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UK car production on track for first annual fall in 8...

UK car production fell in November, setting the industry on track for its first annual fall in eight years. Production at UK factories fell by 4.6 percent...
imf

IMF downgrades UK economic growth in wake of Brexit

The International Monetary Fund has warned that the UK may lose out in the wake of Brexit, downgrading growth prospects in its latest report. The IMF...
post office

Post Office to be given extra £370m funding

The Post Office is to be given an extra £370 million by the government, after the postal service announced it had made a profit...
manufacturing

British manufacturing sector strong going into 2018

The British manufacturing industry surged towards the end of the year, with order books at a near 30-year high in December. November's strong growth continued...
toysrus

Toys R Us struggle to find £9m pension contribution to stay...

Toys R Us must come up with £9 million to put into its pension pot by Thursday, or face falling into administration in the...
bitcoin

Bitcoin given boost by start of futures trading on CME

Bitcoin futures trading began on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange market on Monday, a move which takes the cryptocurrency one step further to mainstream investment. This...

Eurozone economic activity rockets, could be nearing peak

The manufacturing sector in the Eurozone hit an all-time high in November and signs are pointing to further growth in 2018. Unprecedented economic stimulus has helped...
wage growth

Wage growth struggles to compete with inflation

Wage growth came in well below inflation in October, increasing pressure on households for the seventh month in a row. Average weekly wages rose by...
petra diamonds

De Beers report steady demand for diamonds in run-up to Christmas

Diamond giant De Beers reported solid demand for its diamonds in December, with sales of rough diamonds coming in at $450 million. Demand remained broadly...
bank of england

UK inflation hits 3.1 percent

Inflation rose to its highest level in nearly six years in November, with the key figure continuing to remain well above wage growth. Inflation hit...