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Nelson Mandela has died aged 95; Royal Dutch Shell has scraps plans for a multibillion-dollar flagship plant in the US; Marks & Spencer drops PwC as its book-keeper.
Savers will be able to shelter any returns from peer-to-peer lending activities in a tax-free individual savings account, according to reports.
Continued weakness in the mining sector dampened the FTSE 100 in London this morning as investor risk appetite was being scaled back ahead of a number of risk events later this week.
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UK markets edged higher in early trading on Friday following a quiet session the day before, with volumes expected to recover as US markets re-open later on.
Shares in UK housebuilders have tumbled after the Bank of England said it will end the Funding for Lending (FLS) scheme for mortgages a year early.
The FTSE 100 opened broadly flat on Thursday on what is set to be a quiet day for financial markets with Wall Street closed for the holidays.
Most investors will be familiar with emerging market (EM) equity funds but these are not the only way to tap into the EM growth story.
UK markets edged higher this morning despite some ex-dividend stocks capping gains on the FTSE 100, as markets awaited data predicted to show a small acceleration in UK economic growth in the third quarter.
Royal Mail reported a significant jump in profits this morning thanks to a number of one-off gains, as it posted its first set of results since listing.
Amec looks to create a £5bn energy service group; Royal Bank of Scotland faces prospects of a criminal investigation; Angela Merkel strikes deal with arch rivals to secure a coalition government.
The price of Brent crude oil has fallen as much as $3 per barrel, following a deal between Iran and other major world powers on nuclear activities.
UK markets opened slightly lower on Tuesday morning as investors showed caution ahead of what's set to be a subdued end to the week.
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