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Britain, raise, minimum, wage, 6%, 2020

Britain says will raise minimum wage by more than 6% in 2020

12 December, 2019 9:14 am 9:14 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s national minimum wage will rise by more than 6% next year, taking it to 8.74 pounds ($11.49) an hour, the government announced on Tuesday. The move puts Britain on track to meet its target for the minimum wage to reach 60% of median earnings by 2020, it added. “Hard work should … Read More


Japan July inflation seen ticking up but still far from BOJ target

08 August, 2018 10:00 am 10:00 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s core consumer inflation rate likely picked up slightly in July but due mostly to rising energy costs rather than robust demand, a Reuters poll showed, further evidence the central bank is making little headway in reaching its price target. Subdued wage and price growth have forced the Bank of Japan to … Read More