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German business confidence worsens

German business confidence worsens | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
Europe's largest economy shows further signs of fragility, as a key indicator of German business confidence falls for a fifth successive month.
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How economic growth has become anti-life

How economic growth has become anti-life | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
Vandana Shiva: An obsession with growth has eclipsed our concern for sustainability, justice and human dignity. But people are not disposable – the value of life lies outside economic development
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Economy woes pile up for Latin left

Economy woes pile up for Latin left | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
Venezuela and Argentina have both seen increasing state intervention in their economies, both are experiencing high inflation and both governments are due to face electoral tests.
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Canada and EU agree free-trade deal

Canada and EU agree free-trade deal | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
Canada and the European Union agree a free trade deal aimed at boosting growth and employment between the two sides.
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Help to Buy costs being unveiled

Help to Buy costs being unveiled | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
Banks begin to unveil details of the mortgages they will offer under the government's expanded Help to Buy scheme.
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Spain's jobless total holds steady

Spain's jobless total holds steady | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
Spain's unemployment total remained at 4.7 million in August, government figures show, with the jobless figure dropping by just 31 people last month.
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Japan exports up by most since 2010

Japan exports up by most since 2010 | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
Japanese exports rose in May at the fastest annual rate since 2010 as the yen weakened, providing a boost to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to revive the economy.
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TUC: shrinking pay damaging living standards and holding back economy

TUC: shrinking pay damaging living standards and holding back economy | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
Campaign seeks to reverse 7.5% fall in last six years as millions forced to cut hours or take lower wages
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Standard and Poor's lifts US outlook

Standard and Poor's lifts US outlook | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
Rating agency Standard and Poor's raises its credit outlook for the US economy from negative to stable, as confidence returns.
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Bank holds rates and QE measures

Bank holds rates and QE measures | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
The Bank of England keeps its stimulus programme unchanged and holds interest rates at 0.5% at the last meeting under governor Sir Mervyn King.
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EU imposes China solar panel duties

EU imposes China solar panel duties | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
The European Commission announces it is imposing temporary anti-dumping levies on Chinese solar panel imports.
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A2 Macro - Global Economics - Global Exchange: Free Trade & Protection

July 2006 Societies have traded for thousands of years. However, the last 35 years have seen an explosion in world trade. How has this global integration aff...

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INDEX

INDEX | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
The latest Economy News from the BBC: breaking news on the global and UK economy and international investments including audio and video coverage.
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HS2 benefit to UK revised down

HS2 benefit to UK revised down | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
The government's latest business case for the HS2 high-speed rail link slightly lowers the amount of benefit it predicts for every £1 spent on the project.
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Australia to raise debt limit by 60%

Australia to raise debt limit by 60% | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
The Australian government says it plans to raise the country's debt limit by two-thirds to forestall any concerns it could face a fiscal crisis.
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China's economic growth speeds up

China's economic growth speeds up | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
China's economic growth picks up pace in the July-to-September period according to officials figures - the first rise in three quarters.
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Abenomics 'may take decade' to work

Abenomics 'may take decade' to work | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
Japan's aggressive policies aimed at reviving its economy may take 10 years to have a full impact, Japanese minister Akira Amari tells the BBC.
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The global middle class revolution

The global middle class revolution | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
BBC News invites you to take a trip around the world to see where the new middle class is emerging.
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Japanese stocks enter bear market

Japanese stocks enter bear market | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
Japanese shares tumble as the yen hits a 10-week high against the US dollar, triggering concerns of a drop in exporters' profits.
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Latvia: the eurozone member-elect whose growth is the envy of them all

Latvia: the eurozone member-elect whose growth is the envy of them all | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
The third poorest country in the EU was hit harder than most by the financial crash, but its politicians have managed to drag the economy to 5% growth without social unrest
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UK consumers to 'loosen belts'

UK consumers to 'loosen belts' | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
UK consumers are set to "loosen their belts" and spend a little more this year, according Ernst and Young's Item Club.
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Japan growth numbers revised upwards

Japan growth numbers revised upwards | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
Japan revises up it growth numbers for the first three months of the year, adding to hopes of a recovery in the world's third-largest economy.
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Australia's growth misses forecasts

Australia's growth misses forecasts | A2 Economics | Scoop.it
Australia's economy growth is lower than forecast in the first three months of the year, as a dip in investment offset gains in exports and consumer spending.
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