Laurie Bishop

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UK's record low interest rates to continue in 2016

Service sector slowdown caused by financial market turmoil and fears of Brexit are likely to keep rates at historic low<p>The UK is set for another year of record low interest rates, economists have predicted, following news that the dominant services sector suffered a sharp slowdown last …

Economics

Economic News Hints At Another Rate Hike

Yesterday’s numbers on economic activity in the retail and industrial sectors is a tale of two trends through January. Consumer spending accelerated …

Economics

Can China Sustain The Current RMB Exchange Rate?

The RMB exchange rate is perennially caught in the international spotlight. Some say it’s too low, others that it should be lower. The PBOC (People’s Bank of China), which sets a daily reference rate (the ‘fix’) for the domestically traded currency, must walk a narrow tightrope, both shaping …

China

Brexit could derail the economy of British cities relying on EU exports

Almost 50% of all exports from British cities are destined to the EU market, Centre for Studies report shows.<p>A so-called "hard Brexit" would deal a …

Eurozone inflation unexpectedly rises to 1.1% | MTB Market Analysis

Inflation levels for Eurozone increased to a three year high. The December Consumer Price Index (CPI) surged to 1.1% over the period of twelve months …

Trading

US unemployment rate hits nine-year low in November

Unemployment rate falls from 4.9% to 4.6% in November as non-farm payrolls fall slightly below expectations.<p>The US economy added slightly less jobs …

Why a Chinese Real Estate Bubble Could Bring Down the Global Economy

While U.S. GDP grew by 2.9% this quarter, trouble is brewing on the other side of the Pacific.<p>Analysts are sounding the alarm about growing Chinese …

China's economy to hold steady in 2016: Report - Business

BEIJING - China's economic growth is expected to stay "around 6.7 percent" in the fourth quarter of 2016 and for the whole year as major indicators …

Economics