UK tops IMF advanced economy forecasts

Prediction of 3.2% growth more optimistic than OBR figures

Greece cuts state wage bill as talks loom

General government wage bill fell below €16bn last year

Goldman bankers to Babble on own chatroom

Wall St banks’ project to replace Bloomberg messaging

S&P 500 heads for fresh record high

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Ukraine PM quits and clears way for polls

Yatseniuk rebukes parliament for betraying revolution

Peugeot and Fiat held talks on deal

Move would have created the world’s fifth-largest carmaker

Barclays defends ‘dark pool’ venue

Court asked to dismiss US lawsuit over high-frequency trading

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BlackBerry in talks to rival Apple-IBM tie

Device maker attempts to recover lost ground

High 2014 air crash toll raises questions

Crashes highlight gaps in tracking planes and policing air space

London brokers face research shake-up

Some contemplate adopting a subscription model

£1bn docklands plan receives go ahead

Planning permission given to Asian Business Port in east London

Comment and Analysis

Luxembourg tax regime: Under siege

The low-tax system that has brought great prosperity to the Grand Duchy now threatens to become a liability

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Publish and be OK in Pakistan

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Welcome to the Braveheart Games

The very idea of using the event to further the cause of independence would be plain unsporting

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