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Markit's US services PMI ticks lower in November

Markit's US services PMI ticks lower in November

Mon, 05 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Growth in the US services sector slowed in November, according to figures released on Monday. Markit's final services business activity index came in at 54.6 in November, down a tou... [more]

New car industry on track for record sales this year, SMMT reveals

New car industry on track for record sales this year, SMMT reveals

Mon, 05 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - New car registrations in the UK rose 2.9% in November to 184,101 units, driven by fleet and business sales. The figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders marked th... [more]

UK services PMI hits 10-month high in November

UK services PMI hits 10-month high in November

Mon, 05 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The UK services sector grew more than expected in November, according to the latest survey data from IHS Markit and CIPS. The Markit/CIPS services purchasing managers' business acti... [more]

Eurozone services PMI ticks higher in November

Eurozone services PMI ticks higher in November

Mon, 05 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Markit's final eurozone composite output index came in at 53.9 in November, down from the flash estimate of 54.1 but up from October's 53.3. This marked the best reading since Decem... [more]

Supreme Court hears landmark Article 50 case

Supreme Court hears landmark Article 50 case

Mon, 05 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Supreme Court will hear arguments for whether parliamentary consent is needed before triggering Article 50 on Monday, in a landmark legal case. The highest court in the country ... [more]

Over one million EU citizens face deportation risk as residency applications rocket

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - European citizens residing in Britain are waiting anxiously to find out whether they will be deported from the region after Brexit as they are unable to prove their right to residen... [more]

Bank of England's chief economist sounds cautious note on interest rates

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Bank of England chief economist Andrew Haldane on Friday sounded a cautious note on interest rates. He said interest rates could move in either direction as policymakers weigh up a ... [more]

Carlos Slim says Americans should be more worried about Trump than Mexicans

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Carlos Slim, the Mexican businessman who is one of the world's richest men, has said that he would be more worried about a Donald Trump presidency if he was a US citizen. During an ... [more]

Paris and Madrid among cities to ban use of diesel cars by 2025

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Leaders of four major cities have indicated they are ready to ban diesel vehicles by the year 2025, in an attempt to clean the air in many urban centres. Mayors in Paris, Madrid, Me... [more]

Eurozone producer prices rise more than expected in October

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Eurozone producer prices rose more than expected in October, according to the latest figures from Eurostat. Producer prices increased 0.8% from September compared to expectations fo... [more]

UK construction PMI unexpectedly rises in November

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The UK construction sector expanded further in November with business activity and new orders increasing at the strongest pace in eight months. The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers' ... [more]

Trump names former Iraq and Afghanistan general Mattis as defence secretary

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - US president-elect Donald Trump is continuing to form his administration for when he takes over from Barack Obama on 20 January of next year, naming former marine James Mattis, know... [more]

US construction spending at seven-month high in October

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Spending in the construction sector in the United States rose at its strongest pace in seven months, boosted by activity in the residential sector. The US Commerce Department releas... [more]

Markit US manufacturing PMI ticks up in November

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Manufacturing activity grew more than initially estimated in November, according to data released on Thursday. Markit's final US manufacturing purchasing managers' index rose to 54.... [more]

US ISM manufacturing improves more than expected

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Growth in the US economy's manufacturing sector improved more than expected in November, according to the US Institute for Supply Management. The ISM's headline manufacturing index ... [more]

UK may pay for access to single market, says David Davis

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Brexit secretary David Davis has suggested that Britain may pay for access to the European single market once it leaves the EU. Davis said the government would consider its options ... [more]

Ofcom launches landline price review

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Ofcom has launched a review of the retail market for standalone landline telephone services as it looks to protect elderly and vulnerable customers and ensure they are getting value... [more]

Eurozone unemployment rate drops below 10% in October

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The eurozone unemployment rate unexpectedly declined in October, according to figures released by Eurostat. The unemployment rate fell to 9.8% from 9.9% the month before and 10.6% i... [more]

Immigration hits record level ahead of referendum, says ONS

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Immigration to Britain rose to a record level in the months before the referendum, according to the Office for National Statistics on Thursday. In the year to June, immigration clim... [more]

UK manufacturing growth eases in November as costs rise

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Growth in the UK manufacturing sector unexpectedly eased November as the weak pound continued to drive up price pressures at manufacturers. The Markit/CIPS manufacturing purchasing ... [more]

Boris Johnson denies assuring ambassadors that he supports free movement of people

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Foreign secretary Boris Johnson has denied that he told ambassadors that he favours the free movement of people as Britain prepares to leave the European Union. Sky News reported th... [more]

UK house price growth slows in November, Nationwide reveals

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK house price growth slowed in November as demand continued to outstrip supply, Nationwide revealed on Thursday. Prices increased an annualised 4.4% last month following a 4.6% ris... [more]

Markit's eurozone manufacturing PMI highest since January 2014

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - IHS Markit's final eurozone manufacturing purchasing managers' index came in at 53.7 in November, in line with the flash estimate and up from 53.5 in October. This was above the 50 ... [more]

US pending home sales tick higher in October

Wed, 30 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - US pending home sales nudged up in October, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. The NAR's monthly index inched up to 110.0 last month from a slight downward... [more]

Chicago PMI surges past expectations in November

Wed, 30 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Economic activity in the Chicago area improved much more than expected in November, hitting its highest level since January last year. The Chicago purchasing managers' index rose to... [more]

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