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HSBC to shut 82 bank branches as customers shift online
HSBC has announced plans to shut 82 UK branches this year after a shift towards telephone and internet banking.
Sir Philip Green's Outfit stores are to close with loss of 700 jobs
Administrators for Sir Philip Green's Arcadia empire are to close down its Outfit operation by the end of the month, with the loss of more than 700 jobs.
COVID-19: Blame coronavirus not Brexit for fish export woes, says business secretary
Kwasi Kwarteng has dismissed border delays and the rising cost of transporting goods to Europe as "teething problems" rather than a consequence of Brexit.
Yellen urges Congress to 'act big' on virus stimulus and not worry about debt
President-elect Joe Biden's choice as US Treasury secretary has urged Congress to "act big" and ignore surging national debt in the face of the continuing coronavirus crisis.
Superdry's efforts to beat COVID blues are yet to convince investors
The UK high street is in the deep freeze and Superdry, the fashion retailer, emerged on Tuesday as one of the major casualties of coronavirus.
Bellagio operator says it won't up the stakes in offer for Ladbrokes owner
US casino operator MGM Resorts has announced that it will not increase its spurned £8.1bn offer for Ladbrokes owner Entain.
COVID-19: Sunak urged to extend furlough scheme before budget
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been urged by the CBI to extend the government's furlough and business rates holiday schemes - and to act before March's budget.
Ex-Greene King chief Anand raises £200m to invest in ailing pubs sector
A former boss of Greene King has raised £200m to invest in Britain’s ailing pubs industry, betting on the prospects of a post-pandemic recovery for the sector.
COVID-19: Christmas online demand boost from cooking sauces to kitchen appliances
Online demand for products from gravy and cooking sauces to electrical appliances enjoyed a boost during the stay-at-home festive period, latest trading updates have revealed.
London Metal Exchange to propose closure of historic trading Ring
The City's last-remaining open outcry trading ring is to be consigned to history by the London Metal Exchange (LME) as part of a review aimed at modernising one of the world's most important commodity trading hubs.