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Japan avoids recession with surprise Q1 growth of 1.7 percent

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.

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.

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Oil industry's pain is the US motorist's gain

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

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

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Business Line investigates: Can money buy happiness?

Can money buy happiness? Princeton University economist Angus Deaton won the Nobel Prize in economics for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and

Can money buy happiness? Princeton University economist Angus Deaton won the Nobel Prize in economics for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and

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UK retail sales in slowdown

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

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

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Willy Wonka worried as world faces chocolate shortage

Leading confectioners have warned the world may be running out of chocolate as global demand continues to outpace production. The problem is the

Leading confectioners have warned the world may be running out of chocolate as global demand continues to outpace production. The problem is the

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Japanese consumer sales rocket in March

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

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

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Consumer Spending

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

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

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Bumper boost to GDP in Germany

The German economy expanded strongly between April and June, thanks to broad-based domestic demand and solid exports. A 0.7 percent quarterly rise

The German economy expanded strongly between April and June, thanks to broad-based domestic demand and solid exports. A 0.7 percent quarterly rise

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Consumer spending

Many Europeans suffering economic hard times have been waiting anxiously for the winter sales, to finally see prices fall to levels they can afford

Many Europeans suffering economic hard times have been waiting anxiously for the winter sales, to finally see prices fall to levels they can afford

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Eurozone jobs squeeze worsens

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

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