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UK home-price growth slows to five-month low

Nov 27 2015 10:00

UK house-price growth has slowed to a five-month low in November, according to Nationwide Building Society, which also noted a shortage of properties for sale.


Start afresh, say some members as Doha round founders

Nov 27 2015 07:41

With no prospect of a deal at the World Trade Organisation's Doha round of talks next month, some member states are suggesting negotiations should "start from scratch".


US new-home sales rebound in October

Nov 26 2015 10:00

Sales of new single-family homes in the United States have rebounded in October from a September slump, as prices fell year-over-year, an official data shows.


UK 2016 economic growth forecast raised to 2.4%

Nov 25 2015 15:47

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne says the economy will grow by 2.4% this year and in 2016 as he set out his spending priorities for the next five years.


China’s economic indicators flash a warning

Nov 25 2015 11:54

China’s economy is still showing a muted response to waves of monetary and fiscal easing as of the half-way mark for the last quarter of the year.


US economy grows more than first estimated

Nov 24 2015 16:31

The US economy has expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter than previously reported, reflecting a smaller hit from efforts to rein in bloated inventories.


Fed rate-increase odds at 72% in market

Nov 24 2015 12:59

The odds the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its next meeting in December has been at 72%, and Pacific Investment Management says a move is likely.


Greece gets aid infusion as EU counts on Tsipras

Nov 24 2015 11:37

Greece has unlocked more of its rescue funds as the eurozone called on its prime minister to maintain commitment to meeting its bailout requirements.


French business feels pinch from Paris attacks - survey

Nov 23 2015 18:58

French private-sector business growth slowed in November, according to a survey, with some business leaders blaming the Paris attacks.


Eurozone growth on four-year high - PMI

Nov 23 2015 16:33

Eurozone business activity and employment figures are showing the biggest growth since May 2011, according to a UK purchasing managers’ index.

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Unemployment debt weighs on US states

Nov 23 2015 12:30

US states are still repaying federal loans for unemployment benefits more than six years after the recession, costing businesses millions in taxes and interest.


China’s steel industry peers into abyss

Nov 18 2015 09:23

Crude steel production in China will collapse by 23 million metric tons next year, according to the nation’s leading industry group.

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