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BBC News - Economy

Best-selling economist Thomas Piketty is back with a new book.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 10:30 am
The UK and EU will "rip each other apart" as they vie for advantage, France's foreign minister says.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 9:34 am
The world's third largest economy was hit by a sales tax rise, a destructive typhoon and weak global demand.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 1:56 am
Theo is nearly a third of the age of his colleague Charlie - and he manages her. The pair explain how they make the relationship work.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:04 am
Grant Shapps says the new chancellor, Rishi Sunak, needs "a few days to decide on the date".
Posted: February 16, 2020, 3:13 pm
The transport secretary's remarks follow reports that China offered to build the line in five years.
Posted: February 16, 2020, 11:58 am
Nearly £5bn is due to be spent on flood defences in England up until 2026, government figures show.
Posted: February 16, 2020, 12:54 am
Most other tariffs on EU exports to the US, including salmon and blended Scotch whisky, are being retained.
Posted: February 15, 2020, 2:44 pm
BBC Money asks about romance on a budget
Posted: February 14, 2020, 8:10 pm
According to new official figures, the German economy stagnated in the final three months of last year.
Posted: February 14, 2020, 1:19 pm
RBS chief executive Alison Rose discusses how the bank has changed since the 2008 financial crisis.
Posted: February 14, 2020, 9:00 am
Rishi Sunak takes over at the Treasury, as his predecessor says he had "no option but to resign".
Posted: February 14, 2020, 1:28 am
Following the shock resignation of Sajid Javid, who is new chancellor Rishi Sunak?
Posted: February 13, 2020, 4:17 pm
The stark warning comes from jewellers F Hinds, one of 50 retailers urging business rates reform.
Posted: February 12, 2020, 11:58 pm
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps tells the BBC a sales ban could be brought forward again.
Posted: February 12, 2020, 2:55 pm
Cancer survivor Bradley Woodhouse says he wanted to start a business that "gave me purpose in life".
Posted: February 12, 2020, 12:02 am
The prime minister says he will appoint a full-time minister to oversee the project and "restore discipline".
Posted: February 11, 2020, 3:13 pm
Growth in the services and construction sectors was offset by a "poor showing" from manufacturing.
Posted: February 11, 2020, 11:55 am
The BBC's Frank Gardner is shown how £194bn worth of gold bars are stored.
Posted: February 10, 2020, 12:00 am
Fishing looks like being the first big argument of the UK's trade negotiations with the EU.
Posted: February 8, 2020, 3:03 pm
Baker Lizzie Parle demonstrates the properties of gluten, by pumping it up like a balloon.
Posted: February 7, 2020, 12:15 am
Could the Canada-EU trade deal be a model for the UK's relationship with the EU after Brexit?
Posted: February 3, 2020, 2:02 pm
Inevitably, it will have economic consequences. But how severe and how far will they spread?
Posted: January 26, 2020, 1:05 am
Experts predict a short-lived burst of pent-up activity in the housing market - but not price rises.
Posted: January 3, 2020, 10:13 pm
Experts say that looking at past wars in Iraq to see what oil will do next is folly. Here is why.
Posted: January 3, 2020, 10:01 pm
Hospital staff, police and transport employees join France's biggest strike in decades - but what for?
Posted: December 5, 2019, 4:33 pm
The three biggest UK parties have published their manifestos, how do their spending plans compare?
Posted: November 28, 2019, 2:03 pm
Sustainable, renewable and green: environmental goals the aviation industry is now grappling with.
Posted: November 22, 2019, 1:10 am
Is Labour's plan for 100,000 council houses and 50,000 housing association homes a year feasible?
Posted: November 21, 2019, 4:27 pm
Political parties are promising to spend lots of money, but how will they fund their plans?
Posted: November 21, 2019, 3:27 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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