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Exchange rates have remained somewhat flat since the end of September, and this has prompted many businesses to sit back and relax a little when it comes to the foreign exchange markets.
Nearly a million British soldiers were killed in the First World War. Is this what they died for?
European leaders have gathered in Davos for the World Economic Forum, and have been talking tough on Greece, as the country's
A tumultuous year for stock markets ended today with the FTSE 100 Index down nearly 6% in 2011, with an estimated £85 billion
European markets have been trading flat on Thursday, after a brief but dramatic rally on Wednesday as the world's central
The Ecofin meeting of European finance ministers scheduled for Wednesday has been cancelled, as markets await a critical
Markets hit 15-month lows on Monday, the first day of trading in the fourth quarter of 2011, on fears that a near-inevitable
Demand for diamonds is growing for two reasons: firstly, they are one of the most reliable investments during financial disturbances and secondly, the middle class is developing in India and China, which has started buying diamond jewellery.
Uncertainty is in the air again. Predictably so. After all, there is massive churn in the UK: private sector companies coming to terms with changing market conditions
Silvio Berlusconi has revealed a package of economic measures in the hope of easing the sovereign debt crisis currently engulfing