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US budget impasse sparks bitter blame game

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 02:18:09 GMT

Recriminations start after the US Senate fails to pass a new budget, leading to a shutdown of services.



UK retail sales slide in tough December

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:02:48 GMT

Retailers saw their biggest monthly fall since the EU referendum, official figures show.



How did households budget in 1957?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:01:02 GMT

Housing took a much smaller share of incomes 60 years ago, but food and fashion cost more, says the ONS.



China's economy grows by 6.9% in 2017

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:26:35 GMT

It's the country's first year-on-year grow figure beats Beijing's official growth target of 6.5%, though some question China's GDP data.



House prices: Midlands sees biggest rises

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:51:13 GMT

The region saw the biggest price growth in the year to November, with London recording the slowest.



UK inflation rate drops back to 3%

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:30:57 GMT

The rate fell from November's six-year high of 3.1% mainly because of the impact of air fares.



Male work patterns see big shift to part-time roles, study says

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:07:18 GMT

A big rise in men working part time is coupled with a fall in the number of middle earners.



Chile complains of World Bank unfair treatment

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:28:26 GMT

The World Bank has ordered an enquiry into the ranking it gave Chile for competitiveness.



Sadiq Khan warns of Brexit 'lost decade'

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:41:47 GMT

The London mayor says a hard Brexit could cost the UK 500,000 jobs and £50bn in lost investment.



Plastic fantastic: How it changed the world

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:47:39 GMT

Many things that we take for granted depend on plastic, but will consumers help reduce plastic pollution?



Oil prices rise to hit four-year high of $70 a barrel

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:05:55 GMT

Brent crude rose after Opec promised to keep a lid on crude production during 2018.



Canada files WTO complaint against US over trade rules

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 22:23:39 GMT

The action comes amid a series of disputes between the two North American neighbours.



UK manufacturing output at its highest for 10 years

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:31:25 GMT

Manufacturing records its seventh consecutive month of growth, while industrial output also rises.



It takes two to tango over Brexit, Hammond tells EU

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:32:28 GMT

The EU must end its "relative silence" about what post-Brexit relationship it wants, chancellor says.



Greece bailout protesters storm ministry in strike dispute

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:22:27 GMT

Trade unionists lambast the Greek labour minister over plans to curb strikes.



Ofgem boss: I'm sorry for failing vulnerable consumers

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:34:32 GMT

Dermot Nolan is cross-examined by MPs investigating the government's plans to cap some energy bills.



Hyperloop: A visit to the test site of Virgin's train of the future

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:21:08 GMT

Can a futuristic tube-based transport scheme that shoots pods through a vacuum become a reality?



How the zipper became a million dollar idea

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:45:17 GMT

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the zipper became a million dollar idea.



Fighting for flexible working hours

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:01:37 GMT

Less than half of parents feel flexible working is an option in their workplace.



Fishermen's app: 'We can go direct to the consumer'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:17:13 GMT

The app that's allowing Africa's fishermen to sell their catches directly to restaurants.



'If I tried to escape they said they would kill me'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:25 GMT

"Peter" came to Britain looking for a new life but instead he was held captive and forced to work for nothing.



Zambia's traders protest at anti-cholera measures

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:24:05 GMT

Market traders in Zambia protest against government rules aimed at containing an outbreak of cholera.



A political Fed

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:30:18 GMT

As Jerome Powell prepares to take over the Federal Reserve, is the era of central bank independence ending?



Plastic fantastic

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:21:05 GMT

The growth of easily available credit profoundly altered our attitude to money.



Global leader

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:20:21 GMT

The interest rate set by America's central bank, the US Federal Reserve, is one of the key levers of the global economy.



Budget 2017: Hammond loosens his belt

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:54:35 GMT

The chancellor loosens the public finances envelope as the economy stutters.



Change makers

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 02:34:04 GMT

How people fleeing South Sudan have managed to create work – for themselves and others – in their new home of Uganda.



Unlocking trillions

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:22:11 GMT

One leading economist says it could release trillions of dollars of so-called "dead capital".



Managing the managers

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 01:58:49 GMT

Why hire a manager and then hire someone else to tell them how to do their job?



Crowded island

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 20:49:21 GMT

An explosion in tourism has saved Iceland's economy. But in a country of just 300,000 people, how much tourism is too much?



Balancing the books

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 23:02:25 GMT

The father of double-entry bookkeeping wrote the definitive guide in 1494.



Wine on the edge

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:41:31 GMT

How Canadian winemaker Norman Hardie is able to make award-winning wines, despite winter temperatures so cold it can kill his vines.



Health risks

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:24:22 GMT

Health risks and job losses are among the harms many in China face in the push for economic change.



No-belle prize

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:06:08 GMT

Just 13% of US academic economists are women - and only one has won the Nobel Prize in economics. Why are women so under-represented in the profession?



Have you been nudged?

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:27:31 GMT

Five ways the theory behind this year's Nobel prize for economics may have influenced your behaviour.



What do we want?

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 23:34:22 GMT

Asking customers what they wanted profoundly changed how retailers sold their goods.



Brass in pocket?

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:23:57 GMT

A rise in interest rates would be good news for savers, but bad for borrowers. How would a rise of 0.25% affect you?



UK trade

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 23:29:36 GMT

Theresa May says trade should continue as it is for two years post-Brexit – but what do the UK’s trading relationships look like at the moment?



Not so fantastic?

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:02:20 GMT

Cheap plastic has become ubiquitous, but we need to get better at recycling it.



Success story

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:15:58 GMT

Without it, companies in the sharing economy might not have grown as successfully as they have.



Northern Rock

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:22:33 GMT

The collapse of Northern Rock: Ten years on



Creative currency

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 23:41:20 GMT

The value of modern currency comes not from what it's made of, but what we all agree it's worth.



Money machines

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 23:03:23 GMT

Could low-cost automated financial advice help close the massive retirement savings gap?



Cheers to that

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:10:05 GMT

The English wine making industry is growing, but could it ever threaten the dominant European producers?



Limiting liability

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 23:06:19 GMT

The limited liability company has been described as "the greatest single discovery of modern times”.



Sterling sense

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:35:26 GMT

Buying foreign currency is both easier and more challenging than in the past.



Banking bonanza

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 23:16:16 GMT

Many of Europe's largest banks have already announced their intention to relocate jobs to Frankfurt as Brexit talks go on.



Poisonous progress

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 23:16:23 GMT

The arguments nearly a century ago over the use of leaded petrol.



Mixed picture

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 23:14:10 GMT

More than half of the 160 BHS stores that closed after it went into administration a year ago are still empty, says new research.



Selling citizenship

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:20:51 GMT

Amar Al-Sadi and her family escaped war-torn Yemen and are among thousands who have bought Maltese passports.



The devil's rope

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 23:36:36 GMT

How the spread of barbed wire helped redraw the map of the USA.



The tax trick

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 23:17:26 GMT

The chunk of global wealth illegally stashed in tax havens is a big feature of the modern economy.



Five food fights

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:12:44 GMT

Chlorine chicken isn't the only food that has got politicians in a flap



Inside US/UK trade deal

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:06:28 GMT

How would the UK benefit from a trade deal with the US and is it likely to happen?



Formula fix

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:31:21 GMT

Since the first commercial substitute for breast milk was launched in 1865, formula has shaped the workforce.



Happy travelling

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:41:32 GMT

The government is consulting on a new strategy which puts the consumer "at the heart of the aviation sector".



Easy does it?

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 23:21:52 GMT

Warren Buffett has advised his wife to invest her money in low-cost index funds, after his death.



Medieval money

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 23:29:25 GMT

Medieval tally sticks illustrate what money really is: a kind of debt that can be traded freely.



Tricky trade-off

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:10:52 GMT

If rules are too strict, good ideas take too long to spread, but lax regulation risks no innovation.



One year on

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:05:31 GMT

What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?



Better prospects

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:11:05 GMT

What impact is China's Belt and Road initiative, aimed at boosting trade links, having in Kazakhstan?



Energy revolution

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:06:49 GMT

China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.



A hot issue

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:36:26 GMT

South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.



Gaming gift

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:18:59 GMT

From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.



Reality Check

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:38:29 GMT

Is the government allowed to requisition homes to provide emergency housing?