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Market sell-off continues as coronavirus spooks investors – live updates

25 February 2020 • 2:27pm Follow the author of this article Simon Foy Josh White Follow the topics within this article Global economy Pound Dow Jones Industrial Average Shares FTSE 100 Coronavirus Europe sell-off continues as coronavirus fears persist Market […]

US private sector output falls for first time since 2013

21 February 2020 • 4:52pm Follow the author of this article Louis Ashworth Follow the topics within this article Global economy Pound Dow Jones Industrial Average Shares FTSE 100 Global markets slipped further on Friday as a shock drop in […]

Global share rally grinds to a halt

20 February 2020 • 4:51pm Follow the author of this article Louis Ashworth Follow the topics within this article Global economy Pound Dow Jones Industrial Average Shares FTSE 100 The global share rally hit a wall on Thursday, as investor […]

Victoria’s Secret aims for a makeover by going private

Jump to navigation By Laura Onita 20 February 2020 • 1:36pm Angela Lindvall, Karolina Kurkova, Tyra Banks, Heidi Klum, Gisele Bundchen, Adriana Lima and Naomi Campbell at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in 2013 Victoria’s Secret, the US lingerie retailer […]

Investors shake off virus impact as shares hit new highs

19 February 2020 • 4:48pm Follow the author of this article Louis Ashworth Follow the topics within this article Global economy Pound Dow Jones Industrial Average Shares FTSE 100 European and US stock indices pushed back to record highs on […]

Kuwait MPs launch probe into Airbus deal bribery claims

Parliament’s decision came after a special debate on allegations that Airbus paid kickbacks to secure a 25-aircraft deal six years ago Kuwait’s parliament on Wednesday formed a fact-finding panel to probe alleged kickbacks in a deal between the national carrier […]

UEFA charges against Abu Dhabi’s Man City ‘simply not true’

City Football Group CEO Ferran Soriano hopes appeal against European ban will be heard before start of next season’s Champions League Manchester City hope to have their appeal against a two-year ban from European football by UEFA heard by the […]

Dubai Police nabs gang after $5.5m jewellery robbery

Police chief urges Dubai residents to upgrade security after saying victim did not secure his residence against thefts Dubai Police has apprehended a gang less than 48 hours after the robbery of AED20 million ($5.5 million) worth of jewellery from […]

Just Eat brings in former Dragon to put fire in restaurant owners’ bellies

TAKEAWAY website Just Eat has enlisted former Dragons’ Den star Sarah Willingham to offer help and advice to the 29,000 restaurants signed up to its service. The takeaway website reckons that more than half of these businesses could increase their […]

Blow to ‘max fac’ Brexiteer ministers as HMRC reveals £20bn cost to businesses

Boris Johnson’s favoured scheme for trade after Brexit could cost businesses up to £20bn a year through extra customs declarations, HM Revenue and Customs has warned. The ‘maximum facilitation’ system, or max fac, seeks to avoid border delays by using […]