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Global economic news round-up

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

  • 07 Apr 2017
  • 11:03

Oliver Haill

UK construction output falls as infrastructure activity weakens

(ShareCast News) - UK construction activity declined sharply in February, according to the Office for National Statistics on…

  • 07 Apr 2017
  • 09:24

Oliver Haill

UK industrial production declines for second month

(ShareCast News) - UK industrial production and manufacturing output both unexpectedly worsened in February, according to…

  • 07 Apr 2017
  • 08:51

Michele Maatouk

House price growth slows to lowest in four years - Halifax

(ShareCast News) - Growth in house prices slowed significantly in the year to March, according to data from lender Halifax.

  • 06 Apr 2017
  • 10:25

Maryam Cockar

Gender pay gap data to be published by British companies

(ShareCast News) - British companies will have to publish various figures on their gender pay gap within a year after a new…

  • 06 Apr 2017
  • 10:16

Frank Prenesti

UK home owners £4bn bill to extend leaseholds, says report

(ShareCast News) - Home buyers across the UK may have to shell out £4bn to extend their leases on their properties, according…

  • 05 Apr 2017
  • 12:11

Conor Coyle

Foreign firms stalling on UK investment due to Brexit, study shows

(ShareCast News) - The UK is falling behind in terms of winning foreign investment due to concerns about Brexit, new research…

  • 05 Apr 2017
  • 09:30

Conor Coyle

Diesel car owners may receive government support, PM May says

(ShareCast News) - Prime Minister Theresa May has suggested the UK government may introduce measures to aid diesel car owners…

  • 05 Apr 2017
  • 08:57

Oliver Haill

UK services activity rebounds strongly as prices surge, Markit PMI shows

(ShareCast News) - UK services industry output in March was stronger than expected as the sector bounced back strongly from…

  • 05 Apr 2017
  • 08:09

Oliver Haill

Shop prices shrink at slowest rate in over three years

(ShareCast News) - UK shop prices shrank at their slowest rate for over three years in March, as food price inflation…

  • 04 Apr 2017
  • 10:13

Oliver Haill

Housebuilding softness drags on construction growth, Markit/CIPS finds

(ShareCast News) - A softening of the UK housing market led to a slowdown in construction industry growth in March, a closely…

  • 03 Apr 2017
  • 11:10

Oliver Haill

UK manufacturing growth disappoints but remains in growth mode

(ShareCast News) - UK manufacturing output remained solid in March but dipped to a four-month low, a closely watched survey…

  • 31 Mar 2017
  • 12:50

Oliver Haill

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