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Asia markets down as Japan holds rates

Markets in Asia were trading in negative territory on Tuesday after Japan's central bank left its monetary policy unchanged and amid a fall in oil prices.

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Amazon is offering customers loans - and high street retailers should be worried - Business Insider


Business Insider

Amazon is offering customers loans - and high street retailers should be worried
Business Insider
Amazon UK is now offering a monthly pay-back option on items worth over ?400 ($590), according to the company's website. The service, which is called Amazon Pay Monthly, is in partnership with Hitachi Capital, who also work with John Lewis on a similar ...

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Here's how tech companies are fuelling London's crazy office building boom - Business Insider


Business Insider

Here's how tech companies are fuelling London's crazy office building boom
Business Insider
As more businesses have gravitated to the Old Street area, businesses have had to look beyond the direct roundabout area, and further west, east and south. The new 'tech belt' now stretches as far as Kings Cross to the west, and all the way to the ...

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British retailers spooked by Halloween frenzy - The Guardian


The Guardian

British retailers spooked by Halloween frenzy
The Guardian
Angels Fancy Dress, the UK's largest costume hire company, said it expected to ring up more than ?2m of sales over Halloween, slightly up on last year and more than double the amount taken in 2007. Costumes based on the Mexican Day of the Dead, ...

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