PERSONAL FINANCE
19 Jan
Take bank threats to leave Brexit London 'with dose of scepticism'
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While warnings by financial institutions that they will shift jobs away from London due to Brexit poses a risk the country’s economy and commercial property markets, there was a call on Thursday to “take their threats with a dose of scepticism”.

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19 Jan
Energy prices at a two-year high, says Ofgem
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Energy prices have risen this month to a two-year high according to the office of gas and electricity markets (Ofgem).

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19 Jan
Philly Fed index unexpectedly jumps in January
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Manufacturing conditions in the Philadelphia region unexpectedly improved in January.

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19 Jan
US housing starts rise more than expected in December
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US housing starts rose more than expected in December, according to data released by the Commerce Department.

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19 Jan
Goldman Sachs to move half its London bankers to Frankfurt
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Giant investment bank Goldman Sachs plans to move 1,000 of its City of London traders and bankers to Frankfurt when the UK exits from the European Union, according to reports in Germany on Thursday.

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19 Jan
Britain to be 'global leader in trade' post-Brexit, says Theresa May
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Prime Minister Theresa May told world leaders on Thursday that a post-Brexit Britain will be a leader in trade and that the country would “step up to a new leadership role” after it leaves the European Union.

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19 Jan
UK housing market activity falls in December, RICS says
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Britain’s housing market “stuttered” in December as price growth slowed and the number of sales fell, according to a widely followed survey on Thursday.

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18 Jan
HSBC confirms plans for partial exit from London due to Brexit
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HSBC will need to move roughly 1,000 London jobs to its Paris office due to Brexit, the bank's chief executive Stuart Gulliver confirmed on Wednesday.

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18 Jan
Eurozone inflation rises as expected in December
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Inflation in the 19 countries that share the euro rose as expected in December, according to final data released by Eurostat on Wednesday.

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18 Jan
UK unemployment inches lower, wage growth accelerates
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UK wage growth climbed as the unemployment rate was supported by a rise in inactivity, according to official data released on Wednesday, and the more timely claimant count measure dropped unexpectedly.

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17 Jan
Walmart to create 10,000 US jobs as Trump shadow looms
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Another major US multinational business has pledged to create jobs in the country, with retail giant Walmart saying it plans to add 10,000 positions over the coming year.

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17 Jan
May confirms 'hard Brexit' though final plan will face vote in parliament
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Theresa May confirmed the UK will seek a new free-trade agreement rather than membership of the European Union's single market when it leaves the European Union, but said the final Brexit deal will be put to a vote in both houses of parliament.

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17 Jan
Trump criticises House Republicans corporate tax plans
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Republican plans to reform corporate tax in the United States have been labelled "too complicated" by President-elect Donald Trump, risking further hostility between him and his party.

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17 Jan
UK health spending 'unsustainable' unless policy changes - OBR
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The Office for Budget Responsibility has warned the UK budget will be harder to balance due to the rising health care costs, with public spending needing to rise by £156bn in coming decades.

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17 Jan
House purchase lending continues to grow in November, CML reveals
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House purchasing lending in the UK rose 5% to £11bn in November from a month ago as prices continued to rise, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders on Tuesday.

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17 Jan
ONS house price index rebounds for first time since Brexit vote
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UK house prices rose in November for the first time since July, according to the Office for National Statistics on Tuesday.

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17 Jan
German ZEW economic sentiment improves less than expected in January
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German economic sentiment improved less than expected in January, according to the latest survey from the ZEW Center for European Economic Research in Mannheim.

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17 Jan
UK inflation surges more than expected, ONS reveals
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UK inflation surged more than expected to 1. 6% by the end of December, according to official data published on Tuesday, the highest level since July 2014.

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16 Jan
IMF upgrades 2017 UK growth forecast, lowers 2018 view
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The world's financial watchdog revised its forecast for economic growth in Britain higher for 2017.

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16 Jan
Ex-Fed boss Bernanke says Trump's views on China don't 'fit with reality'
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Ben Bernanke, the former head of the US Federal Reserve, has dismissed claims from president-elect Donald Trump that China is a currency manipulator.

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