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(London) Consumer spending power is set to rise by 1.5% this year, according to analysis by an economic think tank. The optimistic outlook was forecast by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr), which also said it expected the...
  (London) A businessman appointed by David Cameron to head a multibillion-pound quango has been forced to step down after it was disclosed that he was bankrupt. A Government spokesman said Tony Caplin - a former Conservative Party chief operating officer...
(London) The UK will help improve financial management and investment climates of developing countries by sharing British expertise and international best practice. Teams of British accountants will help transform accounting standards and develop professional accountancy institutes in Africa and Asia,...
By Our Reporter: - (London 16/04/2014 ) The UK will launch its first ever development impact bond to improve healthcare in Africa by bringing together private and public investment, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced. Ms Greening...
House prices in the UK increased by an average of 9.1% in the 12 months to February 2014. This is the highest annual increase since June 2010, and is a big jump from the figure of 6.8% for the year...
Peter Koenig Russia has just dropped another bombshell, announcing not only the de-coupling of its trade from the dollar, but also that its hydrocarbon trade will in the future be carried out in rubles and local currencies of its trading...
Most voters think betting machines fuel gambling addictions and should be hit by tougher restrictions, according to polling. Around two-thirds of adults believe there are too many bookmakers on Britain's high streets and half think they are deliberately placed in...
The US dollar has been the world’s reserve currency for many decades now, but the trends seem to indicate that China is preparing to overtake the US in regards to being the “standard” currency. The world’s monetary system has...
Russia’s Gazprom has bought 100 percent of Kyrgyzgaz for a symbolic $1, as it also undertook to cover the company’s $40 billion debt. The deal makes Russia’s gas monopoly the sole gas supplier to Kyrgyzstan. “It’s a historic day. Today...
Half a billion pounds has been wasted stockpiling two ineffective anti-flu drugs, according to researchers. A study claims there is "no good evidence" Tamiflu and Relenza stop the spread of the infection or prevent the complications of influenza. Researchers, from The...

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