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Barclays to pay to settle over mutual funds

Barclays Sign

Barclays will pay more than $13.75m to settle U.S. regulatory charges that it let retail brokerage customers make unsuitable mutual fund transactions, including more than 6,100 fund switches, over a five-year period.

UK house prices to rise up to 6% in 2016

London Terraces

House prices in the U.K. show no signs of slowing down and are predicted to rise up to 6 percent over the next 12 months, according to Nationwide data and economists.

2015: The year Twitter hit the wall

Jack Dorsey

In 2015 Twitter lost one chief executive, gained another, and nearly tossed them too, before eventually settled down with him – incidentally, one of the men who had founded the company way back in 2006.