North Korea rattles markets with nuclear test

North Korea was once again headline news over the weekend following a nuclear weapon test. The US Geological Survey recorded a tremor measuring 6.3 magnitude which was later claimed by ...

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September 4, 2017

UK car production revs up in July

UK car production jumped in July by 8% year-on-year, after disappointing data in June. However, the number of cars made in the UK in the first seven months of the ...

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August 30, 2017

UK unemployment rate falls to a 42-year low

The UK unemployment rate fell to a 42-year low in the three months to June, to 4.4%. The absolute figure was down 57,000 to 1,484,000 following an increase in employment ...

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August 21, 2017

Korea tensions rattle markets

Last week markets were focussed on the ratcheting tension between North Korea and the US, and the prospect of conflict in the region. Donald Trump has taken the strategy of ...

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August 14, 2017