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Direct Line to ring in at 175p a share | City A.M.

Direct Line to ring in at 175p a share | City A.M. | Business briefly | Scoop.it
ADVISERS to Direct Line were last night set to price the insurance group’s shares at 175p, valuing the firm at around £2.62bn.
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Huge iPhone sales set to boost Apple | City A.M.

Huge iPhone sales set to boost Apple | City A.M. | Business briefly | Scoop.it
APPLE shares are in sight of a new record high of $700 this week, after early demand for the new iPhone 5 proved far greater than expected.
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HSBC ordered to pay £100,000 over incorrect advice - Telegraph

HSBC ordered to pay  £100,000 over incorrect advice - Telegraph | Business briefly | Scoop.it
A couple who asked HSBC for investment advice have been awarded £100,000 by the courts after they were given incorrect information about the risk of a fund.
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Government to demand assurances that BAE merger with EADS will not compromise security - Telegraph

Government to demand assurances that BAE merger with EADS will not compromise security - Telegraph | Business briefly | Scoop.it
The Government will demand assurances that any merger between BAE Systems and EADS will benefit the national economy and not compromise security, defence secretary Philip Hammond has said...
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Company Snapshot: Wrightbus Ltd. - Company Profiles, Business - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Company Snapshot: Wrightbus Ltd. - Company Profiles, Business - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk | Business briefly | Scoop.it
Wrightbus is the main company in the Wright Group which combines several separate companies based in Ballymena and controlled by the Wright family.
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Household incomes hit seven-year low - Telegraph

Household incomes hit seven-year low - Telegraph | Business briefly | Scoop.it
Household incomes fell to their lowest level in seven years in the first three months of the year, as families were hit by high inflation and smaller pay rises.
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Direct Line to be valued at about £2.6bn - FT.com

Direct Line to be valued at about £2.6bn - FT.com | Business briefly | Scoop.it
Royal Bank of Scotland is to sell shares in Direct Line at a lower than expected level, giving the insurance business an initial valuation in the mid-£2bn range, people close to the flotation said.
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BlackRock fined £10m by FSA for endangering its clients' money - Telegraph

BlackRock fined £10m by FSA for endangering its clients' money  - Telegraph | Business briefly | Scoop.it
Investment powerhouse BlackRock has been fined £9.5m for failing to protect its clients' money.
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Government prepares 'Plan A plus plus plus' to tackle deficit and boost growth - Telegraph

Government prepares 'Plan A plus plus plus' to tackle deficit and boost growth - Telegraph | Business briefly | Scoop.it
The Government is drawing up the blueprint for a 'Plan A plus plus plus' to boost growth, amid a flagging economy and concerns about Britain's ability to meet its debt and deficit targets.
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RBS launches £3bn Direct Line flotation, biggest this year - Telegraph

RBS launches £3bn Direct Line flotation, biggest this year   - Telegraph | Business briefly | Scoop.it
Royal Bank of Scotland has kick-started the disposal of Direct Line in what could be the biggest stock market flotation in the City this year.
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Ryanair bid will capture 90% of Irish market: Aer Lingus boss - Business News, Business - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Ryanair bid will capture 90% of Irish market: Aer Lingus boss - Business News, Business - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk | Business briefly | Scoop.it
Aer Lingus chief executive Christoph Mueller warned that a successful bid by Ryanair to buy the carrier would result in monopoly conditions reminiscent of the days when his own airline dominated Irish travel.
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UK manufacturing contracts at fastest rate in three years - Telegraph

UK manufacturing contracts at fastest rate in three years - Telegraph | Business briefly | Scoop.it
The UK manufacturing sector shrank at its fastest rate in more than three years in July, as wet weather, weak confidence and the euro crisis behind the poor performance hit output, new orders and exports.
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Innovating Pedagogy | Open University Innovations Report #1

Innovating Pedagogy | Open University Innovations Report #1 | Business briefly | Scoop.it

"The series of reports explores new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation.

The first report proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but have not yet had a profound influence on education.  You can see a summary of each innovation at the menu on the right. Please contribute with comments on the report and the innovations."


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