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Economic growth set to slow: NIESR

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

UK economic growth is set to slow down in the third quarter, the National Institute of Economic and Social Research said.

Treasury sells RBS stake at £1bn loss

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

The government begins its sell-off of shares in part-nationalised lender Royal Bank of Scotland, raising £2.1bn, a third below the price it paid.

Disney misses revenue expectations

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Disney posted a 5% increase in revenue, but missed expectations for the first time in eight quarters.

Asian shares lower on rate hike talk

Wednesday, 05 August 2015

Asian shares head lower on Wednesday as investors weigh up the growing risks of a US interest rate rise as early as next month.

Retailer Neiman Marcus files for IPO

Wednesday, 05 August 2015

US luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has announced plans to float in New York after being bought in 2013 ahead of an IPO.

Australia court blocks giant mine

Wednesday, 05 August 2015

A court in Australia overturns government approval for what would have been one of world's biggest coal mines.

Bikes and cars in borrowers' sights

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Borrowers are applying for personal loans to consolidate existing debt or to buy cars and bikes, a lender suggests.

TUC reports rise in night workers

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

The number of UK workers who routinely work nights is on the rise, according to trades union body the TUC.

Corbyn: I'll reindustrialise the North

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Jeremy Corbyn is calling for the "re-industrialisation" of northern England through higher spending on transport, housing and broadband while Andy Burnham pledges help for part-time workers.

House price rises 'sped up in July'

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

The pace of increase in UK house prices accelerated in July, rising by 3.5% compared with a year earlier, according to the Nationwide.

Greek bank shares continue to fall

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Shares in Greek banks fall for a second day in Athens, but non-financial shares fare better.

Airport to be emergency lorry park

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

A former airport in Kent is to be used as an emergency lorry park as cross-Channel disruption continues, the government announces.

Farmers continue milk price protests

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Dairy farmers are continuing to protest at supermarkets in parts of the UK over the price they are paid for their milk.

China sales fall hits BMW profits

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

A drop in sales in China and investment in new vehicles hits German luxury car maker BMW's second-quarter profits.

VIDEO: Why China is crazy for crayfish

Wednesday, 05 August 2015

Why Chinese food fans find themselves in the 'claws' of a new food fad: crayfish.

VIDEO: Branding Singapore's 50 anniversary

Wednesday, 05 August 2015

Singapore is celebrating 50 years of independence - and companies are desperate to be associated with the anniversary.

VIDEO: Dyson: 'Employ good engineers'

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Sir James Dyson offers the business advice he wishes he had when he started out, as part of the BBC News series, CEO Secrets.

VIDEO: Hinduja on India's economic boom

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Businessman Gopichand Hinduja talks to the BBC about India's role in the world and how the country compares to China in terms of economic growth.

VIDEO: Bollywood horror filmed in UK

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Bollywood is not normally associated with the suspense genre but now it is biting back with a home counties horror film - and the BBC has been granted exclusive access.

VIDEO: 'Health conscious' push for seaweed

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

The appetite for Scottish Seaweed exports increases with further plans to boost demand among health conscious consumers.

VIDEO: Family feud, South Korean style

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

South Korea's Lotte Group is in the throes of a bitter feud as the founder prepares to hand over power.

VIDEO: Recruit people 'better than you'

Monday, 03 August 2015

Former Thomas Cook Group boss Harriet Green offers the advice she wishes she had had when she started out in the world of business.

Are we ready to forgive the bankers?

Wednesday, 05 August 2015

Are we about to forgive the bankers?

Branding Singapore's SG50 jubilee

Monday, 03 August 2015

Cashing in on 50 years of independence

RBS sale: Value for money?

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Value for money for the taxpayer?

Is your digital double a thief?

Monday, 03 August 2015

Is your digital doppelganger stealing from you and others?

Look no hands: Self-driving cars

Monday, 03 August 2015

The future for driverless cars

Cleaning up the financial markets

Monday, 03 August 2015

Have we cleaned up the financial markets?

China stocks trader counts his losses

Sunday, 02 August 2015

How Chinese market volatility hit one investor

The eurozone's nagging problems

Sunday, 02 August 2015

Why eurozone economies aren't in rude health

Atari's boss on why life is 'a game'

Sunday, 02 August 2015

Atari's founder on treating business like a game

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