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VIDEO: China's biggest car show opens

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 04:24
More than 23 million vehicles were sold in China last year, but as the Chinese economy slows, so has demand for new cars.
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Warning of car insurance cost rise

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 23:16
The cost of UK car insurance will rise over the rest of the year, according to the AA, despite a fall in the first quarter of 2015.
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Action call over grocery pricing

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 23:00
Consumer body Which? demands action from regulator over "confusing and misleading" supermarket pricing.
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The tech that rocks the cradle

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 22:54
The tech that rocks the cradle
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Jockey Club profits stay firm in 2014

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 22:00
The Jockey Club, which runs 15 UK racecourses, says profits dropped slightly last year, but turnover and prize money increased.
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Indonesia grapples with weak rupiah

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 21:34
Indonesia wants tourists to boost its weak currency
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Gazprom to face anti-monopoly charge

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 20:07
European Union regulators are expected to accuse Russia's energy giant Gazprom on Wednesday of abusing its dominant position.
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UK orders Russian to sell oil assets

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 18:24
Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman must sell his North Sea gas fields within six months, the UK orders.
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VIDEO: Post Office rebuked over cash probes

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 18:04
The Post Office has been criticised in an independent report which examined complaints from sub-postmasters who said the had been unfairly sacked or prosecuted over cash shortfalls at their branches.
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Greece asks public agencies for cash

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 17:09
The Greek government asks public sector bodies to hand over any reserve cash to help it meet a payment due to the International Monetary Fund.
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London shares hold on above 7,000

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 16:37
London's leading shares recover some of Friday's heavy falls, with mining stocks leading the way.
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Cirque du Soleil sold to investors

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 16:08
Canadian circus firm Cirque du Soleil sells a majority stake to US and Chinese private investors, valuing the firm at $1.5bn.
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China unveils Pakistan superhighway

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 15:40
China's President Xi Jinping has signed a deal with Pakistan promising $46bn (£30.7bn) of investment.
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Asean economic growth 'to outdo EU'

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 15:06
The 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) will surpass the EU in growth once its economies have been integrated, the World Economic Forum in Jakarta is told.
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Birds Eye owner bought by US firm

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 14:18
The company behind the Birds Eye and Findus brands, Iglo Group, is being sold for €2.6bn (£1.9bn) to US investment vehicle Nomad Holdings.
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Wall Street higher on company news

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 13:57
US shares opened higher on Monday after strong results from leading companies cheered investors.
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Google search changes favour mobile

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 12:20
Google is updating its search tools to favour websites that work well on mobile devices above those that fail its criteria
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Venezuela 'receives $5bn from China'

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 12:18
Venezuela has received $5bn (£3.4bn) in Chinese funding for "development", Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says.
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Post Office 'failure' over shortfalls

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 11:18
The Post Office failed to discover the cause of large cash shortfalls at sub-post offices before starting civil and criminal proceedings against sub-postmasters, a report finds.
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Mortgage costs 'getting cheaper'

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 10:30
Competition among mortgage lenders has intensified, brokers say, with a greater willingness to lend to those without huge savings.
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