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Global economic news round-up

HSBC brings you a summary of the latest economic news stories from around the world

  • 21 Sep 2018
  • 12:10

Oliver Haill

Borrowing rises but still offers ample room for Chancellor

(Sharecast News) - UK government borrowing was higher than expected last month, official figures have showed, but is sill on…

  • 21 Sep 2018
  • 10:36

Duncan Ferris

Majority support plans to fund NHS through tax hike

(Sharecast News) - More than half of people on both sides of the political spectrum agree the government should increase taxes…

  • 21 Sep 2018
  • 09:24

Caoimhe Toman

UK needs more part-time senior jobs to tackle 'motherhood penalty'

(Sharecast News) - The Association of British Insurers have suggested introducing more part-time senior jobs in a move to…

  • 20 Sep 2018
  • 10:06

Oliver Haill

UK retail sales unexpectedly increase

(Sharecast News) - UK retail sales unexpectedly jumped last month, with increases across all sectors except food and clothing…

  • 20 Sep 2018
  • 08:28

Caoimhe Toman

New call to phase out petrol and diesel car sales to limit climate change

(Sharecast News) - New sales for petrol and diesel cars in Europe need to end before 2030 for the car sector to be able to…

  • 19 Sep 2018
  • 12:07

Alexander Bueso

BoE's Haldane calls for second revolution in central bank's communications

(Sharecast News) - Bank chief economist Andrew Haldane laid out the case on Wednesday for a second revolution in how the Bank…

  • 19 Sep 2018
  • 10:44

Oliver Haill

London house prices fall at fastest rate since 2009

(Sharecast News) - London house prices have fallen by the most in almost a decade, official figures showed, at odds with the…

  • 19 Sep 2018
  • 10:02

Oliver Haill

UK inflation jumps to six month high, boosting pound

(Sharecast News) - UK inflation jumped unexpectedly last month, according to official data released on Wednesday, triggering a…

  • 18 Sep 2018
  • 10:42

Caoimhe Toman

Treasury to lose over £100m a year over betting machine delays

(Sharecast News) - The Treasury could lose over £100m for every year it postpones slashing the highest-permitted stake on…

  • 18 Sep 2018
  • 10:42

Caoimhe Toman

Treasury to lose over £100m a year over betting machine delays

(Sharecast News) - The Treasury could lose over £100m for every year it postpones slashing the highest-permitted stake on…

  • 17 Sep 2018
  • 08:13

Iain Gilbert

IMF and BCC warn of economic consequences of Brexit uncertainty

(Sharecast News) - There were two chilling warnings for the government on Monday as the International Monetary Fund warned…

  • 17 Sep 2018
  • 07:31

Michele Maatouk

UK house prices bounce back in September - Rightmove

(Sharecast News) - UK house prices bounced back in September, according to the latest data from Rightmove.

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