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Rolls-Royce warns of falling revenue

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 18:09
Shares in engineering firm Rolls-Royce fall 11.5% after the company warns of falling revenues as trade sanctions against Russia begin to bite.
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VIDEO: Will thumbprint tech mean end of PIN?

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 17:12
Credit and debit cards with thumb print sensors built in could one day do away with the need to use codes, PINs and passwords.
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FTSE rise defies global share rout

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 16:42
London's leading shares trade higher on Friday, signalling a possible respite after the week's global stock market losses.
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The grandfather of modern coinage

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 15:36
Why all modern coins are descended from this one
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VIDEO: The clean-up sweeping through India

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 15:33
Narendra Modi has launched a campaign to clean up India's notoriously dirty streets and public buildings, but will it last?
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VIDEO: Nalli Silks: The luxury sari firm

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 15:27
Once made for Indian and British royalty, Nalli Silks - a family-run business - is cautiously expanding throughout India and abroad.
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Games helped city hotel rates rise

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 14:20
Glasgow hotels enjoyed a significant lift in room rates during July, helped by the Commonwealth Games.
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VIDEO: Africa's plastic recycling entrepreneur

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 13:25
The BBC's Tamasin Ford talks to entrepreneur Philippe Yoda, whose innovations in plastic recycling have taken him all over the world.
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Morgan Stanley profits surge 87%

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 12:58
US investment bank Morgan Stanley reports an 87% jump in profits to $1.65bn (£1bn) in the three months to the end of September.
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Can Huawei become China's first global brand?

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 12:41
Can Huawei be China's first global brand?
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AUDIO: Whither the global economy?

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 12:27
US shares crept lower on Thursday, tracking big losses on European and Asian stock markets
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Is Europe's economic motor stalling?

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 12:21
Where did it all go wrong for Europe's biggest economy?
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Virgin Money delays market flotation

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 11:43
Virgin Money delays its planned October stock market flotation until investor sentiment improves.
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Government to consult on new ISA

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 11:32
The government is to consult on a new tax free individual savings account (ISA) for people who lend money direct to borrowers over the the internet using Peer-to-Peer lending sites.
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'Buy Russian' campaign defies food embargo

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 10:33
Russians put a brave face on the ban on Western food, but some businesses are suffering, Sarah Rainsford reports from Moscow.
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Jimmy Choo shares rise after float

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:35
Shares in luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo rise on their London market debut after stepping out at the lower end of their pricing range.
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VIDEO: The 'concept cars' money cannot buy

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:20
The car industry jamboree known as the Paris Motor Show is wrapping up on the outskirts of the French capital.
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Concern over housing benefit fraud

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:10
The government is criticised for not increasing efforts to tackle housing benefit fraud "sooner" - but it insists things are improving.
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Asian shares trade mixed on US data

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:02
Asian shares were mixed in trading on Friday after better-than expected economic data out of the US eased global growth fears.
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Virgin Australia buys out Tigerair

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 06:49
Virgin Australia will buyout loss-making budget carrier Tiger Airways Australia for A$1 (£0.54), the airline said on Friday.
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