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Hammond hints tax pledge may be dropped

Chancellor hints Tory manifesto may drop pledge not to raise income tax, national insurance or VAT.

21 April 2017
Kamal Ahmed Economics editor

City sanguine on snap election call

Markets don't generally like surprises, but the market reaction has so far been fairly calm.

18 April 2017
Simon Jack Business editor

Samsung forecast beats estimates despite scandals and fires

The Korean firm expects its best profit in more than three years even as its boss goes on trial.

7 April 2017
Karishma Vaswani Asia business correspondent


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