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UK enjoys fastest growth in almost a year

09 September, 2018 9:17 am 9:17 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain reeled off its fastest economic growth for nearly a year in the three months to July thanks to strong consumer spending lifted by the World Cup and unusually warm weather, official figures showed. Gross domestic product Read More




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Oil dips on concerns of slowing economic growth

08 August, 2018 8:38 am 8:38 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Monday as concerns over slowing economic growth weighed on markets. International Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $71.78 per barrel at 0019 GMT, down 5 cents from their last close. US West Read More




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Oil prices edge up on Iran sanctions, but trade tensions drag

08 August, 2018 8:21 am 8:21 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices inched up on Monday as US sanctions against Iran pointed towards a tighter market, although concerns over slowing economic growth amid global trade tensions kept a lid on gains. Front-month Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 Read More




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China to focus more on transmission of monetary policy amid rising external...

08 August, 2018 9:04 am 9:04 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China must manage the relationship between steady economic growth and risk prevention as external uncertainties are increasing, according to a recent meeting of a high-level government body. The State Council Financial Stability and Development Commission said more Read More




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IMF cuts German 2018 economic growth forecast to 2.2 percent

07 July, 2018 9:31 am 9:31 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday cut its 2018 forecast for German GDP growth to 2.2 percent, saying rising protectionism and the threat of a hard Brexit had exposed Europe’s biggest economy to significant short-term risks. Read More




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Oil dips to remain near three-month lows as headwinds persist

07 July, 2016 8:32 am 8:32 am

SINGAPORE – Oil prices dipped in Asian trading on Wednesday as plentiful supplies and slowing economic growth weighed on markets, although some analysts said that the current downtrend would be modest and see a recovery later this year. International Brent Read More




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