Guardian to fight legal action over Paradise Papers

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Libor: Bank of England implicated in secret recording

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Source: 10 April 2017

“A secret recording that implicates the Bank of England in Libor rigging has been uncovered by BBC Panorama.”

“The recording calls into question evidence given in 2012 to the Treasury select committee by former Barclays boss Bob Diamond and Paul Tucker, the man who went on to become the deputy governor of the Bank of England.”

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Dow Jones stock index hits best winning streak since 1987

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Source: 27 February 2017

The US Dow Jones stock index has closed at a record high for the 12th day running as Donald Trump promised a “big” infrastructure announcement.

It is the longest winning streak for the share index since January 1987.

The biggest winners were shares in energy, financial and healthcare firms – areas that stand to gain if Mr Trump’s policies spur faster economic growth.

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