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  • Asian shares off 10-year peak, eyes on China markets TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares hovered below their 10-year peak on Friday while investors viewed Chinese shares with caution after their big fall the previous day. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • How Black Friday Sales Madness Came to the U.K. Blame Amazon Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Chinese airlines court Cathay pilots facing pay squeeze SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Chinese airlines are circling disaffected pilots at Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways , offering sky-high salaries to fill a shortage of experienced captains in a rapidly expanding aviation industry. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Peugeot-owner to use Opel site to assemble engines-Les Echos PARIS (Reuters) – Peugeot-owner PSA will use an existing Opel site in eastern Europe to assemble 200,000 petrol engines instead of building new capacity on its own site in Slovakia as initially planned, Les Echos newspapers said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Budget 2017: austerity continues – Politics Weekly podcast Heather Stewart is joined by Larry Elliott, Sonia Sodha and Robert Colvile to discuss the second budget of the year. Plus we hear from Robert Chote – the man responsible for the drastic downward revision to Britain’s economic growth forecasts – and the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Severn Trent PLC reports 1H results Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • BW LPG reports Q3 results Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Unilever drafts in search firm to look for new CEO: Sky News (Reuters) – Consumer goods maker Unilever NV has begun working with executive search firm Egon Zehnder International to help to identify a successor to Chief Executive officer Paul Polman, Sky News reported on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Peugeot-owner to use Opel site to assemble engines PARIS (Reuters) – Peugeot-owner PSA will use an existing Opel site in eastern Europe to assemble 200,000 petrol engines instead of building new capacity on its own site in Slovakia as initially planned, Les Echos newspapers said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Budget decisions that are urgent matters of life and death | Letters Professor Wendy Burn on fears that promises of spending on mental health services will be broken; Colin Dyer of WellChild on the failure to prioritise the wellbeing of the young; Rev Paul Nicolson on inadequate benefits, poverty and ill health; plus, l… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Age of austerity isn’t over yet, says IFS budget analysis Mainly grim news from thinktank, painting a picture of doom and gloom including predictions of a £35bn deficit in 2019-20Seven years after George Osborne ushered in a tough new age of spending cuts and deficit reduction, the Institute for Fiscal Studie… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Asian Indices Lower as China Shares Trade Lower Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Fiat Chrysler to recall 1,200 SUVs in India for airbag replacement NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will recall 1,200 Jeep Compass sports utility vehicles (SUVs) sold in India, for “replacement of the front passenger air bag,” FCA India said in a statement on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Number crushing: economists give Hammond’s budget the big thumbs down | John Crace In a dark room in central London, the Institute of Fiscal Studies pores over the figures behind Wednesday’s budget and finds little actually thereCall it the revenge of the geeks. On every other day of the year, politicians feel free to play fast and l… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • EU privacy regulators to discuss Uber hack next week BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union privacy regulators will discuss ride-hailing app Uber’s massive data breach cover-up next week and could create a task-force to coordinate investigations. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • U.S. judge orders Uber customer to arbitrate price-fixing claims NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge ruled that Uber can force an unhappy Connecticut customer’s price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration, after the customer said the proposed class action belonged in court because he never agre… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Oil prices static in holiday trade Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Workers at Amazon’s main Italian hub, German warehouses strike on Black Friday MILAN (Reuters) – Workers at Amazon’s main distribution hub in Italy are planning their first ever strike for Friday, trade unions said, while they are also striking at six warehouses in Germany, threatening to disrupt one of the year’s busiest shoppin… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Don’t be fooled by the ‘economicky’ words: this budget is all politics | Victoria Waldersee The dominant school of economics has long marketed itself as value-free. But the chancellor should be honest about the ideological nature of his decisionsYou’d think that a leading figure giving their most important speech of the year on what exactly t… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Three holiday reads Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Lyft raising additional $500 million on top of recent $1 billion round  Lyft is seeking to raise an additional $500 million, over and above the $1 billion it raised in a round led by Alphabet venture arm CaptialG last month. The $500 million is an extension of that round, the company told Axios, and is not yet closed… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • Airbus CEO questioned in Kazakh deal investigation: reports PARIS (Reuters) – French anti-corruption investigators questioned Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders and three other company executives as witnesses in an investigation centered on the sale of satellites to Kazakhstan in 2010, according to media report… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • High street sales bounce back after sharp fall last month CBI survey of retailers comes before Black Friday discounting period, which is likely to drive sales furtherHigh street sales are staging a recovery after a sharp slowdown last month, overcoming the steepest growth in selling prices in almost 25 years…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • UK faces two decades of no earnings growth, IFS warns Thinktank says budget shows Brexit uncertainty and loss of productivity could see wages below their 2008 level in 2022The UK is in danger of suffering two decades of zero earnings growth as it struggles to cope with Brexit uncertainty and a loss of pro… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Okay Airways orders five 787s Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Head of HSBC global banking is out Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Teva Pharmaceutical set for major layoffs in Israel, U.S.: report TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is expected to cut 20-25 percent of its 6,860 workers in Israel and a few thousand more in the United States, financial news website Calcalist reported on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • How ‘princess’ of Angola lost her oil crown LUANDA/LONDON (Reuters) – On Oct. 6, with the dust still settling on Angola’s first change of power in 38 years, new President João Lourenço sat down with international oil majors at the presidential palace in Luanda. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Chancellor targets English regions with multibillion investment Budget aims to tackle London-centric economy by announcing spending plans for areas including the north and MidlandsEnglish regions including the north and the Midlands will receive a multibillion-pound investment in an effort to reduce the weighting o… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • UK faces longest fall in living standards since records began, says thinktank Resolution Foundation says cut in growth announced in budget means household disposable incomes will fall until 2020The UK is on course for the longest fall in living standards since records began in the 1950s, as analysis shows Philip Hammond’s budget… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • UK business investment slows, but retail sales bounce back – business live Updated growth figures show British businesses reined in their spending over the summer – bad news for the productivity crisisLatest: Retail sales recoverUK business investment slowsUK growth confirmed at 0.4%UK still lagging behind GermanyEarlier:Late… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • EU Withdrawal Bill debate set for Dec. 4 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Lyft raises another $500M in funding Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Lyft raises another $500 million in additional round of funding The additional funding round, led by Alphabet Inc’s CapitalG, is an extension of the $1 billion round announced in October. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • China’s Okay Airways orders five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners for $1.4 billion BEIJING (Reuters) – Boeing and Okay Airways, China’s first privately owned airline, have finalised an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners for $1.4 billion, Boeing said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Uber breach probed by global regulators Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Business growth roars in the eurozone Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • EU states have scathing view of Britain’s handling of Brexit talks, leaked Irish report suggests – Politics live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to the budget, Philip Hammond’s morning interviews and the Institute for Fiscal Studies’ post-budget briefing.Philip Hammond’s morning interviews – Summary 10.31am … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • China stocks suffer mauling, Fed leaves dollar in a daze LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar was on the defensive Thursday after suffering its worst drubbing in five months, as the biggest slump in Chinese stocks in almost two years took the shine off another record high in the global bull run. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Labour’s extra borrowing would pay for itself, says McDonnell Shadow chancellor refuses to be pinned down on specific cost of servicing debt from party’s spending plans, accusing BBC presenter of ‘trite journalism’The shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, has refused to put a figure on the cost of Labour’s plans for… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Labour’s extra borrowing would pay for itself, says McDonnell Shadow chancellor refuses to be pinned down on specific cost of servicing debt from party’s spending plans, accusing BBC presenter of ‘trite journalism’The shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, has refused to put a figure on the cost of Labour’s plans for… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Labour’s extra borrowing would pay for itself, says McDonnell Shadow chancellor refuses to be pinned down on specific cost of servicing debt from party’s spending plans, accusing BBC presenter of ‘trite journalism’The shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, has refused to put a figure on the cost of Labour’s plans for… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Thanksgiving shopping puts retail on watch Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • eBay comments on Amazon Australia launch Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Amazon starts Australian trial after months of hype SYDNEY (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s Australian arm began an order-taking trial on Thursday, giving life to the hype which has preceded its arrival in the world’s No. 12 economy and weighed on the shares of the brick-and-mortar retail sector. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Budget focus on skills and technology aims to bolster UK productivity Chancellor’s measures to improve economic growth include training, tax relief and £2.5bn fund for innovatorsThe government’s latest attempt to tackle Britain’s poor productivity record focused on extra funding for artificial intelligence, skills and te… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Hammond to borrow extra £90bn after lower productivity forecast OBR warns chancellor faces long period of sluggish wages growth that will dent tax receipts and increase borrowingPhilip Hammond must borrow an extra £90bn over the next five years after the Treasury’s independent forecaster downgraded productivity gro… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile beats by $0.01, beats on revenue Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Thursday’s economic calendar Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Cathay Pacific’s pilots plan levy as buffer against action by airline SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd’s pilots will vote on whether to raise funds as a buffer against any actions the loss-making Hong Kong airline takes against them like unilateral benefit changes or job losses, according to the pilot’s … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Raise Production reports Q3 results Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • VivoPower International reports 1H results Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • HPE CEO Whitman’s surprise exit stumps Wall Street (Reuters) – Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co fell 6 percent on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman’s decision to step down from the role took Wall Street by surprise. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Dollar dumped, bonds buoyant on Fed inflation caution SYDNEY (Reuters) – The dollar was on the defensive Thursday after suffering its worst drubbing in five months while bonds celebrated a comeback on speculation the Federal Reserve might not tighten U.S. policy as aggressively as previously thought. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Mullen Group declares CAD 0.03 dividend Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Uber’s messy data breach collides with launch of SoftBank deal TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A newspaper advertisement for an Uber Technologies Inc stock sale was juxtaposed on Wednesday with a report that the ride-service provider had covered up a data hack – something of a metaphor for Uber, a company with b… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Tesla cranks up big battery in Australia MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Tesla Inc has completed construction of the world’s largest lithium ion battery in Australia, putting it on track to meet a 100-day deadline for switching the battery packs on, the South Australian government said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Geospace Technologies notes errors in inventory accounting Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Exxon evacuates staff from Papua New Guinea LNG project due to unrest Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Peter Thiel sells most of remaining Facebook stake (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s first major investor Peter Thiel has sold three-quarters of his remaining stake in the social network as part of a previously established trading plan, a regulatory filing showed. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Uber breach, cover-up trigger government probes around the globe TORONTO (Reuters) – Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid: sources (Reuters) – Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm’s top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • BRF taps Drummond as new global chief executive Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Nuvo Pharmaceuticals wraps succession plan with new CEO Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • TransCanada ‘cautiously optimistic’ on Keystone XL, Alberta premier says Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Rockwell Automation rebuffs Emerson’s latest $29 billion bid (Reuters) – Rockwell Automation Inc rejected Emerson Electric Co’s sweetened $29 billion takeover offer on Wednesday, in its strongest rebuttal to date of the proposed combination of two of the world’s largest factory equipment makers. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Peter Thiel may look to buy Gawker.com: BuzzFeed (Reuters) – Venture capitalist Peter Thiel may be looking to buy online news site Gawker.com, BuzzFeed said on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Dollar dumped, bonds boosted on Fed inflation caution SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday as speculation the Federal Reserve might not tighten U.S. policy as aggressively as first thought slugged the dollar and boosted bonds globally. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • With few notes tendered, iHeart extends exchange offers Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Thiel sells bulk of remaining holdings in Facebook Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Car production rises as exports make up for falling UK demand Just over 157,000 cars produced in October, 3.5% more than same time last year, as exports rise by 5% and domestic demand falls 2.9%Car production increased last month as rising exports made up for falling demand in the UK, new figures reveal.Just over… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Wall St. flat ahead of holiday; ISPs rise on net neutrality bets NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, with telecom services shares among the biggest movers while the energy sector rose in line with gains in crude oil. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Saudi Arabia agrees to buy $7 billion in precision munitions from U.S. firms: sources (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has agreed to buy about $7 billion worth of precision guided munitions from U.S. defense contractors, sources familiar with the matter said, a deal that some lawmakers may object to over American weapons having contributed to c… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • The real budget story is the sharp cut in growth forecasts | Larry Elliott Philip Hammond could have responded to bad economic news with cuts – instead he has increased spending and borrowingForget the extra money for housing. Put to one side the package of support for the NHS. Ignore the willingness to throw money at sorting… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • UK prospects for growth far weaker than first predicted, says OBR Forecaster now expects economy to grow by just 1.5% in 2017, rather than 2% originally suggested in March Britain’s growth prospects are far weaker than previously thought, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility, as stalling productivity and… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...