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December date for Autumn Statement

September 2, 2014 - 13:32

George Osborne is to deliver the Autumn Statement, an annual update on the state of the economy, on 3 December. >> read more
Dollar General raises bid for rival

September 2, 2014 - 13:27

Dollar General, the lead discount retailer in the United States, raises its bid for rival store Family Dollar to almost $9.1bn (£5.51bn). >> read more
Aston Martin appoints new chief

September 2, 2014 - 12:59

UK luxury carmaker Aston Martin hires senior Nissan executive Andy Palmer as its new chief executive. >> read more
AUDIO: Is conflict good or bad for insurers?

September 2, 2014 - 12:57

Bronek Masojada, chief executive of the insurance company Hiscox, analyses the effect of recent conflicts on the insurance market >> read more
UK construction growth surges

September 2, 2014 - 12:36

The construction sector expanded at its fastest pace for seven months in August, despite supply shortages holding back growth, a survey suggests. >> read more
Uber banned across Germany by court

September 2, 2014 - 11:43

A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work. >> read more
More than 48,000 use Help to Buy

September 2, 2014 - 11:32

More than 48,000 homeowners have used the government's Help to Buy scheme since it started, figures show. >> read more
Swiss economy stalls as EU slows

September 2, 2014 - 11:22

Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe. >> read more
London Market Report

September 2, 2014 - 10:58

The pound falls after a poll for the Sun and the Times indicates a rise in support for the pro-Scottish independence "Yes" campaign. >> read more
PPI complaint levels remain high

September 2, 2014 - 08:55

Complaints about payment protection insurance (PPI) have fallen after last year's record, but remain at historically high levels, according to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). >> read more

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