manager HSBC (HELLAS) Mutual Funds Management

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