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Energy firm price cuts are 'token'

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 14:27
Energy firms are being accused of "token price cuts" and failing to pass on larger savings to their customers.
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What next for Saudi oil policy?

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 14:19
BBC economics correspondent, Andrew Walker, with his assessment of what a new ruler in Saudi Arabia will mean for oil policy.
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What makes a good business leader?

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 14:16
Are chief executives human enough?
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VIDEO: Osborne against 'major tax rises'

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 13:47
Chancellor George Osborne has rejected claims that "major tax rises" are needed to fund the UK's public services.
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VIDEO: The rise of India's US franchises

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 13:12
India is one of the top three target markets for US franchises looking to expand.
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VIDEO: India's 'outsourcing' industry

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 13:09
The growing number of companies hiring Americans to work in India is viewed by some as an encouraging new trend.
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Eurozone growth picks up, survey says

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 11:29
A key survey of eurozone business activity reached a five month high in January, but firms are cutting prices at their fastest rate in five years.
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Black Friday 'may have hit Christmas'

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 11:10
For some shops, UK retail sales in December may have been hit by Black Friday sales in November, ONS says.
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UK car production at seven-year high

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 10:31
Car plants in the UK produced more than 1.5 million vehicles last year, the most since 2007, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
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Benefits cuts 'cost families £489'

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 10:27
Coalition austerity changes to taxes and benefits have cost the average UK household £489 a year, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
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Asian shares up on oil and ECB moves

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 09:53
Asian shares rose on Friday encouraged by a rise in oil prices following news of the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah.
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VIDEO: Who would you put on a banknote?

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 09:14
BBC Breakfast asks members of the public whose face they would like to see on Bank of England notes.
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Jimmy Choo 'delighted' with growth

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 08:04
Designer shoe maker Jimmy Choo reports yearly net revenue growth of 12%, with Asia its strongest region.
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Chinese manufacturing growth stalls

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 05:28
Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector contracted for the second consecutive month, according to a preliminary survey on Friday.
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Barclays banking services interrupted

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 05:19
Barclays Bank apologises for interruptions to its online and telephone banking services, but later says the problems have been fixed.
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VIDEO: Davos focus turns to climate change

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 03:34
Climate change poses huge potential risks to global economies and will be high on the agenda at Davos.
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South Korea growth hits six year low

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 03:34
Growth in South Korea - Asia's fourth largest economy - fell to a six year low in the fourth quarter of last year, latest figures show.
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Ellen MacArthur's circular economy

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 00:06
Why Ellen MacArthur is still going around in circles
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VIDEO: The Business of Tennis - Men v Women

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 00:01
Have women tennis players smashed the gender pay gap?
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Regret apps: Delete the embarrassing

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 00:00
The business of taking back embarrassing messages
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