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Business Analysis & Features

Throw your caps in the air! The LSE brings bonds to the masses

The London Stock Exchange is offering retail investors the chance to trade corporate bonds. James Moore says many believe it is long overdue

Inside Business Analysis & Features

AIM faces tough challenge to keep small firms afloat

Sunday, 31 January 2010

More companies are being delisted from the Alternative Investment Market at a time when growth in fledgling enterprises is needed to help recovery. Richard Northedge reports

Medical miracle man in an ivory tower

Sunday, 31 January 2010

An academic who failed his 11-plus has come up with a wireless digital plaster that could save the NHS millions

The family firm making a killing in the crunch

Saturday, 30 January 2010

As Italy’s economy declined 5 per cent, its largest crime groups raked in billions of euros. An anti-racketeering group has drawn up accounts for ‘Mafia Inc’. Nick Clark reports

Keith Harris: At the end of the day, the beautiful game is facing financial crisis

Thursday, 28 January 2010

The Business Interview: Footballing success is too fickle for clubs to be treated like normal businesses, the top industry financier tells Sarah Arnott

Bar-room brawl at M&B; turns nastier

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Mitchells & Butlers' investors have been trading the sort of insults that would get them ejected from many of the company's pubs – and the row is about to come to a head

A road trip round the recession

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

So Britain is officially back in growth. Andy McSmith travels from London to Birmingham to find out whether the public's experiences correspond with the statistics.

Experts warn of 'uncertain' economic recovery

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

Industry experts said the outlook for economic recovery was "uncertain", despite the 0.1 per cent increase in growth which signalled the end of the recession.

The strength of the pound shop

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

They are the ultimate value retailers. James Thompson reports on how the recession has been the catalyst for a dramatic increase in the number of pound shops on Britain's high streets

Bye, buy British: Beloved names with foreign owners

Sunday, 24 January 2010

As Cadbury, a national treasure, faces an overseas takeover, Greg Walton and Mark Leftly reflect on how other beloved names have fared with foreign owners

Will Davos be a damp squib?

Saturday, 23 January 2010

There'll be no Obama, Brown or Bono at next week's economic forum, but does it matter?

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