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BBC News - Economy

Prices rise 0.3% from a year earlier, with the average home now valued at £224,578, the Halifax says.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 9:32 am
Does Opec still control the price of oil in today's global market?
Posted: December 7, 2018, 12:48 am
What impact do Christmas trees have on the environment and should you go fake or fir?
Posted: December 7, 2018, 12:41 am
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how crisps became a million dollar idea.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 12:10 am
Wall Street stabilises after London and other major European stock markets fall more than 3%.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 10:08 pm
Ministers are suspending a "gold-plated" scheme offering foreigners a fast-track to settling in the UK.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 3:45 am
How superfast mobile connectivity will help dairy farmers monitor the health of their cows.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 12:18 am
Oil prices recently hit 12-month lows. Opec wants to raise them, President Trump wants them lowered.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 12:11 am
Sir Terry Morgan steps down from both roles after reported government pressure over Crossrail delay.
Posted: December 5, 2018, 5:58 pm
Growth in the UK's key services sector hits its lowest level since July 2016, prompting fears of stagnation.
Posted: December 5, 2018, 11:10 am
The US and China have agreed to a 90-day pause to their ongoing trade war to avoid escalation.
Posted: December 5, 2018, 4:32 am
All three US indexes fall more than 3%, as a closely-watched financial measure causes alarm.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 9:30 pm
Sterling briefly hits 20-month lows after MPs find the government in contempt of Parliament.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 7:16 pm
Former Bank of England governor says the government's proposed Brexit deal is a betrayal of the UK.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 6:41 pm
James Ecclestone runs a small chocolate factory and says that Brexit could force his company to move abroad.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 5:20 pm
The prime minister announces a six-month postponement of the measures after weeks of violent protest.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 4:35 pm
The Bank of England governor tells MPs food prices could rise 5-10% if there is no Brexit deal.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 11:46 am
Uncertainty surrounds the details of the trade war truce struck by the US and China at the G20 summit.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 6:51 am
As Poland hosts COP24 in nearby Katowice, David Shukman journeys into the depths of a working mine.
Posted: December 4, 2018, 12:21 am
From Spanish olives to Chinese aluminium, no corner of the world has been untouched by US trade tariffs.
Posted: December 3, 2018, 10:05 pm
The Gulf state says it will pull out of the oil cartel in the new year to focus on gas production.
Posted: December 3, 2018, 10:17 am
'Excellence isn't an act, it's a habit'
Posted: December 3, 2018, 12:01 am
They were once visions of the future, but are shopping centres now past their sell-by date?
Posted: November 30, 2018, 10:03 pm
Unions criticise the increase, calling it a "kick in the teeth" for passengers.
Posted: November 30, 2018, 12:36 pm
Can free ports spark a post-Brexit manufacturing boom? Jonty Bloom reports from Teesside, which plans to become the UK's first free port.
Posted: November 29, 2018, 12:15 am
Switzerland may not be a European Union member - but has good reason to closely watch Brexit proceedings.
Posted: November 22, 2018, 12:09 am
British consumers are now buying more in November than in December.
Posted: November 21, 2018, 12:11 am
Worldwide sales of blood plasma are increasingly strongly, but is it ethically right that people should be paid to donate it?
Posted: November 15, 2018, 12:15 am
Greece’s key shipping industry – the biggest in the world – is going to be greatly affected by the US ban on Iranian oil exports.
Posted: November 8, 2018, 12:00 am
China's president pledges to boost imports and open China's economy, but will the promises change anything?
Posted: November 5, 2018, 7:56 am
Melting Arctic sea ice may be about to open up the Northwest Passage to cargo shipping.
Posted: November 1, 2018, 12:26 am

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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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