Linde shares fall 14% on profit warning

German gases group blames economy and US healthcare cuts

SRA seeks greater fines for wrongdoing

Lawyers’ watchdog can charge only £2,000 for misconduct

Crackdown cuts scale of EU fish fraud

Number of species mis-sold drops from 40% to 5% in five years

Ex-Garden Centre chief eyes Homebase bid

Marshall talking to private equity about deal for DIY chain

Martin Gilbert of Aberdeen Asset Management.
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Martin Gilbert’s Viennese whirl

A spiralling down of the oil price means outflows from Aberdeen

Traffic defies doubts about Cyber Monday

Peak US online shopping day to see spending hit a record $3bn

US tries to boost access to 25m ‘unbanked’

American banking system leaves millions of poor people behind

A man walks into a Prada SpA store

Prada: Hong Kong phooey

Floating a luxury company on the island once seemed a good idea

Buoyant sales lift French Connection

Shares rise on improved performance but store closures continue

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Alibaba hampers web rival’s fundraising

Internet group to sell shares in Meituan-Dianping at a discount

Online surge as US eyes Cyber Monday

Smartphones and tablets help weekend spending soar to $6.1bn

Amazon shows new Prime Air drone

Clarkson video highlights footage of part helicopter, part plane

Problems with space and demand confront retailers

Rents have risen as sales have increased but this may not continue for long

Cameron under fire over green cuts

Blue-chip companies’ call for subsidy rethink risks embarrassing PM on eve of summit

Black Friday online spending surges in UK

Sites struggle to cope as shoppers turn to the web

Class actions: go sue yourself

Shareholders demand money that must be paid by fellow investors

US shoppers flock to Thanksgiving deals

More customers expected to visit stores during holiday season, but concerns over sales growth remain

US retailers: sale rails

Sting from inventory mismanagement is sharp and lingering

Odd office moves reflect shifting London

Exits from traditional commercial centres fired by soaring rents and demand for modern premises

Tesco settles US class action lawsuit

Supermarket chain to pay $12m to American Depositary Receipt holders following profit overstatement


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