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Big pharma braces for US reform

Both presidential candidates have set out strategies to tackle the problem of high US healthcare costs  Continue reading

Monday,24 October 2016

Chart: UK investors spread their wings

Investment outside these shores has been growing  Continue reading

Chart: The UK lags Scandinavia in patent filings and venture capital flows

Sweden and Finland made four times as many patent filings per million people as the UK in 2014  Continue reading

Thursday,20 October 2016

Chart: How GW Pharma has made the most of Aim

The specialist pharma company has outgrown London's junior market and heads stateside  Continue reading

Wednesday,19 October 2016

Five reasons not to buy Tesco

This column does not contain yeast extract  Continue reading

Friday,14 October 2016

Commuters Khan-not expect Govia to be stripped of troubled franchise

The capital's mayor Sadiq Khan proposes the embattled rail franchise be handed to Transport for London but would this lead to a quick fix?  Continue reading

Thursday,13 October 2016

It's hardly 'My Mate, Marmite': three charts on Unilever v Tesco

The two sides have struck a deal on a disgreement over prices  Continue reading

Wednesday,12 October 2016

Chart: What does the rising gilt yield curve mean for the FTSE 100?

Equity investors should pay attention to the gilt yield curve as it could be a signal of things to come for the stock market  Continue reading

Tuesday,11 October 2016

What the Lloyds let-down tells us

Private investors are disappointed by the cancellation of the public share sale  Continue reading

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