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They have Netflix, we have Tesco. Buy Apple, sell British Gas

The phrase “wiped off” made an inglorious return last night. Apple shares, along with other tech stocks, fell heavily for reasons analysts struggled to explain. (As usual). Apple was down

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Construction activity slows in August as projects are put on ice

The UK construction industry saw growth slow down in August as businesses put projects on ice. The closely followed IHS Markit/CIPS construction purchasing managers’ index (PMI) hit a reading of

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London Capital & Finance administrators sue 13 executives for £178m in case set to trigger further claims

One of the biggest lawsuits against the alleged perpetrators of a retail investment scandal has been launched in the High Court with 13 businessmen being sued for £178 million over

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Pret offers customers ‘all you can drink’ for £20 a month as coffee shop wars begin across the UK’s high streets

The war between coffee shops has begun as Pret unveiled a service allowing customers to drink five cups of coffee each day for £20 a month. The offer – which

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Demand for new cars fell by 5% last month

Demand for new cars fell by 5% last month, industry data shows. Around 88,000 new cars were registered in the UK in August compared with 92,573 during the same month

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More women on Dutch company boards

The number of women on the management boards at Dutch companies listed on a stock exchange increased from 8.5 percent last year to 12.5 percent this year. The proportion of

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At least 73,000 households in financial trouble by year’s end

A large group of Netherlands households will quickly end up in financial trouble due to loss of income in the coronavirus crisis, despite the social safety net of unemployment benefits

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