It's not often that a drop in profits is met with a sprightly jump in share price. But that's what happened to HP today.
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There's an economic storm a-brewing today, after weaker-than-expected Chinese data shocked markets, and the US Federal Reserve revealed that it might slow down its money stimulus.
The ONS has revealed that retail sales were down 1.3% in April compared with the previous month. BUT there could be light at the end of the tunnel...
Public sector borrowing for 2012-13 has fallen 30% on the previous year to £85.1bn. But that's mainly because of the transfer of the Royal Mail pension fund.
Software firms offer tempting opportunities for VC investors - but often they are too risky, says Luke Johnson. He's taking a punt on a restaurant in Florida.
The developers of the Battersea Power Station complex have sold $1bn worth of properties as of Monday, making it one of the fastest-selling London developments ever.
Shareholders have lambasted the chairman and chief exec of JP Morgan, Jamie Dimon, over holding both roles. They say he should be one or t'other.
The Ernst & Young Item Club, which makes economic forecasts using the Treasury's own methods, says inflation has cost the UK £10bn over the last three years alone.
Ryanair reports a record 13% rise in full-year profits but warns that higher airport charges means it's downhill from now.
Cahuzac, a cosmetic surgeon and Frances' budget minister, left a toxic cloud behind him after he resigned over a tax scandal. What did Hollande know and when?
The struggling tour operator is expected to ask its shareholders to stump up £400m to help it pay off some debts.
France has dipped into its second recession since Francois Hollande took up the presidency, prompting the EC president to call for sweeping reforms.
The ONS has announced that during the first three months of the year, the number of jobless grew by 15,000 people.
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