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BUSINESS

Rivalry renews in a changed reality

Tonight’s Champions League encounter between Juventus and Barcelona was always bound to be tasty and it has been given extra spice by the scandal that has erupted over the past week about alleged Italian involvement in matchfixing in Spain, writes David Shonfield.

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Arsenal investor strains start to show

Arsenal’s tepid season on the pitch has again exposed the animosity between the club’s Russian and American owners off it.

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Huge pent-up demand for homes, says bank

Huge demand for housing is probably even greater than many people imagine because homeowners are stuck in houses that are unsuitable for their families, a survey has suggested.

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Capital spending could increase, says Michael Noonan

The Government is prepared to inject more money into long-term capital spending to meet the growing strains in the economy, Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said.

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Goldman Sachs caution clients amid French election

Goldman Sachs has recommended its clients take a short position on French government bond futures maturing in June ahead of two-round presidential elections that begin later this month.

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New Eason chief to implement development plan

Book and magazine seller Eason has appointed a new managing director ahead of the current incumbent stepping down in June

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SuperValu gains edge as grocery prices drop

SuperValu has gained an edge over its supermarket rivals just as the grocery market has slipped into deflation for the first time in two years.

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Libya shutdown helps to boost crude oil price

Crude headed for its longest run of gains this year as Libya’s biggest oil field suffered another outage while Russia signalled it is weighing an extension of Opec-led production cuts.

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Brake on UK consumer growth, Visa figures show

British consumer spending increased at the slowest annual pace in more than three years in the first three months of 2017, in a further sign that one of the economy’s main engines is losing steam as Brexit preparations begin.

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US bank in sales abuses

“Jump into January” programme was notorious for the impact it had on staff.

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Barclays chief subject of probe

Financial regulators in Britain are investigating Barclays CEO Jes Staley and the bank over the handling of a whistleblowing incident.

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Oliver Mangan: Feeling of calm persists on currency markets for now

One notable feature of currency markets in the past two years has been the relatively narrow trading range for the euro-dollar rate.

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