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Japanese shares hit one-year low

By BBC Japanese shares hit a one-year low early on Monday following big falls in the US and as oil prices dropped below $28 for...

Wealth of top 1% ‘equal to other 99%

By BBC The richest 1% now has as much wealth as the rest of the world combined, according to Oxfam. It uses data from Credit Suisse...

Goldman in $5.1bn bond mis-sale deal

By BBC Goldman Sachs says it has reached a deal with US authorities over charges that it used fraudulent marketing material to sell mortgage bonds...

BHP writes down $7.2bn of shale assets

By BBC BHP Billiton has written down the value of its US shale assets by $7.2bn (£5bn) as a result of the dive in oil...

Three tickets win $1.5bn US lottery

By BBC The draw has taken place in the US for the biggest single single lottery jackpot in history - $1.5bn (£1.04bn). There are at least...

Shell sign Standard Life to oppose Shell BG tie-up

By BBC Standard Life Investment - a major investor in Royal Dutch Shell - has said it will oppose the oil company's proposed takeover of...

Volkswagen VW sales fall for first time in 11 years

By BBC German carmaker Volkswagen has posted its first drop in VW brand sales in 11 years as the company continues to cope with its...

Chelsea’s wage bill highest in league

By BBC Chelsea Football Club's wage bill shot up £25m in the year to 30 June 2015, its latest Companies House filing shows. It means Chelsea's...

Mercedes-Benz sales at a new high

By Reuters. Daimler, the parent company of luxury car brand Mercedes-Benz has announced that sales of its Mercedes-Benz cars reached a new record in 2015,...

Chinese share trading suspended again

By BBC Trading on mainland Chinese markets has been halted for the day after shares fell more than 7% for the second time this week. The...
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