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February 2018 articles

Soros Fund Management, the firm run by billionaire hedgie manager George Soros, has finally sold its stake in Facebook after [...]

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Authorities in Europe have warned that Facebook and Twitter are failing to comply with rules aimed at protecting consumers across [...]

15 February
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Lloyd's of London insurer Lancashire swung into the red today after counting the cost of a string of natural catastrophes and [...]

15 February
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France-headquartered aeroplane manufacturer Airbus has seen its share price take off this morning, as it revealed full-year [...]

15 February
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The European Council is expected to relax its stance on the Brexit transition period, after plans to restrict access to the Single [...]

15 February
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In recent years, we have seen some high profile business failures where, as with the recent case of Carillion, the ensuing analysis [...]

15 February
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The once-loved textile designer and retailer Laura Ashley has seen its share price plummet on the open, as sales fell again and [...]

15 February
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Alastair Campbell may have once famously said “we don’t do God” but for the chief executive of a modern company, this is [...]

15 February
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Beleaguered engineering giant GKN has published its formal letter today attempting to sway shareholders from accepting a £7.4bn [...]

15 February
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Standard Life Aberdeen was today dealt a blow after being stripped of £109bn of assets it manages on behalf of life insurer [...]

15 February
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There are delays on train services in and out of London Victoria due to signalling problems at Herne Hill which have resulted [...]

15 February
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Convatec, the wound dressing and colostomy bag producer, has seen organic revenues grow slightly more than expected, despite [...]

15 February
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Could European political instability derail its economic recovery? It’s a question plenty of people in the markets are asking [...]

15 February
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Therium Capital Management, the litigation funder behind Noel Edmonds against Lloyds Banking Group, yesterday announced the completion [...]

15 February
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Economic history suggests that when depressions, recessions, or periods of weak growth emerge during times of profound technological [...]

15 February
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