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Corbyn hits back at Morgan Stanley in banker row

Jeremy Corbyn has issued a furious retort to Morgan Stanley after the major investment bank warned a Labour election victory could pose a bigger...

Oil production cuts extended until end of 2018

Members of the OPEC oil cartel and other nations, including Russia, have agreed to extend production cuts aimed at propping up prices until the...

Barclay brothers eye £600m office group LEO

The reclusive proprietors of The Daily Telegraph are plotting a £600m takeover of an upmarket serviced office operator that is competing for business against...

Bitcoin volatile amid 20% fall in 24 hours

Bitcoin has plunged from a new high to record a 20% decline in value in just 24 hours, with other cryptocurrencies suffering a similar...

Greene King hangover as consumers squeezed

Pubs operator Greene King has warned of tough market conditions for the next two to three years after higher costs and a squeeze on...

UberEats boss is latest UK executive to quit

The boss of Uber's restaurant delivery service in Europe is leaving the company, the latest in a string of executives to quit in the...

Rate rise blamed as house price growth stalls

House prices grew more slowly than expected last month, according to Nationwide, as it was claimed rising interest rates have dampened demand. The figures from...

'No festive cheer' as consumers shun big buys

Consumer confidence has fallen to its lowest level since just after the Brexit vote as households shun major purchases, according to a closely-watched survey. The...

Pound at fresh two-month high on EU deal hopes

The pound has climbed to new two-month highs on hopes that the UK is nearing a divorce deal with the EU. Sterling rose by nearly...

Campaign sues Google on behalf of 5.4m Britons

Google is facing legal action launched on behalf of 5.4 million people in England and Wales over allegations it unlawfully collected their personal data. If...

Ministers fire starting gun on £5.5bn auction

Taxpayers will on Thursday take another step towards recouping money injected into the banking system during the 2008 financial crisis with the formal launch...

American Airlines 'glitch' means no Christmas pilots

An airline is facing mass Christmas disruption after accidentally allowing all its pilots holiday over the festive period. American Airlines has given holiday to hundreds...

Just Eat joins FTSE 100 as Merlin drops out

Just Eat is to be promoted to the FTSE 100 next month - its market value having soared by more than a third this...

Lloyds and Yorkshire to shut branches

Lloyds Banking Group and Yorkshire Building Society have announced dozens of branch closures between them, in a move that has raised fresh fears about...

Uber data hack hit 2.7m UK riders and drivers

Uber says the data breach it kept secret for over a year resulted in the personal data of approximately 2.7 million people in the...

'ATM desert' fears over plans to cut fees

MPs have called for reassurances over the future of the UK's free-to-use cash machines after proposed changes prompted fears that thousands could close. LINK, the...