Marks & Spencer profits fall 9.7%

Business Digest Tue 6 Nov, AT 08:04

High-end supermarket suffers because of wet weather

UK and Germany take on corporate tax dodgers

Business Digest Tue 6 Nov, AT 08:02

George Osborne and his German counterpart call on G20 to take action

Price of gold up 14 per cent to nearly $1,800 an ounce

Business Digest Fri 5 Oct, AT 15:34

Investors purchased 85.4 metric tonnes of gold in September, the most since July last year

West Coast Main Line

Department for Transport was warned over Main Line contract

Business Digest Fri 5 Oct, AT 15:30

Dft was reportedly warned of flaws in the bid process five days before it awarded contract to FirstGroup

ASA to investigate scheme run by Tory chairman Grant Shapps

Business Digest Fri 5 Oct, AT 15:26

Shapps was allegedly posing as a web guru named Michael Green trying to sell get-rich-quick advice

Hewlett Packard chief warns of a plunge in revenue

Business Digest Thu 4 Oct, AT 11:47

Shares in HP drop to a nine-year low after CEO admits company lacks "sharp, competitive focus"

oil north sea

Rise in US oil production eases fears over global deficit

Business Digest Thu 4 Oct, AT 11:37

The world's largest consumer of fossil fuels is now 83 per cent self-sufficient in energy

Tesco bags

Tesco calls a halt to expansion in US following fall in profits

Business Digest Thu 4 Oct, AT 11:35

Tesco will end year with 200 of its American Fresh & Easy stores instead of the 230 initially planned

West Coast Main Line

FirstGroup considers suing Department of Transport

Business Digest Thu 4 Oct, AT 11:25

Rail company mulls legal action after its winning bid to run the West Coast Main Line was cancelled

Bagan, Burma, Myanmar

Burma gives Japan a place on edge of its commercial capital

Business Digest Wed 3 Oct, AT 09:00

Japan offers Burma $18bn in aid, investment and debt forgiveness for special economic zone

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