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UK factory boom leading the world: Output boost for Osborne for fourth month ... - Daily Mail

UK factory boom leading the world: Output boost for Osborne for fourth month ... - Daily Mail | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
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Welfare reforms 'will cost Northern Ireland economy £750m' - BBC News

Welfare reforms 'will cost Northern Ireland economy £750m' - BBC News | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
Welfare reforms 'will cost Northern Ireland economy £750m'
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Reforms to the welfare system are expected to have a greater financial impact in Northern Ireland than in any other part of the UK, according to a report.
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'UK economy doesn't need any more cheap money': Pound jumps and stocks fall ... - This is Money

'UK economy doesn't need any more cheap money': Pound jumps and stocks fall ... - This is Money | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
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'UK economy doesn't need any more cheap money': Pound jumps and stocks fall ...
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The pound jumped and the London stock market fell today after time was called on the Bank of England's controversial asset-purchasing scheme.
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gdp and gnp

distinguishes between gdp and gnp figures, explains why they are calculated and considers the level of accuracy of the figures (GDP and GNP #econ2 #pajholden http://t.co/Jj3dav51NC)...
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Bruce Fellowes's curator insight, September 23, 2013 5:17 AM

Just one of many good videos from Mr Holden

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UK inflation rate falls to 2.7%

UK inflation rate falls to 2.7% | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
UK inflation measured by the consumer prices index fell to 2.7% in August, from July's figure of 2.8%.
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Has the UK economy turned a corner?

Has the UK economy turned a corner? | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
Lib Dem activists were asked whether they agreed with the chancellor who claimed the economy was "turning a corner" or Vince Cable who suggested it was still in a "long dark tunnel." (VIDEO: Has the UK economy turned a corner?
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UK retail sales in surprise August fall - BBC News

UK retail sales in surprise August fall - BBC News | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
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UK retail sales in surprise August fall
BBC News
Non-store retailing, which includes online shopping, saw the most growth. But in-store retailing still dominates the sector.
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Small Firms Booming with Confidence as UK Economy Recovers - IBTimes.co.uk

Small Firms Booming with Confidence as UK Economy Recovers - IBTimes.co.uk | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
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Small Firms Booming with Confidence as UK Economy Recovers
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Confidence among small British firms is hitting new highs as the domestic economy appears to finally be starting an elusive recovery from the financial crisis.
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George Osborne claims economic argument is won: 'Britain is turning a corner' - The Guardian

George Osborne claims economic argument is won: 'Britain is turning a corner' - The Guardian | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
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George Osborne claims economic argument is won: 'Britain is turning a corner'
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Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images.
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IMF hikes up its growth forecast for UK economy this year to 0.9% - WalesOnline

IMF hikes up its growth forecast for UK economy this year to 0.9% - WalesOnline | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
WalesOnline IMF hikes up its growth forecast for UK economy this year to 0.9% WalesOnline But the IMF's latest World Economic Outlook reveals a brighter picture for the UK economy following a raft of recent encouraging reports, with growth of 1.5%...
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UK economy forecast to rebound strongly in 2015 after weak 18 months - The Guardian

UK economy forecast to rebound strongly in 2015 after weak 18 months - The Guardian | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
The Guardian UK economy forecast to rebound strongly in 2015 after weak 18 months The Guardian Capital Economics, one of the City's most pessimistic forecasters, believes the UK economy will beat expectations by expanding at 2.5% in 2015, with...
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Confidence in Britain's economy at fresh high - Telegraph

Confidence in Britain's economy at fresh high - Telegraph | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
Business confidence in the UK has reached a 13-month high as companies increase output and job creation rises, surveys show, driving hopes that the economy has turned the corner.
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Is economic climate brightening?

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There is evidence to suggest that the UK economy may be showing signs of recovery. (VIDEO: UK house prices rising but is economy recovering?
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BOE Carney: Won't Tighten Until UK Economy Growing Sustainably - MNI News

Telegraph.co.uk BOE Carney: Won't Tighten Until UK Economy Growing Sustainably MNI News LONDON (MNI) - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said Wednesday reaffirmed that the bank will not consider tightening monetary policy until unemployment,...
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UK economic boom could be more of a boomlet

UK economic boom could be more of a boomlet | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
Larry Elliott: Six months ago economic debate was about the risk of triple-dip recession; in six months time it will be about risks of overheating (UK economic boom could be more of a boomlet | Larry Elliott: Six months ago economic debate was...
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UK economy grows 0.7% in 2Q, annual GDP revised down at 1.3 ...

UK economy grows 0.7% in 2Q, annual GDP revised down at 1.3 ... | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
26/09/2013-United Kingdom`s economy picked up in the three months through June, accelerating the pace of growth seen a quarter before, final data from the Office for National Statistic confirmed on Thursday.
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Julia & Eva's curator insight, February 6, 2014 11:24 AM

This goes under the economy section. This is about the uk's gdp going up 0.7% and  how it countinues to go up. 

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Lloyds sale jump-starts UK economy - Mail & Guardian Online

Lloyds sale jump-starts UK economy - Mail & Guardian Online | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
Lloyds sale jump-starts UK economy Mail & Guardian Online George Osborne, the British chancellor, says Britain's economy has turned a corner after the government made a £60-million profit from selling off the first tranche of its stake in Lloyds...
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Bank of England upgrades UK growth forecast - BBC News

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Belfast Telegraph
Bank of England upgrades UK growth forecast
BBC News
Two MPC policymakers who had previously suggested an expansion of QE may be required to aid the economy further have now revised their views, according to the minutes.
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UK productivity is falling behind new - Belfast Telegraph

UK productivity is falling behind new - Belfast Telegraph | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
The Guardian UK productivity is falling behind new Belfast Telegraph "While the real wage squeeze is preferable to even higher unemployment, these latest international productivity figures show the UK economy can't be deemed to be experiencing a...
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Government's dithering could stall the UK's economy recovery - Express.co.uk

Government's dithering could stall the UK's economy recovery - Express.co.uk | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
BBC News Government's dithering could stall the UK's economy recovery Express.co.uk Firms fear ministers are failing to turn two years of announcements about new infrastructure investment into action, according to a report from the Confederation of...
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UK economy has not yet hit bottom: Retail tycoon - CNBC.com

UK economy has not yet hit bottom: Retail tycoon - CNBC.com | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
UK economy has not yet hit bottom: Retail tycoon
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The U.K. economy is "flattish" and needs more time to recover despite Britain's finance minister saying the economy is on the up, the retail tycoon Philip Green told CNBC on Monday.
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Immigration is a 'boon' for the UK economy, not a 'burden' - PublicServiceEurope.com

Immigration is a 'boon' for the UK economy, not a 'burden' - PublicServiceEurope.com | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
PublicServiceEurope.com Immigration is a 'boon' for the UK economy, not a 'burden' PublicServiceEurope.com The readiness of politicians from across the political spectrum to pander to these fears is damaging the economy, feeding Euroscepticism and...
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UK bank outlook upgraded by Moody's

UK bank outlook upgraded by Moody's | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
Credit ratings agency Moody's upgrades its outlook for the UK banking industry to stable from negative.
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US trade talks could boost UK economy by £10bn - Telegraph.co.uk

US trade talks could boost UK economy by £10bn - Telegraph.co.uk | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk
US trade talks could boost UK economy by £10bn
Telegraph.co.uk
US trade talks could boost UK economy by £10bn. Free-trade talks between Europe and the US this week could be worth £10bn to the UK economy, it has been claimed.
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ECB says rates to stay at record low

ECB says rates to stay at record low | AS Macro - The National Economy | Scoop.it
The European Central Bank (ECB) keeps interest rates at a historic low level of 0.5%, and says they will stay at that level or lower for "an extended period".
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