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The 100 share index makes a 1% upward swing on rate cut and the pound falls by around 1% against the dollar and the euro.
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The Bank of England has cut interest rates to a record low of 0.25%. The BBC's economics editor Kamal Ahmed tells us why.
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The shadow chancellor wants borrowing to fund investment 'sooner rather than later'.
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Bookmaker Ladbrokes reports a return to profit for the first six months of the year to £25.2m as the "sporting gods"' back the bookies.
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Japanese carmaker Toyota reports a 15% drop in first quarter net profit with the strong yen weighing down the company's exports.
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Shares in Japan move higher after days of losses, following a positive cue from Wall Street.
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China's Jade Rabbit says a final goodbye and shuts down forever, after 31 months exploring the Moon, far outliving its predicted lifespan.
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Nike will stop selling golf clubs, balls and bags after years of falling sales at its golf division.
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India's parliament has passed the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill. The bill aims to streamline India's fragmented tax system with a single levy.
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Trump Taj Mahal, the Atlantic City casino, founded by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump but no longer under his ownership, will shut down after years of losses.
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Promises kept and broken
03 Aug 2016 3:23:58
Rio has invested heavily in transport, tourism and sports venues ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games, but many problems were not addressed, says the BBC's South America Business correspondent Daniel Gallas.
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Scientists observe activity in the mouse brain which can explain why we get thirsty when we eat, and why cool water quenches thirst more quickly.
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More than half of people in the UK feel hooked by digital devices, leading many to take days, weeks or even months away from their screens, says a study.
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We may like our holidays and weekends away from the daily grind - but do we actually like to switch off our smartphones and tablets as well?
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Township entrepreneurs
03 Aug 2016 3:00:27
A look at the young entrepreneurs trying to boost the economy and employment in South Africa's townships.
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Supermarkets should concentrate their price promotions on healthy food to assist in the battle against obesity, according to consumer group Which?
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The Bank of England may cut UK interest rates for the first time in more than seven years on Thursday.
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Strong advertising sales at its cable TV division helped 21st Century Fox deliver stronger than expected quarterly profits.
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Tesla reported a loss of $293m (£220m) for the second quarter, the electric car maker's thirteenth consecutive quarterly loss.
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Goldman Sachs has been fined $36.3m (£27m) by the Federal Reserve for its use of confidential documents improperly obtained from the central bank.
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Moon Express becomes the first private firm to win US approval for an unmanned mission to the moon.
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Photographs in which still objects can be manipulated are developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
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Photographs in which still objects can be manipulated are developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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A neuroscientist explains why Donald Trump found a crying baby at his rally so distracting.
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Time Warner Cable has disclosed a 10% stake in the video streaming service Hulu as the company battles growing competition from Netfilx and Amazon.
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