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Another drop in iPhone sales, so why are Apple shares rising?

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Horror in the church: Priest 'assassinated by barbarians'

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BUSINESS DAILY

BUSINESS DAILY

Latest update : 2014-08-13

Japanese economy slumps after sales tax rise

The Japanese economy sharply contracted in the three months from April to June, the worst slump seen since the earthquake and tsunami that hit the country in 2011. The 1.7% contraction comes after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government increased sales tax in April. Also today: Samsung moves to cut binge drinking by employees at work events.

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2016-07-27 Apple

Another drop in iPhone sales, so why are Apple shares rising?

Apple has seen another fall in quarterly sales of its flagship product, the iPhone. The company's profits fell by 27% in the three months to the end of June, but its shares rose...

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2016-07-26 Air France

Air France set for fresh strike action

Two unions representing cabin crew at Air France have called a week-long strike, starting on Wednesday. The airline has been forced to cancel 10% of its long-haul flights, and...

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2016-07-25 Yahoo

Verizon set to buy Yahoo's internet business

Yahoo prepares to sell its core internet business to Verizon, the telecoms giant which has reportedly won the bidding war for the struggling tech firm. Also today - with the...

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2016-07-22 Donald Trump

Trump hopes to reset America's trade relations

As Donald Trump formally accepts his party's nomination for president, we look at the Republican candidate's trade policies. From the two-decades-old NAFTA deal to ongoing...

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2016-07-21 currencies

Top HSBC executive charged over currency fraud

The global head of foreign exchange trading at HSBC, Mark Johnson, has been charged with fraud in the currency markets in the United States. Another former HSBC trader, Stuart...

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