Margareta Pagano: City aims to take the Burberry catwalk to Russia

Can London's regulators tame the Moscow bear?

Margareta Pagano: Is there a Plan B to give Greece a soft landing?

The markets stay calm as tempers flare up again

Margareta Pagano: Take a leaf out of Birgitte's book on quotas, Mr C

More women on UK boards can only boost profits

Margareta Pagano: The unknighting of Fred Goodwin can only be redeemed by genuine reform

Stripping Goodwin of his honour was contrary to natural justice and the least the coalition can do now is ensure our dysfunctional financial system is fixed

Margareta Pagano: When are Cameron and Osborne going to get real and devise a proper growth policy?

The coalition needs to stop the gimmicks and the phoney war over bankers' bonuses and create a viable economic strategy

Margareta Pagano: Straits stand-off could sink fragile growth in Europe

Midweek view: Saudi Arabia and Israel, for different reasons, hate Iran, while the US hawks want regime change in the country

Margareta Pagano: Stargazer Cox may be the black swan to change life closer to home

The professor, whose TV show transformed our relationship with space in three days, is the inspiration that industry needs to drive more students into science

Margareta Pagano: Tesco must decide: price or quality – or both?

Like any sensible shopper in these tough times, I plotted the Christmas food shopping with the zeal and precision of a general going to war – and 12 people feasting over three days is an expensive battle.

Margareta Pagano: Death of the high street? No, it's the birth of the i-street

In the US, Amazon has provoked uproar with a new mobile price comparison app, Price Check, allowing customers to scan products in stores but then buy them online with the bookseller instead.

Margareta Pagano: Are we on the brink of a new European era?

All of a sudden, there's a change of mood among Continental leaders, and, maybe, some hope of a solution to the eurozone muddle

Margareta Pagano: Osborne needs to mix magic with psychology – and a dash of anarchy

UK firms have £75bn locked away, but they're too spooked to spend it. So the Chancellor must give them the confidence to invest, or else ...

Margareta Pagano: As Branson rocks the high street – bankers beware!

When I caught up with Sir Richard Branson on Thursday – the day Virgin Money scooped up Northern Rock – he had just stepped off a plane on the East Coast, having flown from Los Angeles where he had been partying at a Rock the Casbah charity gig.

Margareta Pagano: Italy needs a Ferrari driver in the hot seat

With talk of reform and ethical duties, Luca Cordero de Montezemolo, the car maker's boss, shows the vision his country needs

Margareta Pagano: Is narcissism the new capitalism?

Sir Martin Sorrell's pompous defence of his £4.2m pay is almost reason enough to ban share incentives

Margareta Pagano: St Paul's protesters should convert Cameron and UK's business leaders

Those at the top are naive if they thought that they could turn a blind eye to the aftermath of the crash and still hope to stay in control

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Mr Osborne, who is on a two-day trip to India with Foreign Secretary William Hague, said the two countries would see greater investment in each other’s economies and more job creation.
The Independent's economics editor Ben Chu takes a closer look at the revised GDP figures
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Royal Bank of Scotland announce their highest shares in nearly a year
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Carmen Segarra had said she was surprised by a remark at Goldman. A fellow regulator told her, ‘You didn’t hear that’
The leaking of confidential conversations with the Fed reveals an alarming truth: Wall Street regulators are paid by Wall Street to take Wall Street at its word. No wonder the banks always seem to get away with it, says the acclaimed author Michael Lewis
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The Italian banking system has been under severe pressure for years, losing money in 2011, 2012 and 2013, according to ECB figures, says David Brierly
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Tesco has a reputation as a cut-throat employer where staff are pushed hard to achieve targets
On Sunday, we went to bed thinking that while Tesco had its problems, it was still a giant of a company and would soon correct itself. On Monday morning, we realised we were mistaken, writes Chris Blackhurst
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An employment office in San Francisco during the 1930s: it took a war to end the Great Depression
the risks of raising interest rates too soon are greater than inflation overshooting, writes David Blanchflower
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UK managing director of Egon Zehnder
Initiative aims to end male dominance in the boardrooms of top firms, Serina Sandhu
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Labour market experts Stephen Machin and David Blanchflower argue Threadneedle Street will have to revise forecasts
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Russell Crowe played a former tobacco company employee who blows the whistle on the industry’s underhand tactics in the film ‘The Insider’
Despite compensation payouts in the millions, few are ready to speak out against Wall Street. But, as Mark McSherry discovers, the US is serious about clamping down on fraud
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Midweek View: None of it mattered until sales dropped. Then, Tesco lashed out, blaming everybody but itself for its fading performance
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Tesco will try and bill suppliers for wastage if goods are unsold, an anonymous source says
As the grocer stuns the markets by saying it has overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m, a supermarket supplier describes his trading experiences in the cut-throat market
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Mayer's turnaround strategy for Yahoo's core business takes centre stage- and investors are worried
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Former Tesco chief executive Phil Clarke, who began stacking shelves, left the company in July
With so many unanswered questions, shareholders must be hoping the former boss’s love of Tesco will help them understand what went wrong, writes Simon Neville
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This isn’t the fault of Aldi or Lidl, or austerity Britain, or recession in Europe. This is to do with Tesco’s own housekeeping, writes Chris Blackhurst
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As four executives are suspended, The Independent looks at four key issues as the latest Tesco disaster unfolds.
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Aldermore’s float has been touted as a sign that challenger banks are coming into their own. But there is still a long way to go before SMEs are properly served, writes Ben Chu
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