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22 Apr

Signs of recovery as retail sales and jobs on the rise

MAIN Street is finally recovering with retailers reporting the first major signs of consistent sales and job creation since before the crash. Town centres left decimated during the recession are now enjoying a fresh lease of life with vibrant new businesses replacing empty storefronts. With unemployment falling, consumer confidence rising and hopes of the best

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20 Mar

European shares hit as US Fed indicates interest rate hikes

European stocks fell in early deals today, led lower by growth-sensitive stocks after the US Federal Reserve indicated it may raise interest rates much earlier than expected. Fed Chair Janet Yellen sent US stocks and bonds tumbling overnight after she suggested they could rise by mid-2015, a potentially more aggressive path than many had anticipated.

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