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AFP

Britain’s FTSE steadies near record high

Britain’s blue-chip FTSE 100 index was up 0.1 percent on Thursday.

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REUTERS

European shares extend rally

European shares rose in early trading on Thursday, with a batch of robust company results boosting sentiment.

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REUTERS

Virgin Money’s profit soars

Virgin Money’s full-year pretax profit more than doubled as it sold more mortgages.

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Bundestag approves Greek bailout extension
February 27 2015 at 12:41

Germany’s Parliament has approved an extension of Greece's bailout.

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Novartis Japan halts work
February 27 2015 at 12:33

The Japanese arm of the Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis has been ordered to suspend work for 15 days.

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Fertiliser: Canada’s farmers see own-bin trend
February 27 2015 at 12:32

The more fertiliser Canadian farmers can store, the more price risk they’re able to take.

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European shares take a breath
February 27 2015 at 11:35

European shares dipped on Friday - pausing after their best start to the year since regional benchmarks began in 1986.

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IAG, Lloyds help FTSE 100 cling to record peak
February 27 2015 at 11:34

Strong results from British Airways-owner IAG and Lloyds Banking Group helped Britain's top share index cling on to record highs on Friday.

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German MPs set for vote on Greece
February 27 2015 at 10:55

German lawmakers are expected to approve Greece’s hard-won bailout extension in a parliamentary vote today.

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Osborne, Balls showcase gap between parties
February 27 2015 at 10:55

The choice facing Britain’s voters is summed up nowhere more clearly than by the two men vying to be finance chief.

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Khodorkovsky slams ‘naked king’ Putin
February 27 2015 at 10:25

Former YUKOS tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky says Russia’s economy will weaken further.

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Lloyds resumes dividend payments
February 27 2015 at 10:12

Britain’s Lloyds Banking Group has reported its first annual profit in five years.

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Aluminium premiums decline in Europe
February 27 2015 at 09:53

The premium aluminium buyers in Europe pay to obtain the metal has had the sharpest three-month drop in at least 17 years.

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