ECONOMIC NEWS
07 Feb
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Thursday preview: What guidance will Bank of England give on rates?

The Bank of England's 'Super Thursday' is the main event of the week, while there are results and quarterly updates from the AA, Ashmore, Bellway, Compass, Smith & Nephew, Sophos, TalkTalk and Tate & Lyle.

07 Feb
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Sadiq Khan invests £25m in funding to boost Londoners' skills

The Mayor of London is funding dozens of projects to train Londoners and prepare the workforce of the city for the future.

07 Feb
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South Africa's Jacob Zuma reportedly on the cusp of resignation

Jacob Zuma, South Africa's controversial President, was said to be in the middle of talks with the African National Congress' new leader Cyril Ramaphosa over a transition of power, with one source saying Zuma would resign as soon as a list of preconditions had been ironed out.

07 Feb
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European Commission upgrades eurozone growth forecasts

The European Commission upgraded its forecasts for eurozone economic growth on Wednesday as the transition from recovery to expansion continues.

07 Feb
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Hyundai set to be the leading firm selling electric cars in India

The Korean motor company Hyundai is set to be the first firm to introduce electric cars in India, taking advantage of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aim to make all new cars on the subcontinent electric by 2030.

07 Feb
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China FX reserves rise again in January, analysts not sure if Beijing is intervening

China's foreign exchange reserves increased in January for the twelfth month in a row, but analysts are divided on whether Beijing has been intervening to brake recent strength in the yuan.

07 Feb
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Germany's Merkel agrees coalition deal to keep her in power

Angela Merkel has agreed a deal with coalition partners that will keep her in office for a fourth term as Germany’s chancellor, according to reports.

07 Feb
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UK house prices unexpectedly drop in January - Halifax

House prices in the UK unexpectedly declined in January, according to the latest data from lender Halifax.

07 Feb
British Gas
Ofgem protects 1m more energy customers but lifts cap on bills

Ofgem has acted on its pledge to protect almost 1m more households from rising energy prices but the cap on what those customers will pay will increase.