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BBC News - Economy

The Institute for Fiscal Studies says forecasts of post-Brexit economic gloom 'were accurate'.
Posted: October 7, 2019, 11:04 pm
The Halifax says growth will remain subdued for as long as economic uncertainty in the UK continues.
Posted: October 7, 2019, 9:43 am
Harrogate is one of the UK towns most hit by retail closures, but the locals are rising to the challenge.
Posted: October 5, 2019, 3:22 am
India has shelved a planned crackdown on single-use plastic due to business worries over disruption.
Posted: October 4, 2019, 9:13 pm
The figures come amid fears that recent weak economic data points to the US heading for recession.
Posted: October 4, 2019, 1:57 pm
Hopes of a big sales increase in September are dashed, but growth in electric vehicles continues.
Posted: October 4, 2019, 11:47 am
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the highlighter pen became a million dollar idea.
Posted: October 4, 2019, 10:35 am
Toyota says sales in South Korea have been hit by simmering tensions between Seoul and Tokyo.
Posted: October 4, 2019, 6:52 am
Migration firms report a spike in interest from Hong Kong in schemes that offer passports for investments.
Posted: October 3, 2019, 11:03 pm
A long-running fight between the US and the EU over planes risks hurting other industries.
Posted: October 3, 2019, 11:02 pm
If you're a cat owner in a high-rise apartment in Singapore, how do you keep your cat safe?
Posted: October 3, 2019, 11:00 pm
Chairman of bakery tells 5 Live the firm is close to replacing unrecyclable wax paper.
Posted: October 3, 2019, 10:34 pm
Half a million indebted Polish homeowners have won a fight to be freed from Swiss franc mortgages.
Posted: October 3, 2019, 4:27 pm
Closely-watched surveys suggest the UK economy has contracted for the second quarter in a row.
Posted: October 3, 2019, 10:22 am
Krissy Abbott had to depend on food banks and handouts, when she was expecting to live on her state pension - but her retirement age had changed from 60 to 65.
Posted: October 2, 2019, 11:29 pm
The World Trade Organization has issued its latest ruling in the 15-year dispute over Airbus subsidies.
Posted: October 2, 2019, 9:29 pm
The annual rise in UK property prices slowed to 0.2% in September, the Nationwide Building Society says.
Posted: October 1, 2019, 8:44 am
The rise comes despite concerns the move will slow spending in the world's third largest economy.
Posted: October 1, 2019, 1:13 am
Historic reforms propelled China from poor and isolated, to one of the world's economic superpowers.
Posted: September 30, 2019, 11:06 pm
What would it take to overturn the world's dependency on oil?
Posted: September 25, 2019, 12:05 am
A basic guide to how the economy is measured and what that calculation is used for.
Posted: September 9, 2019, 9:52 am
A simple guide to how currency is valued and what it means for your finances
Posted: September 3, 2019, 10:52 am
Lithium is being mined in Chile to make batteries, but at what cost to the local environment?
Posted: August 15, 2019, 7:11 am
Stockton-on-Tees has made great efforts to regenerate its town centre, but with mixed results.
Posted: August 12, 2019, 7:29 am
Despite mine closures, human rights abuses and price crashes, cobalt may still have an electrifying future.
Posted: August 10, 2019, 11:04 pm
A drop in the value of the yuan poses far-reaching consequences for markets and the US-China trade war.
Posted: August 6, 2019, 4:19 am
The US-China trade war is costing jobs and pushing up prices, say firms on both sides of the Pacific.
Posted: July 31, 2019, 11:00 pm
A trade row between Japan and South Korea could pose a threat to supplies of smartphones and devices.
Posted: July 22, 2019, 11:17 pm
The US government has been blocking the appointment of judge to a key international trade court, we ask why?
Posted: June 27, 2019, 2:25 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

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