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Business News Quiz – 14.04.14

Which high Street bank has been fined nearly £12.4m by the UK financial watchdog over failures in investment advice in its branches?
Natwest ( )          Lloyds ( )                Santander ( )             HSBC( )

Which emerging market has moved to block access to YouTube this week, a day after a court ordered the suspension of a ban on Twitter, which PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan backed?
Turkey ( )             China ( )                     Mexico ( )             Russia ( )

Mobile operators in which country have started selling Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S5 phone three weeks early? Due to go on sale on 11 April the S5 is already available from three operators, including the country’s biggest network.
UK ( )                  South Korea ( )                 USA ( )                 China ( )

Regulators will investigate whether the “big six” UK energy suppliers prevent effective competition in the UK energy market. A report by the industry regulator has called for an investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) which could take 18 months.  Who is the regulator?
Ofqual ( )             Ofgem ( )                  Ofcom  ( )             Ofgas ( )

The UK’s economy grew by ??? last year, official figures show, less than the previous estimate of 1.8%. It is the second time the estimate for GDP growth in 2013 has been cut, after an initial estimate of 1.9%.?
1.4% ( )                1.7% ( )                     1.6% ( )                  1.5% ( )

Who has topped the UK’s list of the most complained about broadband providers for the first time?
Sky ( )                  02 ( )                     Talk Talk ( )             BT ( )

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg earned ??? on the sale of share options in 2013, a new regulatory filing has revealed.    
$1.3bn ( )             $30.2bn ( )                $3.3bn  ( )             $50.5bn( )

Which airline says will cancel 3,800 flights this week because of a strike by pilots over pay and working conditions?
Iberia( )                 Lufthansa ( )             British Airways ( )            Virgin Atlantic ( )

Which Chinese internet giant has invested 5.6bn Hong Kong dollars ($692m; £415m) in Intime, a Chinese mall operator?
Sina Weibo ( )             Tencent ( )                  Alibaba ( )             Taobao ( )

Which troubled smartphone maker has reported a net loss of $5.9bn (£3.5bn) for its latest financial year.?
Nokia ( )                 Blackberry ( )                Siemans ( )             Doro ( )

Answers –
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-26746266
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-26773702
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26768785
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-26734203
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-26783197
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26757049
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-26830388
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-26822280
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-26814903
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-26787225

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