Monday, 18 October 2021

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UK productivity hits six-year high

LONDON: According to figures published by the Office for National Statistics today, hourly labour productivity in the UK has risen by 0.9 per cent in the three months to September 2017. However, financial services have shown a negative contribution, falling 0.5 per cent. The figures also showed that growth in ...

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UK GDP: Growth figures raise chances of rate rise

LONDON: The UK’s economy had higher than expected growth in the three months to September – increasing the chances of a rise in interest rates in November. Gross domestic product (GDP) for the quarter rose by 0.4%, compared with 0.3% in each of 2017’s first two quarters, according to latest ...

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