Tokyo stocks closed above the 20,000 line for the first time in more than threemonths after the government unveiled better-than-expected datas in Japanese companies capital spending during the second quarter. The Nikkei Stock Average gained 264.93 points, or 1.34 per cent, to close at 20,012.40. (Photograph: FRANCK ROBICHON/EPA)
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Catherine, Jenny and Dorothy Bittles of Blackthorn

(...) international markets. Blackthorn has since attended other trade fairs. Last June, the company supported its(...)

Belfast City Hall: Jefferies LoanCore  considers Belfast one of its core markets, while it is on the lookout for opportunities across the whole island. Photograph: Thinkstock

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European Central Bank president Mario Draghi: the ECB is expected to make an interest rate announcement. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

European shares rose on Monday, boosted by expectations of more help from the European Central Bank, which weakened the euro and helped carmake(...)

Zara is just one of the brands owned by of Inditex and ITX Fashion: others include Bershka and Massimo Dutti. Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

(...)-commerce markets and in any new markets, as soon as is “technically feasible”, Inditex said that its plan is to(...)

Claire Moran: ‘Integration is no walk in the park and building friendships with locals takes time and effort.’

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From advanced economies such as the USA and Japan to developing countries like China and India, the change in the shape of population pyramids is poised to crimp productivity growth over the next decade, HSBC contends.

(...) manufacturing plants and so developed markets, with a much higher share of the economy in services, should be(...)

Traders  at their desks in front of the DAX board at the stock exchange in Frankfurt. The FTSE lagged behind other European indices.

(...) developed markets despite UK economic growth being among the strongest,” said Alan Higgins, UK chief(...)

European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi.  Many economists expect the ECB to cut its deposit rate, extend its quantitative easing programme, increase its monthly bond purchases, or both to help boost inflation and growth in the euro area, this week. (Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters)

Euro zone government bond yields crept higher on Monday, with markets viewing bold easing(...)

Swatch plans to start selling a timepiece that can make contactless payments in the US, Switzerland and Brazil early next year through an agreement with Visa.

(...) other markets through the global partnership, which also includes Visa Europe, Swatch said in a(...)