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Indian Economic Growth Slows in Q4 2016-17

6th June 2017
The country which was the fastest growing major economy in 2016 decelerated for a fifth quarter in a row with the difference between the current period and Q4 2015-16 reaching more than 3 percentage points.
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UK Inflation climbs to a four year high

24th May 2017
In April the UK’s inflation rate rose to its highest since September 2013. Annual consumer price growth reached 2.7% - up from 2.3% in March. The rising cost of electricity (3.5%), along with increases in air fares, car tax and clothing contributed to the inflation’s rise. Core inflation, excluding volatile items like food, energy and tobacco, reached 2.5% in April, up from 1.8% in March.
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The Bank of England's Monetary Policy

11th May 2017
The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met today to set monetary policy and vote on a series of economic indicators for the UK.
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China's April PMI Expansion Slowed Amid Weakened Demand

9th May 2017
China's manufacturing and non-manufacturing PMI fell back to 51.2 and 54, respectively in April, marking a six-month low level. The headline readings implied slowing economic expansion, though both figures were still standing above 50, a neutral level between economic contraction and expansion.