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14 Feb
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US retail sales slide in December, missing forecasts

US retail sales showed a surprise slump in December, the biggest since 2009.

14 Feb
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Coca Cola falls flat on cautious outlook

The Coca-Cola Company said that strong demand for zero-sugar fizzy drinks had helped it meet analysts' expectations in 2018 - but warned that organic growth would slow in the current year.

14 Feb
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Puma scores own goal with timid forecasts

Shares in Puma slid on Thursday, after the German sportswear company posted a healthy set of fourth-quarter numbers but predicted a more conservative performance for 2019.

14 Feb
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Eurozone economy inches ahead as Germany, Italy falter

The eurozone economy continued to grow in the fourth quarter, official figures out on Thursday showed, albeit marginally.

14 Feb
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Chinese exports see surprise return to growth

Chinese exports unexpectedly rebounded in January, returning to growth and beating analyst forecasts, official statistics showed on Thursday.

14 Feb
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Home repossessions reach near 30-year low

House repossessions have fallen to their lowest level for nearly 30 years, data showed on Thursday, as homeowners benefitted from low interest rates.

14 Feb
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House market weakens as Brexit fears bite - RICS

The UK housing market got off to a weak start in 2019, with enquiries, sales and new instructions all down, as Brexit uncertainty continued to take its toll.

13 Feb
US household debt reaches record high of $13.5trn

American household debt rose to $13. 5trn at the end of 2018, fuelling concerns that the US is ill-prepared for any potential downturn in its economic fortunes.

13 Feb
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Heineken cheers market with strong full-year results

Investors toasted Heineken on Wednesday, sending shares in the Dutch brewer 6% higher on forecast-beating results.

13 Feb
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Trump offers olive branch in China trade talks

US president Donald Trump has indicated he could extend a crucial deadline as Washington and Beijing seek an agreement over trade.

13 Feb
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House price growth slows to lowest rate for more than five years - ONS

Annual house price growth has fallen to its lowest level since 2013, official data showed on Wednesday.

13 Feb
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Energy cap pulls inflation below Bank of England's target

Inflation nudged below the Bank of England’s 2% target for the first time in two years in January, official figures showed on Wednesday, as energy prices eased.

12 Feb
Nissan cuts profits forecast as global car sales fall

Japanese car giant Nissan has taken a ¥9. 2bn (£65m) charge and slashed full-year profit forecasts as it continues to manage the fallout from the arrest of former chairman Carlos Ghosn.

12 Feb
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Credit Suisse cuts rating on Spire Healthcare

Credit Suisse has downgraded its recommendation on Spire Healthcare, citing concerns about group's ability to grow private patient sales and softer NHS revenues.

12 Feb
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British union calls on HMRC to investigate TGI Fridays

Unite is to complain to the UK tax authorities about restaurant chain TGI Fridays, the trade union said on Tuesday.

12 Feb
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Peppa Pig World of Play launches in America

Entertainment One has launched its first Peppa Pig attraction in the US, as part of the popular preschool TV character's ongoing global rollout.

12 Feb
EU backs down on post-Brexit money manager rules

A compromise has been struck between European Union member states over the way money managers will be supervised once the UK quits the bloc.

12 Feb
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Michelin cheers auto investors with upbeat outlook

Shares in the auto sector revved higher as France’s Michelin posted a forecast-beating set of results and pledged further growth in 2019.

12 Feb
Kering dismisses China fears as Gucci sales surge

The owner of luxury brands Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent has shrugged off growing concerns about the strength of Chinese economy to post forecast-beating results.

11 Feb
Lloyds and Schroders on hiring spree as they look to boost AUM - reports

Lloyds Banking Group and Schroders are to ramp up their wealth management joint venture by hiring up to 700 advisors and increasing assets under management.