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Aviva Scraps Bonuses, Freezes Pay

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Aviva, the U.K.’s second-biggest insurer, said it won’t pay bonuses to executive directors or award pay rises for 2013 after cutting its second-half dividend by 44%. The shares plunged.

Bonus Cap To Turn U.K. Bankers Against EU

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European Union plans to curb bankers’ bonuses will push those working in London’s finance industry to join the campaign for Britain to quit the bloc, a leading euroskeptic Conservative Party lawmaker said.



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Higher prices help Coca-Cola earnings top estimates

Coca-Cola delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday, as it raised prices in North America to offset the impact of a stronger dollar, which reduced the value of sales from overseas markets.