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Rebound pushes FTSE back towards 6,000

After hitting three-year lows on Monday, the FTSE 100 rebounds, with shares in supermarkets helping to lift the index.

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Exclusive: The COO of Rupert Murdoch's News UK is leaving - Business Insider


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Exclusive: The COO of Rupert Murdoch's News UK is leaving
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The chief operations officer of Rupert Murdoch's British publishing business News UK is leaving, Business Insider UK has confirmed, shortly after the arrival of new management including former Sun editor Rebekah Brooks. Chris Taylor told his immediate ...

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Glencore stock is getting crushed after Goldman Sachs says its credit rating ... - Business Insider


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Glencore stock is getting crushed after Goldman Sachs says its credit rating ...
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A reduction in Glencore's credit rating would be disastrous for the company. It would become more expensive for Glencore to service its debts, and it might affect revenues: "Another problem for Glencore is that a credit rating downgrade could greatly ...

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Barratt reports 45% jump in profits

House builder Barratt Homes reports a 45% jump in profits earning ?565.5m, partly thanks to government support for business through its Help to Buy scheme.

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