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China trade data beats expectations

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 06:21
China's exports and imports came in well above market expectations in September, official data showed on Monday.
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Asia shares down ahead of China data

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 00:53
Asian shares opened lower as lingering concerns over global economic growth weighed on investor sentiment.
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VIDEO: Time marches on for watchmaker Titan

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 00:04
While Indian watchmaker HMT winds up business, Sameer Hashmi visits its slick, domestic rival, Titan.
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Government seeks buyer for Eurostar

Sun, 12/10/2014 - 23:48
The UK government is seeking buyers for its 40% stake in the cross-Channel passenger train operator Eurostar to help boost the public finances.
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Company bosses 'earn 120 times more'

Sun, 12/10/2014 - 23:04
Directors of the top 100 UK companies now earn 120 times the average sum earned by their employees, according to a report by Incomes Data Services.
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Global slowdown worries UK exporters

Sun, 12/10/2014 - 23:01
UK manufacturers feel the impact of the eurozone's slowdown and wider global problems, a survey by the business services group BDO finds.
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Number of UK wine producers grows

Sun, 12/10/2014 - 22:58
The number of new wine producers in the UK rises sharply, according to new research, on the back of consumer interest in local produce.
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The cool cars that money can't buy

Sun, 12/10/2014 - 22:42
The cool cars that money can't buy
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The man behind the eBay of Latin America

Sun, 12/10/2014 - 22:37
Marcos Galperin is the Argentine who set up MercadoLibre, the Latin American equivalent of ecommerce and auction website eBay.
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Queen Victoria's bloomers auctioned

Sun, 12/10/2014 - 15:06
A pair of Queen Victoria's silk bloomers, with a 52in (132cm), waist are sold at auction for £6,200.
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PM 'unstatesmanlike', says Brown

Sun, 12/10/2014 - 11:54
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown accuses David Cameron of risking the future of the United Kingdom.
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Concerns rise over US-EU trade talks

Sat, 11/10/2014 - 17:34
There is rising concern over trade liberalisation talks between the EU and the US, with protests planned this weekend across Europe.
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Seaside rail posters go under hammer

Sat, 11/10/2014 - 08:26
A collection of vintage railway posters is expected to fetch £9,000 at an auction in New York on Tuesday.
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S&P cuts France's credit outlook

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 21:36
Credit rating agency Standard and Poor's cuts France's credit outlook to 'negative', due to concerns about the country's struggling economic recovery.
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The complex maths of parcel posting

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 21:08
Why it takes a maths genius to post a parcel
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Shares fall further on economy fears

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 20:40
Stock markets across Europe and the US see steep falls as fears about strength of the global economy deepen.
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