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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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New Delhi takes aim at Uber and Ola
March 25 2015 at 10:47

Authorities in New Delhi want India’s federal information technology ministry to block the ride-hailing apps of Uber and Ola.

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EU imposes duties on China, Taiwan stainless steel
March 25 2015 at 10:45

The EU is set to impose punitive anti-dumping duties on imports of stainless steel cold-rolled sheet from China and Taiwan.

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Facebook set to unveil ad tools
March 25 2015 at 10:06

Facebook is expected to unveil a mobile-advertising distributor to challenge Twitter’s MoPub at its F8 conference this week.

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Shareholders move to sue Tesco
March 25 2015 at 09:38

Tesco shareholders have taken legal action over the accounting scandal that created a “black hole” in the supermarket's profits.

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Rousseff signs decree on wage formula
March 25 2015 at 09:38

Dilma Rousseff has extended through 2019 the formula for the calculation of minimum wage adjustments in Brazil.

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More ‘Occupy’ protests for Hong Kong?
March 25 2015 at 09:38

Protesters are steadily building up their presence outside Hong Kong’s government headquarters.

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Fonterra cuts dividend as earnings plunge
March 25 2015 at 09:11

Fonterra Co-operative Group unexpectedly cut its dividend forecast as earnings fell amid a global milk glut.

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Britain: Inflation at zero as food prices fall
March 25 2015 at 04:51

Britain’s inflation rate dropped to zero in February, the first ever stagnation in prices since the data series began almost three decades ago.

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Monsanto is ‘outraged’ by WHO’s cancer assessment
March 25 2015 at 04:50

Monsanto was “outraged” by the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) assessment that its Roundup weedkiller probably caused cancer, it said, the latest defence by the world’s biggest seed company of its... Read Story
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Glencore, Japan coal deal sets standard at six-year low
March 25 2015 at 04:49

Prices for a coal supply deal between Glencore and Japanese utilities that will serve as an industry standard may be set at a six-year low amid competition from other energy sources.

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