Economics Mirror

Generation rent: official figures overstate UK home ownership – study

2016/12/27 At: 23:04

Barely half of all families in Britain own their own home, research highlighting the extent of the rise of generation rent shows. A study by the Resolution Foundation thinktank has …

Monte dei Paschi shortfall €8bn, ECB says

2016/12/27 At: 23:02

The cost of rescuing Monte dei Paschi has escalated after the European Central Bank told the struggling Italian lender that it required €8.8bn (£7.5bn) to mend its finances. The lender, …



FTSE falters but Royal Bank of Scotland rises after Deutsche Bank deal

2016/12/25 At: 01:12

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Lockheed-Martin stock takes second hit from Trump’s Twitter blitz on F-35 costs

2016/12/25 At: 01:08

Lockheed-Martin led defense stocks lower on Friday, after President-elect Donald Trump’s latest Twitter salvo over the cost of the company’s F-35 fighter jet, in which he said he had asked …

UK GDP growth better than expected in Brexit vote aftermath

2016/12/25 At: 01:06

Britain’s economy grew faster than previously thought in the three months after the EU referendum, underlining the miscalculations by the Treasury and other forecasters who predicted that the UK would …

Kuwait and Saudi Arabia agree to restart neutral zone oil production

2016/12/19 At: 03:02

Peace activists have been urging US President Barack Obama to say or do something in his final days in office that would resurrect the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process. The logic …

British Gas to freeze UK energy prices this winter

2016/12/02 At: 19:14

Centrica (CNA.L) owned British Gas, Britain’s biggest energy supplier, has frozen its standard energy prices this winter, it said on Wednesday, putting more pressure on rival companies to do the …