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FTSE 100 Index called to open +50pts at 7665, extending Monday’s rebound from April lows towards mid-June falling highs resistance. Bulls need a break above falling highs at 7682; Bears

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Rate rise likely in November

The first estimate for Q3 GDP showing growth of 0.4% indicates the economy is performing slightly better than economists had expected. Although by any measure this is not strong growth

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No rate rises while UK growth remains sluggish

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show the UK economy saw a small pick-up in GDP growth, but the overall environment remains sluggish. The preliminary estimate shows

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Bank of England Super Thursday: three key things to look out for

Here are three key things to look out: GDP Forecast Since its gloomy report in the immediate aftermath of Brexit, the Bank has been gradually upgrading its forecast for GDP

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UK GDP beats forecasts

Fourth quarter GDP rose 0.6%, higher than consensus expectations of 0.5%, and matching the 0.6% seen in both the previous two quarters. GDP for the whole of 2016 was 2.0%,

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Interest rate cuts could be put on hold

Early estimates of GDP are often quite inaccurate but the 0.5% quarter on quarter increase will cause the Bank of England MPC to pause on any planned interest rate cuts.

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UK GDP shrugs off Brexit as it grows 0.5%

In the first release of GDP covering a full quarter of data following the EU Referendum, the Office for National Statistics said this morning that the UK economy grew 0.5%

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India concerns remain despite growth

The first quarter of 2016 saw Indian GDP growth accelerate to 7.9% year-on-year, from 7.3% in the previous quarter, beating consensus expectations of 7.5% growth. The government’s preferred measure, GVA [1],

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GDP growth slows amid Brexit uncertainty

The UK’s economic growth slowed down during January to March 2016, growing by 0.4% compared to the 0.6% growth seen in Q4 of 2015. “This represents a fall from the

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Schroders sceptical over India GDP

While the [latest GDP] number confirms India’s place as the fastest growing major economy, we have some reservations; the quality of both growth and data are in question. Digging down