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Britain’s inflation unmoved in October despite growth forecasts

Britain’s inflation unmoved in October despite growth forecasts

UK October inflation was surprisingly level, today’s figures indicate, making sooner coming back to target than anticipated by the BoE more probable.


November 14, 2018
GDP of euro zone expands at lowest pace in four years
GDP of euro zone expands at lowest pace in four years

The euro zone’s expansion was the most sluggish in 4 years in the July-September period, accompanied by moderation in growth of employment...

Germany posts economic slide due to global trade barriers
Germany posts economic slide due to global trade barriers

The economy of Germany shrank in the July-September quarter, an event unseen from 2015, due to international trade tussles that damaged the exports...

November 13, 2018
Chinese loans much slower in October
Chinese loans much slower in October

Chinese borrowing growth decelerated a lot last month, even though regulators called on banks to support cash-strapped firms, with the economy...

Earnings by British workers grow biggest in decade
Earnings by British workers grow biggest in decade

The basic pay of UK working people climbed the quickest in almost 10 years in the July-September quarter, but the jobless rate gained despite flat...

November 9, 2018
U.S. wholesale prices grow highest in six years in October
U.S. wholesale prices grow highest in six years in October

Monthly wholesale prices in the United States gained the biggest in six years in October, pushed up by more costly gas and food.

UK growth to be last in Europe in coming years
UK growth to be last in Europe in coming years

Britain is going to dip to the last but one position among European economies in terms of growth in 2019 with Italy lagging behind, and it will...

U.S. Fed makes no changes to interest rates
U.S. Fed makes no changes to interest rates

The U.S. interest rates were kept at the previous level yesterday, though the Fed sticks to the course of smooth increases, underscoring a robust...

November 8, 2018
UK home market at lowest level in six years
UK home market at lowest level in six years

British housing market is at the lowest ebb in six years, as prices remain unchanged or continue moving down in many parts of the UK, reported the...

Euro zone growth to keep easing in next years
Euro zone growth to keep easing in next years

The EU’s adjusted forecasts say economic growth in the countries of the euro zone are seen to slowdown in the coming years due to...

Germany’s exports shrink abruptly in September
Germany’s exports shrink abruptly in September

Exports of Germany suddenly slipped in September, the low reading for the three-month period that might lead to stagnation, which hasn’t...

China’s exports grew unexpectedly in October ahead of U.S. tariffs
China’s exports grew unexpectedly in October ahead of U.S. tariffs

Chinese exports rose far above predictions in October with producers hurriedly shipping goods to the U.S., the country’s number one partner...

November 7, 2018
Euro zone’s annual retail sales grow exceeding forecasts in September
Euro zone’s annual retail sales grow exceeding forecasts in September

Annual retail sales in the euro zone grew beating forecasts in September, while the reading of August was upped after revision as well, pointing to...

UK year-on-year property price rises at lowest in 5 years
UK year-on-year property price rises at lowest in 5 years

Britain’s home prices of August-October added at a minimal annual pace in over five years, today’s data from Halifax indicated, which...

German factory production minorly gains propped by construction
German factory production minorly gains propped by construction

Germany’s manufacturing production grew a bit more than it had been forecasted in September, underpinned by a jump in construction,...

November 6, 2018
Growth in euro zone loses momentum but only slightly
Growth in euro zone loses momentum but only slightly

Business expansion in the euro zone retreated to the minimum of two years last month, after exports and business sentiment were hit by tariff...

France’s service sector intensifies in October
France’s service sector intensifies in October

France posted a rise in its service sector performance for October as businesses employed more people, revealed a survey data published today.

German factory orders gain unexpectedly, soothing growth worries
German factory orders gain unexpectedly, soothing growth worries

September manufacturing orders of Germany showed sudden growth, buoyed by bulk orders and bigger demand from euro-zone consumers and at home,...

November 5, 2018
UK October car sales down from year back
UK October car sales down from year back

The number of sold new cars in Britain slightly rebounded last month, but year-on-year figure was still lower. Total sales decreased to 153,000 in...

British service sector expands at lowest in seven months
British service sector expands at lowest in seven months

The UK’s biggest service sector had its performance pace down to the worst reading in seven months, while forecasts by local companies are...

November 2, 2018
U.S. new jobs soar, as wages rise at pace unseen in almost 10 years
U.S. new jobs soar, as wages rise at pace unseen in almost 10 years

New jobs in the United States grew strongly last month, while wages showed record yearly hike in nine and a half years, suggesting that jobs market...

Britain’s industrial output slows most since 2016 referendum
Britain’s industrial output slows most since 2016 referendum

UK manufacturing sector performance was worse than in any other month after the Brexit referendum in October, dragged by worries over the possible...

November 1, 2018
UK interest rates unchanged, but Brexit might force hikes
UK interest rates unchanged, but Brexit might force hikes

The BoE cautioned that British households and companies could see borrowing costs increase if the country falls out of the EU with no agreement.

Britain’s factory output growth slows down in October
Britain’s factory output growth slows down in October

UK industrial growth plummeted to the trough since the Brexit referendum in October.

UK homes prices climb at minimal pace in 5 years
UK homes prices climb at minimal pace in 5 years

Britain’s home prices logged the lowest annual rate of gains in over five years, the country’s largest building society said.

October 31, 2018
ECB’s stimulus ending strengthened by euro zone inflation
ECB’s stimulus ending strengthened by euro zone inflation

Consumer prices in the euro zone rose faster in September, one more reason for the ECB’s intention to terminate stimulus despite...

German retail sector plumbs hardest in over 5 years
German retail sector plumbs hardest in over 5 years

Germany’s retail figures for September show a plunge in yearly sales, overthrowing growth forecasts, according to today’s report from...

China’s manufacturing expansion at minimum since mid-2016
China’s manufacturing expansion at minimum since mid-2016

October growth in the industrial sector of China was the slowest in more than two years, as lower demand at home and abroad pulled it back,...

October 30, 2018
Inflation moved higher in Germany’s most populated regions
Inflation moved higher in Germany’s most populated regions

German regions with the biggest populations grew this month getting to highs of several years, today’s figures reveal, pressuring the...

Euro zone expansion shows more-than-expected fall in third quarter
Euro zone expansion shows more-than-expected fall in third quarter

The July-September growth in the euro zone was far lower than predicted, while economic confidence declined further, the data of today indicated,...

Germany’s level of employment at highest mark
Germany’s level of employment at highest mark

The number of unemployed in Germany decreased this month, with working people level at the highest in September, today’s figures say,...

October 29, 2018
U.S. consumer expenditures move up, while incomes sluggish
U.S. consumer expenditures move up, while incomes sluggish

Consumer expenditures gained last month, extending the sequence to seven months, though earnings rose at minimum of over a year, a precursor of...

UK new car sales fell, negatively affecting consumer borrowing
UK new car sales fell, negatively affecting consumer borrowing

Dropped sales of new cars have caused a pull-back in consumer borrowing, according to the Bank of England. The figures indicate that the annual...

Britain’s lending grew at minimal pace since 2015 in September
Britain’s lending grew at minimal pace since 2015 in September

UK consumer loans grew the least in September in over three years, which followed a near 20% decline in new car sales, today’s report by the...

U.S. economy does better than predicted in third quarter
U.S. economy does better than predicted in third quarter

The economic growth of the United States pulled back less than analysts had predicted in the July-September period, due to the highest consumer...

October 26, 2018
Gold heads to 3-month peak as stocks fall again
Gold heads to 3-month peak as stocks fall again

Gold futures inched up on Friday, underpinned by resumed safe-haven demand as global shares suffered new selloff.

Globe's richest people increased their fortunes fastest in 2017
Globe's richest people increased their fortunes fastest in 2017

Last year world’s billionaires grew their wealth more compared to any year in the past. The globe’s most well-off people had their...

Pound stands at seven-week trough as Brexit risks persist
Pound stands at seven-week trough as Brexit risks persist

Sterling fluctuated not far from seven-week weak point versus the dollar on Friday and three-week trough against the euro, as doubt rose about...

October 25, 2018
ECB goes on with winding up stimulus
ECB goes on with winding up stimulus

The ECB made no changes to its policy today, in line with forecasts, set to get back unseen stimulus at the time when prospects of growth grow...

Market’s lengthy downward movement might hit U.S. economy
Market’s lengthy downward movement might hit U.S. economy

A protracted drop of U.S. stocks could start pressuring the country’s economy, although there are no squeezed credit or a risk of recession...

Germany slows its pace of growth with drop in industrial orders
Germany slows its pace of growth with drop in industrial orders

The economy of Europe’s leading state Germany shows deceleration at the start of the quarter, as performance of the private sector falls to...

Number of agreed mortgages in Britain keep falling
Number of agreed mortgages in Britain keep falling

In September the number of mortgages for buying homes approved by UK banks was minimal from March, with requests for house loan refinancing...

October 23, 2018
Britain’s industrial orders decline the steepest in three years
Britain’s industrial orders decline the steepest in three years

UK manufacturing orders contracted at the highest rate since 2015 in the three months from August to October, while optimism indicator was at the...


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