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Business Live: Pound holds gains
…Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.uk. Whitbread and Carpetright shares slide on gloomy outlook. FTSE 100 posts modest rise, sterling above $1.28. Centrica boss says some ministers 'don't believe in free markets'. LVMH boss streamlines…


Aberdeen business rates relief plan rejected
… to match-fund a business rates relief scheme. The authority was offering £3m to help… £7.5m had already been committed to companies in the city. Why are business rates… causing concern? Business rates - what do they pay? Rateable values are changing…


Business Live: Wall Street holds gains
…Euro jumps on Macron's first-round win. Cac-40 in Paris up 4.4%, FTSE 100 up 2%. France launches emissions probe into PSA. US stocks hold gains. Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.uk…


Business Live: Oil prices slip
…Sterling dips after retail sales decline. Markets look ahead to French election. UK 'heading for first day without coal power'. Trump orders steel investigation. Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.uk…


Business Live: Oil prices rebound
…Brent Crude rises 1% after Wednesday's slump. Pound holds gains since snap election called. Debenhams plans store and warehouse closures. Sky in £250m production deal with HBO. Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.uk…


Business survey suggests Scottish economy 'still subdued'
…, according to a survey of businesses. Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) found… territory in retail and wholesale and tourism, but finance and business services had… declined over the quarter. More than a third (36%) of retail and wholesale businesses


Business Live: Sterling hits high
…Sterling boosted by UK snap election announcement. Deutsche Bank says snap election a sterling 'game-changer'. IMF says pace of global economic growth picking up. FTSE 100 sinks 2.5%. Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.uk…


Business Live: Sterling eases on dollar
…FTSE 100 loses further ground. Pound holds above $1.28 and 1.19 euros. MPs vote later on calling early election. Get in touch: bizlivepage@bbc.co.uk…


How much uncertainty can business take?
…British business groups have given a mixed response to the Prime Minister's… of "considerable uncertainty" for businesses. He said the government had to act to avoid… from more pressing concerns facing businesses. Companies are grappling with a range…