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09 Oct
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Activision Blizzard faces boycott calls after banning Hong Kong gamer

Activision Blizzard was facing a growing online backlash after the US games giant banned a professional e-sports player for showing support for protestors in Hong Kong.

09 Oct
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UK financial system can weather no-deal Brexit, despite 'material' risks - BoE

The Bank of England believes there are “material” economic risks involved in a no-deal Brexit – but that British banks are strong enough to withstand the shock.

09 Oct
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Pound spikes briefly higher on latest Brexit twist

The pound was once against buffeted by the ongoing twists in the Brexit negotiations on Wednesday, bouncing back from five-week lows before retreating once again.

09 Oct
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Hays Travel to buy all 555 Thomas Cook stores

Hays Travel has agreed to the entire retail estate of collapsed tour operator Thomas Cook, saving hundreds of jobs.

08 Oct
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Inflation target reflects 'pre-crisis world', says Bank of England rate-setter

A member of the Bank of England’s interest rate setting committee has said the current inflation target reflected a “pre-crisis world”.

08 Oct
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Selfridges bucks trend as annual sales light up

High end department store Selfridges & Co has shrugged off the chilly conditions on the UK high street to post a jump in annual sales.

08 Oct
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US mulling restrictions on pension funds looking to invest in China - report

The White House is considering curbing US government pension funds investing in China, according to reports.

08 Oct
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US blacklists Chinese tech firms ahead of crunch trade talks

America has blacklisted eight Chinese technology firms over their alleged involvement in human rights abuses.

08 Oct
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Debt to soar if UK crashes out of Europe without a deal, think tank warns

A leading think tank has warned that even a “relatively benign” no-deal Brexit would damage the UK economy, pushing debt up to levels not seen since the 1960s.

08 Oct
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China's services sector PMI falls to seven-month low

Business activity in China edged ahead in September, a survey showed on Tuesday, despite activity in the services sector softening to a seven-month low.

07 Oct
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Kaspi.kz pulls London listing amid 'uncertain' market conditions

Kazakh financial group Kaspi. kz has pulled its debut on the London Stock Exchange, blaming "unfavourable and uncertain" market conditions.

07 Oct
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FCA probes into cryptocurrency firms surge

Investigations by Financial Conduct Authority’s into potential wrongdoing at cryptocurrency firms have jumped more than 70% over the last 12 months.

07 Oct
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Beijing 'narrows scope' of trade talks with Washington - report

Hopes of a significant breakthrough in the increasingly damaging US-China trade war are fading, according to reports.

07 Oct
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Investor confidence crumbles across the eurozone - survey

Investor confidence in the eurozone has tumbled, reversing the modest improvements seen a month earlier to reach the lowest point since 2013, a well-regarded survey showed on Monday.

07 Oct
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Former Treasury mandarin Kingman to join Tesco Bank

Sir John Kingman, the City grandee who helped shape the government’s response to the 2008 financial crisis, is to join Tesco Bank as a non-executive director, ruling him out of the race to become governor of the Bank of England.

02 Oct
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Peel Hunt cuts rating on M&S to 'sell', downgrades numbers

Peel Hunt has “thrown in the towel” on Marks & Spencer, slashing its rating and warning that a hoped-for recovery might never materialise.

02 Oct
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Blackstone takes control of Great Wolf Resorts in $3bn deal

Private equity giant Blackstone has acquired a controlling stake in Great Wolf Resorts, the largest US operator of indoor water parks, in a $2. 9bn deal.

02 Oct
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German institutes slash growth forecasts

A group of leading German think tanks, which help formulate official government forecasts, have cut their growth expectations for Europe’s largest economy.

02 Oct
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Johnson calls on EU to compromise as he rallies party faithful to 'get Brexit done'

Boris Johnson has used his speech to the Conservative Party conference to insist the UK will quit the European Union at the end of October, with or without a deal.

02 Oct
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UK construction sector continues to falter as no-deal Brexit looms

The downturn in the UK's construction sector worsened in September, a survey showed on Wednesday, as Brexit uncertainty and the weak economic outlook saw clients delay investment decisions.