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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 Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Fuel prices hit 18-month high, after Opec production cuts

The price of petrol and diesel in the UK has risen to its highest since July 2015, following a three-pence-a-litre increase in December alone. The average cost of unleaded petrol hit 117.23p at the end of the month, More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Think U.S. Home Prices Are Rising Too Fast? It’s Much Worse in China

Anyone who has tossed a hat into the U.S. home-buying fray lately has most likely been forced to deal with a stark reality: There are simply too few homes on the market. It’s one of the prime reasons that closing More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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Trump’s tweet about Lockheed-Martin cuts $4bn in value as share prices fall

Donald Trump scolded military jet manufacturer Lockheed Martin on for “out of control” costs on Monday, sending the defence contractor’s stock plummeting. “Billions of dollars can and will be saved on military More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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UK petrol prices could rise by 3p a litre after Opec oil deal

Households face further pressure from rising inflation as experts predicted a surge in petrol prices following an agreement by oil producers to cut global output. The cost of petrol is close to rising above £1.20 More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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Oil prices jump on new output deal

Oil prices have surged after oil producing countries that are not Opec members agreed to cut output. Brent crude jumped to $57.89 a barrel – the highest since July 2015 – before falling back to $56.55, More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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UK shop prices fall again, but Brexit cost pressures build – BRC

Prices in British shops fell in November at the same rate as in October, but rising cost pressures linked to the decision by voters to leave the European Union are likely to feed into high street prices next year, More...

By subhadip On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Petrol prices to rise, plus government to act on ground rent abuse

Hello and welcome to this week’s Money Talks – a roundup of the week’s biggest stories and some things you may have missed.   Feature Christopher Seddon has spent £9,600 to prove his arrest was a More...

By subhadip On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Oil prices rise further after Opec agrees output cut

Oil prices have risen further following Wednesday’s agreement by the Opec group of oil producing nations to cut output. The price of Brent crude rose 4.5% to $54.19 a barrel, its highest level this year, More...

By subhadip On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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UK consumers worry as weaker pound raises prices

British consumers turned less optimistic this month as sterling’s slump began to eat into their disposable income, according to two surveys on Friday which will raise concerns about the strength of future More...