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Business Live: Pound slides on retail sales
…Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.uk. Mothercare has appointed a new chairman. Debenhams interim profits plunge 84.6%. SFO investigates Ultra Electronics Algeria division. London stock markets open higher…


Survey suggests Scottish business investment is 'rising'
…Levels of investment are rising across Scottish businesses amid growing… of overall business confidence. A total of 385 firms responded to SCC's latest quarterly…. Meanwhile, retail and tourism business said they continued to face "challenging domestic…


Business Live: Pound slips back
…Inflation falls to 2.5%. Pound slips against the dollar. FTSE 100 closes higher. Hammerson climbs after it withdraws Intu bid. De La Rue shares slump as it drops passport appeal. Dignity shares jump by a fifth. Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc…


Business Live: US tech stocks rally
…Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.uk. IMF upgrades global growth outlook. UK wages up 2.8% in the three months to February. Unemployment rate drops to 4.2%, lowest since 1975. JD Sports' profits up by a quarter. China's economy grows 6.8%…


'Smell like you mean business'
…Roja Dove has been described as the "world's greatest nose". This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android.…


Shire sells cancer treatment business for $2.4bn
… of the oncology business was initiated in December and is unrelated to the possibility… as not central to its business. "While the oncology business has delivered high growth…


Business Live: Dow Jones surges forward
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MSPs quiz UK business minister
…The Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee takes evidence from UK Business


Scottish business leaders sign China deal
…Scottish business leaders hope to tap into a huge Chinese infrastructure… businesses. The chamber said the memorandum meant China's government-led trade body would… Valentine, said: "This is a historic agreement that will give Scottish businesses