Economic News
13 May
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Royal wedding to boost retail and tourism sectors, economists say

The royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could provide a noticeable fillip for the UK economy as it stumbles out of a gloomy first quarter, a major economic forecasting group has suggested.

11 May
Uni Michigan index steady in May, beats expectations

Consumer sentiment in the US was steady in May, according to data released on Friday.

11 May
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Regulators fine Barclays CEO £650,000 and impose new controls

City regulators have fined Barclays chief executive Jes Staley almost £1m over his efforts to unmask a whistleblower at the bank.

11 May
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BoE's Broadbent denies mixed signals on interest rates

Bank of England deputy governor Ben Broadbent on Friday denied that mixed messages were being given on interest rates after the central bank seemed to swing back to a more dovish stance.