No One Wants to See UK Economy Disrupted by Brexit-Hammond

MANCHESTER, England — Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond said on Monday that no one wished to see the British economy disrupted by Brexit and that the government must remove uncertainty caused by negotiations to leave the European Union. “My job is to protect the economy. No one wants to …

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Hopes dim for Zimbabwe’s economy

Driving to work last week, Dennis Zhemi found his usually busy neighbourhood garage in the Zimbabwean capital Harare deserted and a forecourt attendant signalling “no fuel”. For Zhemi, 43, it was a worrying sign that Zimbabwe’s long-running economic collapse could be heading for another vicious spiral of basic shortages, hyperinflation …

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Data expected to show uptick in vehicle sales

The Reserve Bank’s surprise July interest rate cut is bearing fruit and will be an underlying factor in positive vehicle sales expected this week. After a dismal performance in 2016 as the economy battled the effects of a crippling drought, vehicle sales have expanded year on year over the past …

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Surveys show upbeat economic, investment outlook for Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The Bank of Japan’s quarterly “tankan” survey shows an improved outlook for the world’s third largest economy. The survey released Monday indicated growing shortages of factory capacity that could drive manufacturing investment to help drive growth. However, economists said longer term forecasts were less upbeat, and overall …

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