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BBC News - Economy

Brent crude hits four-year highs after oil-producing countries fail to agree an increase in production.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 1:55 pm
The criticism from Beijing come hours after a new round of US tariffs on Chinese goods kicked in.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 9:00 am
Sikkim's been declared India's first fully organic state, so will this revolution boost farming?
Posted: September 23, 2018, 11:19 pm
Fashion brand Nubian Skin was borne out of Ade Hassan's frustration that she couldn’t find nude tights to match her skin tone.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 11:10 pm
India has launched its new flagship health insurance scheme, dubbed "Modicare".
Posted: September 23, 2018, 9:15 am
What could Venezuela's government learn from these five historic cases of hyperinflation?
Posted: September 21, 2018, 11:49 pm
Could we learn something from how one town has managed to improve its High Street?
Posted: September 21, 2018, 8:47 pm
Sterling's slide deepens after the Prime Minister's comments renew fears of a no-deal Brexit.
Posted: September 21, 2018, 2:31 pm
Borrowing rose by more than expected following subdued tax receipts and an increase in spending.
Posted: September 21, 2018, 9:43 am
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the fridge became a million dollar idea.
Posted: September 20, 2018, 11:51 pm
Uber Eats drivers are staging protests over changes to their payment structure, claiming rates for every delivery had been reduced without agreement.
Posted: September 20, 2018, 11:25 pm
How does the GoPro Hero 7 compare to last year's model - and can it turn the company around?
Posted: September 20, 2018, 1:03 pm
Sheep farmers fear a no-deal Brexit could have a "devastating" impact on rural market towns.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 11:10 pm
The country's economy contracted by 4.2% in the second quarter compared to a year ago.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 9:24 pm
The Alibaba chair says he can no longer create one million US jobs because of rising US-China tensions.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 8:01 pm
Property in the region climbed 5.6% in the past 12 months, while London prices fell 0.7%.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 11:20 am
The UK inflation rate for August unexpectedly rises to 2.7%, the highest in six months.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 10:17 am
China's Premier Li Keqiang says it is essential to uphold principles of free trade and multilateralism.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 6:56 am
Digital currencies pose a "litany of risks" and investors have little protection, says an MPs' committee.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 11:15 pm
A key report suggests making it easier for skilled workers from anywhere in the world to come to the UK after Brexit.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 6:17 pm
The measures come after the US imposed tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 2:55 pm
Leaving the EU without a deal will entail "substantial costs" for the UK economy, the IMF warns.
Posted: September 17, 2018, 3:31 pm
Robots will create more jobs than they replace, although many roles will become redundant, a report says.
Posted: September 17, 2018, 11:16 am
The Social Metrics Commission says assessments should include "inescapable" costs, as well as income.
Posted: September 17, 2018, 8:23 am
Sir Vince Cable wants to scrap inheritance tax and replace it with a tax on gifts to tackle inequality.
Posted: September 16, 2018, 11:52 am
With the collapse of payday loan company Wonga and new rules on credit cards, BBC News explains debt.
Posted: September 5, 2018, 11:00 pm
As Portugal's golden visa scheme faces calls to be axed, do such initiatives that offer residency to foreign nationals do more harm than good?
Posted: September 5, 2018, 11:00 pm
Brazil's protectionist policies have fostered national champions - but the walls are coming down.
Posted: August 1, 2018, 11:24 pm
With the number of self-employed workers on the rise, BBC News asks why we're seeing this trend.
Posted: July 30, 2018, 12:30 am
The race to find new sources of cobalt - the key component in smartphone and electric car batteries.
Posted: July 25, 2018, 11:14 pm
Both sides have already slapped tariffs on billions of dollars of imports, but more is at stake.
Posted: July 24, 2018, 11:48 pm
The UK government is due to set out its plans for the country's post-Brexit relationship with the EU. What do we know so far?
Posted: July 11, 2018, 7:43 am
As the European Union plans to introduce retaliatory tariffs against the US, we take a closer look at its tactics.
Posted: June 6, 2018, 11:08 pm

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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
The Dow Jones Transportation Average, the lesser known cousin to the Dow 30, is having a great year. That's a sign that American consumers are shopping and people are traveling for business and leisure.
Posted: September 17, 2018, 3:23 pm
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Posted: September 17, 2018, 3:22 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
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
Despite the rise of renewable energy and natural gas, large pockets of America continue to rely heavily on coal for power and jobs.
Posted: September 14, 2018, 2:56 pm
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Posted: September 13, 2018, 5:10 pm
Despite a buoyant economy, America still bears the scars of the financial crisis that struck in 2008. Here's a refresher on what got us there, and a look into the risks that may be lurking on the horizon.
Posted: September 13, 2018, 12:06 pm
The Bank of England said Tuesday that Mark Carney will stay in his job until after Brexit.
Posted: September 11, 2018, 1:08 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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