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UK growth pick-up increases likelihood of November rate hike

Although a 0.4% rise in quarterly gross domestic product wasn't strong enough to boost annual growth, after two quarters of 0.3% gains it shifted the needle on interest rate expectations

Neil Dennis
Oil price recovery: the next level

Oil prices have staged a recovery since early 2016, but remain at around half the level they were in the middle of 2014. Will we see a sustained recovery or is oil destined to stay lower for longer?

James Hester
Eurozone can weather ECB tapering, analysts say

While the eurozone purchasing manager surveys were a little weaker than expected, they still indicated strong levels of growth that will enable businesses to endure any negative impact from upcoming tapering by the European Central Bank

Neil Dennis
Can lunchtime takeaways bring home the bacon?

The packed lunch just doesn’t cut the mustard any more, according to a new survey – and that could make for an appetising investment in the fast food trade.

Richard Reed
Upside potential: Japanese equity investors could benefit from Abe win

Japan´s stock market has been on a tear of late, but with elections just around the corner, what does the future hold for investors in Japanese assets?

James Hester
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Spain to trigger article 155

Spain is taking the radical step of triggering Article 155 of the constitution for the first time in its 40-year history

Claire Hunte

Consumer-led UK growth revival unlikely, economists say

Retail sales in the UK fell 0.8% in September as consumers increasingly feel the strain of falling real wages

Neil Dennis
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30 years ago today: lessons from Black Monday 1987

The world's biggest financial markets crash in living memory took place on 19 October 1987. In the US, the Dow Jones fell 22.6%.

Brian Bollen
Economists say UK rate hike back in view after wage and inflation data

With average annual earnings failing to keep pace with inflation for several months now, the Bank of England has a dilemma on its hands: does it raise interest rates to lessen the burden on UK households, and with that risk putting the brakes on economic growth?

Neil Dennis
Consumers are beginning to feel the pinch of inflation

Much attention has been paid in the last few months to the persistence of UK inflation and its effect on the outlook for interest rates. Today the consumer price index is expected to hit 3%

Neil Dennis
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Friday the 13th: Christmas comes early for investors

Friday the 13th has been widely viewed as unlucky ever since King Philip of France launched a dawn raid on the Knights Templar on that day in October 1307.

Brian Bollen
Oil: don´t write off the sector too soon

Crude prices remain well off the peak of 2014, but oil producers and companies relying on oil related revenues should not be written off just yet.

James Hester
EasyJet gets bumpy ride on trading update

EasyJet should surely be celebrating given the recent woes of key rivals. However, despite reporting surging passenger numbers over the summer, easyJet shares had a bumpy ride today following its trading update.

James Hester
Central bank-speak: currency hawks are circling

Bank of England and Federal Reserve officials have become more vocal in their support of tighter monetary policy in recent days

Neil Dennis
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Where now for outsourcing giant Carillion after disappointing results?

Problems for crisis-hit construction outsourcing group Carillion were compounded this morning when it posted a “disappointing” set of first-half results.

Alison Bloomer

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Today, 18 January, 2019
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