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Levi Strauss worth $6.5bn in stock market return 20 Mar 7:29pm Levi Strauss worth $6.5bn in stock market return
Shares in the inventor of the blue jean have been priced above expectations for its New York flotation
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Brexit: Sterling falls on no-deal worries 20 Mar 6:10pm Brexit: Sterling falls on no-deal worries
Business condemns continuing uncertainty, as the pound sinks on fresh no-deal concern.
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Slower US growth means no rate rise for 2019, says Fed 20 Mar 4:00pm Updated Slower US growth means no rate rise for 2019, says Fed
The central bank had hinted at two rises this year, but is more cautious due to slower economic growth.
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Trump spooks markets with China trade tariffs warning 20 Mar 1:59pm Trump spooks markets with China trade tariffs warning
The US President says tariffs on goods could stay for longer to make sure China 'lives by the deal'.
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Government spends £7m as no-deal ferry bookings start 20 Mar 1:40pm Government spends £7m as no-deal ferry bookings start
The money covers the first fortnight of the services, which will transport vital goods such as medicines.
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Ford accelerates electric vehicle investment 20 Mar 12:08pm Ford accelerates electric vehicle investment
The US carmaker said growth in the market meant it became "obvious" the company needed to add capacity.
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Job losses announced at Barlaston Wedgwood 20 Mar 11:04am Updated Job losses announced at Barlaston Wedgwood
The Staffordshire site employs 440 staff and is looking to reduce this by 145.
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Nirav Modi arrested in UK amid India fraud case allegations 20 Mar 11:03am Updated Nirav Modi arrested in UK amid India fraud case allegations
Nirav Modi, whose jewellery was worn by Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, is accused of defrauding an Indian bank.
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Google hit with €1.5bn fine from EU over advertising 20 Mar 10:40am Updated Google hit with €1.5bn fine from EU over advertising
The search engine has been fined for blocking rival online search advertisers.
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Toyota to build new Suzuki car at Burnaston factory 20 Mar 9:57am Toyota to build new Suzuki car at Burnaston factory
The deal will not lead to extra jobs but will make the Derbyshire factory more efficient, the firm says.
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National Portrait Gallery drops £1m donor 20 Mar 8:51am Updated National Portrait Gallery drops £1m donor
The Sackler Trust, under scrutiny over money it gets from an addictive opioid drug, withdraws its donation.
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Inflation rises on increases in the cost of food and wine 20 Mar 8:06am Updated Inflation rises on increases in the cost of food and wine
UK prices rose by 1.9% in February, nudged higher by duty on wine and higher food bills.
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Google hit with €1.49bn fine from EU over advertising 20 Mar 7:16am Google hit with €1.49bn fine from EU over advertising
The search engine has been fined for blocking rival online search advertisers.
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Kingfisher boss to go as profits fall further 20 Mar 6:27am Updated Kingfisher boss to go as profits fall further
The chief executive of Kingfisher, the group that owns DIY chains B&Q and Screwfix, is stepping down.
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Trade war: US-China to resume face-to-face talks next week, reports say 20 Mar 1:32am Trade war: US-China to resume face-to-face talks next week, reports say
The negotiations have taken longer than some had expected with contradictory comments on progress.
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