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UK start-ups risk ‘falling behind’

Young adults in the UK are less likely to start their own business than those in other countries, a survey suggests.

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EU urges France, Italy to amend budget

EU officials are engaged in a last-minute drive to try to persuade France and Italy to change their budgets to avoid rejection.

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‘It’s time to get structural': OECD’s Gurria

Europe needs to make structural reforms, the head of the OECD said, arguing that countries should not rely solely on central banks for stimulus.

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Blackstone Group to spin off financial advisory unit

Blackstone announced plans to spin off its financial advisory business, its restructuring services, and its Park Hill fund businesses into one entity.

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Microsoft CEO’s comments and the tech world

Microsoft’s CEO has apologized for the gender pay gap comments.

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Putin wants say in Moldova-EU trade

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin tells Moldova that it must take account of Russia’s interests before developing closer trade ties with the EU.

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Kim Jong Un misses key event due to ‘pulled tendon’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in control of his government but hurt his leg taking part in a military drill. Reuters reports.

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Clouds gather but is a correction in the forecast?

The S&P 500 Index is at a two-month low, and jitters about global growth are everywhere.

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Europe markets tumble; DAX hit hard

The world’s stock markets slumped on Friday, hit by concerns over global growth and more disappointing data from Germany.

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Why UK house prices could rise 30%

U.K. house prices will soar by 30 percent in the next five years according to a report.