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BREXIT: Possibility of “chaotic and damaging” no-deal
BREXIT: Possibility of “chaotic and damaging” no-deal

Theresa May has told the BBC that MPs will have a choice between her proposed deal with the EU - or no deal at all. The...

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ECB - Eurozone labour market recovery
ECB - Eurozone labour market recovery

According to the European Central Bank monthly statements, the 'Private consumption has clearly recovered from the los...

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Another Brexit turmoil after last Friday cabinet meeting
Another Brexit turmoil after last Friday cabinet meeting

The UK is "giving away too much and too easily" to the EU in the negotiations. These were the last words as Brexit Secret...

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UK post-Brexit customs plan
UK post-Brexit customs plan

Theresa May is struggling to implement a plan for a complex customs system between the UK and the EU after Brexit. The ...

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Federal Reserve considers retiring low-rates guidance
Federal Reserve considers retiring low-rates guidance

The Federal Reserve is heading towards a restrictive monetary policy this week, despite global risks as a commercial war d...

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UK consumer borrowing bounces back in April
UK consumer borrowing bounces back in April

The BoE governor, Mark Carney, reported last week the probable risk that British families could "choose to save rather tha...

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Brexit: Why Brussels seems relaxed about the end game
Brexit: Why Brussels seems relaxed about the end game

The latest updates from the Brexit talk in Brussels show a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere.  The final phase of the...

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The Brexit economy: light at the end of the tunnel?
The Brexit economy: light at the end of the tunnel?

The British economy is showing signs of stability almost a year after the Brexit date set on 29 March 2019. The inflati...

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Brexit: EU adopts guidelines for negotiations on future relations
Brexit: EU adopts guidelines for negotiations on future relations

The Brexit process gains force with the approval of the guidelines for the negotiation of future EU-UK relations after Bre...

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Accountants and lawyers ‘must report’ aggressive tax avoidance schemes
Accountants and lawyers ‘must report’ aggressive tax avoidance schemes

In recent days, EU finance rules will come into force during the transition period to Brexit and therefore also valid in t...

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Bitcoin dips
Bitcoin dips

According to Coindesk, Bitcoin has fallen to $8,947 after a week of fluctuations when it stabilised at $9,000. This vol...

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 EU rebuffs UK vision for post-Brexit trade
EU rebuffs UK vision for post-Brexit trade

Theresa May's point of view about the deal after Brexit has repulsed from the EU, maintaining of dangerous choices of ...

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Eurozone private sector hits ‘speed bump’ in February — PMI
Eurozone private sector hits ‘speed bump’ in February — PMI

According to a set of closely watched surveys, Eurozone growth in activity declined in February from a near 12-year high. ...

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How to read the draft Brexit treaty
How to read the draft Brexit treaty

The European Union is to publish a legal draft of its Brexit withdrawal agreement with the UK. Here's what to watch ou...

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UK: Productivity growth strongest since financial crisis
UK: Productivity growth strongest since financial crisis

The UK has seen the strongest two quarters of productivity growth since the recession of 2008, according to the latest dat...

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Average price of newly marketed home rises above £300,000 again
Average price of newly marketed home rises above £300,000 again

Rightmove reports busiest ever month and optimistic pricing but property is taking longer to sell The average price of ...

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The old £10 note: £2bn worth must be spent in a few days
The old £10 note: £2bn worth must be spent in a few days

You have until 1 March to get rid of old tenners before they are no longer legal tender – so what are your options? ...

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UK no longer shackled to a corpse
UK no longer shackled to a corpse

After many false dawns, at last some sunlight has fallen on Europe's strongest economies. Growth across the Europea...

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Firms on Caribbean island chain own 23,000 UK properties
Firms on Caribbean island chain own 23,000 UK properties

A quarter of property in England and Wales owned by overseas firms is held by entities registered in the British Virgin Is...

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European banks break ranks over cryptocurrencies
European banks break ranks over cryptocurrencies

Despite prospect of tighter regulations, smaller lenders see an opportunity A handful of smaller European banks are bre...

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Bank of England hints at earlier and larger rate rises
Bank of England hints at earlier and larger rate rises

The Bank of England has indicated that the pace of interest rate increases could accelerate if the economy remains on its ...

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Stock markets: Europe steadies and awaits US open
Stock markets: Europe steadies and awaits US open

European stock markets recovered ground on Wednesday as a rally in Asia ran out of steam after three days of frantic tradi...

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Italy elections 2018: who is running and why it matters
Italy elections 2018: who is running and why it matters

The rules, contenders and possible outcomes of a vote pivotal to the fate of the EU Italians head to the polls on March...

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Eurozone growth hit 10-year high in 2017
Eurozone growth hit 10-year high in 2017

The eurozone's economy grew at its fastest pace for a decade in 2017, according to official figures. The economy of...

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Jeremy Corbyn reveals details of Labour's Brexit plan - and party will NOT call for second referendum
Jeremy Corbyn reveals details of Labour's Brexit plan - and party will NOT call for second referendum

The Labour leader clarified his position and gave several details after a string of key figures failed to rule out a new p...

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Brexit: US ready for an 'attractive' UK trade deal
Brexit: US ready for an 'attractive' UK trade deal

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has reinvigorated talk of a free trade deal with the UK following Brexit. It follo...

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Want to sell your luxury London home? Then take £1m off
Want to sell your luxury London home? Then take £1m off

Brexit uncertainty and higher stamp duty are putting off super-rich overseas buyers Owners of luxury London properties ...

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OECD chief: We have to make Brexit as smooth as possible
OECD chief: We have to make Brexit as smooth as possible

Remain supporter Ángel Gurría says UK needs to accept vote but keep close links with EU Ángel Gurr...

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Brexit is not a 'catastrophe' for the City of London, says French finance chief
Brexit is not a 'catastrophe' for the City of London, says French finance chief

Brexit will not be a “catastrophe” for the City, according to a former French banker charged by the French Gov...

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Bank of America posts a $2.4bn profit despite tax charge
Bank of America posts a $2.4bn profit despite tax charge

Bank of America has provided further evidence it is recovering from its protracted post-crisis malaise after it brushed as...

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UK inflation: four in five workers fear cost of living squeeze, survey finds
UK inflation: four in five workers fear cost of living squeeze, survey finds

Rising inflation, falling living standards and static pay fuel anxiety across all income bands, thinktank finds Anxiety...

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South Korea considers Bitcoin trading ban
South Korea considers Bitcoin trading ban

South Korea is considering a law to ban cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin being traded on local exchanges. Justice Minis...

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How Italy’s property slump weighs on banks and voters
How Italy’s property slump weighs on banks and voters

Italy’s property market is a notable outlier as the ruling Democratic party touts an improving economy in its appeal...

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UK manufacturing output at its highest for 10 years
UK manufacturing output at its highest for 10 years

UK manufacturing output is expanding at its fastest rate since early 2008 after recording a seventh consecutive month of g...

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Brexit: why the UK economy hasn't led to buyer's remorse
Brexit: why the UK economy hasn't led to buyer's remorse

We’ve all been there: that moment when you get home and realise you didn’t want that new jumper and couldn&rsq...

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UK incomes see sluggish growth
UK incomes see sluggish growth

Real disposable incomes in the UK grew just 0.2% in the third quarter of 2017 as the weak pound continued to fuel inflatio...

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Brussels signals tough stance on UK bank bonuses after Brexit
Brussels signals tough stance on UK bank bonuses after Brexit

Investment banks in Britain would have to stick closely to EU rules on issues such as bonus caps after Brexit, under propo...

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EU gives UK go-ahead for next phase of Brexit talks
EU gives UK go-ahead for next phase of Brexit talks

EU leaders have confirmed that “sufficient progress” has been made in the first phase of Britain’s Brexi...

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UK inflation rate rises to 3.1%
UK inflation rate rises to 3.1%

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said that airfares and computer games contributed to the increase. The most re...

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Brexit divorce deal
Brexit divorce deal

Theresa May achieved a crucial breakthrough after six months of Brexit divorce negotiations on Friday only to be confronte...

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UK Prime Minister has agreed to a Brexit deal after all-night talks with the EU
UK Prime Minister has agreed to a Brexit deal after all-night talks with the EU

Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a last-minute deal with the EU to move Brexit talks on to the next phase. There...

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EU: ‘no white smoke’ on Brexit
EU: ‘no white smoke’ on Brexit

Brussels is ready to work “24/7″ this week to get an agreement between the EU27 and the UK government over its...

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As bitcoin’s price passes $10,000, its rise seems unstoppable
As bitcoin’s price passes $10,000, its rise seems unstoppable

MOST money these days is electronic—a series of ones and zeros on a computer. So it is rather neat that bitcoin, a p...

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Rising household debt and stagnant pay major threats to UK, says OECD
Rising household debt and stagnant pay major threats to UK, says OECD

Rising household debt and flatlining wages are becoming a major financial stability risk as Britain slows as a consequence...

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Zimbabwe needs immediate economic reforms, warns IMF
Zimbabwe needs immediate economic reforms, warns IMF

Zimbabwe must act quickly to dig its economy out of a hole and access international financial aid, the International Monet...

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Budget 2017: 10 things to look for
Budget 2017: 10 things to look for

UK chancellor Philip Hammond is under pressure from all sides as he prepares to deliver his second Budget on Wednesday. ...

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Immigration minister pledges 'swift' processing of EU citizens' status
Immigration minister pledges 'swift' processing of EU citizens' status

Brandon Lewis has tells MPs each application for settled status after Brexit should take ‘weeks not months’ ...

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Pound up ahead of Budget
Pound up ahead of Budget

The pound has climbed against the dollar in late morning trade - it's at $1.3253, a rise of 0.26%. It's also up...

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Mario Draghi: eurozone growth depends on central bank support
Mario Draghi: eurozone growth depends on central bank support

The president of the European Central Bank warned in a speech in Frankfurt that although the eurozone economy was ‘r...

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Theresa May struggles with Brexit challenges at home and abroad
Theresa May struggles with Brexit challenges at home and abroad

Government faces rebellious Tories and an EU demand for more money to unblock talks Theresa May is struggling to keep h...

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Italian emigration continues despite strong economic recovery
Italian emigration continues despite strong economic recovery

Italy’s economy is doing its best for years, but Italians are still pouring out of the country. Gross domestic pr...

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Bank immigration checks 'nightmare' warning from expert
Bank immigration checks 'nightmare' warning from expert

Resolving mistakes made when new rules come into force to freeze or close the bank accounts of illegal immigrants could be...

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Trump v China: a more friendly approach
Trump v China: a more friendly approach

CHINA’S leader, Xi Jinping, welcomed Donald Trump on the American president’s first visit to Beijing like a Ch...

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The Paradise Papers: high net worth individual were hiding their cash offshore
The Paradise Papers: high net worth individual were hiding their cash offshore

The Paradise Papers are a huge leak of financial documents that throw light on the top end of the world of offshore financ...

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Brexit Update
Brexit Update

The rallying cry of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union was that it was time for the country’s own ...

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