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Premium bonds prizes

People flocking to Premium Bonds as savings rates tumble, analysis finds

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Nearly half of 18 to 34-year-olds ‘paying more attention to long-term finances’

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Simon Roberts: Who is Sainsbury’s new chief executive?

Car showroom

Marshall Motors warns of first-half loss as showrooms re-open

UK five pound, ten pound, twenty pound and fifty pound notes with one pound coins

Financial watchdog launches probe into guarantor lender Amigo

De La Rue prints cash for the Bank of England

Demand for cash printers remains strong, says banknote maker De La Rue

Hinkley Point construction

New nuclear power station reaches major milestone


Global markets slump amid trading caution over US-China tensions

New VW cars waiting on the docks near Sheerness in Kent (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Huge fall in car production as virus crisis closes factories – SMMT

Anne Boden

Starling Bank raises £40m as it lends to virus-hit small businesses

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Nationwide books £100m hit from coronavirus as profits plunge

Safestay hostel

Hostel owner Safestay positive it can welcome back guests under new plans

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B&M Bargains sees surge in DIY and gardening sales during lockdown

A luxury travel brand has started selling holidays to destinations within the UK and Ireland to capitalise on the anticipated growth in staycations (McKinlay Kidd/PA)

Luxury travel firm starts offering staycations with demand set to soar

Piggy bank

Households saving money during lockdown, researchers find

A person shopping online

Fake reviews experiment suggests online shoppers more likely to buy poor goods

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