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US stocks close mostly higher

US stocks close mostly higher

Stocks have closed mostly higher on Wall Street after upbeat earnings news from several big US companies encouraged investors.

'No evidence' of business fraud

'No evidence' of business fraud

Royal Bank of Scotland today said a review by law firm Clifford Chance had found no evidence that it set out to defraud small business customers.

Bank set to axe hundreds of jobs

Bank set to axe hundreds of jobs

Barclays looks set to axe hundreds more jobs, mainly at its investment banking arm, as a result of a strategic review which will report within weeks.

Mulberry vows to win back customers

Mulberry vows to win back customers

Mulberry has vowed to win back loyal customers after fans of its designer handbags were priced out by a disastrous push into more exclusive markets.

Mortgage lending increases by 33%

Mortgage lending increases by 33%

Mortgage lending in March was one third higher than the same month a year ago as housing market confidence continues to strengthen, banks and building societies have reported.
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Pay rises overtake 1.6% inflation

Pay rises overtake 1.6% inflation

Average pay rises have outstripped CPI inflation for the first time in four years, sparking a fierce debate on whether workers are benefiting from the economic recovery.
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US stocks end higher for third day

US stocks end higher for third day

Investors has driven stock prices to their highest level in a week, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring US and Chinese economic data.
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I stay, says under-fire Tesco boss

I stay, says under-fire Tesco boss

Tesco boss Philip Clarke insisted he is staying put today after Britain's biggest supermarket revealed a second year in a row of falling profits and a deepening deterioration in UK sales.
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Starbucks set to pay more tax in UK

Starbucks set to pay more tax in UK

Starbucks has said it will pay more tax in the UK as it moves its European headquarters here from the Netherlands following a row over avoidance.
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JJB Sports boss 'forged statement'

JJB Sports boss 'forged statement'

The former executive chairman of the now defunct JJB Sports chain forged a bank statement to disguise the fact he had borrowed £1.5 million from another well-known retail figure, prosecutors have told a jury.
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