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The overall quality of UK auditing remains unchanged, but...

The overall quality of auditing in the UK remains unchanged. This is the primary thrust of a new report from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC)

Brian Bollen
Wall Street

US data deluge indicates continued robust growth

A deluge of US data on Thursday showed the world's largest economy remained in good health in June

Neil Dennis

Fed gives clue on timing of balance sheet reduction

The Federal Reserve left its interest rate policy unchanged on Wednesday but at last gave some indication on when it was likely to begin the process of balance sheet reduction

Neil Dennis
Range rover production line

UK GDP expands 0.3% in the second quarter

The UK economy expanded 0.3% in the second quarter of 2017.

Adrian Holliday

US dollar on the back foot

The US dollar came under further pressure today, with the euro at one point breaching the $1.17 barrier in intra-day trade.

James Hester

Business booming for eurozone’s top-three

Business activity in the eurozone's three biggest economies continues to drive the economic bloc, as data on Tuesday from Germany, France and Italy displayed

Neil Dennis

Eurozone purchasing managers report slowing growth

Business activity expanded in the eurozone in July, but slowed for the second-successive month as new orders and backlogs dipped

Neil Dennis

IMF lowers UK and US growth forecasts

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) downgraded its forecasts for growth in the UK and US this year after a disappointing performance in the first quarter for both economies

Neil Dennis
Federal Reserve

Economic preview: Fed alert, plus UK and US GDP

It's a big week ahead for second-quarter growth data, but overshadowing all is Wednesday's Federal Reserve policy meeting from which investors hope to divine clues on the next rate move and stimulus withdrawal

Neil Dennis

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