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VIDEO: What will New York make of Alibaba?

Thu, 18/09/2014 - 02:18
As Alibaba prepares to float in New York, what view will investors there take of the Chinese e-commerce giant?
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Japan trade deficit narrows in August

Thu, 18/09/2014 - 01:24
Japan narrows its trade deficit in August as a fall in imports lowers the country's energy bill for the month.
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VIDEO: China’s online shopping revolution

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 23:52
The Chinese internet giant Alibaba is set to raise billions on the US stock exchange and is expected to be one of the biggest share offerings in history.
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Glimpse at the High Street 2020

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 23:42
How will we shop in 2020?
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Farming 'the hardest plant to grow'

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 23:20
A group of farmers are hoping to succeed where others have failed: in creating the first commercially viable wasabi growing business in North America.
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What will Alibaba do with $25bn?

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 23:03
What will Alibaba do with $25bn?
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Skin printer and bee probe win award

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 22:10
Bee probe and skin printer make awards shortlist
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VIDEO: World Bank's Ebola warning

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 21:01
The World Bank says the Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic impact on the economies of West Africa.
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Ebola can 'ruin W Africa economies'

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 20:38
The Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic economic impact on three West African countries, the World Bank says.
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US Fed to end stimulus in October

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 19:38
The US Federal Reserve says it will raise interest rates once a "considerable time" has passed after its stimulus programme ends in October.
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Has quantitative easing helped the US economy?

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 19:36
Has quantitative easing helped the US economy?
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