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BBC News - Economy

Footfall bounced back in England's stores on Wednesday after the month-long lockdown ended.
Posted: December 2, 2020, 6:26 pm
Vaccines could give businesses the confidence to invest, stopping job cuts and closures.
Posted: December 2, 2020, 12:45 pm
HMRC is "aware" many businesses are not yet clear about forthcoming Brexit rules on Irish Sea trade.
Posted: December 2, 2020, 11:45 am
Businesses hope for a positive few weeks before Christmas as they reopen after lockdown.
Posted: December 2, 2020, 12:36 am
Production is now under way at Cononish in the west of Scotland after decades of setbacks for prospectors.
Posted: December 2, 2020, 12:09 am
The dairy farmers' co-operative, which owns Cravdendale and Lurpak, imports about 15% of its products.
Posted: December 1, 2020, 10:37 pm
Research by leading international agency suggests only Argentina will be worst hit by the pandemic.
Posted: December 1, 2020, 1:45 pm
BBC News NI Business Editor John Campbell examines the questions that are still to be answered.
Posted: December 1, 2020, 1:31 pm
The digital currency has traded as high as $19,920.53, beating a record set in December 2017.
Posted: December 1, 2020, 12:26 pm
Beijing has introduced tough new laws which restrict the export of "controlled items".
Posted: December 1, 2020, 2:51 am
What happens to your business when Covid takes your customers away?
Posted: December 1, 2020, 12:21 am
It has been investigating the "dumping" of cheap wines in China - an accusation Australia denies.
Posted: November 27, 2020, 4:02 am
With Covid cases rising and uncertainty over government support, employers planned 51,000 job cuts
Posted: November 27, 2020, 12:03 am
Every year the chancellor doles out billions of pounds of taxpayer money, but where does it go?
Posted: November 26, 2020, 6:42 pm
The chancellor has been making some claims about pay in the public and private sectors.
Posted: November 26, 2020, 6:26 pm
Groups such as the media and politicians need to explain economics data better, a study suggests.
Posted: November 26, 2020, 12:11 am
The pandemic will deal lasting damage to growth and jobs, the chancellor has warned.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 6:00 pm
Pay will be frozen for at least 1.3 million public sector staff, but low-paid and NHS workers will get raises.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 4:49 pm
Under-30s have been hit hard by Covid, so what did they think of the chancellor's Spending Review?
Posted: November 25, 2020, 4:32 pm
The online giant has postponed Black Friday in France after pressure from the government.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 3:53 pm
Women and new retirees likely to be hit hardest by the planned change - but not before 2030.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 3:11 pm
Rishi Sunak announces a public sector pay freeze, with the exception of NHS workers and the lowest paid.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 1:46 pm
The chancellor says the economic impact of coronavirus, "and the action we’ve taken in response" has led to "a significant but necessary increase in our borrowing and debt".
Posted: November 25, 2020, 1:32 pm
A BBC investigation has found that some people have been left with huge debts and escalating costs after buying homes through the government's shared ownership scheme.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 8:26 am
Google says it monitors posts for violations 24 hours a day and complies with all local laws.
Posted: November 21, 2020, 12:05 am
How the closure of a Suffolk town's only bank will affect its inhabitants and surrounding area.
Posted: October 1, 2020, 4:02 pm
The Hydroflex made a 25-mile round-trip in Warwickshire, reaching speeds of up to 50 mph.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 11:02 pm
Covid-19 has hit the annual Hajj and with no international pilgrims, many firms both in Saudi and abroad are suffering.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 11:12 pm
The government can retrain and support people, but are there the jobs to provide employment?
Posted: July 28, 2020, 11:11 pm
What are negative interest rates, and how could they work in favour of consumers?
Posted: July 22, 2020, 11:04 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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