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Government borrowing falls – but not far enough

British government borrowing in June fell to its lowest point in seven years, but failed to beat analysts' upbeat predictions. According to the Office of...
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Earnings season beats expectations

Earnings season is well underway, with many companies performing above analysts' expectations. This morning, European shares headed for a flat to slightly higher open,...

Paypal jumps as eBay falls

PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O) shares jumped as much as 11 percent, after returning to the Nasdaq this morning. Today marks the day that Paypal splits from eBay, who...

Summer impacts on UK alcohol sales

Sales of UK-made sparkling wine have risen, according to new data from the Office of National Statistics. There are almost 500 vineyards operating in England and...

Greek banks open after three weeks of closure

Banks in Greece are reopening today after three weeks of closure, as the government initiates repayment of its loans to the ECB and IMF. Capital controls...

Huawei report 30% revenue rise

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has reported a 30% rise in revenues for the first six months of the year. This is an advance on last...

Travelodge seek advice on sale

The owners of Travelodge have reportedly appoint Deutsche Bank to advise them on a £1 billion sale or stock market flotation of the hotel...

Varoufakis condemns Greek bailout package, says reforms are bound to fail

In an interview with the BBC, former Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis said the latest Greek deal will "go down in history as the greatest disaster...

Chinese P2P lending increases with volatile markets

The online peer to peer lending sector is growing in China as much as anywhere else, however enticements to get involved may spell bad news...

M&S down after clothing boss quits

Marks and Spencer was one of the biggest fallers on the FTSE 100, down 16.16 points after it was announced that the head of its clothing business...