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Sports Direct chairman under pressure to go

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Sports Direct chairman, Keith Hellawell, is expected to come under renewed pressure to step down from the retailer’s board at its annual meeting next week as a result of new rules giving increased rights to minority shareholders.

IMF: China slowdown could keep global interest rates low

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The recent turmoil in financial markets and the struggling Chinese economy could combine to hit global economic growth this year and force central banks to keep interest rates low, the International Monetary Fund has said ahead of a meeting of G20 finance ministers in Ankara this weekend.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's minimal maternity leave plan prompts dismay

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Yahoo’s chief executive, Marissa Mayer, has been criticized after announcing she is taking as little as two weeks of maternity leave and will be “working throughout” when she gives birth to identical twins later this year – with some upset that her break will be so brief, and others that she even has to talk about it at all.

UBS settles 'cr.p' lawsuit

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UBS avoided a trial with an agreement to settle a lawsuit in which it was accused of peddling 'crap' securities during the 2007 financial crisis.

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UBS settles 'cr.p' lawsuit

UBS avoided a trial with an agreement to settle a lawsuit in which it was accused of peddling 'crap' securities during the 2007 financial crisis.

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Argentina plays hardball with HSBC

Argentina’s central bank revoked the licenses of two top executives at HSBC’s local unit, including the chief executive officer, arguing they had failed to prevent clients from laundering funds and evading taxes.

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Sports Direct chairman under pressure to go

Sports Direct chairman, Keith Hellawell, is expected to come under renewed pressure to step down from the retailer’s board at its annual meeting next week as a result of new rules giving increased rights to minority shareholders.

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IMF: China slowdown could keep global interest rates low

The recent turmoil in financial markets and the struggling Chinese economy could combine to hit global economic growth this year and force central banks to keep interest rates low, the International Monetary Fund has said ahead of a meeting of G20 finance ministers in Ankara this weekend.

Marissa Mayer

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's minimal maternity leave plan prompts dismay

Yahoo’s chief executive, Marissa Mayer, has been criticized after announcing she is taking as little as two weeks of maternity leave and will be “working throughout” when she gives birth to identical twins later this year – with some upset that her break will be so brief, and others that she even has to talk about it at all.