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. Rising fuel and food prices helped to push last month's inflation rate to the highest since September 2013. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:34:06 AM
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....When US defence giant Lockheed Martin signed a deal to build Hercules military transport aircraft for an unnamed air force, it knew manufacturing would take several years. So the contract it drew up in 1999 stated that the price of the planes would increase over time, to account for inflation. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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...."Half of people who own a home have no borrowings. The unearned and largely untaxed money they have made simply by living in their property isn't recorded in inflation figures but it is a significant part of what maintains house prices and drives the economy. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The current £1 coin will be discontinued this year, as a 12-sided coin enters circulation on 28 March. Asset manager M&G has calculated that, if left in a piggy bank, inflation since 1983 would have corroded its buying power to the equivalent of 32p. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....He also suggests that the so-called triple lock be ended in the next parliament. Up to now the triple lock has guaranteed that the state pension rises each year by inflation, earnings or 2. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....25% by the Bank of England's rate setting committee. However, one of the nine who sit on the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), Kristin Forbes, expressed concern about inflation and voted to raise rates. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:38:45 PM
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....20 an hour. The trust issues its findings amid growing worries over a squeeze on living standards from sluggish pay growth and rising inflation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:30:27 AM
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....”. But Michael Redfern, the QC who was counsel for the 10-year-old girl, known only as “LMS”, said: “The large increase in lump-sum awards is offset by lack of return on lump-sum low-risk investment and the ability to keep pace with inflation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 20th of March 2017 07:18:43 PM
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.... In total, 24 out of 53 Heineken brands are affected, with eight pulled from the shelves altogether. Heineken is understood to have argued that inflation since the Brexit referendum has pushed up its costs, echoing the argument made by Unilever in its dispute with Tesco over the price of Marmite last autumn. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 03:07:10 PM
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.... “This is especially true of younger investors. In an environment of returning inflation and low interest rates, we recommend looking for investments with a higher return – whether in the UK or around the world. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:35:35 AM
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. The Bank of England has held interest rates at their record low amid signs of an internal split emerging about how to tackle rising inflation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:10:58 PM
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. Tuesday's inflation report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) will not be the same as previous ones. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Tuesday 21st of March 2017 12:18:54 AM
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....Almaty in Kazakhstan takes the prize as the cheapest city in the world, although local citizens won’t feel that way. They are suffering from galloping inflation – approaching 20% in 2016 – but as it is has also sent the local currency, the tenge, down 50%, to foreigners the city is now very cheap. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 21st of March 2017 07:00:07 AM
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....In mid-afternoon trading the index was 38 points higher at 7,406 points. Neil Wilson at ETX Capital said the message from the US central bank was "the US economy is firing, but inflation is not going to be an issue. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 16th of March 2017 03:47:19 PM
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. “We entered the quarter with deflation and exited the quarter with inflation,” declared Mike Coupe, chief executive of Sainsbury’s, describing shop prices in the most recent trading period. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 16th of March 2017 07:38:27 PM
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.... The revaluation is designed to spread the burden of business rates according to economic prosperity. The amount of tax paid by business is calculated as a proportion of the value of their property and also takes into account the annual rate of inflation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 20th of March 2017 04:43:52 PM
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...."Monetary policy should not go on hold," Ms Forbes wrote in an opinion piece in the Daily Telegraph. Ms Forbes, who is due to leave the Bank in June, said raising rates would lessen the risk of above-target inflation, and boost an improved outlook for unemployment and UK output. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:52:03 PM
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....Sterling rose 1% against the dollar to $1. 2490 after UK inflation in February rose to 2. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:06:16 AM
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. Rising food and fuel prices pushed Britain’s inflation rate to 2. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 21st of March 2017 11:27:08 AM
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....”. Fears had already been expressed that the government could water down or ditch the state pension “triple lock”, which means that the payments rise in line with whichever is the highest of average wages, inflation, or 2. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 23rd of March 2017 06:11:18 AM
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....The firm, which had already warned profits would fall, said it remained "extremely cautious" about trading. It said shoppers were shifting their spending away from clothing, at the same time as inflation was rising and incomes were being squeezed. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:24:09 AM
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....Average household income rose by 1. 4% in 2015-16 after adjusting for inflation, new data from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) shows. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:20:14 AM
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....1544 euros. The previous day, sterling had made gains after UK inflation in February rose to 2. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 08:45:47 AM
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. Judging by his comments, Mark Carney is blissfully unconcerned about inflation rising above its 2% target for the first time since 2013. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. UK households are the most downbeat about their finances since 2013, as families start to feel the pinch from rising inflation and weak wage growth, according to a new survey. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:35:41 PM
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. Rising food and fuel costs are expected to have pushed inflation to its highest level in more than three years when official figures are released on Tuesday, underscoring the impact of the Brexit-battered pound on prices in the shops. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Saturday 18th of March 2017 03:59:43 PM
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....A lower oil price this year would be excellent news, not least for Downing Street and the Bank of England. It would dampen the currency-inspired inflation in other parts of the economy. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 07:28:44 PM
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....In 1981, the global economy was adjusting to the two oil price shocks of the 1970s. The US was in recession and unemployment and inflation were high. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Sunday 19th of March 2017 06:59:01 AM
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....The hefty fine is the latest headache for Gavin Patterson, the chief executive of BT, who has endured a torrid year that has included an accounting scandal at its Italian operation that wiped £8bn off its shares. Earlier this month BT, which is set to introduce inflation-busting price rises for its customers, denied that it is forcing them to foot the bill to pay for its new £1. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Next warns of price rises as profits fall for first time in eight years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 08:58:32 AM
....If sterling does not fall further next year, pricing pressure should ease into the second half of 2018, the company said. “By the same logic, the pressure on real wages from rising inflation may also work its way through the system by the middle of 2018. ...
Next sees first annual profit fall in eight years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:24:09 AM
....The firm, which had already warned profits would fall, said it remained "extremely cautious" about trading. It said shoppers were shifting their spending away from clothing, at the same time as inflation was rising and incomes were being squeezed. ...
State pension age must rise again, says report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 06:11:18 AM
....”. Fears had already been expressed that the government could water down or ditch the state pension “triple lock”, which means that the payments rise in line with whichever is the highest of average wages, inflation, or 2. ...
State pension age could be raised to 70, says report image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 12:05:44 AM
....He also suggests that the so-called triple lock be ended in the next parliament. Up to now the triple lock has guaranteed that the state pension rises each year by inflation, earnings or 2. ...
The Trump bump for shares is dented – but watch where the oil price goes | Nils Pratley image
....A lower oil price this year would be excellent news, not least for Downing Street and the Bank of England. It would dampen the currency-inspired inflation in other parts of the economy. ...
Nervous markets take fright at prospect of Trump failing to deliver | Larry Elliott image
....Jasper Lawler, a senior market analyst at London Capital Group, said: “It’s overly simplistic to lay the blame for the market decline at Donald Trump’s door. The first US rate hike this year, a slump in oil prices, the future of quantitative easing under higher inflation and end of quarter portfolio manoeuvring have played a part in markets changing course. ...
Tesco pulls Sol, Amstel and Tiger from shelves in Brexit price row image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 03:07:10 PM
.... In total, 24 out of 53 Heineken brands are affected, with eight pulled from the shelves altogether. Heineken is understood to have argued that inflation since the Brexit referendum has pushed up its costs, echoing the argument made by Unilever in its dispute with Tesco over the price of Marmite last autumn. ...
Plusnet fined £880,000 for charging more than 1,000 ex-customers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 02:35:18 PM
....The hefty fine is the latest headache for Gavin Patterson, the chief executive of BT, who has endured a torrid year that has included an accounting scandal at its Italian operation that wiped £8bn off its shares. Earlier this month BT, which is set to introduce inflation-busting price rises for its customers, denied that it is forcing them to foot the bill to pay for its new £1. ...
UK households most downbeat about finances since 2013 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:35:41 PM
. UK households are the most downbeat about their finances since 2013, as families start to feel the pinch from rising inflation and weak wage growth, according to a new survey. ...
London's leading shares lose ground image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 08:45:47 AM
UK millionaires think Brexit will make them even richer, survey finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:35:35 AM
.... “This is especially true of younger investors. In an environment of returning inflation and low interest rates, we recommend looking for investments with a higher return – whether in the UK or around the world. ...
FTSE CEOs 'earn 386 times more than workers on national living wage' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:30:27 AM
....20 an hour. The trust issues its findings amid growing worries over a squeeze on living standards from sluggish pay growth and rising inflation. ...
UK wages will soon lag behind prices – will the Bank take action? | Larry Elliott image
. Judging by his comments, Mark Carney is blissfully unconcerned about inflation rising above its 2% target for the first time since 2013. ...
UK inflation jumps to 2.3% in February, pushing the pound higher - as it happened image
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London 'cheaper than New York or Tokyo' after pound's Brexit plunge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 07:00:07 AM
....Almaty in Kazakhstan takes the prize as the cheapest city in the world, although local citizens won’t feel that way. They are suffering from galloping inflation – approaching 20% in 2016 – but as it is has also sent the local currency, the tenge, down 50%, to foreigners the city is now very cheap. ...
Reality Check image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 12:18:54 AM
. Tuesday's inflation report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) will not be the same as previous ones. ...
NHS trust triples injury payout to £9.3m under controversial new rules image
....”. But Michael Redfern, the QC who was counsel for the 10-year-old girl, known only as “LMS”, said: “The large increase in lump-sum awards is offset by lack of return on lump-sum low-risk investment and the ability to keep pace with inflation. ...
Save London's high streets from business rate hike, says mayor image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 04:43:52 PM
.... The revaluation is designed to spread the burden of business rates according to economic prosperity. The amount of tax paid by business is calculated as a proportion of the value of their property and also takes into account the annual rate of inflation. ...
Rising food costs - what's that got to do with the price of Brexit? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 07:00:01 AM
....The Brexit vote has weakened the pound which, in turn, is pushing prices up as the cost of imports rise. Earlier this month, we learned that supermarket inflation doubled in February as shoppers had to pay more for basics such as butter and tea. ...
Rising prices set to push inflation over 2% Bank of England target image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 03:59:43 PM
. Rising food and fuel costs are expected to have pushed inflation to its highest level in more than three years when official figures are released on Tuesday, underscoring the impact of the Brexit-battered pound on prices in the shops. ...
What a £1 coin could have made since 1983 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 10:03:18 PM
....The current £1 coin will be discontinued this year, as a 12-sided coin enters circulation on 28 March. Asset manager M&G has calculated that, if left in a piggy bank, inflation since 1983 would have corroded its buying power to the equivalent of 32p. ...
Homes cost more than seven times income image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 10:06:40 AM
...."Half of people who own a home have no borrowings. The unearned and largely untaxed money they have made simply by living in their property isn't recorded in inflation figures but it is a significant part of what maintains house prices and drives the economy. ...
Comma comeuppance: When rogue punctuation proves costly image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 09:44:01 AM
....When US defence giant Lockheed Martin signed a deal to build Hercules military transport aircraft for an unnamed air force, it knew manufacturing would take several years. So the contract it drew up in 1999 stated that the price of the planes would increase over time, to account for inflation. ...
MPC member calls for interest rates to rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:52:03 PM
...."Monetary policy should not go on hold," Ms Forbes wrote in an opinion piece in the Daily Telegraph. Ms Forbes, who is due to leave the Bank in June, said raising rates would lessen the risk of above-target inflation, and boost an improved outlook for unemployment and UK output. ...
Sainsbury's takes inflation hit on the chin as Aldi and Lidl loom | Nils Pratley image
. “We entered the quarter with deflation and exited the quarter with inflation,” declared Mike Coupe, chief executive of Sainsbury’s, describing shop prices in the most recent trading period. ...
Interest rate rise is further away than MPC vote suggests image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 05:50:07 PM
....5%, there has been regular speculation in the City that borrowing costs are heading back up. The latest flurry of excitement was caused when Kristin Forbes broke ranks with her monetary policy committee colleagues and said something should be done about rising inflation. ...
FTSE 100 closes at record high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 03:47:19 PM
....In mid-afternoon trading the index was 38 points higher at 7,406 points. Neil Wilson at ETX Capital said the message from the US central bank was "the US economy is firing, but inflation is not going to be an issue. ...
UK interest rates kept on hold at 0.25% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:38:45 PM
....25% by the Bank of England's rate setting committee. However, one of the nine who sit on the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), Kristin Forbes, expressed concern about inflation and voted to raise rates. ...
Bank of England keeps UK interest rates on hold as it warns on inflation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:10:58 PM
. The Bank of England has held interest rates at their record low amid signs of an internal split emerging about how to tackle rising inflation. ...
Household incomes crept up last year, DWP figures show image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:20:14 AM
....Average household income rose by 1. 4% in 2015-16 after adjusting for inflation, new data from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) shows. ...
Sainsbury's warns over 'uncertain' impact of pound's Brexit slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 08:22:39 AM
....The UK’s supermarket chains are facing higher import costs following the fall in the pound against the dollar and the euro since the June referendum, as well as some commodity price rises. According to Kantar, food inflation doubled last month to 1. ...
Jones Bootmaker is on the brink – but it's not all gloom on the high street image
....The last time Britain’s unemployment rate was lower than it is now was in the summer of 1975. For those whose memories don’t stretch that far back it was the time of the UK’s first referendum on EU membership, Harold Wilson was prime minister and inflation was at at postwar peak of more than 25%. ...
US interest rate rise signals end of ultra-low borrowing costs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 07:31:25 PM
....Some economists think that is indeed the case – and that just as in the early 2000s the Fed is doing too little too late. They point to inflation running at 2. ...
Slow burn image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 06:27:47 PM
US Federal Reserve raises interest rates to 1% in bid to hold off inflation image
. The US Federal Reserve has sought to head off rising inflation with a third interest rate rise since the 2008 financial crash and the second in three months, taking the base rate from 0. ...
Pension trick could see Britons rake in HUNDREDS of pounds EVERY MONTH if done by April 5 image
.... Anyone who reached state pension age before April 6 2016 now has just three weeks to pay Class 3A National Insurance and receive the extra income, which also provides a 50 per cent survivors payout when the pensioner dies. The scheme means a 65-year-old woman could exchange £8,900 for £520 per year, which would rise in line with CPI inflation each year, calculations by Mr Webb showed. ...
UK unemployment falls to joint lowest rate since 1975 but wages stall image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 11:27:55 AM
. Workers suffered a fall in real pay for the first time in more than two years in January as inflation outpaced wage growth, underlining the fresh squeeze in living standards facing UK households. ...
UK unemployment is as low as 1975 – but why aren't wages rising? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 11:18:08 AM
....The last time Britain’s unemployment rate was lower than it is today was in the summer of 1975. For those whose memories don’t stretch that far back it was the time of the UK’s first referendum on EU membership, Harold Wilson was prime minister and inflation was at at postwar peak of more than 25%. ...
Public sector workers first to face cut in real pay, says thinktank image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 07:32:43 AM
....The Resolution Foundation said the situation for 5. 4 million public sector workers is expected to worsen over the rest of the decade as pay restraint and high inflation eat into their take-home pay and living standards. ...
UK inflation basket: gin and cycling helmets dropped in image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 11:31:07 AM
. Hipster culture is officially mainstream after the rising popularity of vegan diets, cycling and artisan gin were reflected in the annual shakeup of the shopping basket used to measure UK inflation. ...
Children's scooters added to inflation basket image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 10:38:14 AM
....The obsession of many young children to scoot is affecting the way the cost of living is calculated in the UK. Children's scooters have been added to the basket of goods used to measure the UK's inflation rate. ...
Energy costs to soar as Big Six companies turn up the heat image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 08:01:00 AM
. Your combined gas and electricity tariffs could rise by as much as 10 per cent, as five out of the Big Six suppliers unleash inflation-busting price hikes. ...
UK economy will grow more strongly than expected, says BCC image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 07:01:15 AM
....Robust consumer spending and a brighter outlook for trade and investment will mean the UK’s economic slowdown this year is less severe than previously feared, the British Chambers of Commerce has predicted. But in its latest set of economic forecasts, published as the UK prepares to embark on Brexit negotiations, the business group cut its outlook for 2018 and warned higher inflation would take a chunk out of household budgets. ...
Budget deficit beyond 2025 warns spending watchdog image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 09:26:55 PM
.... Reducing that to zero by the end of that parliament would involve "a lot of challenges" Mr Chote said. "If you were to assume that the Government increased tax allowances and benefits in line with inflation rather than with earnings, then you would get a further fiscal tightening. ...
Top executives may be brilliant – but their pay's about timing and luck image
.... Reform should be encouraged. Ltips – the biggest single driver of inflation in boardroom pay over the past two decades – have had their day. ...
The Scottish economy has strengths – but could it make a success of independence? | Larry Elliott image
....But as with the post-Brexit vote drop in sterling, this flexibility would not be cost free. Scottish voters would have to decide whether higher inflation and squeezed living standards were a price worth paying. ...
Credit card Britain: Seven out of ten adults have average debts of £6,372  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 04:08:00 PM
....A third of people who have seen debts increase over the past 12 months, say it as a result of the rising cost of living. It comes as inflation hits a two-year high of 1. ...
Best cash ISAs 2017: Top rates offered by little known providers image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 02:41:00 PM
....Up to £15,240 can be sheltered from the taxman, while next year the limit refreshes to £20,000. The best rates struggle to beat inflation, which is currently sitting at 1. ...
Rents fall for first time in six years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 09:20:45 AM
....%. When the figures were published last month, the ONS commented that "inflation in the rental market is likely to have been caused by demand in the market outpacing supply" - a different message from that of Countrywide. ...
UK average annual rents fall for first time in six years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 06:00:24 AM
....4% in February from 3. 9% the month before, the 12th month in a row that the annual rate of inflation has fallen. ...
Britons like vodka and Nike and won't consider Airbnb, survey reveals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 03:42:14 PM
....Consumers looking to tighten their belts are most likely to ditch meals out but are less willing to dispense with their annual holiday, the survey found. HSBC said it was most surprised by the fact that far fewer people are concerned by the impact of Brexit than they are by rising inflation. ...
Trump is set to win the battle on interest rates, but US economy will pay the price image
.... But all the signs are that the president and his chief advisers will ignore these negative effects. Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin, like Trump, believes the administration is about to unleash an economic revolution that will spark rocketing growth without the inflationary pressures that spur interest rate rises. ...
Isas back in favour after tax allowance hike image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 07:00:28 AM
.... It will be open to everyone aged 16 and over and have a minimum investment limit of £100 and a maximum of £3,000. The Treasury said the bond would support savers affected by low interest rates, but Maike Currie at investment firm Fidelity International said: “Anyone saving into the new investment bond will struggle to achieve a real return, with Office for Budget Responsibility expectations for inflation to rise to 2. ...
Markets in 'no doubt' on US rate rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 10:33:01 PM
....According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, US employers added 235,000 new jobs, exceeding economists' forecasts. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said last week that the central bank could raise rates in March if employment and inflation figures met their expectations. ...
US jobs report means Fed rate hike is a bolt-on certainty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 03:03:04 PM
....8%. Policymakers at the Fed will look at this data and conclude that inflationary pressures are building as the economy approaches full employment. ...
US jobs growth strengthens case for March rate rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 01:36:59 PM
....Analysts said it lifted expectations that the US Federal Reserve would raise interest rates next week. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said last week that the central bank could raise rates in March if employment and inflation figures met their expectations. ...
The UK economy breaks more records – for all the wrong reasons image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 06:40:24 PM
....What’s more, the productivity growth that has been lost will never come back. That’s because the Office for Budget Responsibility believes the UK has run out of spare capacity, which means the economy cannot grow any faster without generating inflation. ...
Domino's feels the heat as Pizza Hut takes a slice out of sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 03:00:22 PM
.... “This is a more value-conscious environment,” he added. Family finances are expected to come under increasing pressure in 2017 from rising inflation and weak wage growth. ...
ECB's Draghi says 'more optimistic' on the outlook for the eurozone image
....6% respectively. The comments came as borrowing costs were kept on hold in the 19-nation bloc, despite a pick-up in inflation. ...
No pay rise for 15 years, IFS warns UK workers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 08:57:23 AM
....In a grim assessment of the new budget forecasts, the thinktank said families would miss out on £12,000 of pay growth by 2020, the worst decade for 210 years. Workers will be hit with falling real pay, where inflation exceeds wage growth, in the coming months, Resolution said. ...
UK economy will grow 2% this year but slow next, OBR predicts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 07:58:42 PM
....4%. But most forecasters, including the OBR, caution that the outlook is uncertain and that growth will most likely be slower in 2018 as higher inflation knocks spending. ...
Philip Hammond's budget is a long way from tackling future challenges | Larry Elliot image
.... Part of the uncertainty is due to Brexit but not all of it. Real incomes were always going to be squeezed this year by welfare cuts, pay restraint in the public sector and the rising inflation caused by the bounce back in oil prices. ...
Soft drinks tax raises less money than forecast as firms cut sugar content image
....Irn-Bru maker AG Barr has moved to make Scotland’s best-known fizzy drink less sugary, though larger firms such as Pepsi and Coca-Cola are yet to make any such commitment. While soft drinks will be taxed more heavily, duty on wine, beer and spirits will continue to rise in line with inflation. ...
What the 2017 budget means for you image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 05:18:09 PM
....2017-18 JSA remains frozen again, leaving him the same income as last year – or around 1. 2% worse off once inflation is considered. ...
Budget: UK Plc gives its verdict image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 04:07:53 PM
.... There has never been a more important time for the UK to sit at the global top table of technical education for young people. "However, with inflation rising and the cumulative burden weighing on businesses' shoulders, limited relief for firms hit hard by business rates falls short. ...
Budget 2017: Savers BOOST with new top paying NS&I bond...paying 2.2% on savings image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 01:33:00 PM
....25 per cent in August. At the same time, inflation is predicted to hit 2. ...
Budget: More help for pubs in rates change image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 01:28:46 PM
.... Tax rises on all alcohol will add £125m to the cost base of pubs," said Brigid Simmonds, chief executive of the BBPA. All alcohol duty will go up with the rate of inflation, as previously planned. ...
Get ready for food inflation to take a bite out of growth | Vicky Pryce image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:37:50 PM
.... What has actually kept the economy growing is buoyant household spending. With wages finally rising above inflation, real disposable incomes recovered after years in the doldrums following the financial crisis. ...

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