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- Companies attacked over board packages
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:50:04 GMT
Some of the UK?s most high-profile companies are named in a report highlighting firms persistently under fire from investors over executive pay
- Calpers gives up on the hedge fund dream
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:29:47 GMT
If a $300bn pension fund cannot make these investments pay, its peers should take note
- Swedish AP pension revamp has first casualty
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 05:32:35 GMT
Gustaf Hagerud, AP3?s deputy chief executive and head of asset management, is to move to London to join Kestrel Investment Partners
- Scotland after the vote: pensions
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:01:30 GMT
More generous state pensions are promised, but the outlook for private pensions is uncertain
BBC Business News
- Pound surges in Asia on referendum
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:35:48 GMT
Sterling hits a two-year high against the euro and a two-week high against the US dollar in Asian trade, as Scotland rejects independence.
- Alibaba sets share price at $68
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:52:57 GMT
Chinese online giant Alibaba prices its shares $68 ahead of the start of trading on Friday, making it one of the biggest stock market listings ever.
- Kenyan security industry grows post-Westgate
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:11:32 GMT
Kenya's security sector grows in aftermath of Westgate attack
- Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps down
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:14:29 GMT
Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz are named as co-chief executives.
- Future of council chief is discussed
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:44:34 GMT
The chief executive of Pembrokeshire council will find out if he faces suspension later, as a special disciplinary meeting is held.
- Scots No sparks call for more powers
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:41:47 GMT
As Scotland votes to reject independence, speculation mounts as to what impact the result will have on future devolution in Wales.
- Scotland votes no to independence
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:36:56 GMT
Scotland votes to stay in the United Kingdom after rejecting independence.
- Eight dead in Florida house shooting
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:36:07 GMT
A grandfather shot dead his daughter and her six children before taking his own life at a home in Bell, Florida, police say.