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Saturday 03rd of July 2010

News Tag: Sydney Ordinaries

June 28, 2010

Coalition proposes controversial plans for unemployed

by Kay Murchie
”Coalition
Proposals have been unveiled by Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, which could see unemployed people encouraged to seek jobs outside the areas where they live. According to Mr Duncan Smith, millions of people are "trapped in estates where there is no work" but have been unable to relocate because it would mean giving up their right to a home. However, the ...



May 8, 2008

European markets end mixed

by Elaine Frei
European markets end mixed
Europe’s markets were mixed Thursday, with the FTSE Eurofirst 300 down 0.2 percent to 1,359.37 as the Dax fell 0.06 percent to 7,071.9 and the CAC-40 dropped 0.39 percent to 5,055.58. Madrid’s IBEX, however, added 0.34 percent to 14,074. London’s markets were higher as the FTSE 100 added 0.16 percent to 6,270.8 and the FTSE 250 gained 0.97 percent to 10,549.8. Tokyo’s equities markets were also ...



May 6, 2008

Equities decline in Europe

by Elaine Frei
Equities decline in Europe
Equities markets were lower in Europe on Monday after disappointing results from the banking and insurance sectors. The FTSE Eurofirst 300 was down 0.46 percent to 1,351.76 while the CAC-40 fell 0.44 percent to 5,040.92, the IBEX was 0.48 percent lower to 14,005.8 and the Dax dropped 0.5 percent to 7,017.1. London’s markets were mixed, with the FTSE 100 losing a bare 0.3 point to ...



May 1, 2008

Slow London markets mixed on session

by Elaine Frei
Slow London markets mixed on session
London markets saw the slowest trading day so far this year on Thursday as the rest of Europe took the day off to celebrate May Day. The FTSE 100 ended the session unmoved at 6,087.3 while the FTSE 250 was 0.49 percent lower to 10,073. Most markets in the Asia-Pacific region were also closed for holidays, but markets in Tokyo and Australia remained ...