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PRE-OPEN REPORT: The headline index is tipped to open modestly higher this morning, according to financial websites, in another session heavy on corporate earnings reports.........


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BP offloads Alaskan oil fields
Wed, 23rd April 2014 - 11:15

BP has agreed to sell its interest in four oil fields in Alaska to Hilcorp in a deal believed to be worth around $1.5 billion.

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What's in store today...
Wed, 23rd April 2014 - 00:00

Wednesday will see the release of March's public finances figures and the minutes for April's Monetary Policy Committee meeting.

Business News

Wed, 23rd April 2014 - 17:29

High valuations for Facebook will leave the firm vulnerable to a further slide in its share price, says IG analyst Chris Beauchamp.

Wed, 23rd April 2014 - 17:01

Spirent Communications issued 4G licences at the end of last year to China's three telecom carriers.

Wed, 23rd April 2014 - 14:59

Rare Earth Minerals' JV partner has confirmed battery grade lithium carbonate can be produced from the Sonora Lithium Project in Mexico.