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Thursday 05 August 2010
The prospects of a "double dip" recession strengthened yesterday with the publication of a survey of business sentiment and activity in the largest sector of the economy, services.
Sunday 11 July 2010
Tuesday 06 July 2010
The UK economy expanded further in the second quarter, but "serious" concerns pose a threat to a sustained recovery, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) warned today.
Tuesday 06 July 2010
Britain's already sluggish and fragile economic recovery is set to lose more momentum and may relapse into recession, according to the latest surveys of business confidence and economic forecasts from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Institute of Directors (IoD).
Friday 07 May 2010
Service sector activity slowed unexpectedly in April after a volcanic ash cloud that grounded air traffic hit transport firms and uncertainty about the national election dented confidence.
Thursday 04 February 2010
Thursday 07 January 2010
Wednesday 06 January 2010
Hopes that the UK pulled out of recession in the final quarter of 2009 were fuelled today after survey figures revealed an eighth month of growth in the key services sector during December.
Thursday 24 December 2009
Monday 30 November 2009
Thursday 05 November 2009
Strong evidence of recovery in the service sector emerged yesterday, as the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee prepared to make its announcement, at noon today, about an extension of its quantitative easing strategy of injecting money into the economy.
Tuesday 06 October 2009
Two of the world's most influential investment gurus warned yesterday that financial markets were turning into "bubbles".
Monday 05 October 2009
When a party leader with every possible advantage staggers to victory at the third time of asking, trailing two election defeats in his wake, it's clear that politics have stagnated in Greece. George Papandreou has finally succeeded in following his father and grandfather in becoming prime minister but it's an empty victory that will be met with little enthusiasm.
Friday 04 September 2009
Activity in the services sector rose to a two-year high in August, giving a boost to optimistic forecasts for the UK's recovery from recession.
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