How foreign born consumers impact the U.S. economy

In this ongoing in-depth investigation, NRN looks at how the current political environment could affect immigration and what it means for restaurant operators. Foreigners play a sizable role in the U.S. economy, whether they come for a visit or whether they come to stay. Economists worry that both impacts could diminish if the Trump administration More...

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By subhadip On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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UK house price growth edges up after December slowdown

British house price growth became slightly more broad-based last month after slowing in December for the first time since just after June’s vote to leave the European Union, a monthly survey of property valuers More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Manufacturing jump shows economy ended 2016 strongly despite Brexit vote

The Bank of England has signalled it is in no hurry to raise interest rates from their record low. Sterling rose after Friday’s data and British government bond futures modestly extended losses. “While More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Britain’s economy likely expanded 0.7 percent in three months to January: NIESR

Britain’s economy likely expanded by 0.7 percent in the three months to January, quickening slightly from the fourth quarter, the National Institute of Economic and Social Research said on Friday. Its estimate More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Government Economic Survey presents case for basic income

The Government of India has released its 2016-17 Economic Survey, with its eagerly awaited chapter on UBI. The discussion is largely favorable, declaring it time for “serious deliberation” about a UBI for India. Each More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Technavio Reveals Cost Saving Opportunities for the Inbound Support Market

According to the latest procurement intelligence report from Technavio, the global inbound support market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 9% over the next five years due to the increase in brands’ More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Draghi backs bank rules as Trump seeks deregulation

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB) says a relaxation of banking rules is the “last thing we need” as Donald Trump takes aim at post-crisis regulation in the US. Mario Draghi made his comments More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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European vegetables: ‘Perfect storm’ raises prices

Bad weather in Italy and Spain is likely to significantly increase the price of vegetables across northern Europe, food suppliers and supermarkets have told the BBC. One supplier said that a combination of flooding, More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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House price inflation picking up again, ONS says

House price inflation picked up to 6.7% in the year to the end of November, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). In October, the figure had fallen to 6.4%, having previously peaked at 9.3% in More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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May’s Brexit: going it alone, hoping for an EU trade deal

Prime Minister Theresa May has finally outlined what Brexit really means for her: Britain going it alone, fully disentangled from the European Union while hoping the bloc will agree to a comprehensive trade deal. Britain More...