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Top earners have a degree in common

Engineering graduates are the richest of their prosperous peers, according to researchers.

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European shares post 2015's biggest fall

By the close, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.2 percent at 1 576.86 points, but down 2.1 percent for the week.

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Japan aims to balance work and play

Japan's famously long working hours are going to be shaken up for summer.

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Aviation: Ethiopian Airlines, Nigeria in talks
March 27 2015 at 05:10

Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise, East Africa’s biggest carrier by revenue, is considering proposals to help set up national airlines in Nigeria and three other countries to expand its operations on the continent.

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Rolex’s offshoot is coming of age
March 27 2015 at 05:09

Rolex’s younger sibling is coming of age.

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China: Pork imports from UK soar
March 27 2015 at 05:08

China’s love for all things pork could soon make the country the top importer of British pork, dethroning Germany, just four years after it opened its doors to pork imports from the UK.

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Toyota is back after some soul searching
March 27 2015 at 05:07

Toyota is ready to ramp up its growth again, emerging from an intentional soul searching lull brought on by its massive global recall scandal that began in 2009.

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Chinese banks follow West in combatting bad debt
March 27 2015 at 05:05

Chinese banks are increasingly drawing on Western ways of selling off bad loans, after four of the largest five lenders reported a spike in defaults in an economy stuttering at its slowest growth rate in 25 years.

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Nigeria: Cement giant’s profit down
March 27 2015 at 05:02

Nigeria’s Dangote Cement said yesterday its pretax profit for last year fell to 184.68 billion naira (R10.9bn), from 190.76bn naira a year earlier.

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EU to revisit CAR’s diamond embargo
March 27 2015 at 05:01

The Kimberley Process, which seeks to halt the trade in diamonds from conflict zones, plans a review of an embargo on Central African Republic’s gem business next month, a EU official said.

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UK’s planned trial for GM potato slammed
March 27 2015 at 05:00

A genetically modified (GM) “super spud” claimed by scientists to be healthier to eat, cheaper to grow and better for the environment, could be field tested in Britain next year.

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Vodafone’s patience tested on Neotel deal
March 27 2015 at 04:59

Vodafone is running out of patience with South African regulators yet to rule on its local unit’s acquisition of Internet provider Neotel, which would expand its high-speed network into businesses and homes.

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Germany: Adidas plans to revamp firm
March 27 2015 at 04:59

Adidas pledged to accelerate product development and shift spending to some of the world’s biggest cities as chief executive Herbert Hainer starts his last attempt to revamp the ailing German athletic-goods company.<... Read Story
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