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Toshiba up 4% in early Asian markets

Asian markets open to see shares in troubled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba jump 4% after it sells its medical unit for nearly $6bn.

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Budget 2016: Low-paid workers to receive savings bonus - BBC News - BBC News


BBC News

Budget 2016: Low-paid workers to receive savings bonus - BBC News
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A plan for the government to top up savings for low-paid workers will be unveiled as part of this week's Budget, along with rises in the minimum wage.

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A ?13.7 billion hedge fund supremo is worried Britain is in a housing... - Business Insider


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A ?13.7 billion hedge fund supremo is worried Britain is in a housing...
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The boss of Odey Asset Management told the Sunday Telegraph that 2016 is said to be a rough year for investors due to China's slowdown, uncertainty over US interest rate rises, and, ominously, a worry that Europe's current growth is just fuelled by ...

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Voluntary living wage sees increase

The voluntary living wage, promoted by campaigners the Living Wage Foundation, is to be increased by 40p an hour.

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UK business told to 'shut up' over Brexit poll - Financial Times


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UK business told to 'shut up' over Brexit poll
Financial Times
David Cameron and his advisers are urging the UK's business leaders not to speak out in favour of the country remaining in the EU, for fear they will jeopardise the prime minister's sensitive renegotiation of Britain's terms of membership ahead of a ...
UK businesses should highlight upsides of staying in the EU, says pressure groupThe Guardian

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