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Japanese shares lead Asia's gains

A mixed picture for Asian shares at the start of a week shortened by holidays, amid quiet trade as Japanese shares lead the region's gains.

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India's biggest airline in share offering

Indian budget airline IndiGo has plans to conduct an initial share offering this week as it seeks to raise as much as 32.68bn rupees ($500m; ?325.6m), according to reports.

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VW deserves to suffer substantial damage, UK minister says - The Guardian


The Guardian

VW deserves to suffer substantial damage, UK minister says
The Guardian
Speaking at the hearing, Paul Willis, managing director of VW UK, said the company had ?fallen short of the standards expected of us?. Of the vehicles affected in the UK, Willis said 400,000 had 1.6-litre engines that require software and hardware repairs.
400000 VW cars in UK need engine modificationBBC News
VW began selling cars in UK with cheat software in 2008: bossReuters
VW UK Boss 'First Heard Of Scandal On News'Manx Radio
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New Volkswagen chairman Poetsch pleads for time - BBC News


BBC News

New Volkswagen chairman Poetsch pleads for time
BBC News
The company is suspending the sale of 4,000 vehicles in the UK, saying the vehicles may be equipped with the device that cheated emissions tests in the US. The move will involve vehicles across the VW group including the VW, Audi, Skoda and Seat brands ...
Emissions Scandal: Check If You're AffectedManx Radio
Volkswagen to start recall of cars containing emissions rigging devices in JanuaryDaily Mail

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UK summer washout means mixed news for business - The Guardian


The Guardian

UK summer washout means mixed news for business
The Guardian
The chilly August that just capped off the coldest British summer in three years meant mixed fortunes for businesses. It was a washout for clothes retailers but sunny times for cut-price airlines. Bookings slumped for campsites in some parts of the ...
U.K. Retailers Post Worst Sales Decline Since Financial CrisisBloomberg
Wet and cold August disastrous for British shopsExpress.co.uk
August the worst month for UK high street since financial crisisFinancial Times

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