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Government urged to close gig-economy loopholes

The Government is being urged to close loopholes around the treatment of self-employed workers following intense scrutiny of gig-economy companies such as Deliveroo and Uber.<p>A joint draft bill from the Work and Pensions and Business Committees has argued that there should be a new “worker by …

UK consumers spend more to meet higher food and clothing prices

LONDON (Reuters) - British shoppers increased their spending in September at the fastest pace so far in 2017, excluding an Easter-related surge in April, but much of the rise reflected higher prices for food and clothing after the Brexit vote, a survey showed.<p>Shoppers cross the road in Oxford …

Economics

Bank of England under pressure for interest rate rise after ONS error

Economists say mistake helps support case for monetary policy committee to raise rates as early as next month<p>The UK’s official statistics agency has added to the pressure on the Bank of England over whether to raise interest rates as soon as next month after admitting it underestimated the pace of …

Brexit Will Mean Job Losses In The City Of London, Warns RBS Chairman

Sir Howard Davies says 'considerable' damage will be done.<p>Brexit will cause “considerable” damage to the United Kingdom’s economy, the chairman of …

Warnings grow louder over cryptocurrency as valuations soar

With bitcoin and Ethereum gathering momentum among investors, some experts fear a bubble could soon burst<p>Joe Kennedy, patriarch of the Kennedy clan, said he knew it was time to exit the stock market after a shoeshine boy gave him stock tips. If everyone thinks it’s time to buy, it’s time to sell, …

Cryptocurrency

Tell us how Brexit will work, British companies demand

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British companies including pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca (AZN.L) urged the government on Monday to agree a three-year Brexit transitional deal to ease the uncertainty hampering investment decisions and the economy.<p>The Houses of Parliament are seen through a …

Great Britain

French government sees EU credibility in reach with 2018 budget

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government presented tax and spending cuts on Wednesday in its first budget under President Emmanuel Macron, assuring it would restore France’s fiscal credibility in Europe.<p>Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France had to seize the opportunity presented by firm …

French Government

Strong exports push Japan trade balance back to surplus

Japan‘s trade balance returned to surplus in August as exports rose 18 percent year-on-year on brisk shipments of automobiles and electronic parts, …

Economy

Central bankers warn of $13 trillion hole in global debt calculations

Trillions of dollars of foreign exchange derivatives may be “missing” from calculations of the amount of debt in the global economy, according to an …

Central Banks

Bank of England set to raise interest rates 'over coming months' to curb inflation

The Bank of England has said UK interest rates are likely to rise “over the coming months” in order to curb inflation, preparing the ground for the …

A Self-Made Billionaire Reveals the 1 Mental Hurdle That You Must Overcome to Reach Your Potential

People who can do this are winners; those who can't are losers, according to the world's most influential hedge fund entrepreneur.<p>Billionaire Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater, one of the world's largest and best-performing hedge funds. A true entrepreneurial success story, Dalio started his company in …

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Quantitative easing is like heroin, says former Treasury official

Nick Macpherson says it’s ‘time to move on’ from QE, nearly 10 years after the financial crash, because of its unwanted side-effects<p>A former senior Treasury mandarin has compared quantitative easing to heroin and called for an end to almost a decade of electronic money printing by central …

Cryptocurrencies are crashing, but bitcoin isn’t falling as badly as the rest

Cryptocurrency markets are crashing. Bitcoin’s price has fallen by about 20% in the last seven days, wiping out $7 billion of market value. But it’s doing better than other major cryptocurrencies like ether and ripple, which have lost 30% or more.<p>Bitcoin’s relative resilience in the current crash …

Cryptocurrency

'What the hell is wrong with you?': Twitter horrified over Trump's violent CNN body-slam tweet

"How the f**k are you a president?" Fifth Harmony's Lauren Jauregui tweeted.<p>Just a day after defending his use of social media as "modern day …

Brexit critic joins Bank of England interest rate-setting committee

Philip Hammond appoints LSE economics professor Silvana Tenreyro, who said leaving EU was a ‘major mistake’<p>An economics professor from the London School of Economics who warned against Brexit has been appointed to the Bank of England’s interest rate-setting committee.<p>Silvana Tenreyro was one of 280 …

Amazon Patent Would Block Comparison Shopping In Stores

Amazon’s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods, announced Friday, will greatly accelerate what had been careful steps by the e-commerce giant into …

Debt bubble returns millions to days of 2008 crash

Advisers call for action as growing numbers struggle with their bills<p>Charities and financial advisers are calling on the government to use the Queen’s speech to address the “bubble” of unmanageable debt that households are rapidly accumulating.<p>Unsecured consumer credit – including credit cards, car …

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