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Shock drop in October retail sales hits recovery hopes

15 Nov 2012

LONDON Retail sales fell in October as shoppers bought less food and clothing, puncturing a consumer spending revival that policymakers hoped would kick-start the economy heading into 2013.

Shock drop in retail sales hits recovery hopes

15 Nov 2012

LONDON UK retail sales fell in October as shoppers bought less food and clothing, puncturing a consumer spending revival that policymakers hoped would kick-start the economy heading into 2013.

Shock drop in Oct retail sales hits recovery hopes

15 Nov 2012

LONDON Retail sales fell in October as shoppers bought less food and clothing, puncturing a consumer spending revival that policymakers hoped would kick-start the economy heading into 2013.

Jump in inflation clouds outlook for more BoE stimulus

13 Nov 2012

LONDON British inflation hit a five-month high in October after a rise in university fees and food prices, making it less likely the Bank of England will flag more stimulus when it presents new forecasts on Wednesday.

Jump in inflation clouds outlook for more BoE stimulus

13 Nov 2012

LONDON Inflation hit a five-month high in October after a rise in university fees and food prices, making it less likely the Bank of England will flag more stimulus when it presents new forecasts on Wednesday.

Inflation shows biggest jump in over a year in October

13 Nov 2012

LONDON British inflation hit a five-month high in October after a rise in university fees and food prices, dampening the chances that the Bank of England will flag more stimulus when it presents new forecasts on Wednesday.

Inflation shows biggest jump in over a year in October

13 Nov 2012

LONDON Inflation hit a five-month high in October after a rise in university fees and food prices, dampening the chances that the Bank of England will flag more stimulus when it presents new forecasts on Wednesday.

BoE Governor faces questions about independence and stimulus

12 Nov 2012

LONDON Bank of England Governor Mervyn King will have a new set of questions to deal with on Wednesday beyond the usual ones about the fragile economy: just how independent is the Bank?

UK government grabs BoE cash for short-term boost

10 Nov 2012

LONDON Britain's cash-strapped government said on Friday it would grab an expected 35 billion pound ($55.9 billion) windfall from the Bank of England's bond-buying program to reduce short-term borrowing.

Government grabs BoE cash for short-term boost

09 Nov 2012

LONDON The cash-strapped government said on Friday it would grab an expected 35 billion pound windfall from the Bank of England's bond-buying programme to reduce short-term borrowing.

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