ECONOMIC NEWS
14 Nov
Wednesday preview: UK labour market data, results from Experian, Barratt, TalkTalk

Wednesday's unemployment and wage data will be examined after trading updates and results from the likes of Barrett Developments, Experian, Great Portland and TalkTalk.

14 Nov
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Unemployment trap more prevalent for over 50's in UK, charity says

A charity has called for a radical rethink to combat chronic unemployment experienced by the over-50s in the UK.

14 Nov
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Paper £10 notes will be removed from circulation in March 2018

The Bank of England on Tuesday announced that paper £10 notes, which feature a picture of Charles Darwin, will cease to be legal tender after 1 March 2018.

14 Nov
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BofA-ML strategists cautious as fund managers chase markets higher

"Icarus is flying ever closer to the sun," Bank of America-Merrill Lynch's chief investment strategist said, pointing to signs of 'irrational exuberance' among investors in the investment bank's latest global survey of fund managers.

14 Nov
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Donald Trump Jr exchanged messages with Wikileaks during election campaign

Donald Trump’s son Donald Jr was in contact with whistleblowing site Wikileaks in the crucial weeks leading up to the 2016 presidential election, it has emerged.

14 Nov
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S&P cuts Venezuela's sovereign debt rating to 'selective default'

Standard&Poor's downgraded its rating on the long-term debt of Venezuela after the Caribbean country missed $200m of coupon payments on already outstanding debt, even as Caracas prepares to attempt a restructuring of its foreign debt pile.

14 Nov
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Services push US factory gate inflation higher in October

Dearer services prices pushed factory gate inflation past economists' forecasts last month.

14 Nov
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Binary options to be regulated by FCA from January

The City watchdog will begin policing firms offering binary options from January and issued a warning to consumers about the risk of investing in such high-risk, speculative products.

14 Nov
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Euro area GDP picks up slightly in third quarter

The euro area's economy accelerated a tad over the three months to September amid stronger growth in Germany, Italy and Portugal.

14 Nov
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German economic sentiment improves less than expected in November - ZEW

German economic sentiment improved a little less than expected in November, according to the latest survey from the ZEW Center for European Economic Research in Mannheim.

14 Nov
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German GDP growth surprises sharply to the upside in third quarter

The rate of growth in Germany's gross domestic product accelerated over the three months to September, on the back of stronger foreign demand and investment.

14 Nov
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Chinese economy continues to cool-off in October

China's economy slowed further in October with economists eyeing scope for further cooling ahead.

14 Nov
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Theresa May launches attack on Russian election 'meddling'

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has launched major criticism towards Russian president Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin for meddling in elections and its role in spreading 'fake news'.

14 Nov
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UK inflation holds steady at five-year high

UK consumer price inflation has unexpectedly held steady at its five-year high, confounding predictions from the Bank of England.