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RBS reserves £400m for currency probe

Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside £400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.

Russia raises interest rates to 9.5%

Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.

BOJ boosts monetary stimulus measure

Japan's central bank, the Bank of Japan, surprises markets by announcing an expansion of its monetary stimulus policy.

Government to 'retire' some WW1 debt

The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' £218m of the UK's £2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds issued in 1917. It is the first payment of its kind for 67 years.

Eurozone inflation edges up to 0.4%

Inflation in the eurozone rose slightly in October, giving some hope that the spectre of deflation can be staved off.

BA owner upgrades profit forecast

The parent company of British Airways, IAG, upgrades its profit forecast after it reports a 30% rise in third quarter profits.

Russia-Ukraine deal secures EU gas

Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.

Sony reports loss of $1.2bn

Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony reports a net loss for the three months to September of 136bn yen ($1.2bn; £762m).

Citigroup legal costs up by $600m

Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".

FTSE rallies on Japan stimulus move

The FTSE 100 rises in early trade after the Bank of Japan surprises markets by announcing more stimulus measures.

ANZ bank announces record profit

One of Australia's biggest lenders, ANZ, announces a record full-year net profit of A$7.3bn ($6.4bn, £4bn), up 15% from a year earlier.

Starbucks sales disappoint investors

Starbucks' shares fall as investors express disappointment at the company's latest quarterly sales figures.

US posts better-than-expected growth

The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, a better figure than economists were expecting.

Wal-Mart to close 30 stores in Japan

The world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart, is closing 30 stores in Japan to improve profitability, the company says.

Apple chief: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged his sexuality, saying he wants to try to help people struggling with their identity.

Housing market 'losing momentum'

The UK housing market is showing signs of slowing down, the Nationwide says, with the annual rate of price growth slowing to 9% in October.

Motorway fuel '£8 a tank dearer'

Filling up at a motorway service station can cost the average motorist an extra £8 a tank compared with elsewhere, the RAC says.

Big firms 'must condemn GamerGate'

Games publishers must "stand-up and condemn" the movement referred to as "GamerGate", says a developer forced to leave her home due to threats.

Noriega fails to sue Call of Duty

The former dictator of Panama, Manuel Noriega, fails in his attempt to sue Activision after a character based on him appeared in a Call of Duty game.

Tesco ATM promises 'free erections'

There's been a rather unfortunate translation error on an ATM outside an Aberystwyth store.

Royal Mint bid to woo gold investors

The Royal Mint announces the sale of a series of new, smaller, gold coins in a bid to encourage more people to invest in bullion.

Australia bank plans UK asset sale

National Australia Bank is considering floating its Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking operations on the stock market as part of an exit from the UK.

'Rip-off' payday loan broker warning

Consumers are warned to be wary of "rip-off" payday middlemen, after the NatWest bank reports that it is receiving hundreds of new complaints every day.

US Fed ends QE stimulus programme

US Federal Reserve announces an end to the quantitative easing stimulus programme begun in 2008 as economic recovery takes hold.

Singapore 'best place for business'

Singapore is ranked the best country to do business for a ninth consecutive year by the World Bank's annual "Doing Business" report.

Mortgage approvals at 14-month low

The number of mortgages being approved has fallen to its lowest level in more than a year, according to the Bank of England.

The man who built a chocolate empire

Hotel Chocolat co-founder Angus Thirlwell explains how he created a corporate mints provider which he transformed into a chocolate empire.

Silicon Valley's billion dollar failures

US tech start ups are 'burning' cash at alarmingly high rates, and some experts are warning that innovation could suffer

The Brazilian walk-in siesta centres

A start-up business in Brazil is rolling out a network of drop-in siesta centres, where people can go to take an afternoon nap.

NFL could give UK 'more than £100m'

A London-based NFL team could be worth more than £100m a year to the UK, according to a new report.


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