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UK firms with big pension schemes face share price drag

* New push to shift risk off company balance sheets LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Investors penalise companies with big pension liabilities even when t…


Week ahead in business and economics: September 22-26

Dairy Crest to shed light on supermarket price war while economists will be keeping an eye on the UK's public finances…


China’s slowing economy and stronger dollar signal end of the 'iron age’

Investors in mining and physical commodities should be adjusting their portfolios…


Julius Baer eyes Coutts international arm, wary of bidding war

Swiss private bank Julius Baer (Other OTC: JBARF - news) is interested in acquiring Coutts International, a unit of Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS.

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Currencies

USD EUR GBP JPY
USD - 1.2865 1.6358 0.0092
EUR 0.7773 - 1.2715 0.0071
GBP 0.6113 0.7865 - 0.0056
JPY 108.7445 139.8998 177.8815 -

Financials

Americas
DOW JONES INDUS AVG - -
S&P 500 INDEX 2,010.40 -0.96
NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX 4,593.43 -13.64
S&P TSX COMPOSITE INDEX 15,265.35 -200.19
Europe
DJ EURO STOXX 50 PR 3,273.25 1.88
CAC 40 INDEX 4,461.22 -3.48
DAX INDEX 9,799.26 1.13
IBEX 35 INDEX 11,001.90 0.00
FTSE MIB Index 20,972.35 -156.37
AEX Index 425.74 3.69
OMX STOCKHOLM 30 INDEX 1,421.48 -2.74
SWISS MARKET INDEX 8,840.17 9.68
Asia
NIKKEI 225 16,171.00 -150.17
HANG SENG INDEX 23,967.67 -338.49
S&P ASX 200 INDEX 5,372.70 -60.40
Commodities
GOLD 100 OZ FUTR 88.48 -1.56
BRENT CRUDE FUTR 39.18 0.25
NATURAL GAS FUTR 23,967.67 -338.49

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