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Brexit’s Advance Is Latest Blow to Postwar Trade Order11m Brexit’s Advance Is Latest Blow to Postwar Trade Order
The decisive Conservative victory in Britain leaves no doubt that economic integration has ceased to be a global organizing principle.
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China Announces Initial Trade Agreement With U.S.14m China Announces Initial Trade Agreement With U.S.
The agreement includes a commitment by China to buy more agriculture products and to strengthen laws protecting foreign companies operating there.
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ELECTION MARKETS LIVE: Pound leaps with shares tipped to rise17m Updated ELECTION MARKETS LIVE: Pound leaps with shares tipped to rise
The stock market surged this morning at the opening bell, and at lunchtime the FTSE 100 was up 2 per cent and the more UK-focussed FTSE 250 was up 4.1 per cent.
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24m Updated General election 2019: Pound and shares surge
The FTSE is higher while sterling hits its highest level against the dollar since June last year.
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FTSE 250 rockets to record high as banks, housebuilders and utilities surge - business live24m Updated FTSE 250 rockets to record high as banks, housebuilders and utilities surge - business live
Shares and sterling are rallying as the financial markets react to the Conservative Party’s election triumph
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Brexit Once Meant a Weaker British Pound, but Not Anymore25m Updated Brexit Once Meant a Weaker British Pound, but Not Anymore
Britain’s currency has gained on the prospect that a Conservative victory will remove uncertainty about the break from the European Union.
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27m China Announces Limited Trade Agreement With U.S.
The agreement includes a commitment by China to buy more agriculture products and to strengthen laws protecting foreign companies operating there.
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British Election Heralds End of a Global Trade Era54m Updated British Election Heralds End of a Global Trade Era
The decisive Conservative victory leaves no doubt that around the world, the postwar push for economic integration is over.
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Election victory tipped to bring a rush of homes for sale1h 19m Updated Election victory tipped to bring a rush of homes for sale
The property market is forecast to bounce in the New Year as the decisive election result releases pent-up demand - but sellers have been warned not to get greedy.
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What will a Conservative government mean for your money?1h 21m Updated What will a Conservative government mean for your money?
We highlight eight key promises relating to your pocket, now the election result is in and we know Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have a solid majority to enact his agenda.
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Woodford investors to hear size of first payouts on January 13:1h 26m Woodford investors to hear size of first payouts on January 13:
Neil Woodford's Equity Income Fund will be wound up and investors start receiving payouts in mid-January, say administrators.
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1h 40m Even Hermit Crabs Have Wealth Inequality
The distribution of shells in one population of hermit crabs matched how wealth is shared in some human societies.
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Battle Over a $9 Million Will Rests on Just One Clause1h 40m Battle Over a $9 Million Will Rests on Just One Clause
Three charities say they’re the heirs to a woman’s estate. But the daughter of the woman’s partner argues that she’s the victim of bias against common-law gay marriage.
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Check Out the New W-4 Tax Withholding Form. Really.1h 40m Check Out the New W-4 Tax Withholding Form. Really.
The first major redesign since 1987 is simpler and reflects tax code changes, the I.R.S. said. Workers should make sure it also reflects what they owe.
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1h 58m Updated Businesses urge Johnson to secure trade deals
Bosses have called on the prime minister to secure the future terms of trade with the EU.
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Competition watchdog investigates Viagogo over StubHub takeover2h Competition watchdog investigates Viagogo over StubHub takeover
CMA is inviting comments about impact of ticket sales company’s purchase of rival The UK’s competition regulator has opened an investigation into the proposed $4bn (£2.98bn) takeover of ticket resale site
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2h Timetable set for Woodford fund repayments
Stricken investors in Neil Woodford's former flagship fund will receive their first payments on 20 January.
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What the U.K. Election Result Means for Global Business3h What the U.K. Election Result Means for Global Business
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the government now had “a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done,” a stance that goes against decades of greater economic integration.
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Asda announces a 2p price cut on a litre of petrol and 1p off diesel 3h Updated Asda announces a 2p price cut on a litre of petrol and 1p off diesel 
Drivers filling up at any Asda petrol station will pay no more than 117.7p per litre for petrol and 122.7 for diesel in a welcome boost for motorists before heading off on their Christmas holidays.
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Relief for Philip Green as he secures £310m Topshop mortgage deal3h Relief for Philip Green as he secures £310m Topshop mortgage deal
US private equity company saves Arcadia Group from refinancing problems
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British Election, Advancing Brexit, Heralds End of a Global Trade Era3h Updated British Election, Advancing Brexit, Heralds End of a Global Trade Era
The decisive Conservative victory leaves no doubt that around the world, the postwar push for economic integration is over.
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TopShop tycoon lands £310m Oxford Street deal4h TopShop tycoon lands £310m Oxford Street deal
The TopShop tycoon Sir Philip Green has struck a £310m deal to remortgage the Oxford Street flagship of his struggling retail empire.
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Banks, housebuilders, telecoms and utility giants see their share prices jump sharply4h Banks, housebuilders, telecoms and utility giants see their share prices jump sharply
With the threat of nationalisation nothing more than a bad dream, banks, housebuilders, telecoms giants and utility firms have all seen their shares surge ahead in trading this morning.
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In a Work Toilet, How Close Is, Uh, Too Close?5h In a Work Toilet, How Close Is, Uh, Too Close?
Thinking about this “curiously abysmal” bathroom will derail your day.
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She Accused a Tech Billionaire of Rape. The Chinese Internet Turned Against Her.5h She Accused a Tech Billionaire of Rape. The Chinese Internet Turned Against Her.
Liu Jingyao, a college student, describes what it’s like to be slut-shamed by 800 million people.
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U.S. Settles on Outline of Elusive China Trade Deal6h U.S. Settles on Outline of Elusive China Trade Deal
The president met with his economic advisers on Thursday as the United States and China moved closer to finishing a trade pact.
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10 European destinations where flight prices have fallen most in 20196h Updated 10 European destinations where flight prices have fallen most in 2019
Travellers could find themselves a European bargain in Shannon, Frankfurt and Malaga among other locations, according to data from Skyscanner.
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Sterling soars to its highest level against euro since 20166h Updated Sterling soars to its highest level against euro since 2016
At 7am, the UK pound was up 2.1 per cent against the dollar to 1.345 and up 1.29 per cent against the euro, nudging close to 12-month and 31-month highs.
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How to get yourself bonus Avios points this Christmas with HSBC6h Updated How to get yourself bonus Avios points this Christmas with HSBC
Frequent flyers who fancy adding to their Avios balance have been handed an enticing Christmas bonus by HSBC, though the chances are they don't know it.
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Households warned to be wary of energy scams and callers asking for bank details 6h Updated Households warned to be wary of energy scams and callers asking for bank details 
Households don't have to just be on the alert for online shopping scams over the festive season but also fraudsters pretending to try and get them to switch energy supplier.
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Virgin Money launches its first digital current account as it takes on the big banks6h Updated Virgin Money launches its first digital current account as it takes on the big banks
Virgin Money has unveiled its new digital bank account as it 'looks to break the big banks' stranglehold on Britain's stagnant current account market'.
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When should you retire and is tapping a pension early a good idea?6h Updated When should you retire and is tapping a pension early a good idea?
Workers typically undertake a five-year journey to retirement in their mid-60s, research reveals. We look what to consider when deciding the timing and preparing your finances.
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Pound Gains as Prospect of a Chaotic Brexit Fades. For Now.7h Updated Pound Gains as Prospect of a Chaotic Brexit Fades. For Now.
Britain’s currency jumps on expectations that a Conservative victory will deliver an orderly break from the European Union.
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Banks, housebuilders and utilities surge after Conservative election triumph - business live7h Banks, housebuilders and utilities surge after Conservative election triumph - business live
Rolling coverage as the financial markets react to the Conservative Party’s election triumph, and a breakthrough in the trade war
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7h Businesses call on Johnson to secure trade deals
Bosses have called on the prime minister to secure the future terms of trade with the EU.
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7h Updated General election 2019: Pound hits 19-month dollar high
Sterling hits its highest level since May last year on hopes the result will ease Brexit uncertainty.
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Pound surges to three-year high after Conservative election triumph - business live7h Pound surges to three-year high after Conservative election triumph - business live
Rolling coverage as the financial markets react to the Conservative Party’s election triumph, and a breakthrough in the trade war
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Pound surges after Conservative election triumph and trade deal hopes - business live8h Pound surges after Conservative election triumph and trade deal hopes - business live
Rolling coverage as the financial markets react to the Conservative Party’s election triumph, and a breakthrough in the trade war
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8h Updated Pound soars as Tories win majority in election
Sterling surges 2.7% to its highest level since May last year on hopes the result will ease Brexit uncertainty.
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Pound rallies against Euro after suffering early polling day losses8h Updated Pound rallies against Euro after suffering early polling day losses
Shortly after 10pm, the pound rose about two per cent against the US dollar to reach $1.3469 and was up 1.6 percent against the euro at €1.2054 (displayed on a chart).
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Pound surges after Conservative election triumph and US-China trade deal - business live8h Updated Pound surges after Conservative election triumph and US-China trade deal - business live
Rolling coverage as the financial markets react to the Conservative Party’s election triumph, and a breakthrough in the trade war
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U.S. Settles on Outline of Elusive Trade Deal8h Updated U.S. Settles on Outline of Elusive Trade Deal
The president met with his economic advisers on Thursday as the United States and China moved closer to finishing a trade pact.
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General election: Pound surges on Tory election victory9h General election: Pound surges on Tory election victory
The pound has climbed sharply against the dollar and the euro as the Conservatives secured a majority in the general election.
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Markets surge after Conservative election triumph and US-China trade deal - business live9h Markets surge after Conservative election triumph and US-China trade deal - business live
Rolling coverage as the financial markets react to the Conservative Party’s election triumph, and a breakthrough in the trade war
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Federal Watchdog Questions Billions of Dollars Paid to Private Medicare Plans9h Federal Watchdog Questions Billions of Dollars Paid to Private Medicare Plans
A new report from the inspector general’s office criticized insurers for overstating patients’ illnesses without adequate documentation to obtain more federal money.
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10h Pound soars on forecasts of large Tory majority
Sterling surges 2.7% to its highest level since May last year on hopes the result will ease Brexit uncertainty.
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Out Magazine Sheds Top Editor and Staff10h Out Magazine Sheds Top Editor and Staff
Phillip Picardi and others were let go by the parent company of the venerable L.G.B.T.Q. magazine.
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11h Updated Qantas picks Airbus over Boeing for longest flights
The move marks a fresh blow to rival Boeing as it deals with the fallout from its grounded 737 Max jets.
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11h Updated Pound soars on exit poll forecast of Tory majority
Sterling surges 2.7% to its highest level since May last year on hopes the result will ease Brexit uncertainty.
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Clint Eastwood’s ‘Richard Jewell’ Is at the Center of a Media Storm13h Updated Clint Eastwood’s ‘Richard Jewell’ Is at the Center of a Media Storm
The film shows the journalist Kathy Scruggs trading sex for a scoop. “It’s an insult not only to her, but to just about any other woman who’s been a reporter,” says her writing partner.
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South Carolina Is the 10th State to Impose Medicaid Work Requirements15h Updated South Carolina Is the 10th State to Impose Medicaid Work Requirements
Courts have blocked other states from putting in place their work rules for recipients.
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15h Updated Edna Smith Primus, Lawyer in Pivotal Rights Case, Dies at 75
She successfully challenged a professional reprimand and in the process helped redefine free speech rights for lawyers and advocacy groups.
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U.S. Settles on Outline of Elusive Partial Trade Deal15h U.S. Settles on Outline of Elusive Partial Trade Deal
The president met with his economic advisers on Thursday as the United States and China moved closer to finishing a trade pact.
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15h How the snow globe became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the snow globe became a million dollar idea.
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McDonald’s Notches Big Victory in Labor Board Ruling15h Updated McDonald’s Notches Big Victory in Labor Board Ruling
The National Labor Relations Board ordered a judge to approve a settlement that doesn’t consider the fast-food giant liable for labor law violations by its franchisees.
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The Incredible Shrinking Wallet15h The Incredible Shrinking Wallet
A once-essential leather good reshapes, reduces and will possibly soon be redundant.
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U.S. Settles on Outline of Elusive Phase One Trade Deal16h Updated U.S. Settles on Outline of Elusive Phase One Trade Deal
The president met with his economic advisers on Thursday as the United States and China moved closer to finishing a trade pact.
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F.T.C. Is Said to Consider an Injunction Against Facebook16h F.T.C. Is Said to Consider an Injunction Against Facebook
Such an action would seek to block a technical integration of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Instagram, people familiar with the matter said.
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UK property funds suffer worst week since Brexit referendum16h UK property funds suffer worst week since Brexit referendum
Demands for withdrawals from funds accelerate after M&G blocks redemptions A dash for the exit by investors has left UK property funds nursing their worst week of withdrawals since the Brexit referendum, and raised fears that further funds may be forced to close. Last week M&G, one of the UK’s biggest asset managers, shocked small investors when it
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16h Trump signs off on deal to pause US-China trade war
The two sides have reportedly reached a deal days before another round of tariffs was due to start.
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Pound surges as exit poll predicts biggest Tory majority since Thatcher17h Pound surges as exit poll predicts biggest Tory majority since Thatcher
Sterling jumps two cents against US dollar after exit poll predicts Conservative majority of 86
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Want a Bigger Say on Corporate Behavior? Move Your Money17h Updated Want a Bigger Say on Corporate Behavior? Move Your Money
Millions of people have a stake in corporate America through mutual funds. But you may be surprised by how those funds are voting on your behalf.
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Greta Thunberg Is Time Person of the Year for 201917h Updated Greta Thunberg Is Time Person of the Year for 2019
The 16-year-old from Stockholm rose to global prominence this year with her impassioned pleas for governments to take far-reaching action to avert climate catastrophe.
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ALEX BRUMMER: Who will get to takeaway the £5bn British takeaway?17h ALEX BRUMMER: Who will get to takeaway the £5bn British takeaway?
Election nights are the kind of occasion when political aficionados plonk themselves in front of the TV and go online to Just Eat for some take-out food. But who is going to take out Just Eat?
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Savers abandon property funds at greatest rate since the Brexit vote17h Savers abandon property funds at greatest rate since the Brexit vote
Savers have pulled almost £200m out of property funds in the week since M&G suspended its £2.5bn Property Portfolio. It means more money has been withdrawn in a week than in a typical month.
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Serco to pay first dividend since 2014 after returning to growth17h Serco to pay first dividend since 2014 after returning to growth
The group has spent six years recovering from the scandal when it was caught charging the Government to electronically monitor criminals who were either dead or in jail.
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Woodford Income Focus to be taken over by Standard Life Aberdeen17h Woodford Income Focus to be taken over by Standard Life Aberdeen
The Income Focus fund, a smaller sister to Neil Woodford's £2.9bn flagship Equity Income fund, froze investors' money in October after the failed fund manager quit before he could be fired.
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Ocado vows cheaper and better food after tie-up with M&S 17h Ocado vows cheaper and better food after tie-up with M&S 
The online supermarket first revealed its deal with M&S in February, and expects to launch the service in September. It said that recent surveys show customers are warming to the tie-up.
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Boss leaves PZ Cussons as High Street woes bite 17h Boss leaves PZ Cussons as High Street woes bite 
Alex Kanellis will step down from his role at the St Tropez suntan lotion (pictured) and Imperial Leather soap maker at the end of January, after 13 years in charge.
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MARKET REPORT: Shares up as Trump says China trade deal is close17h MARKET REPORT: Shares up as Trump says China trade deal is close
President Trump's latest U-turn in the trade spat came days after he indicated he could wait to strike a deal until after the country's 2020 election. Even cynical traders were relieved by the remarks.
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F.T.C. Said to Consider Injunction Against Facebook18h Updated F.T.C. Said to Consider Injunction Against Facebook
Such an action would seek to block a technical integration of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Instagram, people familiar with the matter said.
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A Recession Hasn’t Arrived (Yet). Here’s Where You’ll See It First.18h Updated A Recession Hasn’t Arrived (Yet). Here’s Where You’ll See It First.
Amid last summer’s recession fever, we identified the key indicators to watch for signs of trouble. Five months later, the situation has improved, but risks remain.
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19h Updated Christine Lagarde Begins to Chart a Course at the E.C.B.
The European Central Bank chief is internationally prominent, but her monetary views are less clear. That started to change at a news conference on Thursday.
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Trump Says China Deal Is ‘Close’ as Tariff Decision Looms19h Updated Trump Says China Deal Is ‘Close’ as Tariff Decision Looms
The president will meet with his economic advisers on Thursday to discuss trade talks ahead of a weekend tariff deadline.
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China’s Companies Binged on Debt. Now They Can’t Pay the Bill.20h Updated China’s Companies Binged on Debt. Now They Can’t Pay the Bill.
Rising bond defaults raise new questions about whether Beijing can effectively address its huge debt problem.
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George Laurer, Who Developed the Bar Code, Is Dead at 9420h Updated George Laurer, Who Developed the Bar Code, Is Dead at 94
Every purchase evokes his design of the rectangular Universal Product Code. But although it became ubiquitous, he received no royalties.
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Can we believe Trump when he says US-China trade deal is ‘very close’?20h Can we believe Trump when he says US-China trade deal is ‘very close’?
At the least, timing of US president’s tweet means tit-for-tat tariffs may now be cancelled Last week Donald Trump thought it might be best to delay any trade deal with China until after next year’s US presidential election. Now he says the two countries are “very close” to a deal. As ever with Trump, it’s hard to take any statement at face value but, on this occasion, the timing probably means something will happen within days. The critical element is the approach of Sunday’s deadline for the US to decide whether to impose tariffs on a further £119bn of Chinese consumer goods.
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George Soros hedge fund makes £16m bet against Daily Mail owner shares20h George Soros hedge fund makes £16m bet against Daily Mail owner shares
SFM UK Management took out a short position representing 0.9% of the shares of DMGT The hedge fund owned by the billionaire investor and
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The Guardian view on Christmas shopping: the season to be spendthrift? | Editorial21h The Guardian view on Christmas shopping: the season to be spendthrift? | Editorial
Retailers are struggling, and evidence suggests this is more about the rise of online shopping than proof that we have reached ‘peak stuff’Shops are struggling. The fortnight before Christmas, and the January sales that follow, will be even more crucial than usual this year to retailers hard-pressed by falling sales and online competition. Footfall in November was down 3.4% on the same month last year.
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Wall Street hits high as Trump raises hopes of US-China trade deal21h Wall Street hits high as Trump raises hopes of US-China trade deal
Expectation is Washington may abandon plans to raise tariffs on fresh range of Chinese goods Share prices on Wall Street have surged to record levels after Donald Trump boosted hopes of an imminent trade deal with China. The US president raised expectations that Washington was poised to abandon plans to raise tariffs on a fresh range of Chinese goods this weekend when he
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Superdry warns of a tough Christmas amid accounting error21h Updated Superdry warns of a tough Christmas amid accounting error
Fashion retailer admits ‘isolated’ £3.9m error as it reports £4.2m first-half loss
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Natural Gas Boom Fizzles as a U.S. Glut Sinks Profits21h Updated Natural Gas Boom Fizzles as a U.S. Glut Sinks Profits
Chevron’s multibillion-dollar write-down of gas assets is the most recent sign that the gas supply has far outstripped demand.
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FTSE LIVE: Britons head to the polls as the pound edges up22h Updated FTSE LIVE: Britons head to the polls as the pound edges up
The FTSE-100 closed up 57.22 points at 7273.47 and the pound was at $1.31 against the dollar as Britons up and down the country head to the polls to vote in a momentous general election.
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America’s Dairy Farmers Are Hurting. A Giant Merger Could Make Things Worse.22h Updated America’s Dairy Farmers Are Hurting. A Giant Merger Could Make Things Worse.
The largest dairy co-op in the United States is in talks to acquire Dean Foods, a milk processing company that sought bankruptcy protection last month.
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22h Updated Apology over railcards issued with missing photos
National Rail has apologised for a glitch which meant some railcards were issued without photographs.
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Pound surges as election exit poll predicts big Tory majority22h Pound surges as election exit poll predicts big Tory majority
The pound has surged after a closely-watched exit poll predicted the Conservatives had secured a majority in the general election.
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Too broke to go home: how my college debt hinders the holidays23h Too broke to go home: how my college debt hinders the holidays
I moved my husband and son to Oklahoma so I could pursue a PhD in English, but now I can’t afford to see my family for Christmas. Is all this worth it? As the heartache sank in, I stared out the back window at mounds of leaves littering the ground, accepting the finality of my decision. I grabbed my husband, Nick, and our two-year-old son, Bennett, and we got into my 1995 Jeep to head to a Christmas tree farm. I had accepted that I couldn’t afford to spend Christmas with my extended family, but without question, I was making sure the three of us had a tree. As Nick reversed the car out of the driveway, the steering wheel wouldn’t turn. “What’s happening?” he asked, a little panicked.
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DealBook: Watching for Christine Lagarde’s Stance as Head of E.C.B.23h Updated DealBook: Watching for Christine Lagarde’s Stance as Head of E.C.B.
Analysts and investors will be listening for hints on where she stands on various issues when she gives her first news conference in the role.
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Serco turnaround nears its end after years of investor pain23h Serco turnaround nears its end after years of investor pain
Rupert Soames was paid the greatest tribute any business person can hope to receive from investors when, in February 2014, it was announced that he was to become the new chief executive of the outsourcing group Serco.
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Autonomy founder Mike Lynch accused of lying in fraud trial24h Autonomy founder Mike Lynch accused of lying in fraud trial
Lawyer for claimants Hewlett-Packard makes closing submissions in high court case Mike Lynch, the man once hailed as Britain’s answer to Bill Gates, has been accused of lying repeatedly and inventing evidence on the witness stand in a £3.8bn civil fraud trial. Lynch faces the claim from successor companies to Hewlett-Packard (HP), which allege the entrepreneur
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Markets hit record highs as Trump claims US-China trade deal is very close - business live24h Markets hit record highs as Trump claims US-China trade deal is very close - business live
Donald Trump tweets that a trade deal with China is very close, as Christine Lagarde chairs her first ECB monetary policy meeting
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Markets surge as Trump claims US-China trade deal is very close - business live24h Markets surge as Trump claims US-China trade deal is very close - business live
Donald Trump tweets that a trade deal with China is very close, as Christine Lagarde chairs her first ECB monetary policy meeting
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Firm to build Hollywood-style studio in UK and spend $180m on productions24h Firm to build Hollywood-style studio in UK and spend $180m on productions
GPM close to site deal as UK struggles to keep up with demand for film and TV space A media investment firm that has bankrolled shows including Line of Duty has raised $180m (£136.6m) to build a Hollywood-style studio and fund new films and TV series, as the UK struggles to keep up with the demand for production space. London-based Great Point Media (GPM), which recently partnered with the Hunger Games-maker Lionsgate to build a $100m studio complex in Yonkers, New York, is close to a deal on a site to build at least one large-scale studio in the UK.
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Premier League ends chief executive search by appointing Richard Masters25h Premier League ends chief executive search by appointing Richard Masters
Masters has held role on interim basis for more than a year Move comes after two previous picks never started the job The Premier League has appointed Richard Masters as its chief executive, ending a long and troubled attempt to fill the position vacated by Richard Scudamore. Masters took the role of interim chief executive after Scudamore departed in November 2018 and is the third person to have accepted the job.
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Premier League blows final whistle on CEO search26h Premier League blows final whistle on CEO search
The Premier League's stand-in chief for the last 18 months is close to being handed the job on a permanent basis, amid growing pressure from a number of clubs to end its leadership impasse.
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ECB leaves interest rates at record lows as Lagarde takes the reins - business live26h Updated ECB leaves interest rates at record lows as Lagarde takes the reins - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Christine Lagarde chairs her first monetary policy meeting since becoming European Central Bank chief
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Firm raises $180m to build Hollywood-style film studio in UK26h Firm raises $180m to build Hollywood-style film studio in UK
GPM close to deal on site as UK struggles to keep up with demand for production space A media investment firm that has bankrolled shows including Line of Duty has raised $180m to build a Hollywood-style studio and fund new films and TV series, as the UK struggles to keep up with the demand for production space. London-based Great Point Media (GPM), which recently partnered with Hunger Games-maker Lionsgate to build a $100m studio complex in Yonkers, New York, is close to a deal on a site to build at least one large-scale studio in the UK.
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Christine Lagarde in spotlight at first ECB meeting – business live27h Updated Christine Lagarde in spotlight at first ECB meeting – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news
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Worried, Scared and Paralyzed: Lives Caught in Brexit Limbo27h Worried, Scared and Paralyzed: Lives Caught in Brexit Limbo
Whether Brexit would be good for business or not, the interminable nature of leaving the European Union has already created problems for those concerned about their livelihoods.
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13 easy ways to donate to charity this Christmas with minimal effort28h Updated 13 easy ways to donate to charity this Christmas with minimal effort
The average Briton will spend nearly £400 this Christmas - it is clearly a time of year in which many of us push the boat out and are generous to friends and family.
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Out: M.P.G. In: Kilowatt-Hours. Classic Cars Get an Electric Jolt.28h Out: M.P.G. In: Kilowatt-Hours. Classic Cars Get an Electric Jolt.
A California company has developed a “crate motor” to relatively simply (but not so cheaply) convert gasoline cars to modern electric engines.
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Dixons Carphone stock rises as firm cuts losses 29h Dixons Carphone stock rises as firm cuts losses
Phone and electronics retailer Dixons Carphone has significantly narrowed its losses in the first half of the financial year.
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Saudi Aramco touches $2tn in value on second day of trading29h Saudi Aramco touches $2tn in value on second day of trading
World’s biggest listed company briefly reaches valuation sought by Saudi ruler Saudi Aramco has touched a market value of $2tn, the day after the Saudi state-backed oil company made its
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Renewable energy is top 2020 sector pick of wealthy investors29h Updated Renewable energy is top 2020 sector pick of wealthy investors
Nearly all age groups were disposed to put money in renewables - though over-45s showed most enthusiasm - and men and women investors were almost equally positive about green energy.
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House sales and prices stagnate in election stalemate, what next?29h Updated House sales and prices stagnate in election stalemate, what next?
The latest Rics report showed demand from buyers falling at the same time as less people are putting their properties up for sale. So what happens next?
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Who’s Spreading Disinformation in U.K. Election? You Might Be Surprised29h Updated Who’s Spreading Disinformation in U.K. Election? You Might Be Surprised
Foreign meddling was once the most feared source of online deception before critical elections. Now, some candidates themselves are turning to such manipulative tactics.
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City watchdog confirms its looking into equity release29h City watchdog confirms its looking into equity release
Equity release customers could have been given the wrong advice it has emerged, as the City watchdog confirmed it is looking at mortgage lending practices to older borrowers.
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Housing market stagnates as Britons head to the polls but estate agents expect sales to bounce back30h Updated Housing market stagnates as Britons head to the polls but estate agents expect sales to bounce back
Demand for homes from new prospective buyers fell for the third month in a row in November, and the number of properties coming to the market remained close to record lows, the Rics said.
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Fears of Corbyn stalk markets: Pound and shares wobble30h Updated Fears of Corbyn stalk markets: Pound and shares wobble
Investors were stunned by the latest poll from YouGov which indicated the Conservative lead over Labour is narrowing, and a hung Parliament remains a possibility.
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