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GVC ups stakes in Bwin bidding war

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 11:03
GVC Holdings raises its bid for rival gaming firm Bwin to about £1bn, topping a rival offer from 888 Holdings.
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China shares tumble more than 8%

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 10:31
Shares in China record their biggest one-day fall for more than eight years after weak data raises concerns about the health of economy.
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Payday firm to pay £20m compensation

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 10:13
Payday lender Cash Genie faces a £20m compensation bill after charging customers £50 to transfer them to the firm's debt collection business.
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Build more houses, estate agents urge

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 09:20
Estate agents are urging politicians to push on with house building as demand from potential buyers picks up.
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UBS bank sees 53% jump in net profit

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 04:55
Swiss bank UBS reports a 53% increase in net profit for its second quarter compared to the previous year.
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UK to secure £750m Asian trade deals

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 01:42
David Cameron says business deals worth more than £750m will be made during his tour of South East Asia, as the UK seeks to tap into its "dynamic market".
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Fiat Chrysler faces record US fine

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 01:22
US regulators impose a record fine of $105m (£67.6m) on Fiat Chrysler over recall failures.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong's huge anime convention

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 00:54
If you ever needed proof of the popularity of anime, comics and video games in Asia, you need look no further than Hong Kong.
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VIDEO: Solar solution?

Sun, 26/07/2015 - 23:15
Could solar power help solve India's recurrent power shortages, or are government targets too ambitious?
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Iran looks for investment opportunities

Sun, 26/07/2015 - 23:04
Iran looks for investment opportunities
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The Quirky business of inventions

Sun, 26/07/2015 - 23:00
The US firm which wants to get more things invented
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From rugby player to businessman

Sun, 26/07/2015 - 19:00
How a former Wallabies captain built a business empire
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VIDEO: From rugby caps to cappuccinos

Sun, 26/07/2015 - 19:00
How former Australian rugby union captain George Gregan built a food and hospitality business.
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Former bank boss under house arrest

Sun, 26/07/2015 - 12:56
Ricardo Salgado, the former boss of the Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo, under house arrest after questioning over the bank's collapse.
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Tsar to target late payment billions

Sun, 26/07/2015 - 12:08
A small business commissioner will help firms tackle the problem of the billions of pounds in late payments they are owed, under government plans.
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Pearson to sell Economist stake

Sun, 26/07/2015 - 08:08
Publishing company Pearson is to sell its 50% stake in the Economist Group, days after announcing the sale of the Financial Times.
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VIDEO: Aiming to hit a home run in China

Sun, 26/07/2015 - 07:54
Many of the world's biggest sports organisations see China as a key target in their global expansion plans, but cracking the market can be a whole new ball game.
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VIDEO: Commissioner to tackle late payments

Sun, 26/07/2015 - 07:47
Small businesses that find themselves in difficulty because of late payments could be helped by the appointment of a new small business commissioner.
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VIDEO: 'Glass-floor' block on social mobility

Sun, 26/07/2015 - 07:43
Robert Pigott reports on a study which shows middle-class families are stopping less well-off children from getting the better-paid jobs.
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Fund to target whisky fans in China

Sun, 26/07/2015 - 01:01
A new £3m fund is created to allow whisky connoisseurs in China to invest in some of Scotland's rarest drams.
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