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Vodafone highlights green credentials with Fairphone partnership

The telecoms giant will start selling the ethically produced Fairphone 3 by the end of 2019.

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Euro on the slide on trade and growth fears

Europe’s single currency is drifting lower against the dollar, the yen and even Brexit-blighted sterling. Traders have marked down the euro, fearing recession in the continent and the impact of US-China trade wars.

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Crude prices slide as US hails rising output

Oil prices have continued their year-long slide, weighed down by recession fears and ever-increasing supplies from the US. Rick Perry, America’s Energy Secretary, has hailed a new era of US independence in terms of power sources.

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Apple reports record fourth-quarter revenue

The figures come despite a further fall in iPhone sales.

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Lloyds boss ‘disappointed’ after giant PPI bill

The bank has been forced to pay more than £26bn to customers since the PPI scandal started in 2011.

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Santander profit plummets as PPI claims takes £169m bite

The bank’s hit comes after Barclays fell to a loss when £1.4bn in PPI claims were filed before the August deadline.

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£186m drugs sale allows AstraZeneca to refocus

The pharmaceutical giant is re-investing to develop new treatments for cardiovascular diseases and oncology.

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Administrator seeks new managers for Woodford fund

Link Fund Solutions wants a new manager to take on the Income Focus Fund, but could close it if there are no viable options.

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Gold: is the hot streak turning cold?

The long bull run in the gold price has turned down during the last month. But is this just a pause for breath or the start of a downtrend?

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Metro Bank chairman steps down but insists ‘the best is yet to come’

Vernon Hill has resigned from his position as chairman and will remain as a non-executive director until December 31.

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Amazon failing to stem ‘flood’ of fake reviews – Which?

The consumer group found a number of devices that had ‘exceptionally high’ ratings on Amazon but fell short in its own testing.

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Boeing makes boardroom changes in wake of 737 Max crashes

Hundreds of lives were lost in the incidents in Indonesia and Ethiopia.

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Top Italian stocks enjoy buoyant 2019

Despite slow economic growth, Italy’s blue-chip stock index is up 18% in the past 12 months. However, structural weaknesses remain, and sustaining this rally may be difficult.

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Pound and stocks rise in wake of Brexit deadlock

Sterling and London share prices were higher this morning in the wake of Saturday’s Parliamentary deadlock over Brexit. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is demanding “a straight up-and-down vote” on his withdrawal deal.

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GSK sells rabies and ticks vaccines for nearly one billion euros

The pharmaceutical giant will use to cash to focus on other areas.

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