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Pensioner bonds 'hugely successful'

Sat, 17/01/2015 - 10:16
More than £1 billion of new pensioner bonds have been sold in two days, making them the "fastest-selling retail financial product in British history", according to Chancellor George Osborne.
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Oil price fall should boost pay - PM

Sat, 17/01/2015 - 04:54
Companies profiting from falling oil prices should pass on the benefits by increasing workers' wages, Prime Minister David Cameron suggests.
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VIDEO: Is cheap oil good or bad for India?

Sat, 17/01/2015 - 02:08
Is the fall in oil prices good or bad news for India?
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How to get a decent plumber

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 22:04
How to get a decent plumber when your heating breaks down
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US shares rebound with strong gains

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 22:04
US shares recover after the turmoil prompted by the Swiss move to end its franc-euro cap but forex broker FXCM falls sharply as it rejoins the market after a $300m loan.
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