Economics

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UK economy heads for ‘strong bounce back’ after growing 0.4% in February – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as the UK economy returns to growth

Graeme Wearden

13, Apr, 2021 @8:22 AM

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UK economy returns to growth despite Covid restrictions
Figures for February also show rebound in exports to EU after Brexit plunge

Richard Partington

13, Apr, 2021 @6:59 AM

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Turkey’s economic turmoil drives Bitcoin frenzy
Investors turn to cryptocurrency after Erdoğan’s sacking of central bank governor caused further fall in lira

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul

13, Apr, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Shoppers rush out for their retail fix, but will they keep spending? | Larry Elliott
Households coming out of Covid lockdown have financial firepower – UK businesses hope they will use it

Larry Elliott

12, Apr, 2021 @7:11 PM

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Customers flock to shops, pubs, restaurants and barbers as lockdown eases – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as non-essential shops reopen in England, and pubs and restaurants welcome customers outside

Graeme Wearden

12, Apr, 2021 @4:36 PM

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Gordon Brown calls for G7 to act on Covid vaccine ‘apartheid’
Former prime minister says group should commit to global vaccine drive and slams UK’s foreign aid cut

Larry Elliott

12, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Optimism among UK business leaders hits record high
Summer spending frenzy could be on cards as studies point to big economic bounceback

Miles Brignall

11, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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As the grip of Covid eases, the UK looks set for a classic short-lived boom | Larry Elliott
Heavy borrowing by businesses could easily end in higher inflation and a ballooning trade deficit

Larry Elliott

11, Apr, 2021 @11:01 AM

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National debt: critics cry hypocrisy as Republicans oppose Biden spending
The GOP says the $2tn infrastructure plan is too big. Democrats say Trump cut taxes and ‘spent like a drunken sailor’

Dominic Rushe in New York and David Smith in Washington

11, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Biden’s plans for a global corporate tax rate could make the world a fairer place
If it can be achieved, the president’s goal will transform the economic balance of power

11, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Britain is ‘bouncing back’ into the same old economy
Hopes of a rapid recovery overshadow the fact that the Tories have failed to reinvent the way the UK does business

Phillip Inman

10, Apr, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Sunak urged to back Biden corporate tax plan ‘worth £13.5bn a year’
Campaigners say US global blueprint would help raise billions from multinationals and tech giants

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

09, Apr, 2021 @3:44 PM

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