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Articles by Fiona Bond
Diamonds are an investor's best friend
In times of economic uncertainty, many industries feel the pinch of tightened purse strings.Not so with diamonds…
First-quarter losses of £116 million for RBS
Part-nationalised Royal Bank of Scotland unveiled steeper losses in the first quarter of the year, but assured investors that…
What does the future hold for gold and oil prices?
The continuing violence in Libya and fears the unrest could spread through the Middle East have sent commodities soaring.
What does 2011 have in store for BP?
BP investors were likely to have breathed a sigh of relief on 31 December as a disastrous year for the company was brought to…
Gold hits fresh record high
Gold soared to a fresh record high as its safe-haven appeal, a weaker dollar and growing central bank appetite…
Are soaring wheat prices a storm in a teacup?
A ban on Russian wheat exports and a bout of bad weather in Canada has sparked wild swings in the wheat price and fuelled…
BP sells $7 billion of its assets to pay for spill
Embattled BP has reported that it has sold $7 billion worth of its upstream assets in the US, Canada and Egypt to Apache…
Are BP's days numbered?
BP's future has come under fire following comments from JP Morgan Cazenove that the beleaguered oil major should be bought by…
Markets boosted by Budget
The FTSE 100 clawed back some ground in the wake of the emergency Budget, as investors breathed a sigh of relief the VAT hike…
Should you invest in copper?
Copper has suffered a spectacular fall from grace recently as fears of Chinese fiscal tightening and eurozone debt woes plague…