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Unilever and Roche results better than expected

Consumer goods giant Unilever has reported better then expected Q2 sales. Swiss drugmaker Roche also beat market expectations.

Consumer goods giant Unilever has reported better then expected Q2 sales. Swiss drugmaker Roche also beat market expectations.

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US jobs jump in June

US payrolls increased by 287,000 in June as manufacturers and retailers boosted hiring, confirming the economy has regained speed.

US payrolls increased by 287,000 in June as manufacturers and retailers boosted hiring, confirming the economy has regained speed.

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UK retail in rude health for now!

Retail sales in the UK are in rude health after a big April; the bonanza has run into May.

Retail sales in the UK are in rude health after a big April; the bonanza has run into May.

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UK jobless levels lowest since 2005

Unemployment in the UK has fallen to its lowest levels since 2005, according to the latest figures.

Unemployment in the UK has fallen to its lowest levels since 2005, according to the latest figures.

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Eurozone GDP growth revised upwards for Q1

It seems the eurozone's economic growth was slightly better than previously thought in the first three months of this year, but still nothing to shout about.

It seems the eurozone's economic growth was slightly better than previously thought in the first three months of this year, but still nothing to shout about.

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Weak US jobs numbers mean interest rate rise still some way off

US employers created the fewest number of jobs in more than five years in May, just 38,000, making it difficult for the Federal Reserve to justify raising interest rates in the near future.

US employers created the fewest number of jobs in more than five years in May, just 38,000, making it difficult for the Federal Reserve to justify raising interest rates in the near future.

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ECB says growth prospect slightly better, but still many risks

ECB President Mario Draghi said the prospects for eurozone economic growth are looking slightly better this year and it's the same story for inflation, but there are still many risks.

ECB President Mario Draghi said the prospects for eurozone economic growth are looking slightly better this year and it's the same story for inflation, but there are still many risks.

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How to beat the economic low growth trap and Iran's data directive

Business Line explores the OECD's warning that the global economy is in a 'low growth trap' and Tehran wants foreign social media to move its citizens' data onto servers inside Iran.

Business Line explores the OECD's warning that the global economy is in a 'low growth trap' and Tehran wants foreign social media to move its citizens' data onto servers inside Iran.

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OECD pessimistic about global growth, blames rich world governments

The world is stuck in a "low-growth trap" the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development says, even as it slightly raised the eurozone economic outlook for this year.

The world is stuck in a "low-growth trap" the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development says, even as it slightly raised the eurozone economic outlook for this year.

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Eurozone manufacturing still lacklustre

Eurozone factory activity remained stagnant in May despite more price cuts. German production hit a four-month high, French manufacturing activity contracted again.

Eurozone factory activity remained stagnant in May despite more price cuts. German production hit a four-month high, French manufacturing activity contracted again.