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      Scottish independence and the Brexit paradox

      When Scots voted against independence from the UK in the referendum in 2014, it seemed to be the reality of economics...

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      Bumper German surplus bolsters Merkel

      Germany recorded a better than expected budget surplus of €18.5bn in the first half of 2016, giving chancellor Angela...

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      Greek government will not intervene in stats row

      Greece’s finance minister has expressed his surprise at Brussels’ demand that Athens defend its independent statistics...

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      EU calls on Greece to defend statistics office

      Brussels has called on the Greek government to defend the credibility of the country’s economic data, warning any...

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      Challenger bank OneSavings leaps after shrugging off Brexit

      Challenger bank OneSavings has powered to top of the UK’s FTSE All-Share index this morning, rising 10 per cent after...

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      UK mortgage approvals lowest in 18 months

      The number of loans approved for new house purchases fell to its lowest level in 18 months in the first full month...

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      OneSavings pre-tax profits up 36%

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      WPP signals potential 'post-Brexit recovery' in UK ad market

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      Pessimists hold the key to Europe’s future

      In an old Polish joke, a Frenchman and a Russian are travelling in opposite directions on the Moscow to Paris express...

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      Large earthquake hits central Italy

      A large earthquake has struck central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday morning, followed by several powerful...

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      August 23, 2016

      Troubled Lloyds chief to state intention to stay at bank

      Lloyds Banking Group’s chief executive will express his commitment to continue leading the bank tomorrow in a note to...

    12. August 23, 2016

      Commercial property market hit by Brexit vote

      Britain’s commercial property market has been hit hard by the vote to leave the EU, with purchases falling for the...

    13. August 23, 2016

      Eurozone looks beyond the Brexit vote

      Three leaders meet on an aircraft carrier to declaim that Europe will stay strong. It sounds dramatic but the gathering...

    14. August 23, 2016

      Brexit: An experiment full of risk for British science

      Sandra Arndt has been building a successful career as a physical geographer at Bristol University in south-west Britain...

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      August 23, 2016

      Eurozone consumer confidence takes hit in August

      Consumer confidence in the eurozone took a downward turn in August, reversing initial hopes that households in the...

    16. August 23, 2016

      Brexit business tracker: jobs, profits and investment watch

      See how Britain’s vote to leave the EU has affected companies from Savill’s to HSBC. Which have announced job cuts and...

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      August 23, 2016

      Fitch warns of pension deficit 'cash flow drain' for UK companies

      Rising pension contributions necessary to plug ballooning pension deficits following the Brexit vote could “create a...

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      August 23, 2016

      UK Court backs SABMiller's vote plan

      SABMiller smaller shareholders will get a separate vote on the brewer’s £79bn takeover by Anheuser-Busch InBev,...

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      August 23, 2016

      Portuguese bond sell-off ploughs on

      Portuguese bonds just can’t catch a break. Even after Fitch held the country’s credit rating and outlook steady on...

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      August 23, 2016

      UK industry beats expectations but continues to struggle - CBI

      British manufacturers continued to struggle in August, but orders were much stronger than expected, according to the...

    21. August 23, 2016

      Polish apple farmers bear brunt of EU-Russia economic war

      Laden with fruit, the boughs of the apple trees in the orchards run by Poland’s EUROSAD sag with what will be a record...

    22. August 23, 2016

      Weak pound boosts luxury Swiss watch sales in the UK

      Britain’s vote to quit the EU has given a timely boost to Swiss watchmakers, with demand for their luxury products...

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      August 23, 2016

      Housebuilders rise after Persimmon positivity

      Housebuilders are dominating the top of the FTSE 100 this morning, after an upbeat update from Persimmon. Barratt...

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      August 23, 2016

      Eurozone business output hits seven-month high

      The eurozone’s private sector enjoyed its best month in seven as economic momentum in the bloc continues on its...

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      August 23, 2016

      Break in the clouds for sterling; pierces $1.32

      On the plus side: On the not-so-plus side (for sterling bulls, at least): Sterling is enjoying a mini-rally, pushing...

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      August 23, 2016

      Tourists take advantage of weak pound to buy Swiss watches in UK

      Swiss watch exports to the UK were more than 13 per cent higher in the month after the country voted to leave the EU...

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      August 23, 2016

      Persimmon upbeat despite 'increased uncertainty' from Brexit vote

      UK housebuilder Persimmon said a greater number of potential home buyers are still visiting its sales sites despite the...

    28. August 22, 2016

      Dollar pares early Fischer-inspired gains

      Monday 21:00 BST. Another round of hawkish “Fedspeak” ahead of this week’s gathering of central bankers in Jackson...

    29. August 22, 2016

      EU leaders pledge Brexit will not weaken bloc

      The leaders of Germany, France and Italy declared they would not allow Britain’s departure from the EU to propel the...

    30. August 22, 2016

      EU spymasters lobby for change in encryption law

      European lawmakers have set their sights on a new target in the battle against terrorism: encryption. Bernard...

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      August 22, 2016

      UK economic surprise index leaps to 3-year high

      Citi’s UK Economic Surprise Index has surged to a three-year high following a week of unexpectedly decent UK economic...

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      August 22, 2016

      Gilts: gold medallists

      There are bond rallies and there are bond rallies. UBS points out that what we’re seeing in gilts at the moment is...

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      August 22, 2016

      European stocks bounce back

      European stocks have bounced back into the black after slipping at the open. The Stoxx 600 slipped 0.1 per cent at the...

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      August 22, 2016

      Bearish sterling bets just keep growing

      Sterling’s still looking for love. Bets against the pound have surged to yet new record levels as investors continue to...

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      August 22, 2016

      Wireless Group sanguine despite uncertainty over Brexit vote

      Radio station owner Wireless Group, which has agreed to a £220m takeover by News Corporation, remains sanguine about...

    36. August 22, 2016

      Business backers warn on rush for second Scottish vote

      Scottish business supporters of independence have warned against rushing to hold another referendum in the aftermath of...

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      August 22, 2016

      Respite for Japanese stocks as yen slides, Asia weaker

      Weakness in the yen was providing exporters in Japan with some welcome relief on Monday, but other stock markets around...

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      August 22, 2016

      2-year US Treasury yield touches pre-Brexit levels

      The yield on two-year US Treasuries has hit the highest level since June, amid prolonged uncertainty over whether the...

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