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VIDEO: How many would pay a mansion tax?

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 13:09
There are questions over the details of Labour and Lib Dem plans for a mansion tax on the most expensive properties.
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New pension freedoms criticised

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 12:18
Treasury plans to give savers more freedom over their pension pots have been sharply criticised by an industry expert.
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AUDIO: New pension rules explained

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 12:13
Ros Altman, the government's tsar for older people, explains proposed changes to pensions rules.
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Three more Tesco bosses suspended

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 11:30
Tesco asks three more executives to leave as the fall-out continues from the supermarket giant's £250m profit guidance overstatement.
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Burberry upbeat despite tough trading

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 11:10
UK fashion house Burberry reports a 7% rise in half-year revenues despite what it describes as a "difficult external environment".
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Mulberry in new profit warning

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 10:32
Luxury handbag maker Mulberry sees shares dive after it tells investors full-year profits will be "significantly" below expectations.
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Regulators eye 'shadow' banking

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 10:20
Global regulators have launched a crackdown aimed at cutting risk in "shadow" banking - borrowing and lending which occurs outside the regulated banking sector.
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ONS: House price rises level off

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 10:02
There is further evidence that house prices rises are starting to level off, following the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
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India inflation rate at five-year low

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 09:51
India's inflation rate falls to a five-year low in September because of lower food and fuel prices.
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Google: Amazon is biggest rival

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 06:59
Google chairman Eric Schmidt says the firm's biggest rival in the search space is e-commerce giant Amazon.
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India's DLF shares fall after ban

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 06:51
Indian property developer DLF's shares fall to a record low after the financial market regulator bans it from capital markets for allegedly defrauding investors.
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Universal to open China theme park

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 02:46
Universal Studios will open its first $3.3bn (£2bn) Chinese theme park after 13 years of trying to enter the booming entertainment market.
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VIDEO: Battersea's revamp powers ahead

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 02:40
The Malaysian company planning to re-develop London's landmark Battersea Power Station is moving ahead with the project, according to one of its executives.
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Asian shares mixed after US fall

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 02:33
Asian shares are trading mixed following a sell-off on Wall Street as investors worried about how weak global growth would impact company earnings.
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VIDEO: India's inflation shows signs of easing

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 02:25
Latest data from India shows that the problem of rising prices is continuing. But at least the increases are now happening at a slower pace.
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VIDEO: Tycoon sings We are the World to reporter

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 23:14
Chinese billionaire Chen Guangbiao may be the country's most generous yet controversial philanthropist, as John Sudworth reports.
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When does an app need regulating?

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 22:57
Should you be worried about health apps?
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China's controversial philanthropist

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 19:00
The singing billionaire whose charity work courts controversy
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Oil prices see further declines

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 16:30
Global oil prices fall again amid worries about sluggish global growth and reports that key oil producers want to maintain current output levels.
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Mining shares pull FTSE 100 higher

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 16:17
Mining shares lead the FTSE higher following the release of stronger-than-expected Chinese trade figures.
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