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12 Dec
Slowdown in global growth 'healthy and necessary' - S&P

A slowdown in world growth next year should be welcomed as both “necessary and healthy”, argues S&P Global Ratings in its latest economic report.

12 Dec
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Activist investor Elliott moves on Pernod Ricard

Activist investor Elliott has taken a stake in Pernod Ricard, arguing that the world’s second-largest drinks company is underperforming its rivals.

12 Dec
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City watchdog outlines plans to open up patient capital

The Financial Conduct Authority is proposing a series of changes to the patient capital market to enable more retail investors to buy into long-term assets.

12 Dec
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Airline industry to enjoy tenth year of profits in 2019 - IATA

The airline industry will see profits take off for the tenth year in a row in 2019, according to the International Air Transport Association, as oil prices soften and the global economy expands.

12 Dec
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Remortgaging soars as homeowners lock in low interest deals

The number of people remortgaging rose to its highest level for nearly a decade, as homeowners took advantage of an increasingly competitive market to lock in low interest rate deals.

11 Dec
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RWS predicts record year as language service sales surge

RWS Holdings unveiled a surge in full-year revenues and profits on Tuesday, and said it was on track to deliver another record year, following the “transformational” acquisition of Czech translation service Moravia.

11 Dec
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Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn to remain in jail until 20 December - reports

Carlos Ghosn has had a complaint over his ongoing detention thrown out by the Tokyo District Court.

11 Dec
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Ofgem chief unveils plan to extend tenure

Ofgem has announced that its chief executive will stay on until 2020 to oversee the introduction of a price cap on gas and energy suppliers.

11 Dec
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Brokers reiterate 'buy' on Ashtead, pushing shares higher, after bumper first-half

Brokers have backed Ashtead Group’s booming US business, after the rental company posted a strong set of interim numbers and upped its full-year targets.

11 Dec
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UK wages grow at fastest rate since 2008 as employment soars

UK employment has reached a record high, official data showed on Monday, with nominal wages growing at a rate not seen for a decade.

07 Dec
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No Black Friday fillip for UK's embattled high street

Black Friday failed to lift the UK’s beleaguered high street, research published today showed, with retail sales falling nearly 3% in November.

07 Dec
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House prices to remain flat in 2019, predicts Rightmove

Overall house price growth will stall in 2019 as the UK gears up to quit the European Union, according to forecasts published on Friday.

06 Dec
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Impax hails record year as profits and revenues surge

Ethical investment firm Impax Asset Management has called 2018 a “landmark” year after assets under management and profits rocketed.

06 Dec
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Over ten restaurants closing every week

Restaurants are closing at the rate of more than ten a week in Britain, research published on Thursday showed, as the sector battled over-supply and stiff competition.

06 Dec
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Oil price under pressure ahead of crucial Opec meeting

Oil prices slipped on Thursday as comments emerged from the fringes of the meeting of Opec oil-producing nations in Vienna on Thursday.

06 Dec
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Huawei arrests prompts global sell off

The FTSE 100 tumbled to a two-year low on Thursday after the arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer rattled investors worldwide.

05 Dec
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Companies warned for failing to address shareholder rebellions

The Investment Association has contacted more than 30 British companies, including media giant WPP and drugs firm AstraZeneca, to express concerns over how shareholder revolts are being handled.

05 Dec
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Markets gear up for Opec cut ahead of 'make-or-break' meeting with Russia

Opec is expected to cut production by more than 1m barrels per day when it meets in Vienna on Thursday, providing some respite for under-pressure oil prices.

05 Dec
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UK car sales fall for the third month in a row

Sales of new cars fell in November, as supply constraints and faltering consumer confidence put the brakes on the industry.

05 Dec
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'Nasty surprise' for UK economy as services sector growth shrinks to two-year low

The services sector saw growth slow to its weakest level for more than two years in November, as concerns over Brexit weighed on the economy and curtailed business and consumer spending.