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VIDEO: Bank fine has worldwide implications

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 05:53
Emanuel Daniel, from the Asian Banker, sets out the implications for Asia of the latest huge fine to be imposed on banks.
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VIDEO: HK exchange seeks ties with Shenzhen

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 01:31
The head of the Hong Kong stock exchange tells the BBC a decision on the timing of an investment link between Hong Kong and Shenzhen exchanges could come within days.
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Mexico's car industry revs up

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 00:29
How Mexico's car industry is being ramped up
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The growth of pet crematoriums

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 23:04
The growing popularity of pet crematoriums and cemeteries
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VIDEO: Osborne warning to 'sleepwalking' EU

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 22:58
The Chancellor George Osborne tells business leaders Europe has to carry out reforms to avoid "sleepwalking" into a future where it has priced itself out of the global economy.
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Airbus warns about UK exit from EU

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 21:28
One of the UK's big manufacturers, Airbus, warns that the UK should remain inside the EU to guarantee future investment.
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Osborne signals productivity push

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 19:46
George Osborne signals a major push to boost the UK's economic productivity as he vowed not to "take his foot off the pedal" in the wake of the Tories' election victory.
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June rate hike was 'unlikely' - Fed

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 18:49
A majority of Federal Reserve officials viewed a June rate rise as "unlikely" according to minutes from their April meeting.
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Is Greece close to Grexit?

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 18:28
Could it really default on its loans and leave the euro?
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Record fines for currency market fix

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 17:49
Five of the world's largest banks are to pay fines totalling $5.7bn for charges including manipulating the foreign exchange market.
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Spotify adds podcasts and video clips

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 16:14
Spotify adds non-music content to its streaming app including brief news bulletins and longer video and audio podcasts.
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Burberry shares hit by lower forecast

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 15:58
Shares in fashion house Burberry fall more than 5% after it lowers its profit guidance for the current financial year.
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German rail strike causes delays

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 14:51
Millions of rail passengers are hit by delays in Germany after Deutsche Bahn's drivers go on strike again.
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'Flash crash' trader loses bail appeal

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 14:42
The High Court turns down an application to vary the bail conditions imposed on Navinder Sarao, the trader accused of helping cause the stock market "flash crash".
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UBS pays $545m in forex settlement

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 14:21
Swiss bank UBS pays a total of $545m to settle an investigation into alleged manipulation of foreign exchange rates.
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Target beats earnings forecasts

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 13:47
US retail giant Target reports a 52% increase in quarterly profits, helped by a boost from online sales.
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SSE lifts profits but loses customers

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 13:09
Energy company SSE has reported a 40% rise in profits from its retail arm, despite losing more than 500,000 customers over a year.
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The man who cross-stitched his own bank card

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 12:55
A man has cross-stitched a debit card and sent it to his bank to express his irritation at waiting for a replacement.
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Profits rise at Marks and Spencer

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 11:33
Marks and Spencer reports its first rise in annual profits for four years, saying it has made "good progress".
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VIDEO: Germany's railways grind to a halt

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 10:13
Millions of commuters in Germany have had their travel plans disrupted as train drivers across the country stage their ninth strike in just 11 months.
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