US experiences job losses following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

The US economy saw a reduction in employment for the first time since 2010 as the labour market was impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Employment dropped by 33,000 in ...

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October 11, 2017

Political uncertainty returns as Catalonia declares the right to statehood

Spain has become the centre of the latest political uncertainty, as Catalans went to the polls for an independence referendum on Sunday. The vote was sanctioned by the regionally devolved ...

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October 2, 2017

Angela Merkel returns for fourth term in German Elections

The German federal elections took place over the weekend seeing Chancellor Angela Merkel becoming re-elected for her fourth term. However, it was the worst result that her conservative coalition of ...

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September 25, 2017

Inflation and employment growth increase pressure on the Bank of England

The Bank of England began last week by warning the market that interest rate rises may come faster than anticipated. This was then reiterated on Thursday and Friday and appeared ...

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September 18, 2017