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US shares close at record levels

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 21:17
The Dow and the S&P 500 close at record highs boosted by strong financial shares.
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BP says total Gulf spill bill $61.6bn

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 20:16
BP says the final bill for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill will be $61.6bn (£46.2bn).
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May adds energy policy to Business department

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 17:08
Theresa May's new Conservative government revamps the Department for Business, which will be led by Greg Clark.
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Pound jumps as Bank keeps rates on hold

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 15:43
The pound jumps and shares fall after the Bank of England surprises the markets by keeping interest rates on hold.
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Game changer

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 15:28
It's early days for Pokemon Go, but some believe the app marks a turning point in mobile video games.
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Tesla Autopilot needs rethink urges US consumer group

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 15:15
US group Consumer Reports has called on Tesla to disable the automatic steering function in its electric cars.
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UK interest rates held at 0.5%

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 14:58
The Bank of England maintains the UK's main interest rate at 0.5% but signals that it expects to take action next month.
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Fewer pensions cashed in over winter

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 14:31
The appetite for people to take their pension savings as cash waned at the end of the year, according to the City watchdog.
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JP Morgan profits beat expectations

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 13:55
JP Morgan Chase reports better-than-expected quarterly profits, helped by growth in loans and a clampdown on operating expenses.
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Hinkley Point 'still worth the cost' as price tag soars

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 12:11
The government remains committed to building a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset, the new Chancellor Philip Hammond said.
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The drone that can fly for years on solar power

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 11:26
While most of the exotic aircraft on display at this year's Farnborough Airshow still need a pilot, unmanned vehicles have become more and more common in recent years.
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Google hit by fresh European Union anti-trust charges

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 11:19
The European Commission steps up pressure on Google, alleging that it abused its dominance in internet shopping and restricted competition.
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Mothercare sees weak UK demand offset by Ramadan

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 10:11
Mother and baby products chain Mothercare reports strong overseas sales, but poor weather in Britain forced it to bring forward sales.
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Inside Bombardier's 'giant gamble'

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 10:01
The BBC's Theo Leggett looks inside one of Bombardier's new C-Series aircraft, a programme that faced years of questions about its financial viability.
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George Osborne

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 09:54
George Osborne has only ever had one cabinet post, chancellor of the exchequer and has been in charge of the nation's finances since 2010. How will he be remembered?
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Japanese shares continue to rise on stimulus hopes

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 09:46
Japanese stocks continue their positive trend, adding a fourth day of gains since last weekend's election.
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Philip Hammond: Financial markets 'rattled' by Leave vote

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 09:36
The new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, says the UK's vote to leave the EU has "rattled" financial markets.
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Pokemon Go unleashed in the UK

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 08:53
Pokemon Go - a mobile game that has become a global phenomenon - is released in the UK.
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Nintendo shares up more than 50% since Pokemon Go release

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 08:40
Shares in Japanese gaming firm Nintendo rise 16%, meaning they have increased more than 50% since the release of the hugely successful Pokemon Go game.
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Chancellor Philip Hammond: UK economy ‘entering new phase’

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 08:03
Chancellor Philip Hammond says the UK economy is entering a "new phase" which will be judged by "different parameters".
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