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US raises China steel taxes by 522%

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 08:18
The US raises its import duties on Chinese steelmakers by more than fivefold after accusing them of selling their products below market prices.
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VIDEO: You won't be bored on board

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 07:44
Aaron Heslehurst tries out the many pools, bars and restaurants on board the world's largest cruise ship, Harmony Of The Seas, ahead of its maiden voyage.
Categories: Economic News

VIDEO: Apple CEO aims to make inroads in India

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 06:25
Apple's boss Tim Cook is in India for his first visit and looking to tap the country's fast-growing smartphone market.
Categories: Economic News

US eases economic sanctions on Myanmar

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 02:46
The US lifts more economic sanctions on Myanmar, but most of the restrictions on trade and investment with the powerful military stay in place.
Categories: Economic News

Japan stocks rise after growth data

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 02:42
Japanese stocks are rising after data showed the country's economy dodged a recession in the first three months of the year.
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VIDEO: Singapore museum targets the tech-savvy

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 01:10
Art galleries and museums are now using more sophisticated modern techniques to draw audiences in and potentially turn a profit.
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VIDEO: Why cruises aren't all plain sailing

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 23:20
As the world's largest cruise liner, The Harmony Of The Seas, prepares for its maiden voyage, Aaron Heslehurst looks at some of the problems faced by the industry.
Categories: Economic News

VIDEO: Big bucks for comic art

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 23:03
Could the old comics in your garage fetch six figures?
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Heathrow: It's an issue of trust

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 23:00
Heathrow has become an issue of trust
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Canada fires cost oil industry $760m

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 20:00
A new report into the financial impact of the McMurray fires says some $760m (£528m) in oil sands production has been lost.
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Taylor Wimpey leads FTSE 100 higher

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 16:08
The FTSE 100 is boosted by Taylor Wimpey after the housebuilder announces plans for a special dividend.
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Lloyds shares yield £130m for Treasury

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 15:07
The Treasury says it has received a further dividend from its Lloyds shares of £130m, bringing to £318m the amount the Government has received in dividends from the bank.
Categories: Economic News

VIDEO: Blippar boss: 'I was quite a rebel'

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 14:43
Rish Mitra began his career in the slums of Delhi selling magazines and working on a tea stall. Now he's the founder and boss of Blippar, a visual search browser worth some $1.5bn (£1bn).
Categories: Economic News

US consumer prices pick up in April

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 14:33
US consumer prices rose at their fastest pace in three years in April as energy prices climbed, official figures show.
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Sports Direct boss asks MPs to attend HQ

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 13:28
Sports Direct's Mike Ashley says he will appear before a government committee as long as MPs first visit his firm's Derbyshire headquarters.
Categories: Economic News

How much gold is there in London - and where is it?

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 12:13
How much gold is there in London - and where is it?
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Post Office to cut more than 500 jobs

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 11:36
The Post Office is to shed more than 500 jobs in its cash handling business.
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Mr Kipling maker sees higher profits

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 11:27
Premier Foods, the maker of Oxo stock cubes and Mr Kipling cakes, expects higher sales as it eyes international growth.
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Housing rush in March confirmed

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 11:06
House price inflation across the UK jumped to 9% in March, as mortgage lending hit a nine year high, figures show
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World's largest cruise ship docks in UK

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 10:47
The world's largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, arrives in Southampton on a one-off visit to the UK.
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