Tesco's turnaround gathers momentum as it wins back customers...

TESCO'S turnaround has gathered momentum as cheaper prices helped it win back customers and stem the pace of falling sales. The UK's biggest supermarket halved the decline in its overall takings to 0.8 per cent in the...
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09 March 2016, 4:32

George Osborne set to unveil Pension ISA costing middle Britain's savers thousands...

MIDDLE-class savers are set to lose tens of thousands of pounds in tax relief as rates are slashed alongside the introduction of a 'pensions ISA' expected to be revealed in the 2016 Budget in less than two weeks. ...
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693
08 March 2016, 23:40

Draghi's BAZOOKA of cash to SAVE the EU: ECB's desperate bid to avoid crisis...

INTEREST rates could be cut in Europe and billions of pounds worth of extra cash injected into the ailing economy next week, amid growing fears of a financial cries on the continent. On Thursday the head of the...
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08 March 2016, 22:49

Slow growth in UK retail sales as shoppers stop splashing cash...

SHOPPERS stopped splashing the cash in February as UK retail sales stalled to cast further doubts over growth prospects. After a strong January boosted by bargain-hunting, like-for-like sales edged up by just 0.1 per...
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08 March 2016, 22:48

Housing Crisis: Squeezed out of the property market...

THERE was a time when almost every Briton aspired to own their home at some point, but now those days may be over. Home-ownership rates have hit their lowest level for almost three decades as sky-high prices and a...
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491
08 March 2016, 21:40

Lowest ever 10-year mortgage launched - should you fix your rate for a DECADE?...

A DECADE-long mortgage at a record low rate has been revealed this week, as lenders' fight for customers ramps up a gear. Leeds Building Society is launching the market-leading home loan fixed at 275 per cent until...
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08 March 2016, 21:40

BHS to close up to 40 stores after cutting 400 jobs...

HIGH street stalwart BHS is culling hundreds of jobs and considering closing up to a quarter of its stores, which could lead to thousands of further staff cuts. The troubled retailer is slashing roles from its head...
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557
08 March 2016, 20:33

House prices set to fall after April, warn experts...

HOUSE prices are still soaring but experts have warned the market to be braced for a sharp slowdown from April. Values ​​across Britain jumped 9.7 per cent over the year to February to sit at a typical & pound; 209495...
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08 March 2016, 20:33

Stamp duty hike spurs buy-to-let spree from investors...

HOUSE prices are being pushed even higher by buy-to-let investors rushing to beat the upcoming stamp duty hike in April, new data due this week from surveyors will show. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors...
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561
08 March 2016, 20:00

Bank of England boss savaged by MP over 'speculative' and 'damaging' pro-Europe claims...

THE Bank of England chief has been accused of making "speculative" pro-Europe claims, which have damaged the institution and his own reputation. Mark Carney was said to be breaching his role by making statements to...
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08 March 2016, 20:00

Five-minute guide to avoiding sky-high credit cards' interest charges...

INTEREST rates have now been held at a record low of 0.5 per cent for exactly seven years, yet credit card issuers continue to ramp up rates for borrowers. While banks and building societies have cut savings rates to...
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438
08 March 2016, 18:40

George Osborne could STILL raid pensions in the Budget after tax relief cuts u-turn...

GEORGE Osborne has promised not to take an axe to relief next Wednesday, but experts have warned he could slash benefits instead in a bid to save money. Pension benefits cost the state around & pound; 30billion a year...
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08 March 2016, 18:40

Probe into six insurers could mean COMPENSATION for pension savers...

BRITONS who have previously held long-term savings products, including endowments and individual pension plans, could be in line for compensation after the regulator today launched an investigation into six insurers. ...
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606
08 March 2016, 17:40

Facebook to pay MILLIONS more in tax after paying a paltry £ 4327 in 2014...

FACEBOOK is to start paying millions of pounds more in tax in Britain following public outcry over the social media giant's recent contributions. The firm said it would change its accounting system, which currently...
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608
08 March 2016, 17:00

Share hunter: Barclays ensuring sums add up for reform...

BARCLAYS was formed in 1896 in a merger of 20 banking firms. Today, it is one of the best-known names on the high street and boasts 48 million customers in 50 countries. But, like its peers, Barclays was hit hard in...
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08 March 2016, 17:00