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Cash bullion of 99.99 per cent purity sank as much as 8.4 per cent to 285.60 yuan a gram on the Shanghai Gold Exchange, the  lowest since February 2011. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Gold dropped by the daily limit in Shanghai, following a slump in international prices, on expectations that demand for haven assets will contr(...)

Avon Products, the door-to- door cosmetics seller, is to close its Irish operations as part of a worldwide plan to cut 400 jobs and save $400 million by 2016.

Avon Products, the door-to- door cosmetics seller, is to close its Irish operations as part of a worldwide plan to cut 400 jobs and save $400 m(...)

An index measuring sentiment in the euro-area fell to its lowest point since December, after the Cypriot bailout pushed up the price of insuring against default for banks across the euro area. Photograph: Radu Sigheti/Reuters

European investor confidence declined more than economists forecast this month, after the bail-in of Cypriot bank depositors rattled financial (...)

Dell sell-off: the board has said it will seek the best possible offer for the company. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Dell said it is willing to reimburse billionaire Carl Icahn for expenses he incurs in the process of bidding for the computer maker. Mr (...)

The British Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards report said estimated impairments in Ireland between 2008 and 2011 totalled £10.9 billion,equivalent to 36 per cent of Halifax’s loan book at the end of 2008. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Bailed-out British lender HBOS was so badly run it would have failed even without the 2008 financial crisis and the regulator should consider b(...)

The UK economy will avoid another recession and exports will help propel a "modest" recovery this year, according to the British Chambers of Co(...)

Members of the group Casa In Action demonstrate for immigration reform in Washington, DC, last  month. A recent survey by the Brookings Institution indicates that more than 60 per cent of Americans believe undocumented immigrants should be granted a path to citizenship through immigration reform. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

US senators negotiating a bipartisan accord on US immigration policy expressed optimism yesterday that a plan will be ready for senate consider(...)

Concerns about the bailout of Cyprus and plans to impose a levy on bank deposits on the island resulted in Europe an stocks retreating yesterday. B(...)

Bagpipe players march in the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York on Saturday. Photograph:   Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times

“Erin go brrr’ was the headline on the New York Post’s coverage of the city’s St Patrick’s Day parade yesterday, though freezing temperatures and s(...)

Improvements to the Dreamliner 787’s battery could help the aircraft return to service. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

Boeing said safety upgrades to the 787 Dreamliner's battery systems may allow commercial flights to restart within weeks, ending a two-month gr(...)

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