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June 2019 articles

Treasury Committee launches inquiry into regional inequality
Treasury Committee launches inquiry into regional inequality
The Treasury Select Committee (TSC) has today launched a new inquiry into economic imbalances between the regions of the UK, [...]
June 14, 2019
Eurozone industrial production continues to decline in April
Eurozone industrial production continues to decline in April
Industrial production in the Eurozone fell by 0.5 per cent in April month on month as Germany’s manufacturing woes continued, [...]
June 13, 2019
Germany and Portugal sell 10-year bonds at lowest ever yields
Germany and Portugal sell 10-year bonds at lowest ever yields
Germany today sold medium-term government bonds, or Bunds, at the lowest yield on record as the stalling European economy drove [...]
June 12, 2019
Tax investigations into large UK companies now taking three and a half years
Tax investigations into large UK companies now taking three and a half years
Government tax investigations into large UK businesses are now taking more than three and a half years, according to international [...]
June 12, 2019
US inflation tepid ahead of Fed rates decision
US inflation tepid ahead of Fed rates decision
US consumer price inflation slowed in May, official data revealed today, in news that could add to pressure on the [...]
June 12, 2019
ECB and IMF chiefs warn trade headwinds could damage European integration
ECB and IMF chiefs warn trade headwinds could damage European integration
The president of the European Central Bank (ECB) and the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have today warned [...]
June 12, 2019
Trump attacks euro and repeats criticism of Fed
Trump attacks euro and repeats criticism of Fed
US President Donald Trump has accused the Eurozone economies of devaluing the single currency to put the US at a [...]
June 11, 2019
Eurozone investors gloomy as trade war continues to rage
Eurozone investors gloomy as trade war continues to rage
Investors’ confidence in the Eurozone economy fell much more sharply than expected in May as they weighed up the escalation [...]
June 11, 2019
UK unemployment stays at record lows as jobs market shrugs off Brexit
UK unemployment stays at record lows as jobs market shrugs off Brexit
The UK unemployment rate stayed at its near-record low level of 3.8 per cent in the three months to April, [...]
June 11, 2019
Private sector hiring intention hits seven-year low amid Brexit impasse
Private sector hiring intention hits seven-year low amid Brexit impasse
Hiring intentions among UK companies slumped to their lowest level since 2012 in the second quarter of the year, a [...]
June 11, 2019