Govcoins: everything you need to know about the ‘revolutionary’ digital currencies
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Govcoins: everything you need to know about the ‘revolutionary’ digital currencies

Govcoins would allow the creation of faster, safer payment systems, but raise major concerns about data privacy
15 Jul 2021
Cash to be used for just 7% of UK shop payments by 2024
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Cash to be used for just 7% of UK shop payments by 2024

Heinz serves up ketchup production in Britain and other breaking business news
1 Jun 2021
Autumn holiday bookings surge amid summer uncertainty
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Autumn holiday bookings surge amid summer uncertainty

Brits ‘rediscover their love of reading’, Tesla posts biggest ever profit, and other breaking business news
27 Apr 2021
Why inflation might surge after the Covid pandemic
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Why inflation might surge after the Covid pandemic

Coronavirus support measures could lead to price increases in coming months
26 Apr 2021
Homeowners face delays for improvements due to worker shortage
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Homeowners face delays for improvements due to worker shortage

Shandy set for a revival, JP Morgan ‘clearly misjudged’ Super League backlash, and other breaking business news
26 Apr 2021
Bank of England and Treasury consider ‘Britcoin’ plan
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Bank of England and Treasury consider ‘Britcoin’ plan

Tesco fined £7.56m for selling out-of-date food, 813,000 jobs lost, and other breaking business news
20 Apr 2021
How the new low-deposit mortgage scheme works
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How the new low-deposit mortgage scheme works

Government vows to turn ‘Generation Rent’ into ‘Generation Buy’
19 Apr 2021
‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’
Apple’s ‘Spring loaded’ event will be held on 20 April
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‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’

Egypt files $900m claim against Ever Given owners, and other breaking business news
14 Apr 2021
Mary Portas and Charlotte Tilbury back ‘Shop Out to Help Out’ campaign
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Mary Portas and Charlotte Tilbury back ‘Shop Out to Help Out’ campaign

Brits repay £1.2bn during ‘frugal February’, Nike sues over ‘Satan shoes’, and other breaking business news
30 Mar 2021
H&M and Nike face boycott in China over Xinjiang sanctions
Workers pick cotton in a field in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region
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H&M and Nike face boycott in China over Xinjiang sanctions

Alan Turing £50 note is unveiled, eight John Lewis stores to close, and other breaking business news
25 Mar 2021
New ONS ‘price inflation basket’ reveals pandemic shopping changes
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New ONS ‘price inflation basket’ reveals pandemic shopping changes

Ipswich plans ‘15-minute’ future, Musk becomes ‘Technoking of Tesla’, and other breaking business news
16 Mar 2021
Negative interest rates: how your finances could be affected
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Negative interest rates: how your finances could be affected

Money experts share their views and advice
19 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: why are stocks markets booming?
New York Stock Exchange reopens
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Coronavirus: why are stocks markets booming?

Analysts offer wealth of explanations for disconnect between Wall Street and the high street
1 Jun 2020
Why are banks blocking lost holiday repayments?
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Why are banks blocking lost holiday repayments?

Lenders are stalling on refunds as tourists are owed £7bn for cancelled trips
29 Apr 2020
What is Japanification?
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What is Japanification?

Economists fears challenges posed by coronavirus pandemic may push Europe into Japan-like crash
6 Apr 2020
Markets plunge as investors fear ‘cataclysmic recession’
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
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Markets plunge as investors fear ‘cataclysmic recession’

Wall Street suffers worst day since 1987 despite efforts to steady financial markets
17 Mar 2020
Emergency interest rate cut: the winners and losers
Mark Carney
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Emergency interest rate cut: the winners and losers

How the Bank of England’s response to coronavirus outbreak may affect your finances
11 Mar 2020
Bank of England passed tech firm for diligence three times
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Bank of England passed tech firm for diligence three times

Central bank faces new scrutiny over audio feed leaks
2 Mar 2020
Gina Miller asks chancellor to review Andrew Bailey
Gina Miller
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Gina Miller asks chancellor to review Andrew Bailey

Anti-Brexit campaigner lays blame for series of scandals at the door of Financial Conduct Authority
26 Feb 2020
Jes Staley: how Barclays boss is involved in Epstein scandal
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Jes Staley: how Barclays boss is involved in Epstein scandal

Chief executive says he now ‘deeply regrets’ friendship with paedophile financier
13 Feb 2020
Hedge funds eavesdrop on Bank of England briefings
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Hedge funds eavesdrop on Bank of England briefings

High-frequency trading can give funds the edge over rivals
19 Dec 2019
House price growth picks up despite political uncertainty
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House price growth picks up despite political uncertainty

Biggest monthly rise for 16 months but annual growth remains below 1%
29 Nov 2019
Final PPI bill to hit £53 billion
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Final PPI bill to hit £53 billion

Major banks set aside billions in extra provisions to deal with surge in last-minute claims
6 Sep 2019
Barclays and RBS among banks to face £1bn forex lawsuit
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Barclays and RBS among banks to face £1bn forex lawsuit

Action follows European Commission ruling that lenders had broken EU competition law
30 Jul 2019
Who is the ‘Pink Lady Bandit’ wanted by the FBI?
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Who is the ‘Pink Lady Bandit’ wanted by the FBI?

Colourfully-nicknamed robber has hit four East Coast banks
29 Jul 2019
Deutsche Bank starts slashing jobs - what went wrong?
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Deutsche Bank starts slashing jobs - what went wrong?

Analysts say lender struggled to adjust to aftermath of financial crash
9 Jul 2019
Why everyone’s talking about Monzo
Monzo chief executive Tom Blomfield
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Why everyone’s talking about Monzo

London-based digital bank smashes past £2bn following fresh funding from US
25 Jun 2019
Could ‘banking hubs’ solve problem of branch closures?
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Could ‘banking hubs’ solve problem of branch closures?

MPs fear large sections of society could face ‘financial exclusion’
14 May 2019
Metro Bank: how safe is your money?
Metro Bank
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Metro Bank: how safe is your money?

‘False rumours’ on Whatsapp prompted long queues in some branches amid fears over deposit boxes
13 May 2019
Deutsche Bank fears prosecutions over money laundering
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Deutsche Bank fears prosecutions over money laundering

Leaked internal report shows German lender expects significant brand damage
18 Apr 2019
NatWest and RBS trial new fingerprint bank cards
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NatWest and RBS trial new fingerprint bank cards

Biometric payment system will allow customers to spend more than £30 using contactless cards
12 Mar 2019
Britain’s ‘broken’ cash system leaves millions vulnerable
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Britain’s ‘broken’ cash system leaves millions vulnerable

MPs and regulators warn closure of free-to-use cash machines in rural areas leave customers isolated
13 Feb 2019
Deutsche Bank HQ raided in Panama Papers probe
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Deutsche Bank HQ raided in Panama Papers probe

German police swoop on Frankfurt offices following money laundering claims
29 Nov 2018
How and where money is being laundered
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How and where money is being laundered

Government crackdown to make it harder to spend illegal cash
1 Nov 2018
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