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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 clear 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...

By subhadip On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Apple hikes UK computer prices by around 20%

Apple has upset customers by raising its computer and laptop prices by around 20%. In the latest blow to UK shoppers since the decision to leave the European Union saw the pound start to slide, the computer-maker More...

By subhadip On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Bank of England’s Carney faces up to pressure from prices and politics

Two of the biggest bugbears for any central banker – political pressure and an impending surge in inflation – now loom larger over Bank of England Governor Mark Carney than at any time since he took More...

By subhadip On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Model train prices are rising because of pound’s devaluation

The pound’s recent devaluation after June’s Brexit vote has already led to some price rises, and model railways are one business feeling the effects. Early in October, the leading manufacturer Hornby More...