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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:09:48 GMT
Pimco investors withdraw record sum
Bond giant Pimco saw its investors withdraw a record $23.5bn (£14.5bn) in funds after manager Bill Gross abruptly left the company last month.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:57:59 GMT
Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:07:14 GMT
EU commissioner: Nude celebs 'dumb'
Celebrities who had intimate pictures of themselves leaked onto the internet were "dumb" for taking them, the EU's new digital commissioner says.

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:32:47 GMT
Young people 'lack workplace skills'
Young people lack workplace skills such as communication and team working, a study among employers suggests.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:07:52 GMT
Argentina bank governor resigns
Argentina's central bank governor Juan Carlos Fabrega resigns after less than a year in the job, as the country's economic troubles pile up.

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:48:37 GMT
Japan in $617bn 'fat finger' error
Japan's stock markets were rattled after a trading error caused more than $600bn (£370bn) worth of orders to be made and then cancelled.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:38:42 GMT
Thousands unable to renew car tax
Thousands of customers trying to renew their car tax online are experiencing problems with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) website.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:46:16 GMT
Sainsbury results spark shares fall
Sainsbury's shares close down 7% as supermarket price wars prompt its third consecutive quarterly sales fall.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:08:52 GMT
Wall Street market report
Wall Street Market Report

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:29:38 GMT
US dollar rally 'has years to go'
The US dollar continued its rally on Wednesday, hovering near a four-year high against major currencies, and analysts say there is more to come.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:24:44 GMT
Tesco to be probed by regulator
The Financial Conduct Authority tells Tesco it is under investigation following its admission that it overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:11:32 GMT
Lord Hill faces second 'EU grilling'
The UK's candidate to join the European Commission, Lord Hill, is summoned to a second hearing of MEPs to assess his suitability for the job.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:48:57 GMT
Free iPads as mortgage war escalates
Lloyds is offering home buyers free iPad mini tablets in an intensifying mortgage war between major banks.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:28:36 GMT
Ambulance staff vote for strike
Ambulance staff and other health workers in the GMB union have voted in favour of strike action in a dispute over pay.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:22:29 GMT
Island stock exchange fined £190,000
The Channel Island Stock Exchange has been fined over its role in the Arch Cru investment collapse case.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:12:20 GMT
MoD naval deals secure 7,500 UK jobs
The Ministry of Defence awards £3.2bn of contracts for the maintenance of the Royal Navy fleet, securing 7,500 jobs.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:54:50 GMT
California imposes plastic bag ban
The US state is the first to pass legislation imposing a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery and convenience stores.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:51:24 GMT
Netflix to release full-length film
The video streaming site Netflix will release its first feature-length film in 2015, after striking a deal with the Weinstein Company.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:37:27 GMT
Inheritance changes come into force
Legal changes increasing the inheritance rights of people whose spouses or civil partners die without making a will come into force.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:52:24 GMT
Wonga sees profits more than halve
Annual profits at payday lender Wonga have fallen by more than half, the company announces.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:56:59 GMT
Annual house price growth 'slows'
The annual pace of house price growth slowed to 9.4% in September in England and Wales, according to the Nationwide.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:08:39 GMT
France to shrink deficit by 2017
The French government says it will reduce its budget deficit to below the EU threshold of 3% of GDP by 2017, two years later than promised.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:01:19 GMT
Eurozone woes hit UK manufacturing
The UK manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace for 17 months in September as a result of the strong pound and weakness in the eurozone, a survey indicates.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:20:54 GMT
Japan manufacturing sentiment rises
Japanese large manufacturers' confidence improved in the three months to September, according to a closely-watched central bank survey.

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 22:04:36 GMT
Cuddling koalas is big business
The Featherdale Wildlife Park, a private zoo in Sydney, is thriving by offering a "hands-on" experience with its animals.

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 23:06:37 GMT
The woes of Rio's small retailers
Independent shop owners in Rio de Janeiro are complaining about higher rents and crime rates, and less customers, forcing many to close, reports Donna Bowater.

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:00:05 GMT
Setting up business with a stranger
Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow, the co-founders of tonic water business Fever-Tree, decided to set up together upon meeting for the very first time.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:08:24 GMT
Virgin asks for football TV inquiry
Virgin Media asks Ofcom to investigate the way that the Premier League sells its TV rights, saying the present system is causing "significant consumer harm".

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:37:22 GMT
Ticket ballot for World Cup games
Every game at the Rugby World Cup is oversubscribed in at least one price category, with tickets to be allocated by ballot.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:47:53 GMT
Ryder Cup '£40m of free advertising'
Hosting golf's Ryder Cup was a £40m free advert underlining Scotland's status as the "home of golf", tourism bosses say.

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:20:08 GMT
VIDEO: Hong Kong protests to dent economy?
Hong Kong's pro-democracy street protests may deter some mainland Chinese from visiting the city during their 'Golden Week' holiday.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:11:41 GMT
VIDEO: Smartphone beacons beckon you
Click learns how to bend beacon technology to its bidding by turning a London Street into a musical wonderland.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:31:39 GMT
VIDEO: How do PM's tax figures weigh up?
David Cameron has pledged to cut taxes for thirty million people if the Conservatives win next year's election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said the combined cost of the tax changes would be £7.2bn by 2020.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:27:07 GMT
VIDEO: Close-up: Volvo's XC90 unveiled
A sneak preview of Volvo's new XC90 - the car set to take centre stage at the Paris Motor Show.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:01:36 GMT
AUDIO: Sainsbury's boss warns of challenges
Sainsbury's has announced like-for-like sales fell almost 3% in the three months to September.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:15:14 GMT
VIDEO: Windows 10 'brings back familiarity'
Microsoft has disclosed the first details of Windows 10 - its next operating system (OS).

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:49:34 GMT
VIDEO: Modi and Obama pledge deeper ties
Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi and US President Barack Obama are looking to expand economic ties following a meeting at the White House.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:11:39 GMT
VIDEO: Why web inventor 'pays his way' online
Worldwide web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee talks about his concerns for the internet, as he renews his call for a digital Magna Carta.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:14:01 GMT
French carmakers back from the brink
France's Big Three carmakers no longer in reverse.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:03:44 GMT
Job hunting the big data way
How data crunching is dictating our job prospects

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:09:25 GMT
Will our cities be congestion-free?
Will our cities ever be congestion-free?

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:01:17 GMT
Quiz: Car tax discs, pensions and wages
Test your knowledge of 1 October changes

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:27:16 GMT
The North Korean ex-pat entrepreneurs
The North Korean defectors setting up firms in the South

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:35:25 GMT
HK protests: Tourism impact
What impact will HK protests have on businesses?

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:04:31 GMT
Tax cut plans: The effect on you
How might you be affected by Cameron's pledge?

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:55:07 GMT
The 'click-bait' internet firm
The $250m internet firm at the forefront of 'lowbrow click-bait'

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:05:39 GMT
Anger at Irish water charges reaches boiling point
Irish water charges spark a flood of complaints

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:04:30 GMT
What is Pimco?
The rise, and possible fall, of the 'Bond King', Bill Gross

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