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Investor Confidence Hits Financial Crisis Low say Bank of America as Others Forecast Gold Price Rally

  • Written by James Skinner

Optimism among institutional investorsabout the outlook for economic growth and corporate profits has reached their lowest levels since the aftermath of the financial crisis, according to the latest issue of the influential Bank of America Merrill Lynch Fund Managers Survey. 

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U.K. Set for a Pay Rise says Haldane

  • Written by Gary Howes

Haldane pay growth

The Bank of England's Chief Economist and prominent Monetary Policy Member Andy Haldane has told a gathering in London that the U.K. is seeing a "new dawn breaking for pay growth."

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September Services PMI Misses the Mark

  • Written by James Skinner

The latest IHS Markit services PMI marks a duo of disappointments for the U.K. this week, although markets were largely unmoved by the result as the Brexit negotiations and ongoing Conservative Party conference continue to dominate the agenda for economists. 

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U.K. Trade Deficit Widens in August but Strong Summer Performance Means Exporters Likely Supported Economy in Third-quarter

  • Written by James Skinner

The U.K.'s trade deficit widened during August although a strong performance over the last three months likely means international trade made a positive contribution to growth during the third-quarter, according to economists. 

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