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Claire Veares

Claire Veares has written about finance, insurance and utilities for a variety of business magazines and was a sub-editor on an international petroleum magazine. She is also an experienced parliamentary reporter, working for the parliamentary record publication, Hansard.

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US investor optimism nears record level

US investors are at their most optimistic for 17 years, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism index

Claire Veares

Qatar sovereign fund backs LSE chairman

(Reuters) Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has thrown its support behind the embattled chairman of the London Stock Exchange Group

Claire Veares

Glencore expects steady zinc output in 2018

Reuters - Glencore has said it expects zinc output to fall slightly in 2018 to around 1.09m tonnes versus 1.1m tonnes this year

Claire Veares

Government sold off Green Investment Bank cheaply

The sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) in August was at the low end of the government’s valuation

Claire Veares

AXA steps up climate change actions

Insurance giant Axa is stepping up its green investments and pulling out of the oil sands industry and associated pipelines

Claire Veares

Optimism among US small-business owners high

Dow Jones - Optimism among US small-business owners rose in November, reaching the highest level in more than three decades

Claire Veares

MVV Energie sees further opportunities in the UK

Reuters - German local utilities company MVV Energie sees scope to expand its business in Britain further

Claire Veares

Ryanair faces pilots’ strike in Germany

Reuters - German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit said strike action at Ryanair was possible in Germany

Claire Veares

Robert Walters raises profit forecast again

Reuters - British recruiter Robert Walters, which has raised its full-year profit forecasts twice this year, said annual earnings would now exceed current market expectations

Claire Veares

House building in Canada at highest level in nearly 10 years

Dow Jones - Canadian housing starts unexpectedly surged in November to their highest level in almost 10 years

Claire Veares

City Developments and Millennium & Copthorne Hotels agree increased offer

Dow Jones - City Developments has said that it and Millennium & Copthorne Hotels have agreed an increased offer for M&C that values it at £2.01bn

Claire Veares

Teva Pharmaceutical may cut 10,000 jobs worldwide

Dow Jones - Israeli pharmaceutical company Teva Pharmaceutical Industries could eliminate as many as 10,000 jobs across the world

Claire Veares

Chinese bank fined $100m for bond default

Dow Jones - China’s banking watchdog has fined a bank more than $100m for its role in a bond default last year

Claire Veares

Spotify and Tencent take stakes in each other’s businesses

Music streaming companies Spotify and Tencent have taken minority stakes in each other’s businesses

Claire Veares

Aviva to back LSE’s Brydon

Reuters - A top investor in the London Stock Exchange has said it will vote against a resolution put forward by hedge fund TCI

Claire Veares




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