UK growth ‘slowest in almost a decade.

Britain’s economy has grown at the slowest annual rate in almost a decade, according to official figures. Year-on-year growth in the three months to end-September slowed to 1% from 1.3% in the second quarter, the Office for National Statistics said. An ONS spokesman said: “Looking at the...
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News that dominate this week.

US earnings, US-China trade talks, US jobs report, central bank meetings from Fed and BoE, Eurozone GDP and inflation, US price index and manufacturing PMIs across the globe will dominate the week. In US, Fed is expected to hold interest rates steady. While Fed chair Powell is expected to acknowledg...
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UK wage growth fastest for nearly 10 years.

Wages excluding bonuses have risen at their fastest pace in nearly 10 years, official figures show. Pay rose by 3.1% in the three months to August, compared with a year ago, while inflation for the same period was 2.5%. Last week, Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane said he saw signs of a &...
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UK economy suffers weakest six months since 2011.

The British economy has suffered its weakest six-month growth period since 2011, as the figure for the first quarter was revised lower. While the second reading for gross domestic product (GDP) confirmed initial estimates of 0.4% for the second quarter, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said ...
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