South Korea’s central bank cuts its key interest rate in a surprise move aimed at boosting growth and countering a weak Japanese yen.
Supermarkets announce petrol price cuts following a fall in the wholesale cost and a more favourable exchange rate.
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Portugal’s PSI 20 share index falls after a court ruling that spending cuts aimed at balancing the country’s finances are unconstitutional.
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Shadow chancellor says new measures, coupled with benefit cuts, will leave most ordinary people worse off.
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US President Barack Obama is prepared to offer cuts to Americans’ pensions to strike a deficit deal with Republicans, a White House official says.
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South Korea cuts its growth forecast for the second time in three months, amid a slowdown in its exports.
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US consumer confidence fell sharply this month, affected by federal budget cuts, a closely watched report suggests.
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The Budget allows further departmental spending cuts to be deferred until after the next election, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
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