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900 Phones 4u jobs saved in deal

900 Phones 4u jobs saved in deal

Nearly 900 jobs at collapsed retail chain Phones 4u were saved tonight after network operator Vodafone struck a deal to buy 140 stores.

Scots firms lead 'relief rally'

Scots firms lead 'relief rally'

Companies with Scottish links led the FTSE 100 Index higher as a relief rally took hold on financial markets following the rejection of independence.

Moody's backs UK rating after vote

Moody's backs UK rating after vote

Moody's Investors Services maintained its rating on United Kingdom government-backed bonds yesterday, after voters in Scotland decided against national independence.

China fines GSK £297m for bribery

China fines GSK £297m for bribery

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has been fined £297 million and its former country manager handed a suspended prison sentence in China for bribery.

Mortgage price war hots up

Mortgage price war hots up

The mortgage price war has stepped up a gear as lenders announced a flurry of new rate cuts to home loans.
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£200m BAE site plan out to tender

£200m BAE site plan out to tender

Proposals for a £200 million state-of-the-art facility at a BAE Systems shipyard will be put out to tender next week.
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'2p petrol cut' hope after No vote

'2p petrol cut' hope after No vote

The No vote in Scotland could result in a 2p-a-litre dip in fuel prices at the pumps, according to the AA.
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Private rents 'hit record high'

Private rents 'hit record high'

Private sector rents have lifted to a new all-time average high of £761 a month as the peak season for tenants snapping up new homes gets under way, a major lettings network has reported.
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US stocks mixed after Alibaba debut

US stocks mixed after Alibaba debut

US stock indexes have ended mixed on a day when the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba made its big debut in the market.
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 Economy pushes stocks to new highs

Economy pushes stocks to new highs

More encouraging economic news and friendly signals from the Federal Reserve cheered investors, as the US stock market climbed to another record high.
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