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Asian markets recover after early dip

Markets in Asia largely recovered in late trade, with trading volatile in the wake of the European Central Bank's latest stimulus measures.

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US raises growth estimate for the last quarter of 2015 - BBC News


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US raises growth estimate for the last quarter of 2015
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But businesses bought more stock than previously estimated, which meant inventory levels were $13bn higher. The downside is that next month's growth figures may be lower than expected if businesses do get round to cutting back on inventory spending.

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Chuka Umunna says the police beat up his dad - Business Insider


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Chuka Umunna says the police beat up his dad
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Bennett emigrated from Nigeria to Britain in the 1960s, studied business administration and set up a successful import and export business. In 1976, he married Chuka's mother, Patricia Milmo, the daughter of High Court judge and Nuremberg Trial ...

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Less than half of the world's population can answer this incredibly simple ... - Business Insider


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Less than half of the world's population can answer this incredibly simple ...
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university lecturer REUTERS/Lee Jae-WonA teacher lecturing at a cram school in a Goshichon, which means "exam village" in Korean, in Seoul in 2012. A major survey on financial literacy has just been published, and the results are terrible. McGraw Hill ...

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The four-decade story of Glencore's explosive rise and fall - Business Insider


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The four-decade story of Glencore's explosive rise and fall
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The company's name doesn't give much away about what it does, and it's a relative newcomer to the public markets, listing on the London Stock Exchange in 2011. But it's important to understand what trouble at Glencore means because of the huge size of ...

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