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He's been dubbed "Dishy Rishi" and "an economic Jedi" but who is the man steering the UK economy?
Posted: July 9, 2020, 11:01 pm
Restrictions in England are further eased - with beauty businesses also able to reopen on Monday.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 9:07 pm
Beauty salons and gyms in England get a date to reopen but some treatments remain blacklisted.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 9:03 pm
As the UK chancellor gives his latest update, how are other economies tackling the coronavirus downturn?
Posted: July 9, 2020, 11:44 am
The rise comes as the chancellor announces another £30bn of measures to try to help the economy.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 8:20 am
The pandemic will cost the government hundreds of billions of pounds. Where will it all come from?
Posted: July 9, 2020, 6:57 am
Chancellor Rishi Sunak cuts VAT on hospitality and offers firms a bonus to keep furloughed staff, in a bid to stop mass unemployment.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 6:34 pm
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled an "eat out to help out" discount as part of wider measures.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 4:59 pm
Under-30s have been hardest hit in lockdown, so what did they think of the chancellor's summer update?
Posted: July 8, 2020, 2:43 pm
The £2bn pledge for the young unemployed is part of chancellor Rishi Sunak's coronavirus recovery plan.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 11:39 am
Oliver Dowden says the aid for theatres, gig venues and museums aims to preserve culture's "crown jewels".
Posted: July 7, 2020, 10:18 am
Consumers spent 16.2% less in May compared to a year earlier as lockdown measures kept them at home.
Posted: July 7, 2020, 2:45 am
Landlords are hoping cleaner, more convenient and more intelligent offices will tempt back workers.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 11:06 pm
His wealth is now estimated to be $171bn (£137bn), having made billions during the pandemic.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 11:01 pm
The government pledges £111m for schemes in England to get young people into work.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 9:54 am
The hospitality sector has warned that half of firms will not break even this year without help.
Posted: July 5, 2020, 11:01 pm
The South East will be badly hit initially, but other areas will face a painful recovery, says a report.
Posted: July 5, 2020, 11:01 pm
Footfall to English High Streets rose 19.7% on Saturday as people headed to pubs and hairdressers.
Posted: July 5, 2020, 2:59 pm
As Yo! Sushi prepares to reopen some restaurants in England, it has had to adapt its conveyor belt system.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 9:41 pm
Air France-KLM plans thousands of job cuts at its French arm as the air industry reels from the pandemic.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 8:39 pm
An advertising boycott wants Facebook to do more about hate speech and misinformation.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 11:26 pm
With travel restrictions and tight budgets many British people are choosing to holiday at home this year.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 11:02 pm
Meet the people who prefer the home haircuts they've had in lockdown.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 11:01 pm
Industry groups say many family-owned restaurants are under intense financial strain.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 11:08 pm
The Bank of England has unveiled new measures to stimulate the economy. How do they work?
Posted: June 18, 2020, 11:33 am
Is Ampthill in Bedfordshire still cash-dependent or ready to become a contactless town?
Posted: June 17, 2020, 1:02 pm
The town of Newquay, which depends on tourism and hospitality, has been hit hard by the lockdown.
Posted: June 16, 2020, 4:01 pm
Norwich Market was voted the best of its type in its 2019 industry awards.
Posted: June 16, 2020, 1:15 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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