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Nationwide warns of tougher times as consumers face squeeze
Britain's biggest building society Nationwide has reported a fall in first-half profits and warned it could face tougher trading in coming months amid the squeeze on consumers.
Carillion in fresh shares plunge on latest profit warning
Troubled construction group Carillion has endured a fresh shares collapse after issuing its third profit warning of the year and saying it faces breaching its agreements with lenders.
How the Catalonia crisis has impacted the region's business community
Behind the passion and frenzy of those who back Catalan independence, businesses are already feeling the impact of uncertainty.
Deutsche Bank boss calls for 'common sense' consolidation among Europe's banks
John Cryan, the British-born chief executive of Deutsche Bank, has a refreshing habit of speaking plainly.
Six million have credit card limits extended without consent, study warns
More than six million people have had their credit card limits increased without their consent in the last year, research from Citizens Advice suggests.
After Robert Mugabe, what's next for Zimbabwe's crippled economy?
Zimbabwe was once known as the bread-basket of Africa thanks to its abundant agriculture, but the economy has deteriorated disastrously under Robert Mugabe.
Jigsaw pieces together urgent hunt for deal
The womenswear retailer Jigsaw is trying to piece together a fast-track deal to stabilise its finances by approaching the South African owner of other prominent British chains about a potential takeover.
Elon Musk unveils Tesla Semi electric truck in latest effort to move away from diesel
Electric car specialist Tesla has unveiled a prototype for a truck equipped with a semi-autonomous driving system that it will start producing in 2019.
Goldman boss Blankfein tweets support for new Brexit vote
The boss of US investment bank Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein, has used his latest Twitter post on Brexit to suggest a second referendum is held.
Shoppers turn to charity stores as prices climb
Shoppers turned to charity shops and other second-hand outlets last month as retail sales struggled amid rising store prices.