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Business Live: US markets slide
…Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.uk. Takeda raises Shire offer to £47 a share. Wells Fargo fined $1bn. Sterling slips against dollar. Trump takes aim at Opec. Barclays boss Jes Staley faces fine…


Business Live: Apple leads Wall Street lower
…Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.uk. Wall Street opens lower as Apple slides. Bidding war threatens to break out for Shire. Brent crude nears three-year high. Debenhams sales and profits slide. FTSE 100 closes 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%…


Business Live: Dow Jones surges
… rumours. Bid target Shire to sell cancer business


'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…


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