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Latest update : 2013-11-07

Twitter prepares to launch on stock market

With an opening price of $26, how will shares in Twitter fare on the NYSE this Thursday? We speak to market analyst Alastair McCaig from IG Group about interest in the flotation and prospects for the stock. Here in Europe, there's anticipation ahead of a meeting of the ECB and whether it will take action to boost the eurozone's economy.

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2015-09-01 China

Chinese journalist apologises 'for contributing to market turmoil'

A Chinese journalist has made a televised apology for allegedly reporting "falsehoods" about the recent stock market turmoil, despite the information in his article having been...

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2015-08-27 Paris

AirBnB to collect 'tourist tax' for Paris accommodation

The short-term letting site AirBnB has agreed to collect an €0.83 per night "tourist tax" from its users for stays in the French capital. The company had been under pressure from...

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2015-08-26 China

Chinese shares continue to fall after central bank cuts rates

Chinese shares have seen another day of more moderate falls after the central bank cut interest rates and moved to boost bank lending. It was a volatile day on the stock markets...

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2015-08-25 China

China cuts interest rates in bid to halt share freefall

China's central bank has cut interest rates for the fifth time since November in an effort to boost the slowing economy and calm stock markets, which plunged again on Tuesday. We...

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2015-08-24 China

Chinese shares plunge as investors fear slowdown

The Shanghai stock market has had its worst day in almost 18 years, closing down 8.5 percent this Monday. Investors were spooked by continuing fears over a slowdown in the...

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