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Latest update : 2017-11-20

Hammond teases UK budget with homebuilding, driverless cars

UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond is about to unveil a new budget and says the UK will have a fresh proposal for its Brexit "divorce bill" ahead of an EU Council meeting in December. Also, NAFTA talks are dragging on as Canada and Mexico say US demands are unreasonable. And London's buses start running on coffee.

By Bryan QUINN

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2018-09-18 The Business Chronicle

US hits China with trade tariffs on $200bn of goods

The United States has announced the latest round of trade tariffs on China, affecting around $200 billion worth of goods. The levy will initially be lower than expected at 10%,...

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2018-09-17 The Business Chronicle

IMF warns of 'costly' no-deal Brexit

The UK's Chambers of Commerce has revised its UK growth estimates down in the face of Brexit. It was a stark warning, reiterated by IMF head Christine Lagarde, who said that a...

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2018-09-14 The Business Chronicle

End of the road for Volkswagen Beetle

It's an emotional end of an era: Volkswagen says it will stop production of its iconic Beetle cars next year. Also, ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers triggered...

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2018-09-13 The Business Chronicle

Turkey's central bank defies Erdogan with rate hike

Turkey's central bank has defied Recep Tayyip Erdogan and raised its key interest rate to 24%. Economists say the move will help curb spiralling inflation - although the...

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2018-09-13 The Business Chronicle

Bigger, but even pricier: Apple unveils new iPhones

Apple has unveiled its newest iPhone models, including the XS Max, which will sell for €1,259 in France and $1,099 in the United States. The product line confirms Apple's focus...

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