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23 October 2014
DIY store chain Homebase is not for sale, despite the decision to earmark a quarter of its stores for closure
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23 October 2014
Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) looks likely to cut more than 9,000 jobs over the next three years, as part of a new strategy that will reduce its workforce by up to 10 per cent
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21 October 2014
Newly formed small businesses are risking a lack of longer-term growth after an initial start-up boom according to a new study
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17 October 2014
Banks and insurers are being highly cautious about launching new products because of the threat of adverse regulation, according to the chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) 
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17 October 2014
Fears about Europe’s recovery – and the structural problems left over from the eurozone debt crisis – have been reignited by the recent turmoil across global financial markets, and a spike in Greek borrowing costs
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17 October 2014
Investors have dumped equities and piled into safe government bonds, amid fears that global growth is stalling.
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14 October 2014
Credit-rating agency Moody’s is warning investors holding bonds in Britain’s retail banks that they could face heavier losses in a future financial crisis, despite efforts by governments and regulators to make lenders less risky
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