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By in Business on February 6, 2017
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UK wage growth continues to lag inflation
December 13, 2017
Earnings grew by 2.3% in the three months to October, falling behind inflation for a seventh month.
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Wall Street higher on tech gains; Fed decision awaited
December 13, 2017
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks inched higher on Wednesday powered by technology stocks but shares of big banks lost steam ahead of a widely-expected interest rate hike in the afternoon.
WTO struggles to hone global trade vision after U.S. turnabout
December 13, 2017
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Trade ministers looked set to wrap up their biennial World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting without having reached a single agreement on Wednesday, still reeling from criticism brought by the United States, once the WTO's driving force.
Trump to make final tax push as Republican negotiators near deal
December 13, 2017
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will make a final push on Wednesday to shepherd a Republican tax overhaul across the finish line, hosting congressional negotiators for lunch before a speech in which he will make closing arguments for the legislation.
Bitcoin fever exposes crypto-market frailties
December 13, 2017
LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - As bitcoin raced to another record high on Tuesday, one of the biggest providers of digital currency wallets, Coinbase, went down under the weight of traffic, leaving many of its more than 10 million customers unable to access their funds.
U.S. core inflation slows, puts spotlight on 2018 interest rate outlook
December 13, 2017
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Underlying U.S. consumer inflation slowed in November, held down by weak healthcare costs and the biggest drop in apparel prices in nearly two decades, which could impact the pace at which the Federal Reserve raises interest rates next year.
Airbus leadership under fire as crisis deepens
December 13, 2017
TOULOUSE/PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus is engulfed in a fresh bout of speculation over the future of senior managers as corruption probes rattle the aerospace company and add fuel to a long-running clash of egos at the top, people familiar with the group said.