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May 2018 articles

Just as the competitive oil rush gave way to Rockefeller’s new monopoly in the form of Standard Oil, so the internet’s infrastructure [...]

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Target2 – the Trans-European Automated Real-time Gross Settlement Express Transfer system – started off as a simple payment [...]

17 May
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The government is expected to unveil a further drop in number of new apprenticeships being created across the UK, casting doubt [...]

17 May
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The government's head tax strategist has maintained that slashing corporation tax will be post-Brexit Britain’s key to success. [...]

16 May
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Oxfam's chief executive has stepped down in the wake of a sexual misconduct scandal at the charity. [...]

16 May
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Lachlan Murdoch is set to be the new chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman at Fox following its anticipated $66bn (£49bn) [...]

16 May
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Betting and online gaming software company Playtech saw the odds fall against it this afternoon, as shareholders refused to [...]

16 May
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The Mayor of London has committed to supporting 10,000 new council homes in the next four years. [...]

16 May
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City bigwig Martin Gilbert is taking a leave of absence from the board of mining giant Glencore as he concentrates on another [...]

16 May
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The drama brewing among Cineworld shareholders was cut short at today's AGM, as a slim majority of investors approved proposals to [...]

16 May
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Chrome miner Tharisa gains access to rich chrome deposits after acquiring 90 per cent shareholding in Salene Chrome Zimbabwe, [...]

16 May
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HSBC has held on to the title of Europe's largest bank once again, according to new data, as the top four remained unchanged. [...]

16 May
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A paradox stalks modern markets. Many professional investors tell us that they do not like the results of most recent elections, [...]

16 May
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It may seem unlikely, but a Saudi Arabian bank merger announced today means Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) could be one step closer [...]

16 May
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