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Hundreds more jobs saved at Caparo

6 hours 23 min ago
A further 333 jobs are saved at steel company Caparo, administrators PwC announce.
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Amazon UK reports biggest sales day

6 hours 58 min ago
Online retailer Amazon says it has its biggest sales day ever in the UK as shoppers rush to buy bargains on Black Friday.
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Is there an economic case for tackling climate change?

Sat, 28/11/2015 - 02:35
Is there an economic case for tackling climate change?
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Deals unveiled for new Help to Buy Isa

Sat, 28/11/2015 - 00:12
Interest of up to 4% will be paid on new Help to Buy Isas - accounts aimed at helping potential property buyers save for a deposit.
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How does a Help to Buy Isa work?

Sat, 28/11/2015 - 00:12
How the government will boost your savings to help buy a home
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Wasps rugby club buzzing again

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 22:01
Why Wasps rugby club is buzzing again
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Children's toy maker Vtech hacked

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 21:44
Vtech, a company which specialises in electronic toys and educational material for children, confirmed that it has been hacked.
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HSBC whistleblower jailed in absentia

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 21:32
A Swiss court convicts a former HSBC worker for economic espionage and sentences him to five years in jail in absentia.
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Dutch to appeal Starbucks tax ruling

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 17:37
The Dutch finance ministry says it will fight a ruling ordering it to recover as much as €30m (£21.2m) in tax from Starbucks.
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Anglo American leads FTSE 100 lower

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 17:32
Mining shares drag the FTSE 100 lower, with Anglo American leading the falls after it said it would close its Drayton coal mine in Australia.
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Black Friday spending moves online

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 16:50
Black Friday sees an online spending surge on both sides of the Atlantic, although there were still long queues of US consumers hunting for bargains on the High Street.
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VIDEO: Ordinary Zambians under economic stress

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 16:35
Money is not stretching as far for consumers as Zambia faces rising inflation and a plunging currency.
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VIDEO: Melting profits in SA's steel industry

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 16:34
Steelmakers in South Africa are demanding more protection for the domestic marketplace.
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German shoppers' confidence 'dips'

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 14:34
Confidence among shoppers in Germany has dipped according to a survey, amid worries over Europe's largest economy.
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VIDEO: India's first eco-house

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 13:05
Prasanto K Roy spent about $500,000 on India's first certified eco-house in the capital Delhi.
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VIDEO: India's solar entrepreneur Down Under

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 13:02
Indian CEO of Australian firm Euro Solar, Satish Patel, shares his plans to expand his business back home.
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VIDEO: 'Education is our gap in Angola'

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 12:59
Africa's richest woman talks about the obstacles to economic growth in Angola.
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Growth of 0.5% confirmed for UK

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 12:21
The UK economy grew by 0.5% in the third quarter of the year, official figures have confirmed, dragged down by a widening trade gap.
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HSBC ends private banking in India

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 11:58
HSBC closes its private banking arm in India, where the increasing number of wealthy individuals has led to intense competition for their business.
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China's stock market falls 5%

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 10:22
China's Shanghai Composite share index closes down by more than 5% after several major brokerage firms announce they are under investigation.
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