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Halliburton cuts a further 5,000 jobs

Oilfield services provider Halliburton announced on Thursday it will cut 5,000 jobs as the company struggles amid falling oil prices.

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Royal Mail hails good performance

Royal Mail says trading for the past nine months "fully met expectations" and trading over Christmas had been "strong".

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What does China's stock market collapse mean for UK business? - Management Today


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What does China's stock market collapse mean for UK business?
Management Today
Chancellor George Osborne is warning that the UK economy faces a 'cocktail' of threats in 2016. The foul combination of $33 oil (?22.30 ? an eleven year low), bubbling middle-east tensions, the prospect of rising interest rates and rapidly ...
UK economy: George Osborne's warnings explainedBBC News
UK Economy Faces 'Dangerous Cocktail' Of RisksManx Radio
George Osborne warns UK economy faces 'cocktail of threats'The Guardian
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Chinese shares jump in volatile trade

Chinese shares rise on Friday after a week of dramatic losses led to a global sell-off.

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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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