The UK’s top share index fell yesterday, depressed by a slide in oil stocks among others. The Ftse 100 index fell 0.6%. A brief recovery was brought to an end in afternoon trading when Bank of England governor Mark Carney said the bank would debate an interest rate increase in the coming months.
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For Europe’s biggest oil companies, $60 is the magic number. BP, one of the first companies to predict a prolonged price downturn, has “reset” its business to generate surplus cash flow, with oil at about $60 a barrel by 2017.
Thu, 29 Oct, 2015
Just as big tobacco deliberately misled the public on the cancer-causing effects of smoking, big oil attacked scientists who warned of the impending climate disaster and their attempts now to help ‘solve’ the problem should be shunned by governments, write
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
A Cork stag party in Prague has been labelled a national embarrassment, a priest was jailed for four years yesterday for enlisting the help of members of the Continuity IRA, a young boy has told how he was buried alive for five days after the Nepal earthquake and the build up to the Mayweather V Pacquiao fight continues.
Fri, 01 May, 2015
Jean Claude Trichet has denied phoning the late Brian Lenihan and instructing him to save the banks, Henry Shefflin selects RTÉ over Sky Sports to launch his GAA punditry career and Cian Healy is spared a conviction despite a judge ruling the tinted windows in his car were ’unsafe’.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
Refusing to pay Irish Water bills will be pursued through the courts and have the debt removed from payslips, Jan O’Sullivan has said she will not “completely capitulate” on plans for Junior Cert reform, Cork GAA have denied money for the Páirc Uí Chaoimh redevelopment has been withheld and Garth Brooks could be coming back to Ireland.
Wed, 08 Apr, 2015