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2014-01-24 08:22:24

LONDON, January 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Exec director avg pay v Verum Index of performance, best: 1) Centrica 2) GKN 3) Severn Trent - Exec director avg pay v Verum Index, worst: 100) Barclays 99) Lloyds 98) Smith & Nephew - The Verum Index: a new and better way to evaluate director remuneration - For more info, a whitepaper is available FREE at http://www.verum-research.com As reported in The...

2013-01-03 12:24:03

LONDON, January 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Finds Even the Top Decile of FTSE-100 Mobile Websites are Haphazard UK Businesses are way Behind Their American Competitors and Losing Out as a Result Despite the rapid take-up of smartphone and tablet mobile devices, a surge in m-commerce and the introduction of 4G, FTSE-100 companies are not mobile-ready and as a result are wasting millions of pounds on internet...

2012-07-23 22:21:59

LONDON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In early morning trading on Monday, 23 July - the FTSE 100 was down 75 points as Spanish 10-year bond yields climbed over 7.51%. As the UK index fell, investors going short and selling the FTSE 100 through a financial spread betting account [http://www.cityindex.co.uk/spread-betting ] with City Index would have profited. Below, we look at the news out of Spain and how you can take a position on over 12,000 financial instruments...

2012-07-20 06:24:19

LONDON, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said today [Friday 20 July] that public sector net borrowing - excluding interventions such as bank bailouts - had risen to GBP14.4 billion in June 2012, up GBP500 million from GBP13.9 billion in June 2011. Looking at this news out of the UK, we consider how you can take a position on the FTSE 100 index with the potential to profit when it both rises and falls, through a financial spread...

2012-06-25 22:20:30

LONDON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the announcement of the planned departure of the group's Finance Director, the British supermarket experienced a fall of 2.45% on the FTSE 100. Below, we look at what happened and how you can potentially profit from not only gains but falls in a market with financial spread betting [http://www.cityindex.co.uk/spread-betting ]. Morrisons Finance Director Checks Out It was announced this morning (Monday, June...

2012-06-19 22:21:10

LONDON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UK markets received an unexpected boost on Tuesday, with the FTSE 100 closing the day at a one-month high of 5589.16 after government data revealed that UK inflation dropped unexpectedly to 2.8% in May, inching closer towards the government's 2% target and fuelling speculation of another QE announcement by the Bank of England as early as next month. The fall in inflation goes some way towards easing the pressure off the Bank of...

2012-06-14 22:20:54

LONDON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Read these useful spread betting tips for trading indices [http://www.cityindex.co.uk/spread-betting ], such as the FTSE 100, and you could take a position today with a City Index account. With spread betting provider City Index you can go long or short on over 12,000 financial instruments, including shares, currencies, commodities and indices. Introduction: What is Spread Betting? Spread betting is the act of taking a...

2012-05-22 02:32:15

LONDON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spread betting indices such as the FTSE 100 can be easy to do with a mobile trading app, which allows you full and secure access from virtually anywhere; helping you to avoid missing that all important trading opportunity. Highly accessible and easy-to-navigate, trade from wherever you are, whenever you want with spread betting provider City Index. Spread Bet the FTSE 100 on the Go Trade the FTSE 100 on-the-go from the...

2012-05-03 22:20:20

LONDON, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Start spread betting the FTSE 100 [http://www.cityindex.co.uk/spread-betting ] index regardless of whether it rises or falls with spread betting and CFD trading provider, City Index. Spread Bet with City Index Before you start spread betting on the future price movements of major indices such as the FTSE 100, Wall Street index, Germany 30 and France 40 - you first need to look at which spread betting provider...

2011-07-13 03:00:00

LONDON, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The FTSE 100 and a number of other key European markets declined on July 20 as eurozone finance ministers postponed their decision to provide an emergency loan to ease the Greece debt crisis. The 17 eurozone countries stated Athens would have to increase austerity measures before it would extend the GBP10.6billion loan. The deepening economic crisis in Greece may leave share traders looking to spread betting...