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Figures for 2020 show a sharp decline, but less severe than many economists had expected.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 1:24 pm
The new US president may have more scope to make change than initially thought.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 12:11 am
More red tape after the EU trade deal will raise food and manufacturing costs, business groups tell MPs.
Posted: January 13, 2021, 5:37 pm
A programmer is trying to remember the password to unlock a digital wallet set up a decade ago.
Posted: January 13, 2021, 11:46 am
Government says UK exports will also be monitored to ensure goods are not used in Uighur camps.
Posted: January 12, 2021, 4:47 pm
The oil giant says 330 posts will go, leaving a workforce in Aberdeen of about 1,000 people.
Posted: January 12, 2021, 12:59 pm
A slump in demand for fashion and homeware during lockdown left many retailers struggling.
Posted: January 12, 2021, 9:27 am
International travellers will have to take a Covid test up to 72 hours before departing.
Posted: January 11, 2021, 10:57 pm
A study finds that the financial burden on poorer families has increased during the pandemic.
Posted: January 11, 2021, 6:59 pm
New Covid curbs are necessary but they will hit the economy, Chancellor Rishi Sunak warns.
Posted: January 11, 2021, 6:43 pm
Companies that trade with the UK say higher prices and less choice are on the way.
Posted: January 9, 2021, 12:09 am
Criticism of new Brexit trade rules is growing as firms warn of more bureaucracy, higher costs and delays.
Posted: January 8, 2021, 9:27 pm
The US economy lost 140,000 jobs in December, as rising coronavirus cases took a toll.
Posted: January 8, 2021, 4:14 pm
The lender says it expects "downward pressure on house prices" in 2021 following annual rise of 6% last year.
Posted: January 8, 2021, 9:22 am
But firms may be hesitant to take on permanent staff during the Covid crisis, new research suggests.
Posted: January 8, 2021, 12:01 am
The proposals should help those with shorter leases fearing bills of many thousands of pounds.
Posted: January 7, 2021, 2:20 pm
Some cancer patients are using cargo bikes to get round London so that they feel Covid-safe.
Posted: January 7, 2021, 12:02 am
New 2020 car registrations sink to a 30-year low and see biggest one-year drop since the Second World War
Posted: January 6, 2021, 12:00 am
As England and Scotland enter new coronavirus lockdowns, what are the rules about going to work?
Posted: January 5, 2021, 3:08 pm
A subway conductor and a bus driver in New York share their stories of working during the pandemic.
Posted: January 5, 2021, 12:07 am
As 2020 ended, Jeff Bezos's wealth was estimated to be more than $185bn (£135bn), after he made tens of billions during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted: January 4, 2021, 12:13 am
The EU and UK have reached a post-Brexit trade deal, ending months of disagreements over the future relationship.
Posted: December 24, 2020, 3:54 pm
The President of the European Commission announces the end of negotiations between the UK and EU.
Posted: December 24, 2020, 3:44 pm
Businesses hope for a positive few weeks before Christmas as they reopen after lockdown.
Posted: December 2, 2020, 12:36 am
Production is now under way at Cononish in the west of Scotland after decades of setbacks for prospectors.
Posted: December 2, 2020, 12:09 am
The chancellor has been making some claims about pay in the public and private sectors.
Posted: November 26, 2020, 6:26 pm
How the closure of a Suffolk town's only bank will affect its inhabitants and surrounding area.
Posted: October 1, 2020, 4:02 pm
The Hydroflex made a 25-mile round-trip in Warwickshire, reaching speeds of up to 50 mph.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 11:02 pm
Covid-19 has hit the annual Hajj and with no international pilgrims, many firms both in Saudi and abroad are suffering.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 11:12 pm
The government can retrain and support people, but are there the jobs to provide employment?
Posted: July 28, 2020, 11:11 pm
What are negative interest rates, and how could they work in favour of consumers?
Posted: July 22, 2020, 11:04 pm

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Kevin Hassett, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, suggested Goldman Sachs may be slanting its economic research to help Democrats ahead of the midterm elections.
Posted: October 2, 2018, 4:35 pm
Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford charts her career path, from her first job to becoming the first openly gay CEO at a Fortune 500 company in an interview with CNN's Boss Files.
Posted: October 1, 2018, 3:24 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
Corporate insiders at US companies have dumped $5.7 billion of stock this month, the highest in any September in the past decade, according to TrimTabs.
Posted: September 26, 2018, 4:42 pm
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Posted: September 26, 2018, 3:49 pm
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Posted: September 25, 2018, 6:47 pm
US companies have piled on a record-setting $6.3 trillion of debt.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 11:40 am
The United Kingdom could leave the European Union with very little idea of what its trading relationship will be at the end of a transition period in 2020. That's a new nightmare for business.
Posted: September 21, 2018, 9:16 am
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Posted: September 20, 2018, 8:08 pm
Liquified natural gas is a fast-growing industry, and China's retaliatory tariffs will hurt.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:05 pm
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Posted: September 19, 2018, 3:25 pm
Premier Li Keqiang said China "will never go down the path of stimulating exports by devaluing its currency."
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:26 am
One in four professional investors are bracing for global growth to slow in the next year, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 5:56 pm
As the US government steps up its trade offensive, business leaders in China say that Beijing is ready to dig in for a war of attrition.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 2:52 pm
For the first time in a decade, Corporate America is steering more money into stock buybacks than investing in the future.
Posted: September 17, 2018, 7:14 pm
Rising interest rates, along with trade wars, have sparked a stampede out of Turkey, Argentina and other emerging markets.
Posted: September 16, 2018, 5:17 pm
The implosion of Lehman Brothers -- and the mayhem it unleashed -- was the most terrifying moment for business and the US economy since the Great Depression.
Posted: September 14, 2018, 5:13 pm
Some Republicans say high wages in the U.S. are hurting America's global competitiveness. See the countries where wages are even higher.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:53 pm
When the federal minimum wage first became law in 1938, it was 25 cents. Adjusted for inflation, that would be worth $4.19 today. Scroll over the chart to see historical minimum wage amounts, and their corresponding values in today's dollars.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:51 pm