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The bosses of some of Britain's largest supermarket chains say they regularly ignore expiry dates on the food they eat at home, with one admitting some dating policies are "ridiculous". The heads at Sainsbury's, Morrisons and the Co-op told The...
Around 200 British jobs will be created and another 650 secured after a UK technology company won a £300 million deal with the United Arab Emirates, Trade Minister Lord Livingston has announced. The agreement will see Nottingham-based Chinook Sciences build...
Thousands of businessmen, policymakers, and economic experts will descend upon Russia's northern capital on May 22-24 for the 18th annual investment forum. Less foreigners will attend this year, as CEOs have bowed to political pressure to cancel. This year’s St....
VTB, Russia’s second biggest lender, has signed a deal with Bank of China, which includes an agreement to pay each other in domestic currencies. “Under the agreement, the banks plan to develop their partnership in a number of areas, including...
Inflation is expected to have risen for the first time in ten months when official figures for April are published today. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure of inflation is predicted to have rebounded to 1.8% after hitting a new...
Drugs giant Pfizer stepped up its pursuit of UK rival AstraZeneca by raising the value of its proposed takeover bid to more than £69 billion. The US company said the offer worth £55 a share was 15% more than its...
(London) Britain's booming housing market represents the "biggest risk" to the economic recovery, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned. With approvals for large mortgages on the increase, Mr Carney expressed concern about the dangers of another "big debt...
(London) E.ON is to pay £12 million to vulnerable customers after it became the latest Big Six energy firm to be punished for mis-selling. The German-owned company also faces a bill of between £3 million and £8 million for compensating...
Under Russia's new legislation, Visa and MasterCard will have to pay $3 billion in ‘security fees’ to continue operating in Russia, more than five times higher than the companies combined revenues, a new Morgan Stanley report says. Under the new...
The Russian Finance Ministry believes moving away from international ratings agencies is just a question of time. Russia is eager to break the world monopoly of rating systems and create its own rating giants. “At Finance Ministry level we are...

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