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The Barnsley Chronicle
Friends rally to make football fan's wish come trueFOOTBALL mad Chris Williamson has never been able to play much football himself
Friends rally to make football fan's wish come true
The Barnsley Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
FOOTBALL mad Chris Williamson has never been able to play much football himself having spent most of his life battling brain tumours. He has instead put his energy into volunteering as a football coach. But now friends and family are on a mission to... Read more
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BBC News
US economic growth picks up to 2.3% - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
US economic growth picks up to 2.3%
BBC News / Posted 8 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say The US economy grew at an... Read more
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BBC News
US economy adds 215,000 jobs in July - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
US economy adds 215,000 jobs in July
BBC News / Posted 8 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say The US economy added... Read more
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Daily Record
Corbyn is 'humbled to be backed by The Daily Record'Daily Record front page backing Jeremy Corbyn “I’m sure that at least in part
Corbyn is 'humbled to be backed by The Daily Record'
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
Daily Record front page backing Jeremy Corbyn “I’m sure that at least in part this endorsement will have been made with Labour’s future in Scotland in mind, which is important as Labour have a real need to reconnect with communities in Scotland if... Read more
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KATU Portland
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters
KATU Portland / Posted 14 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's troubles - notably the escalating crisis in Greece - with only a small drop in growth, but disparities between... Read more
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14d
KBOI-TV Boise
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted 14 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's troubles - notably the escalating crisis in Greece - with only a small drop in growth, but disparities between... Read more
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14d
KIMA Yakima
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters
KIMA Yakima / Posted 14 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's troubles - notably the escalating crisis in Greece - with only a small drop in growth, but disparities between... Read more
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14d
KVAL Eugene
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters
KVAL Eugene / Posted 14 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's troubles - notably the escalating crisis in Greece - with only a small drop in growth, but disparities between... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters
KOMO Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's troubles - notably the escalating crisis in Greece - with only a small drop in growth, but disparities between... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters
Bakersfield Now / Posted 14 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's troubles - notably the escalating crisis in Greece - with only a small drop in growth, but disparities between... Read more
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KEPR Pasco
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's
European economy slows in 2nd quarter as France falters
KEPR Pasco / Posted 14 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's troubles - notably the escalating crisis in Greece - with only a small drop in growth, but disparities between... Read more
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14d
The Charleston State Journal
Eurozone growth slows in Q2 as France faltersLONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's tr
Eurozone growth slows in Q2 as France falters
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 14 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's troubles - notably the escalating crisis in Greece - with only a small drop in growth, but disparities between nations remain that could cause problems. Economic growth was... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Eurozone growth slows in Q2 as France faltersLONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's tr
Eurozone growth slows in Q2 as France falters
New Jersey Herald / Posted 14 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's troubles - notably the escalating crisis in Greece - with only a small drop in growth, but disparities between nations remain that could cause problems. Economic growth was... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Eurozone growth slows in Q2 as France faltersLONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's tr
Eurozone growth slows in Q2 as France falters
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 14 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's troubles - notably the escalating crisis in Greece - with only a small drop in growth, but disparities between nations remain that could cause problems. Economic growth was... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
UK trade gap narrows but rebound seen fleetingThe largest container ship in world, CSCL Globe, docks during its maiden voyage
UK trade gap narrows but rebound seen fleeting
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 16 days ago
The largest container ship in world, CSCL Globe, docks during its maiden voyage, at the port of Felixstowe in south east England, January 7, 2015. LONDON Britain's trade deficit with the rest of the world narrowed markedly in the second quarter and... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher ratesWASHINGTON — A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher rates
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
WASHINGTON — A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government — maybe even a bit more return for savers — is about to arrive. That, at least, is the word from most economists. After another... Read more
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Grand Haven Tribune
Steady U.S. job gains likely foretell a new era: higher ratesThat, at least, is the word from most economists. After another solid U.S. jobs
Steady U.S. job gains likely foretell a new era: higher rates
Grand Haven Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
That, at least, is the word from most economists. After another solid U.S. jobs report Friday, they say the Federal Reserve seems all but sure to raise its short-term interest rate next month after keeping it pinned near zero for nearly seven... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher ratesWASHINGTON (AP) — A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borr
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher rates
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government — maybe even a bit more return for savers — is about to arrive. That, at least, is the word from most economists. After... Read more
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The Columbian
Job gains likely signal new era for interest ratesWASHINGTON — A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing
Job gains likely signal new era for interest rates
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON — A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government — maybe even a bit more return for savers — is about to arrive. That, at least, is the word from most economists. After another... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Steady US Job Gains Likely Foretell a New Era: Higher RatesWASHINGTON (AP) – A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borr
Steady US Job Gains Likely Foretell a New Era: Higher Rates
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) – A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government – maybe even a bit more return for savers – is about to arrive. That, at least, is the word from most economists. After... Read more
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19d
TribLIVE
Federal Reserve expected to raise short-term interest rateWASHINGTON — An era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing co
Federal Reserve expected to raise short-term interest rate
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON — An era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government — maybe even a bit more return for savers — is about to arrive. That is the word from most economists. In light a solid job report... Read more
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20d
Daily Mirror
Does the UK now have a two speed economy?Chancellor George Osborne boast the economy was "motoring" after figures showed
Does the UK now have a two speed economy?
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne boast the economy was "motoring" after figures showed gross domestic product – the value of everything the country produces – grew 0.7% in the three months to June, making up for a weak 0.4% growth in the first quarter. But... Read more
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ABC News
Steady US Job Gains Likely Foretell a New Era: Higher RatesA new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for bu
Steady US Job Gains Likely Foretell a New Era: Higher Rates
ABC News / Posted 20 days ago
A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government — maybe even a bit more return for savers — is about to arrive. That, at least, is the word from most economists. After another solid U.S.... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher ratesWASHINGTON, D.C. - A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper bor
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher rates
The Record Searchlight / Posted 20 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government — maybe even a bit more return for savers — is about to arrive. That, at least, is the word from most economists. After... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Economists predict higher interest ratesThat, at least, is the word from most economists. After another solid U.S. jobs
Economists predict higher interest rates
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
That, at least, is the word from most economists. After another solid U.S. jobs report Friday, they say the Federal Reserve seems all but sure to raise its short-term interest rate next month after keeping it pinned near zero for nearly seven... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Steady job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher ratesWASHINGTON — A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing
Steady job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher rates
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
WASHINGTON — A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government — maybe even a bit more return for savers — is about to arrive. That, at least, is the word from most economists. After another... Read more
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Salon.com
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher ratesWASHINGTON (AP) — A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borr
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher rates
Salon.com / Posted 20 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government — maybe even a bit more return for savers — is about to arrive. That, at least, is the word from most economists. After... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Get ready for higher interest rates on home loans, car loans and moreWASHINGTON — A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing
Get ready for higher interest rates on home loans, car loans and more
OregonLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
WASHINGTON — A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government — maybe even a bit more return for savers — is about to arrive. That, at least, is the word from most economists. After another... Read more
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Independent
Upturn in employment sets the scene for rise in US ratesWhile the Bank of England signalled on Thursday that it would be delaying any r
Upturn in employment sets the scene for rise in US rates
Independent / Posted 20 days ago
While the Bank of England signalled on Thursday that it would be delaying any rate rise due to continued low inflation, Washington’s Federal Reserve is now likely to start tightening monetary policy rapidly following yesterday’s release of so-called... Read more
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Scotsman
UK exports ‘stuck in low gear’ as deficit spikes UK exports have been hit by the strength of sterling. Picture: Getty Britain’
UK exports ‘stuck in low gear’ as deficit spikes
Scotsman / Posted 20 days ago
UK exports have been hit by the strength of sterling. Picture: Getty Britain’s trade deficit narrowed to its smallest in four years in the second quarter but worsening figures for June heightened... Read more
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Daily Herald
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher ratesWASHINGTON -- A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowin
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher rates
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
WASHINGTON -- A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government - maybe even a bit more return for savers - is about to arrive. That, at least, is the word from most economists. After another... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher ratesCreated: 08/07/2015 3:21 PM By: By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER WASHINGTON (AP) — A
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher rates
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 21 days ago
Created: 08/07/2015 3:21 PM By: By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER WASHINGTON (AP) — A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government — maybe even a bit more return for savers — is about to... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher ratesWASHINGTON (AP) - A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borr
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher rates
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government - maybe even a bit more return for savers - is about to arrive. That, at least, is the word from most economists. After... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher ratesWASHINGTON (AP) - A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borr
Steady US job gains likely foretell a new era: Higher rates
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government - maybe even a bit more return for savers - is about to arrive. That, at least, is the word from most economists. After... Read more
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FOX Business
U.S. Dollar Shines on Upbeat July Jobs ReportThe dollar climbed to its highest level in nearly four months on Friday after d
U.S. Dollar Shines on Upbeat July Jobs Report
FOX Business / Posted 21 days ago
The dollar climbed to its highest level in nearly four months on Friday after data showed the world's largest economy created jobs at a solid pace last month, further bolstering expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
UK exports enjoy biggest rise in nearly a decadeThe Office for National Statistics, which compiled the data, reported that impo
UK exports enjoy biggest rise in nearly a decade
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
The Office for National Statistics, which compiled the data, reported that imports rose by just 0.5pc in the period. The improvement left the trade deficit 18pc narrower in the second quarter than in the previous three months. Chris Williamson,... Read more
21d
heraldscotland
Bank of England signals interest rate rise this year is unlikelyMartin Weale and David Miles had been expected to vote with Mr McCafferty for a
Bank of England signals interest rate rise this year is unlikely
heraldscotland / Posted 21 days ago
Martin Weale and David Miles had been expected to vote with Mr McCafferty for an increase. However, both voted with the six other members of the MPC to keep rates at 0.5 per cent. The vote reflects the dominant view that factors such as the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Services sector in US clocks high growth led by new orders WASHINGTON - The US service sector growth clocked the highest growth in over
Services sector in US clocks high growth led by new orders
Calcutta News / Posted 22 days ago
WASHINGTON - The US service sector growth clocked the highest growth in over seven years, fueled by a surge in business activity in July, employment and new orders, which rose to a ten year... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Lone dissenter as Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold at 0.5% The Bank's views in its quarterly report on the path of inflation will also b
Lone dissenter as Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold at 0.5%
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
The Bank's views in its quarterly report on the path of inflation will also be seen as critical The Bank of England revealed its first split vote on interest rates since last... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Lone dissenter as Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold at 0.5The Bank of England revealed its first split vote on interest rates since last
Lone dissenter as Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold at 0.5
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
The Bank of England revealed its first split vote on interest rates since last year, but the prospect of sustained near-zero inflation means a hike is still not likely to come until early next year. Members of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Lone dissenter as Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold at 0.5The Bank of England revealed its first split vote on interest rates since last
Lone dissenter as Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold at 0.5
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 22 days ago
The Bank of England revealed its first split vote on interest rates since last year, but the prospect of sustained near-zero inflation means a hike is still not likely to come until early next year. Members of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Lone dissenter as Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold at 0.5The Bank of England revealed its first split vote on interest rates since last
Lone dissenter as Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold at 0.5
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
The Bank of England revealed its first split vote on interest rates since last year, but the prospect of sustained near-zero inflation means a hike is still not likely to come until early next year. Members of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee... Read more
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22d
Market Watch
U.K. industrial production dips in JuneLONDON--A fall in oil and gas production in the British North Sea drove industr
U.K. industrial production dips in June
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
LONDON--A fall in oil and gas production in the British North Sea drove industrial output in the U.K. to drop in June, although the downtrend was partially offset by a small recovery in manufacturing. U.K. industrial production dipped 0.4% on the... Read more
22d
BBC News
Bank of England MPC unanimous on holding rates - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Bank of England MPC unanimous on holding rates
BBC News / Posted 22 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say All... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UK growth slows as dominant services sector cools off Economist: Chris Williamson Growth in Britain's powerhouse services sector c
UK growth slows as dominant services sector cools off
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
Economist: Chris Williamson Growth in Britain's powerhouse services sector cooled off last month in the latest sign that economic expansion has eased since a robust second quarter, according to... Read more
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Times of Malta
Eurozone’s July business growth exceeds expectations – PMIEurozone business growth accelerated at the end of last month as companies larg
Eurozone’s July business growth exceeds expectations – PMI
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
Eurozone business growth accelerated at the end of last month as companies largely put the Greek debt crisis behind them, suggesting the bloc’s economic recovery is on track, a survey showed yesterday. Greece’s flirtation with bankruptcy had... Read more
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express
Reasons why recovery lost momentum BRITAIN’S recovery probably lost momentum last month after slower growth in t
Reasons why recovery lost momentum
express / Posted 22 days ago
BRITAIN’S recovery probably lost momentum last month after slower growth in the dominant services industries. Service industries such as restaurants suffered Weaker expansion in activity across transport,... Read more
22d
Scotsman
Slowdown in services sector eases pressure on BoE Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will publish the Banks latest economic pr
Slowdown in services sector eases pressure on BoE
Scotsman / Posted 22 days ago
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will publish the Banks latest economic projections in its quarterly inflation report on Thursday. Pictrure: AFP/Getty Early signs of an economic slowdown have... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US Markit services PMI edges higher The US service sector grew at a faster clip in July than previously estimated
US Markit services PMI edges higher
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 days ago
The US service sector grew at a faster clip in July than previously estimated, according to a survey released on Wednesday. The US purchasing managers nonmanufacturing index, compiled by data provider Markit,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US services sector growth ticks up in July: MarkitNEW YORK: - U.S. services sector growth improved modestly in July from June, ow
US services sector growth ticks up in July: Markit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
NEW YORK: - U.S. services sector growth improved modestly in July from June, owing to a slight gain in employment and in new business, an industry report showed on Wednesday. Financial firm Markit said its final reading of its Purchasing Managers... Read more
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