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British firms lagging when it comes to low-carbon investment

UK companies are falling behind when it comes to low-carbon investment, contributing just 3 per cent of the total spent on low-carbon capital and R&D initiatives. News
Banknote producer De La Rue unveils £35m cost-cutting plan

High security printer De La Rue is to cut costs in a bid to regenerate its fortunes after it failed to win a lucrative contract to produce the new UK blue passports News
Oil drops nearly 4 per cent as coronavirus spreads beyond China

The price of oil falls by nearly 4 per cent as the rapid spread of the coronavirus outside China alarms investors News
Korean workers stay at home as country grapples with coronavirus outbreak

Employees of some major Korean companies self-quarantine or are asked to stay at home as the country scrambles to contain hundreds of coronavirus infections. News
Chinese biotech teams up with GlaxoSmithKline to develop coronavirus vaccine

Chinese biotech company Clover Biopharmaceuticals teams up with GlaxoSmithKline to help develop its protein-based coronavirus vaccine News
Chinese warehouses see steel inventories reach record levels as demand reaches a standstill

Steel makers and traders in China report record inventories as the coronavirus outbreak brings construction and manufacturing activities to a standstill News
Investors increase bullish bets on Russian bonds in response to suggested rate cuts

Investors are increasing bullish bets on Russian bonds in response to suggested rate cuts by central bank News
Honda delays plans to restart operations at Wuhan plant

Honda further delays operations at Wuhan plant after Chinese authorities urged firms to stay away from the coronavirus epicentre longer News
FTSE 100 drops amid coronavirus fears

FTSE 100 drops as coronavirus fears prompt investors to rethink exposure to risky assets News
Coronavirus could cost the global economy more than $1trn

The coronavirus could cost the global economy more than $1trn if it becomes a worldwide pandemic, according to Oxford Economics News
Laura Ashley's losses deepen but shares soar on news of a £20m loan deal

Poor sales and rising costs blamed for clothing and furnishing retailer Laura Ashley’s growing losses News
Tech giants face huge fines under new rules by Irish regulator

Privacy watchdog received 71 per cent more data breach notifications in 2019 News
British Google users to lose EU data protection

Google to move its British users out of the control of EU privacy regulators News
Boeing suffers new setback as debris found in 737 Max fuel tanks

Boeing has suffered a new setback in its race to get the grounded 737 Max fleet back in service after debris was found in the fuel tanks of several planes News
Trump predicts ‘very big’ Indian trade deal but not soon

President Trump wants a ‘very big’ trade deal with India but dashed hopes that a substantial agreement might be signed during an official visit next week News