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July 2019 articles

Anglo American on track for 2019 targets as production rises
Anglo American on track for 2019 targets as production rises
Anglo American increased its production by two per cent in the second quarter, it announced today, aided by a ramp [...]
July 18, 2019
There’s no ‘war chest’ for extra spending, watchdog warns PM hopefuls
There’s no ‘war chest’ for extra spending, watchdog warns PM hopefuls
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been warned there is no “war-chest or pot of money” that would make big [...]
July 18, 2019
‘Ray of hope’: Rising wages keep shoppers spending in June
‘Ray of hope’: Rising wages keep shoppers spending in June
UK retail sales grew by one per cent in June compared to a month earlier, official figures have shown, reversing [...]
July 18, 2019
Tepid Eurozone inflation stays well below ECB target
Tepid Eurozone inflation stays well below ECB target
Eurozone inflation rose to 1.3 per cent in the year to the end of June, official figures showed today, but [...]
July 17, 2019
France joins US and UK in warning over Facebook’s libra
France joins US and UK in warning over Facebook’s libra
France has joined the US and UK in saying strong regulations must be in place before Facebook goes ahead with [...]
July 17, 2019
Will the Bank of England raise or cut interest rates after UK inflation data?
Will the Bank of England raise or cut interest rates after UK inflation data?
UK inflation has grown at an annual rate of two per cent for the second month in a row, official [...]
July 17, 2019
Real wages rise as UK inflation stays at two per cent
Real wages rise as UK inflation stays at two per cent
The prices in UK shops rose by two per cent in the 12 months to the end of June, official [...]
July 17, 2019
Business bodies unite to attack post-Brexit immigration plans
Business bodies unite to attack post-Brexit immigration plans
A group of business organisations representing thousands of firms have demanded the next prime minister change proposed post-Brexit immigration plans [...]
July 17, 2019
Sterling hits new two-year low as no-deal Brexit risk jumps
Sterling hits new two-year low as no-deal Brexit risk jumps
The pound tumbled to fresh two-year lows against the dollar today after the two candidates to replace Theresa May pledged [...]
July 16, 2019
Race begins for IMF top job as Christine Lagarde submits resignation
Race begins for IMF top job as Christine Lagarde submits resignation
Christine Lagarde will leave her post as managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 12 September after she [...]
July 16, 2019