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Japan's economy unexpectedly picked up in the first three months of 2016 with annualised growth of 1.7 percent but that was partly due to a boost to consumption as this is a leap year.
It may not do much to reduce air pollution or greenhouse gas emissions – it’s certainly not helped the oil industry – but low fuel prices are a boon
Can money buy happiness? Princeton University economist Angus Deaton won the Nobel Prize in economics for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and
British consumers bought fewer household goods last month pushing the annual rate of spending growth for the quarter in the UK to its lowest in more
The economic effects of dramatically cheaper oil dominated the financial headlines at the end of 2014 and into the early part of 2015. In this
Leading confectioners have warned the world may be running out of chocolate as global demand continues to outpace production. The problem is the
Retails sales in Japan rocketed in March as consumers rushed to spend before Japan’s consumption tax hike comes into force on April 1. Sales in
In this edition of Real Economy it’s the January sales, so there’s no better time to talk about purchasing power, the brands you want to buy and how
The German economy expanded strongly between April and June, thanks to broad-based domestic demand and solid exports. A 0.7 percent quarterly rise
Many Europeans suffering economic hard times have been waiting anxiously for the winter sales, to finally see prices fall to levels they can afford
The number of people with jobs in the eurozone continues to fall. Employment was down by 0.2 percent in the third quarter from the second