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By in Economy on January 6, 2017
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UK visas: High-skilled migrants cap 'should be scrapped'
September 18, 2018
A key report suggests making it easier for skilled workers from anywhere in the world to come to the UK after Brexit.
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Portugal Producer Price Inflation Accelerates For Fifth Month
September 19, 2018
Portugal's producer prices accelerated for a fifth straight month in August, figures from Statistics Portugal showed Wednesday. The producer price index rose 4.6 percent year-on-year following 4.5 percent in July.
Eurozone Current Account Surplus Declines In July
September 19, 2018
The euro area current account surplus decreased in July largely due to a fall in visible trade surplus, the European Central Bank reported Wednesday.
Bank Of Japan Maintains Massive Monetary Stimulus
September 19, 2018
The Bank of Japan maintained its ultra-loose monetary policy at its September meeting after tweaking its stance in July. The policy board voted 7-2 to purchase government bonds so that the yield of 10-year JGBs will remain at around zero percent, the BoJ said Wednesday. The board retained the -0.1 percent interest rate on current accounts that financial institutions maintain at the bank.
South Africa Inflation Unexpectedly Slows In August
September 19, 2018
South Africa's consumer price inflation slowed in August, after surging in the previous month, defying expectations for further acceleration, preliminary data from Statistics South Africa showed Wednesday. The consumer price index rose 4.9 percent year-on-year following 5.1 percent increase in July. Economists had expected inflation to climb to 5.2 percent.
SECO Raises Swiss GDP Growth Outlook
September 19, 2018
The Swiss federal government's expert group raised its growth outlook for 2018 but maintained the estimate for 2019.
Europe's Passenger Car Registrations Increase: ACEA
September 19, 2018
Europe's passenger car registrations increased at faster rates in July and August, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association reported Wednesday.
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