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Monday, December 08, 2014
Connor Campbell - Market Analyst at Spreadex

Weekend Paper Roundup 08/12/2014

Financial Times
- Stamp duty still a ‘bad’ tax
- Investors warned over property fund over-saturation
- Premier Foods in ‘pay-to-stay’ fee scandal
- AstraZeneca wins ‘pay-for-delay’ court case
- Greek hopes for end of bailout dashed

The Times
- Stamp duty reform will be lost in house price boom
- BP to axe jobs following oil price plummet
- Europe in conflict with US tech giants
- Universities may plan to buy student loans, and raise fees
- Living standards to rise in 2015 according to official forecasts

The Guardian
- Marks & Spencer hit by delays to online shopping orders
- Carillion’s desire for growth tested by Balfour Beatty
- Are the firewalls hiding Murdoch’s flagships papers worth the profit?
- Sports Direct struggling abroad
- Post Office workers set for one day strike on Friday

The Independent
- Berkeley Homes says stamp duty overhaul not brave enough
- Ryanair to refund children’s air tax in time for Easter
- Co-op Bank scraps bonus plan for bosses due to stress test failure

The Daily Telegraph
- Uncertain times present a great chance to buy British
- Activists plot share raid on Sainsbury’s
- More regions create jobs as British growth forecast to rise
- Dollar surge endangers global debt edifice, warns BIS

Daily Mail
- HMRC tells pubs to pay back money returned as VAT overpayments
- EasyJet boss facing shareholder revolts over yearly bonus
- Aviva prepares for $1 billion battle to hang on to DBS Group links

The Wall Street Journal
- Uber’s value at $41.2 billion after latest fund-raising
- Bankia records flawed as lender is investigated for fraud
- Oil’s decline to damage Norway
- Scepticism over UK’s ‘Google tax’
- States file suit over Obama immigration plan


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