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The most expensive cities to rent an office

Offices in London’s West End has topped a survey of the world’s most expensive rental costs; each square foot costs $267 a year.

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Why fears are centering on Greece’s banks

The European Central Bank has raised the funding cap on its emergency backing for Greece’s banks, but there are still concerns about their future.

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Ron Paul: Stock market ‘day of reckoning’ is near

Former Rep. Ron Paul says the Fed “cannot print money forever.”

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UK government borrowing falls in May

A rise in income tax and VAT receipts helped to cut UK government borrowing in May, official figures show.

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Calm before storm? Stocks rally amid Greek crisis

Global stock markets were eerily calm on Friday as Greece teetered on the brink of default that could end with it exiting the euro zone.

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Citigroup shifts European retail banking to Dublin

Citigroup is planning to shift the headquarters of its European retail banking operation from London to benefit from lower costs.

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Online reviews ‘used as blackmail’

Businesses are ambushing rivals with fake reviews and customers are reportedly using the threat of online criticism to win discounts, research finds.

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Scam sparks Scots fraud haven fears

Fears are growing that Scotland may be becoming a magnet for money-launderers following allegations linking shell companies there to a $1bn (£634m) fraud in the ex-Soviet republic of Moldova.

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Europe’s nine hottest tech firms right now

Europe’s technology start-up scene is booming. Here are some key companies to watch out for.

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Russia faces ‘serious challenges’ and must push reforms

Russia should use its economic crisis as an opportunity to make far-reaching reforms, Russia’s political and business leaders told CNBC.