Economics - Archive

October 2017 articles

President Xi Jinping today hailed a “new era” in the Chinese economy as he delivered an epic three-hour speech at the crucial [...]

18 October

The pound edged lower this morning after official data showed real-terms UK wages continued to fall in August, despite a higher-than-expected [...]

18 October
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The competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published a report about Price comparison sites at the end of last month. They seem [...]

18 October
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The Bank of England's governor Mark Carney said today that inflation would keep rising a little while longer, after it was revealed [...]

17 October
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Reversing Brexit would give the UK economy a "significant boost" the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has [...]

17 October
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Inflation hit three per cent in September, adding fuel to the fire for commentators calling for a rate hike. [...]

17 October
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The Taxpayer's Alliance today called on the government to scrap the burden of National Insurance payments for all young workers. [...]

17 October
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The pound edged off highs this morning after official figures showed inflation rose by its most in more than five years in September, [...]

17 October
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Business rates are a tax on property that is statutorily required to bring in the same amount of revenue each year in real terms. [...]

17 October
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Has anyone noticed how “tax cuts for the rich” has become a moniker for all and every income tax cut? [...]

17 October
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It takes nerves of steel to trade in and out of Spanish banking stocks these days, with the continued tit-for-tat political broadsides [...]

17 October
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Downing Street has dismissed figures suggesting the UK is £490bn poorer off than previously thought, insisting the country's [...]

16 October
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Raising interest rates before late 2018 will be a mistake, an influential group of economists has warned, following heavy hints [...]

16 October
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Will plans to divide existing WTO quotas into the EU put other members at a disadvantage? [...]

16 October
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Business groups have urged chancellor Philip Hammond to emphasise that the UK is open for business in this year's Autumn Statement, [...]

16 October
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