Economic News
09 Nov
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Property market slows amid political and economic worries, RICS says

Britain's property market is slowing as political and economic uncertainty take their toll on sales, buyer demand and prices, a closely watched survey has shown.

08 Nov
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US crude oil stockpiles fall less than expected as exports collapse, DoE says

Crude oil stockpiles recovered last week as very large drops in product stockpiles were offset by a collapse in net imports.

08 Nov
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Thursday preview: Astra, Burberry, Sainsbury's, National Grid results due

Thursday is due to see the latest round of Brexit talks kick off again in Brussels, UK industrial and trade data and results from the likes of AstraZeneca, Burberry, Halfords, National Grid and Sainsbury's.

08 Nov
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Catalan separatists bring region to standstill in general strike

A general strike organised by independence supporters in Catalonia has left many of the region’s roads blocked, bringing much of its industry to a standstill as several local government officials remain in jail.

08 Nov
'Do not underestimate us' Trump tells North Korea

US President Donald Trump has warned North Korea and its leader Kim Jong-un to "not underestimate" his administration, and also called on Russia and China to sever economic ties with the regime.

08 Nov
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Britain's GDP 'may fall £16bn' in Brexit cliff-edge scenario

If Brexit negotiations totally break down, Britain's gross domestic product is likely to fall 2% in the year after due to significant increase in trade disruption even if the government is able to agree a basic trade arrangement.

08 Nov
Chinese export volumes cool in October amid holidays, EM slowdown

Both inbound and outbound trade from China cooled last month, but some economists are confident that any slowdown will be modest despite a loss of momentum in other emerging markets.