New Year fitness craze fails to boost retail sales as consumer spending flounders

PUMPED up spending on gym wear and fitness equipment could not prevent UK retail sales sagging in January. Concerns mounted that cash-strapped consumers will struggle to power economic growth after official figures showed sales volumes edging up by just 0.1 per cent from the previous month, when they declined by 1.4 per cent. Daily Express :: Finance More...

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By admin On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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Bitcoin mining to move to ICELAND as new cryptocurrency hotbed emerges

BITCOIN mining is booming in Iceland due to the country’s abundance of geothermal and hydroelectric power plants. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By admin On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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ITALY DEBT CRISIS: Borrowing soars to €2.2TRILLION sparking Eurozone fears

ITALY is sitting on a pile of public debt worth €2,256.1 billion after adding a staggering €36.6 billion between 2016 and 2017. The fourth largest economy in the eurozone has amassed a pile of debt that has More...

By admin On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Pound LIVE: Sterling falls after weaker than expected retail sales

THE POUND has fallen after weak retail sales pointed to British shoppers keeping their money in their pockets in January. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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ECB shakeup: Spain’s finance minister favourite to become bank’s new vice president

SPAIN’S finance minister who is favourite to become the next vice president of the European Central Bank has encountered some serious problems at his last hearing in Brussels. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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EU ploughs £34million into railway joining Kosovo to West BEFORE nation joins bloc

THE European Union has donated £34million to help Kosovo upgrade a railway line to link the Balkan country to western Europe as the nation’s future membership of the bloc remains undecided. Daily Express More...

By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Pound LIVE: Sterling returns to 1.40 as markets resist surprising US inflation data

THE POUND has returned to the symbolic 1.4 mark against the Dollar after yesterday’s surprisingly strong inflation data. However more US turmoil could follow job and production figures this afternoon. Daily More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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‘Numbers conceal realities’ Eurozone chief admits EU recovery is aided by poor jobs

THE President of the European Central Bank has admitted the bloc’s promising figures sometimes hides the “reality” behind the situation. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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POUND LIVE: Sterling flat as Economist predicts Eurozone slowing to BELOW UK growth levels

THE POUND is down on the Euro and the Dollar this morning but the apparent strength of the Eurozone’s economy against the UK has been called into question by a leading economist. Daily Express :: Finance More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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EU to ‘ASSESS’ bitcoin amid fears of pricing bubble as bloc’s watchdogs issue alert

THE European Union is to “assess” bitcoin and cryptocurrencies as the bloc’s banking securities and insurance watchdogs warned of a “pricing bubble”. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...