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Past articles by Marion:

Icap looks to the Nex big thing as profits dip ahead of broker sale

Icap has revealed that it will rename itself Nex after selling off its broking business, which made the lion’s share of its dwindling revenues and profits last year. → Read More

Why solving productivity is crucial for growing firms

Small businesses should see productivity as a top priority, because it's a key means of improving their competitive advantage and generating growth. → Read More

FTSE investors win record dividends as sterling plummets

London-listed companies paid a record-breaking £16. → Read More

Whiplash crackdown could cost 35,000 jobs, lawyers claim

The new crackdown on whiplash compensation could put thousands of jobs at risk, according to research commissioned by lawyers who argue the reforms will harm injured motorists as well as their industry. → Read More

Mystery hedge fund targets Tesco as other short-sellers fold

Tesco has become the target of a new large bet against its shares, going against the grain of many hedge funds that are cashing out their downbeat positions in British supermarkets. → Read More

Former Chancellor George Osborne joins Blackrock, home of his ex-adviser, in a part-time role

George Osborne is joining the world’s biggest investment manager Blackrock as a senior adviser, while keeping his seat in Parliament. → Read More

Thousands of borrowers to get refunds on HSBC's 'unreasonable' debt collection charge

Nearly 7,000 HSBC credit card customers will get refunds on debt collection charges added to their bills, following a deal with the financial watchdog. → Read More

Bank of Cyprus joins the London stock market

The Bank of Cyprus has moved its shares to the London market in the hope of tapping into global investors, marking the latest step in the company’s recovery since a bailout four years ago. → Read More

Rush to switch car insurance boosts Moneysupermarket sales

The growing cost of car insurance has helped to send more customers to the price comparison site Moneysupermarket, as its parent company posted a 20pc surge in revenues in the final three months of the year. → Read More

British Steel pension scheme rebuffs financier's rescue idea

City financier Edi Truell has repeated his offer to take over the Tata Steel pension fund and aid the firm’s recovery - only for the fund to reject his plan as an “unacceptable risk”. → Read More

No crisis yet in China's debt-clogged banks, says S&P

China’s debt-sodden banks are expected to avoid a full-blown crisis this year, despite growing risks within their bulging loan books, according to the ratings agency S&P. → Read More

Jump in bond trading during US election helps Morgan Stanley beat forecasts

Morgan Stanley has sailed through the turbulent markets triggered by the US election to deliver better-than-expected earnings, with bond trading soaring in the past three months. → Read More

Lender Provident Financial benefits from borrowers' confidence

Borrowers kept up with their repayments in the final three months of the year despite growing inflation pressure, helping lender Provident Financial stick to its forecasts. → Read More

Food and air fares send inflation to a 30-month high

Inflation has jumped more quickly than expected to reach a 30-month high, as the cost of air fares and food rose during the past month. → Read More

Mauritius payment knocks Fundsmith profits despite surge of new customers

Terry Smith’s investment firm Fundsmith moved nearly £30m to its sister company in Mauritius last year, sending its profits falling sharply despite a surge in customers attracted to its investment strategies. → Read More

Blackrock launches fight against oversized pay packets and undeserved pensions

The world’s biggest investor has warned companies it will fight oversized pay packets and undeserved pensions in the coming year, marking the latest challenge to how British boardrooms set pay. → Read More

Wellesley to freeze crowdfunding campaign as it courts City investors

Peer-to-peer property lender Wellesley is suspending its crowd-funding efforts as it courts City investors to help fund its expansion. → Read More

Lansdowne's former boss leaves the hedge fund for Oxford venture

The former head of Lansdowne, one of London’s biggest hedge funds, has left the firm less than a year after being sidelined from the top job. → Read More

Terra Firma restarts dividend despite fallow year for deals

Guy Hands’ private equity company Terra Firma has restarted paying dividends despite enduring a quiet year that took revenues to their lowest in more than a decade. → Read More

George Soros 'loses' $1bn after bearish Trump trades

The billionaire investor George Soros has lost a reported $1bn by betting against the market during the rally that greeted Donald Trump’s election win. → Read More