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Brazil recovers some of last week's heavy losses, helping emerging markets close in on Europe in 2017 leader…
05.26 / 11:32
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Michelle McGagh's year of no spending taught her how best to focus her finances on …
05.26 / 11:23
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Neither of the two main parties is presenting an “honest set of choices” to the public over their tax and spending plans, a respected economic think tank has warned. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) warned that the Tory focus... Read more The post Neither Tories nor Labour offer ‘honest set of choices’ on economy – Think tank appeared first on Business…
05.26 / 11:15
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House prices in London are predicted to fall in real terms across 2017 – marking the first time this has happened since 2011 – according to an index. Property analysis firm Hometrack predicts house prices in London to be increasing... Read more The post London house prices forecast to drop compared with inflation across year appeared first on Business…
05.26 / 11:06
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The pound continued its slide against the dollar and euro on Friday after a shock opinion poll showed that Labour continues to eat into Theresa May’s lead. Sterling extended losses against the greenback, falling 0.5% to 1.28 US dollars having... Read more The post Pound down further as opinion poll shows Labour chipping away Tory lead appeared first on Business…
05.26 / 10:57
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The University of Cambridge has recruited a Lego Professor of Play following widespread interest in what was billed as a dream job role. The successful applicant, Professor Paul Ramchandani, will lead a team examining the importance of play in education... Read more The post Cambridge University appoints Lego Professor of Play appeared first on Business…
05.26 / 10:57
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Theresa May is urging the world’s leading industrial nations to come together to pressure tech giants like Google, Twitter and Facebook to remove “harmful” extremist content from the internet. Days after the Manchester bomb attack, the Prime Minister will seek... Read more The post Theresa may urges G7 nations to push tech companies to tackle extremist content appeared first on Business…
05.26 / 09:56
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Sterling drops to two-week low against the dollar as YouGov poll shows Conservatives' lead over Labour down to just five…
05.26 / 09:55
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Strong earnings reports from retailers lifted consumer discretionary…
05.26 / 04:31
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And the world’s major oil producers have voted to continue their production cuts into 2018 in an attempt to prop up the oil p…
05.26 / 04:31
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Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Pets at Home and…
05.26 / 04:04
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Russian and Saudi oil ministers broker deal between 24 producers to extend their ongoing output…
05.25 / 22:04
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The next time your corporate network gets hacked because of sloppy employee security practices, blame Wells-Fargo. Specifically, blame the perpetrators of Well-Fargo Bank’s massive fake-account scam, because the criminals responsible for that mess have (as a side effect) crippled many... Read more The post Distrust of financial institutions is turning young people from careers in cyber security appeared first on Business R…
05.25 / 16:57
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The new 12-sided £1 coin, which launched in March this year, is considered to be one of the most secure coins in the world. It is the first replacement of the denomination in more than thirty years, and was introduced... Read more The post How the Royal Mint’s new £1 coin is the most fraud-resistant denomination in the world? appeared first on Business Rep…
05.25 / 16:57
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Barclays has launched a £10million national digital safety drive to increase the public’s awareness of financial fraud risks. Latest crime figures showed that fraud and cyber offences have cost the UK £11billion and make up half of all recorded crime.... Read more The post Half of recorded crimes are cyber-related fraud, say official figures appeared first on Business Rep…
05.25 / 16:57
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When mobile wallets were first introduced, the predictions were that the days of cash and credit cards were numbered and the new technology was going to revolutionise our lives. Indeed, a recent study by MasterCard – which analysed more than... Read more The post Digital wallets: are we there yet? appeared first on Business R…
05.25 / 16:57
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Donations from this year’s Comic Relief Red Nose Day reached an incredible £73million, and will help fund projects that will transform the lives of some of the poorest communities around the world. The event, which was founded in 1985 by... Read more The post How payments technology is helping Comic Relief fight poverty across the globe? appeared first on Business Re…
05.25 / 16:57
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