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Stock markets hit again by banking worries

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 12:17
Shares in European banks fall as investors remain nervous after the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank.
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Energy bill help to continue until end of June

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 07:33
It is one of a series of measures being taken by the government to try to grow the economy.
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Samsung to invest in South Korea mega chip-making plan

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 07:11
The electronics giant will put around $230bn in building five semiconductor plants in the country.
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Argentina inflation soars past 100% mark

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 05:05
Inflation hits triple digits for the first time since the period of hyperinflation in the early 1990s.
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Maharashtra: The Indian onion crisis making farmers cry

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 00:06
Farmers in Maharashtra are protesting after onion prices suddenly crashed over the past few weeks.
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£87,000 bonus for Ferguson bosses branded 'unacceptable'

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 22:38
Scotland's public spending watchdog found the money was paid without being cleared by the government.
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Budget: Jeremy Hunt to expand free childcare to one and two-year-olds

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 22:05
The plans, aimed at encouraging parents to return to work, are expected to be announced in the Budget.
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OpenAI announces ChatGPT successor GPT-4

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 20:59
The fourth version of the AI chatbot can process both images and text.
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Strikes Update: How Wednesday 15 March's strikes affect you

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 17:18
What you need to know about the various strikes in England by the BBC's Zoe Conway.
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Ofgem extends forced prepayment meter instalment ban

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 16:45
Energy firms will not be restarting forced prepayment ban installations, extending a temporary ban.
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SVB and Signature Bank: How bad is US banking crisis and what does it mean?

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 15:39
Two US banks have collapsed and shares tumbled. So how serious is this and what does it mean for you?
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Meta layoffs: Facebook owner to cut 10,000 staff

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 15:14
In addition to the 10,000 jobs being lost, 5,000 open roles at the company will be left unfilled.
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HS2 delay will lift costs and cut jobs, says Labour

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 15:05
Shadow Transport Secretary Louise Haigh claims leaked documents show firms could go bust.
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SVB: Banking stocks remain under pressure

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 12:43
SVB was a relatively little-known US bank - but investors fear other banks may face similar problems.
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UK job vacancies fall for eighth month in a row

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 07:29
The number of jobs on offer drops as the chancellor prepares to set out plans to get people back to work.
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Budget to boost lifetime allowance for pension savings

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 07:23
Increasing the allowance in Wednesday's Budget means workers could avoid paying more on their pension.
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US court rules Uber and Lyft workers are contractors

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 03:48
Labour groups had opposed contractor status, saying it robbed them of rights like sick leave.
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Has social media killed the famous advert?

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 02:22
Advertising veteran Sir John Hegarty explains why it is hard to make hit adverts in a digital world.
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Budget 2023: Why more parents face losing child benefit

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 02:00
Thresholds being left unchanged for at least 10 years means many more people are being affected by government policies.
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Shark Tank India: How a start-up in Kashmir is inspiring thousands

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 00:14
FastBeetle's success on Shark Tank India is motivating youngsters in the region to dream big.
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