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Facts & figures: Public sector net borrowing in the U.K.

July's numbers on net borrowing within the public sector in the U.K. are out. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that Britain's public sector had a net borrowing surplus of 0.76 billion pounds in July 2017. This number is higher than the 0.27 billion pounds surplus measured a year ago in July, and exceeding the expectations within the financial community of 0.2 billion pounds. 

If we leave out banks, the surplus is 0.2 bill...

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Sterling falls to three-w.....

This morning, sterling sank to a 3-week low against a recuperating US Dollar. The British Pound has lost 13% since th....

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FOMC: Latest Fed Minutes .....

Eight times a year, the notes from the American central bank’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on monetary poli....

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Optimistic wage and emplo.....

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has announced the latest U.K. labour market statistics, showing falling unemployment figu....

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Chinese Yuan update - ma.....

Last Friday, the People's Bank of China (PBOC) released its quarterly monetary policy report, in which the central bank tried ....

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U.S. dollar undermined by.....

Yesterday's release of the minutes from the July 25-26 Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting reveals a lack of policymaker&n....

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North Korea tensions ease.....

Through an announcement on state media, North Korea has made public that the plan to fire missiles at Guam, (an Ame....

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Jackson Hole symposium: M.....

It's Monday again, but August's anticipated bank holiday is rapidly approaching here in the U.K. Here's your guid....

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Facts & figures: Public s.....

July's numbers on net borrowing within the public sector in the U.K. are out. Data from the Office for National Statistic....

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New study: Retailer profi.....

A number of studies conducted in the past year have shown that British households kept up the spending power since the EU ref....

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