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Was the Royal Mail sale too cheap?

Royal Mail shares, which sold at 330p per share, rose to 456p, an increase of 38% at the beginning of conditional dealings on the LSE (London Stock Exchange). Many opponents, and even City experts believe the Royal Mail sale was…

Mobile banking becoming more popular

Mobile banking is becoming progressively more popular, says the ABA (American Bankers Association). In a survey involving 1,000 US adults, mobile banking is now preferred by 8% of customers, two percentage points higher than a year ago. The…

US shutdown affecting businesses

Is the US shutdown affecting businesses? Yes, says Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, who is at the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Summit in Bali, Indonesia. President Barack Obama, who had planned to be at the APEC Summit,…