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At the end of two financial years, the Auditor General was still struggling to account for a mysterious monetary figure that she said appeared in the territory’s accounts in the year 2010. The figure, which has been labelled ‘Suspense Amount’,…
04.26 / 14:00
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High street lender Santander warned of a “changeable and potentially more challenging” economic outlook amid the fallout from the Brexit-hit pound as it revealed lower first- quarter UK profits. The pound’s plunge since the Brexit vote left its Spanish owner... Read more The post Santander profits fall amid plunge in pound after Brexit appeared first on Business…
04.26 / 13:05
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A fine wine investment fund has raised a glass to the Brexit-hit pound after sterling’s slump ushered in a near 50% jump in sales. Cult Wines – founded by The Apprentice runner-up Tom Gearing – is expecting annual sales to... Read more The post Fine wine investment fund sees near 50% jump in sales since Brexit vote appeared first on Business…
04.26 / 12:54
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The Virgin Islands Party (VIP), which formed the government in 2011, has been criticized for squandering public resources on private properties while the public infrastructure remained in disrepair. In her report, which was tabled in the House of Assembly this…
04.26 / 12:39
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The Auditor General’s Department has cast a bad light on the former Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government over its handling of the territory’s financial affairs in 2011 – a year that ended with concerns about possible irregularities, revenue shortfall of […
04.26 / 12:06
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Lloyds Banking Group is to begin making compensation offers to victims of fraud at the hands of former HBOS staff next month, and has also appointed a retired high court judge to probe its handling of the affair. The lender,... Read more The post LLOYDS bank to start compensating HBOS fraud victims as ex-judge heads inquiry appeared first on Business…
04.26 / 11:48
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Volkswagen has been challenged by the head of a committee of MPs over its “contempt” for British motorists affected by the diesel emissions scandal. Labour MP Louise Ellman, chair of the Commons’ Transport Select Committee, claimed the German manufacturer has... Read more The post Volkswagen ‘showing contempt’ over lack of UK compensation for emissions scandal appeared first on Business…
04.26 / 11:48
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Nearly a third of homes on the market have had their original asking price reduced, with the average discount standing at just under £25,000, according to a property website. Across Britain, the average reduction in property asking prices stands at... Read more The post A third of homes could be bought for a discount, property site finds appeared first on Business …
04.26 / 11:27
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Profits at online fashion retailer boohoo.com have almost doubled as the firm booked an increase in international sales and hailed a “momentous” year. The group said pre-tax profits rose 97% to £30.9 million in the year to February 28, while... Read more The post ‘Momentous year’ for boohoo as fashion site’s profits soar 97% to nearly £31m appeared first on Business R…
04.26 / 11:27
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London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) shares hit a record high after the group reported a double-digit rise in profit and said it was “exploring” new investments just a month after the collapse of the Deutsche Borse merger. Gross profit jumped... Read more The post Shares hit new peak for London Stock Exchange after profit rise appeared first on Business…
04.26 / 11:16
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Markets pause for breath after French election rally, with US president Donald Trump's plans for tax cuts…
04.26 / 10:19
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Conservatives debate whether to follow Labour and commit to maintaining expensive 'triple lock' promise protecting state p…
04.26 / 09:43
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Royal London Asset Management says bumping founder chief executive Aidan Heavey upstairs as chairman breaks corporate governance…
04.26 / 09:32
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Conservative party debating whether to follow Labour and commit to maintaining expensive 'triple lock' protecting state p…
04.26 / 09:20
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Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including CityFibre and…
04.26 / 04:10
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The Dow Jones rises 232 points as strong earnings underscored the health of Corporate…
04.26 / 02:51
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And UK's deficit slashed to level last seen before the financial…
04.26 / 02:51
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In his latest market analysis, Ian Slattery explains how equities reacted to Theresa May’s announcement of a snap election and why investors are playing it safe until the final results of the French elections. The post Markets Update: Major changes influence major exchanges appeared first on Business & F…
04.25 / 22:28
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One overworked cliché about decisions to buy or sell shares and other securities is ‘get your timing right’.    Sound advice. However the history of good investment decisions that were all about good timing, as opposed to simply good luck, is pretty thin.   A few people have become famous for timing the…
04.25 / 22:20
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In its report tabled in the House of Assembly this month, the Public Assistance Committee indicated that a number of persons have misrepresented facts regarding their ability to fund funeral arrangements for their loved ones. The Committee, which falls under…
04.25 / 20:00
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