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Shares in dating app Bumble soar in first day of trading on Nasdaq

Shares in the dating app Bumble have soared by more than 76% in its stock market debut in New York, giving the company a $14bn (£10bn) valuation. The shares opened

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Amsterdam overtakes London as Europe’s top share trading centre

Amsterdam has overtaken London as Europe’s largest share trading centre, and experts say the symbolic blow could be followed by the City losing jobs as well as more business owing

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‘Unconscious bias is crap’: KPMG staff share shock at UK chair’s comments

New details have emerged of controversial comments by the UK chair of KPMG, who has stepped aside while the accounting firm investigates what he said to staff during a virtual

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‘A clear danger’: oil spill in California city revives calls to cut ties with Chevron

Emergency crews in Richmond, California, are rushing to clean up an estimated 600 gallons of oil that spilled from a Chevron refinery into the San Francisco Bay. Details on the

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Naim Attallah obituary

The life of Naim Attallah, who has died aged 89, might have come from the pages of Balzac: he went from currency dealer to company director, racehorse-owner, film and theatre

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UK housing market slowed at start of year – survey

Britain’s housing market slowed at the start of the year, with new property listings, buyer enquiries and sales all falling in January, according to a survey. The market slowed markedly

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Half of UK exporters to EU are having Brexit difficulties, survey finds

Half of British exporters to the EU are facing difficulties with mounting Brexit red tape and border disruption after a month of the new rules, according to one of the

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