Ahead of December poll focus turns to who has gained most under the revitalisation policy
La Liga giants Valencia are facing a fight to be allowed to use a bat symbol on their crest – from the creators of Batman.
Is it Friday already? Big green on the screen as yesterday’s intraday reversal from the gap down was the strongest since the October lows — then China cuts rates. And train reads:
• What Is Russell Investments? Lured by the indexing business, the London Stock Exchange got a consultancy and asset manager in the bargain. (Chief Investment Officer)
• Bonds: Anatomy of a market meltdown (FT)
• Dog Ate the Alpha, Other Excuses for Why Your Fund Stinks (Bloomberg)
• If Pimco Were A Country, It Would Be The Most Unequal Place On The Planet (Huffington Post) see also George Soros Just Gave Bill Gross $500 Million To Play With (Business Insider)
• Stupid Things Finance People Say (Fool)
This weekend, we have Bob Shiller on Masters in Business. Be sure to check that out.
Government borrowing fell to £7.7bn in October, official figures show, down £0.2bn from a year earlier.
The e-commerce industry in India is accelerating rapidly, but some worry the supply chain may not keep up with demand.
The BBC’s Lerato Mbele meets the Ethiopian farmers trying to find their place in the local and regional economy.
Ethiopia is experiencing a property and infrastructure boom, as Roderick Macleod reports from Addis Ababa.
Treasury officials concerned as figures disappoint despite buoyant economy
James Dyson tells the BBC it’s important to keep engineers in Britain to produce hi-tech exports, as he announces a £1bn investment in research and development.