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US shares flat amid global fears

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 20:45
Wall Street markets were mostly unchanged as strong economic data was offset by global worries after the terror attack in Nice.
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Lowcost Holidays demise blamed on Brexit vote

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 19:19
Holiday booking company Lowcost Travelgroup has appointed administrators, affecting 27,000 holiday makers in resorts and 110,000 with bookings.
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Herbalife reaches deal with US regulators

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 17:09
Dietary supplement firm Herbalife has reached a deal with the US Federal Trade Commission to avoid being labelled a pyramid scheme.
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UK shares end higher but pound is down

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 16:31
UK shares claw back earlier losses while the pound slides as investors continue to digest the Bank of England's latest rate decision.
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TTIP: EU-US trade deal faces major challenges

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 15:57
The EU and the US agree the outline of a trade deal following a week of intensive TTIP negotiations - but there is still a lot of work to do.
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What has Brexit meant for the economy?

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 15:20
BBC business editor Simon Jack explains whether and where the UK's vote to leave the European Union has hit the economy.
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Citigroup quarterly profits slide

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 13:40
Citigroup profits fell 14% in the second quarter on weakness at its consumer banking business, results show.
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Economic fears fuel Zimbabwe protests

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 11:59
People take to the streets as Zimbabwe runs out of cash and delays wages.
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Bank of England economist says sledgehammer needed for economy

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 11:26
The Bank of England's chief economist says the economy needs a sledgehammer and supports easing monetary policy as soon as August following the decision to leave the EU
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How close are we to automated manufacturing?

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 10:21
Colm O'Regan takes a look at the rapid rise of robots in the manufacturing sector.
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Construction output slumps in May

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 09:54
Construction output fell by 2.1% in May compared with a month earlier, official figures show.
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Messaging app Line sees shares surge 31% in Tokyo debut

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 09:54
Shares of Japanese messaging app Line surge by 31% in its Tokyo trading debut, making it the biggest tech listing so far this year.
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TTIP: Why are the talks taking so long?

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 09:22
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which aims to reduce regulatory barriers between the US and the European Union, is at the end of its 14th round. Why are the talks taking so long?
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Pokemon Go phenomenon gives Nintendo shares record lift

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 08:50
Nintendo shares record the biggest gain in more than 30 years after millions download Pokemon Go, the virtual reality gaming app.
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VW failure to compensate UK owners 'deeply unfair'

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 08:32
MPs criticise Volkswagen's failure to compensate UK owners of cars affected by the diesel emissions scandal.
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Asian shares push higher after China data outperforms

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 08:13
Asian stock markets are logging more gains after shares on Wall Street hit fresh highs and China economic data beat expectations.
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China economy grows more than expected in second quarter

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 03:28
China's economy grew by slightly more than expected in the second quarter of the year as the government increased infrastructure spending.
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Robotic furniture moves to suit your needs and other news

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 23:03
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.
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Empire strikes back

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 23:02
Technology that makes audiences feel like they are in the movie, rather than just watching it, is helping cinemas sell more tickets at higher prices.
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What is new Chancellor Philip Hammond's plan?

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 21:43
New Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has said the government will restore confidence in the British economy.
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