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German factory orders surge on investment goods demand

Dec 06 2016 10:20

German factory orders have surged, suggesting growth in Europe’s largest economy will accelerate at the end of the year.


UK services pickup keeps economy on track

Dec 05 2016 13:46

The UK services sector has grown at the fastest pace in 10 months in November, keeping the economy on track to maintain its pace of expansion this quarter.


Eurozone gears for growth as companies look past political woes

Dec 05 2016 13:14

The eurozone economy has expanded at the fastest pace this year in November as companies took on workers and kept political concerns at bay.


US unemployment lowest in 9 years

Dec 02 2016 16:09

The US unemployment rate in November has dipped to its lowest level since August 2007 as the economy continued to add new jobs.


US jobless claims increase to highest level since June

Dec 01 2016 15:58

The most Americans since June have filed for US unemployment benefits, indicating a possible pause in progress in the labour market.


Eurozone unemployment at 7-year low as recovery proceeds

Dec 01 2016 14:55

Eurozone unemployment has unexpectedly declined to the lowest level in more than seven years, signaling that companies are confident in the region’s recovery.


Nasdaq head hopeful Trump will refine, not kill, trade

Nov 29 2016 20:04

Nasdaq chief Robert Greifeld is worried about a US trade war with China but expects President-elect Donald Trump to adopt a pragmatic approach once he takes office.


OECD lifts global growth forecasts on expected Trump stimulus

Nov 28 2016 17:33

The OECD predicts expansion in 2018 will reach its fastest pace in half a decade as Donald Trump’s planned fiscal stimulus provides a boost to major economies.



China to prepare overseas dealmaking curbs

Nov 28 2016 10:00

China has plans to implement sweeping curbs on overseas dealmaking by the nation’s companies, as a record outbound acquisition spree puts pressure on its currency.


Talks on final Brexit deal will have to wait

Nov 25 2016 16:40

Prime Minister Theresa May will not be able to begin talks on a final Brexit deal until the UK has agreed how much money it will pay to leave the EU.

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