By Masayuki Kitano and Hideyuki Sano. SINGAPORE | Thu May 23, 2013 7:36am BST. SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Hawkish comments by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and weakness in China's factory activity rattled Asian markets on Thursday ...
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LONDON | Thu May 23, 2013 7:38am BST. LONDON (Reuters) - State-backed Lloyds Banking Group said it had raised 450 million pounds from the sale of 15 percent of wealth manager St. James's Place to boost its capital.
Japanese stocks plunged, pushing the Nikkei stock index down 7.3% to notch its biggest loss since the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 that devastated the country's northeast region.
File photo dated 21/07/11 of an SSE Training Centre in Perth as energy group SSE today said it will increase tariffs by 9% on average in a move impacting around 5 million electricity customers and 3.4 million gas customers.